The Director of Development is responsible for raising charitable funds from alumni and key supporters toward endowments, scholarships and programs at the Jindal School of Management at the University of Texas at Dallas.
Established in 1975, the Jindal School is the largest of UT Dallas' eight schools and has more than 40,000 alumni. The ideal candidate will have a strong background with higher education and/or nonprofit organizations including overall experience in major gifts ($25K+), comprehensive campaigns, portfolio/moves management and community engagement. The position is based within the Jindal School and works collaboratively with the UT Dallas Development and Alumni Relations team.
Bachelor's degree with five or more years of fundraising experience.
Preferred Education and Experience:
Bachelor's degree and three to five years of development experience or related work experience in fund development and/or campaigns.
Outstanding speaking, writing and time management skills. Expertise in forging strong relations with external constituents as well as with internal constituents (such as faculty and staff).
Position reports directly to the Assistant Dean of Development and Alumni Relations for the Jindal School
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Internal Number: 15823
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