Director of Development, College of Business (UA18000)
MINNESOTA STATE UNIVERSITY, MANKATO 336 Wigley Administration Center Mankato, MN 56001
MSUAASF Salary Range D (Unclassified MSUAASF)
The role of University Advancement is to engage the alumni and friends of the University in ways that are meaningful to them. The Director of Development for the College of Business is a member of the University Advancement team that focuses on major gift fundraising for the college. The University Advancement unit has had successive record fundraising years through a strategy of "donor focused, data driven" efforts. This position requires an outgoing personality with high integrity, outstanding work ethic, intellectual bandwidth and the ability to engage people easily. The successful candidate will be a self-starter who is able to work as a teammate in collaborative efforts as well as be responsible for meeting weekly, monthly and annual goals. This position is responsible for the overall leadership, management, execution and follow-up of the College's fundraising (development) efforts. The Director of Development for the College of Business reports directly to the Vice President of University Advancement, and works closely with the College of Business Dean, faculty and staff.
Minimum of 3 years experience in:
Nonprofit administration, fundraising, alumni affairs, public relations, education, sales and promotions, marketing, or a related field in order to acquire skills necessary to administer, coordinate and/or participate in a variety of fundraising activities.
Demonstrated commitment to fostering a diverse working and learning environment.
Strong interpersonal communication skills
Ability to succeed in a fast-paced, people focused environment.
Strong presentation, writing, editing and verbal communication skills.
Demonstrated track record of success in goal-setting and measurable achievement and follow-up.
Ability to travel throughout the community, state and country, with occasional (estimated 3 nights monthly) overnight travel.
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office software.
Ability to learn and integrate new technology into daily work life.
Demonstrated ability to be a positive contributing member of a team or organization.
Fundraising or sales experience preferred.
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The salary range denoted above is the contractual range; however, salary upon hire is dependent upon qualifications and experience.
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