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Senior Director of Advancement - Levin College of Law

Posting: 07/19/2024 - 07/26/2024 • Unit: Levin College of Law
UF Job #: 531914 • UF Title: Senior Director of Advancement • UF Position#: 00022737

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The Senior 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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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

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