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Senior Director of Advancement - Levin College of Law

Posting: 06/25/2024 - 07/05/2024 • Unit: Levin College of Law
UF Job #: 531914 • UF Title: Senior Director of Advancement • UF Position#: 00022737

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The Senior/Executive Director of Advancement will lead the development and alumni support programs for the Levin College of Law. Reporting dually to the Dean of the College and Assistant Vice President of Development, the Executive Director will work to develop and implement fundraising strategies to meet the College’s financial needs and to raise the national and international profile of the College, in alignment with the strategic initiatives of the University and UF Advancement. 
 
Minimum Requirements: Master's degree in appropriate area of specialization and eight years of appropriate experience; or a bachelor's degree in appropriate areas of specialization and ten years of experience.
 
Preferred qualifications:

The successful candidate will possess:

  • Eight to ten years of major gift fundraising experience with documented success in cultivating and soliciting major gifts of $100,000 and above from individual and corporate prospects.
  • 3+ years’ experience leading a high performing team of 3+, including prior management of development officers.  Track record of recruiting, developing, and retaining a high caliber staff, building a team, and creatively organizing and managing them to maximize the support of external constituencies.
  • A J.D. or similar knowledge of the legal profession and experience working with lawyers.
  • Proven track record of developing and implementing innovative fundraising strategies designed to maximize performance of a development team.  This includes knowledge of fundraising principles, methods, and standards; a demonstrated ability to construct, articulate, implement, and monitor an annual strategic development plan; and an excellent track record of entrepreneurship, innovation, and creative problem solving.
  • Prior experience in a college or university setting, enthusiasm for fundraising in a comprehensive research university, and the desire to work collegially within a goal-oriented fundraising organization. 
  • A strong understanding of budgeting practices, financial accountability, and the ability to manage resources with prudence and efficiency.
  • Ability to demonstrate and embrace the highest standards of ethics as accepted by the professional fundraising community. 
  • Business acumen and the ability to work collaboratively as a team player.
  • Must be an outstanding communicator and possess excellent written and verbal communication skills; interpersonal skills; and the ability to work collegially and interact effectively with a diverse constituency.
  • An appreciation for and support of diversity in the workplace in all its forms; proven success working with stakeholders; excellent strategic planning and project management skills; experience in a data-driven environment; organizational skills; and the ability to lead, influence and motivate others are required.
  • The ability and willingness to travel.  A valid driver license and good driving record are essential.

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Assistant Director of Development - UF Performing Arts

Posting: 06/13/2024 - 07/07/2024 • Unit: UF Performing Arts
UF Job #: 530693 • UF Title: Assistant Director of Development • UF Position#: 00031530

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Intentionally cultivate a welcoming and inclusive environment for staff and all (Phillips Center, Baughman Center, University Auditorium) visitors. Ensure accessible, fair, and equitable treatment for everyone in our diverse and valued team.
 
Minimum Requirements: Masters degree in an appropriate area and one year of relevant experience; or a bachelors degree in an appropriate area and three years of relevant experience.
 
Preferred qualifications:

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • At least three years of progressively responsible leadership experience in development with a demonstrated track record of successful fundraising in a university and/or performing arts center.
  • Track record of developing, and retaining a high caliber staff, building a team, and creatively organizing and managing them to maximize the support of external constituencies.
  • Excellent organizational and operational skills; confidence and independence in exercising leadership skills and in representing the Museum to external constituents.
  • Ability to construct, articulate, and implement an annual strategic development plan.
  • Experience in developing solicitation strategies.
  • Exceptional attention to detail.
  • Experience working in the strategic planning and/or implementation of an organization.
  • Demonstrated ability to support UFPA and UF missions.  Collaborative focus. A strong understanding of budgeting practices and financial accountability and the ability to manage resources with prudence and efficiency.
  • Ability to work both independently and as a team player who will productively engage with others at varying levels of seniority within and outside the organization.
  • An appreciation for and support of diversity in the workplace in all its forms; proven success working with stakeholders; project management skills; experience in a data-driven environment; organizational skills; and the ability to lead, influence and motivate others are required.
  • Experience engaging, training, motivating, and staffing volunteers in the cultivation, solicitation, and closing of significant gifts; appreciation for the role of volunteers in building an effective development network. 
  • Ability to demonstrate the highest standards of ethics as accepted by the professional fundraising community.
  • Excellent oral and written communications and interpersonal skills.
  • Working knowledge in these areas:  Windows, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Access, internet browsers, preferably Internet Explorer, E-mail.  Working knowledge of a donor database, contact management and tracking system. Tech savvy with social media awareness desirable.
  • The ability and willingness to travel. A valid driver license and good driving record are essential.* 

















 


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Prospect Strategy Analyst - Prospect Strategy & Research

Posting: 06/11/2024 - 06/25/2024 • Unit: Prospect Strategy & Research
UF Job #: 531916 • UF Title: Prospect Strategy Analyst • UF Position#: 00034933

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The Prospect Strategy Analyst serves as a key partner to colleges/units with regard to prospect strategy, research, and analysis. The position ensures excellence in service to fundraisers in pipeline development and portfolio management, including training and communication. This position will collaborate closely with Advancement Intelligence teams on institution-wide strategic initiatives and to develop and implement departmental and organizational policies and procedures.
 
Minimum Requirements:
Master’s degree in an appropriate area; or a bachelor’s degree in an appropriate area and two years of relevant experience.
 
