Posting: 11/21/2019 - 12/12/2019 • Unit: Levin College of Law
UF Job #: 512870 • UF Title: Director, Advancement • UF Position#:
Portfolio Management/ Fundraising Develop, activate, and deliver on a collaborative fundraising plan with UF Foundation that addresses the needs of each prospective donor, segmented by type (individual, corporate, government, foundation), level (donor levels, various major gift levels, planned giving), and fund (unrestricted annual operating and restricted for specific purposes, including programming, capital and endowment). Identify the best people to help pursue the top prospects, help schedule meetings and/or cultivation/solicitation events and provide guidance and strategy. Independently perform identification, cultivation and solicitation of major gifts prospects where gifts are assessed at $25,000 and above. Strategically manage relationships through face-to-face visits, following best practice and steps to identify, learn donor passions and align interests with UFPA priorities.
Minimum Requirements: Master's degree in appropriate area of specialization and three years of appropriate experience in Development or a related field; or a bachelor's degree in appropriate areas of specialization and five years of experience in Development or a related field.
Preferred qualifications: The ideal candidate will possess: Three to five 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.
For additional information on any position, contact Sonya Allen, Associate Director of Talent Acquisition, at:
PO Box 14425
Gainesville, FL 32603-2425
Phone: (352) 846-1128
The University of Florida is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
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