|Title||Director of Development, Merit and Honors Scholarships|
|Department||Development Office (9903)|
|Position Summary|| |
The Director of Development's focus is on securing private support for merit based scholarships used to recruit and retain the best and brightest students to the University of Arizona (UA). This position's focus is in direct alignment of the objectives outlined in Pillar 1 of the UA Strategic Plan.
The Director of Development works in cooperation with UA Foundation's Leadership Teams and the Dean of the Honors College, as well as University Development Program (UDP) colleagues, including scholarship administration, foundation relations, gift planning, stewardship, events, and college based frontline fundraisers.
The Director is a frontline fundraiser focused on the identification, qualification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of prospective major gift ($25,000+) donors, including individuals, corporations, and foundations.
Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!
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|Duties & Responsibilities|| |
*Develop personalized strategies for all assigned donors and prospects which will build, maintain and enhance relationships while furthering donors' philanthropic objectives.
|Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities|| |
*Knowledge of federal and state laws pertaining to scholarships.
|Minimum Qualifications|| |
*Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university program; AND,
|Preferred Qualifications|| |
*Fund raising experience in a higher education setting.
|Full Time/Part Time||Full Time|
|Number of Hours Worked per Week||40|
|Job Category||Administrative and Professional|
|Benefits Eligible||Yes - Full Benefits|
|Posted Rate of Pay||DOE|
|Type of criminal background check required:||Fingerprint criminal background check (security sensitive due to job duties)|
|Number of Vacancies||One|
|Desired Start Date|
|Position End Date (if temporary)|
|Limited to Current UA Employees||No|
|Contact Information for Candidates|| |
|Open Until Filled||Yes|
|Review Begins On||11/12/2019|
|Special Instructions to Applicant|| |
Please provide a writing sample or donor proposal with your application.
Applications must be submitted online. Click "Apply for this Job" to do so. If you experience difficulties with the application system, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Diversity Statement|| |
At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.
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