1) Focus on foundation and corporate fundraising for the social sciences, humanities, and the arts; requires ambitious pursuit of complex projects and strategic opportunities both internally and externally. 2) Engage with both University faculty and foundation program officers to identify and enhance alignment of goals, leading to successful proposals. 3) Plan and implement initiatives to introduce and extend the Universityâ™s funding for selected academic divisions and schools. 4) Collaborate with manager to analyze foundation and corporate interests and assess opportunities to engage these organizations. 5) Pursue organizational philanthropy for designated University programs. Identify new ways to promote, cultivate, and steward foundation engagement across campus. 6) Work with senior leadership and colleagues across the University to define projects for presentation to foundations, corporations, and community partners. 7) Develop and maintain relationships with organizational program officers, faculty, administrators, and other community organizations to support initiatives. 8) Represent programs to constituencies both inside and outside the University. 9) Synthesize the interests and philanthropic capabilities of constituencies with the needs and long-term goals of the University. 10) Work with faculty and University staff to prepare materials, including concept papers, proposals, briefings and correspondence for faculty and staff as appropriate. 11) Manage the execution of multiple projects, enlisting the support of other staff where appropriate. 12) Assist in developing department objectives and strategies. 13) Develop tactics to meet individual and group goals. 14) Develop and monitor strategies for assigned corporations and foundations. 15) Identify emerging program areas with funding promise and assist in the development of new projects. 16) Participate in general departmental direction and take responsibility for interactions with specific divisions. 17) Assist the faculty in defining programs and budgetary needs for presentation to philanthropic institutions. 18) Apply appropriate technologies and skills for data gathering, manipulation, and management. 19) Use databases to record and support the progress of foundation and corporate initiatives across campus and to represent strategies to the community of colleagues. 20) Seek opportunities for professional development that will enhance job performance, including building networks within the University and with colleagues at peer institutions.
Unit-preferred Competencies 1) Communicate Effectively & With Influence 2) Exhibit Resilience & Optimize Resources 3) Display Emotional Intelligence 4) Demonstrate University Stewardship & Serve as a Brand Ambassador 5) Foster Partnership & Collaboration 6) Demonstrated skill and knowledge of, or ability to learn quickly, the internal workings of the University as well as the technology tools available to the Office of Alumni Relations and Development, including Griffin (the University's Donor Relationship Management System), Microsoft Windows computer environment, Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access. 7) Willingness and ability to travel to campus and/or non-campus locations for University business 8) Willingness and ability to work evenings and weekends
Preferred Qualifications Experience 1) Experience in nonprofit management, development, alumni relations, marketing, public relations, sales or similar professional work experience. 2) Experience leading a project team or managing staff. 3) Experience developing and monitoring budgets.
Required Documents 1) Resume 2) Cover Letter (optional)
NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application.
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