Preferred qualifications:

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Bachelor’s degree and at least two years’ experience in prospect management and/or research or fundraising in a higher education setting.
  • Exceptional analytical skills to synthesize a high volume of information from a variety of sources and perform complex analyses to produce reports that are usable and actionable to a variety of fundraising professionals.
  • Must be an outstanding communicator with excellent written and verbal communication skills; interpersonal skills; and the ability to work collegially and interact effectively with a diverse constituency.
  • Collaborative, collegial and customer service focused orientation, eager and able to engage a diverse stakeholder base, and able to build strong professional relationships.
  • Demonstrated success in program development and execution.
  • Exceptional listening and judgment skills.
  • Strong consultative approach with ability to advise and influence internal clients through formal and informal presentations.
  • Clear understanding of the cultivation cycle.
  • Effective in problem solving across organizational lines.
  • Ability to work at strategic level and influence outcomes of strategic initiatives.
  • Strong project management and time management skills befitting a fast-paced environment; ability to handle multiple projects with critical deadlines and changing priorities simultaneously and accurately.
  • Understand institutional mission and strategic initiatives.
  • Knowledge of ethical and best practices of profession.
  • Knowledge of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).
  • Strong familiarity with standard research resources and information such as DonorSearch, LinkedIn, Lexis Nexis, Foundation Search, iWave, SEC filings and wealth screenings.
  • High level of knowledge of software applications for analysis and project delivery.
  • Proficient with SalesForce (or comparable alumni/donor database) and thorough understanding of the reports produced by and for prospect management purposes.
  • Experience with PLSQL and Microsoft Office Suites: Word, Power Point, Excel, Access, OneNote and MS Teams. Specific Excel knowledge in advanced filtering and sorting, Pivot Tables and formulas.
  • An appreciation for and support of diversity in the workplace in all its forms; proven success working with stakeholders; project management skills; experience in a data-driven environment; organizational skills; and the ability to lead, influence and motivate others are required.
  • The ability and willingness to travel. A valid driver license and good driving record are essential.*

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Strategic Communications Project Coordinator - Strategic Communications, Marketing & Engagement

Posting: 06/11/2024 - 06/25/2024 • Unit: Strategic Communications, Marketing & Engagement
UF Job #: 531923 • UF Title: Strategic Communications Project Coordinator • UF Position#: 0004120

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The Strategic Communications Project Coordinator is a vital member of the Strategic Communications, Marketing & Engagement team that plays an integral role in the team’s ability to work efficiently and productively. Reporting to the Senior Director of Digital Strategy & Operations, this position coordinates project tracking processes for hundreds of deliverables throughout the year and facilitate communication between SCME and project partners. Additionally, the incumbent serves as the primary project liaison to ensure efforts stay on track and within the scope.
 
Minimum Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate area and two years of relevant experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
 
Preferred qualifications:

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Prior experience in an administrative support role within a development, fundraising, alumni relations or higher education environment.
  • Strong business acumen.
  • The ability to communicate clearly and effectively with diverse constituencies, meet deadlines, possess problem-solving capabilities be self-motivated, and work independently.
  • Ability to conceptualize, develop and utilize innovative materials and resources in support of donor relations.
  • Demonstrated project management experience in a multi-operational and multi-disciplinary environment.
  • Accuracy, attention to detail and a customer service-oriented attitude and discretion and judgment in working with highly confidential information are necessary for success in this position.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and a team player.
  • Competency in problem solving.
  • Must be an outstanding communicator and possess excellent written and verbal communication skills; interpersonal skills; and the ability to work collegially and interact effectively with a diverse constituency.
  • An appreciation for and support of diversity in the workplace in all its forms; proven success working with stakeholders; project management skills; experience in a data-driven environment; organizational skills; and the ability to lead, influence and motivate others are required.
  • Working knowledge in these areas:  Windows, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, InDesign, Photoshop, Outlook, internet browsers, preferably Internet Explorer, E-mail.
  • Working knowledge of a donor database, contact management and tracking system.
  • Off campus travel may be required. A valid driver license and good driving record are essential.

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Development Coordinator, CMN - UF Health Shands

Posting: Until Filled • Unit: UF Health Shands
UF Job #: 111080 • UF Title: Development Coordinator, CMN • UF Position#:

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The development coordinator manages a portfolio of national and local corporate partners and programs to increase market awareness and financial support for the Children's Miracle Network benefitting UF Health Shands Children's Hospital. Responsibilities include managing corporate partner relationships, point-of-sale campaigns, peer-to-peer fundraising programs, special events, the CMN Ambassador Family program, donor stewardship and recognition, marketing support and financial reconciliation. The development coordinator will represent UF Health and the UF Health Office of Advancement at all internal and external events, and must be flexible and available for occasional weekend and evening programs.
 
Minimum Requirements:
  • A bachelor's degree and a minimum of one year of experience in fundraising, community relations, sales or marketing required.
  • Equivalent education and/or experience may be substituted for the degree (based on a year-by-year basis).
  • Experience with Children's Miracle Network Programs is highly desirable.
  • Must have the ability to work well with corporate executives, volunteers, patient families, the media and general public.
  • Strong leadership, public speaking, communication and computer skills required.
  • Experience coordinating special events/promotions and recruiting and managing volunteers, along with strong organization and planning skills, preferred.
  • Candidates should be creative, self-driven and looking to join a fast-paced, collaborative team.
  • Strong working knowledge of computer applications, including Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint, required.
  • Experience with database applications, such as Raiser's Edge, preferred.
  • Experience with social media applications preferred, but not required.

 
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For additional information on any position, contact Kalliope King, Assistant Director of Talent Acquisition at:
PO Box 14425
Gainesville, FL 32603-2425
Phone: (352) 846-3627
Email: talent@uff.ufl.edu

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