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Executive Director for Advancement, Colleges and Units

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Position Details

Position Number 39964
Class Title Executive Director for Advancement, Colleges and Units
Job Description

This position will report to the Associate Vice President for Advancement, Colleges and Units. The Executive Director for Advancement – Colleges and Units will assist in the leadership and management over Advancement college-based development officers, and will oversee the management and development of fundraising projects and programs. This role will also be responsible for independently performing identification, qualification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship with a 35-50 prospect portfolio.

Works closely with the Associate VP for Colleges and Units to ensure that advancement operations across institutions are being represented equitably.

Manages a portfolio of major gift prospects/donors performing identification, qualification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship with an emphasis on campaign support.

Provides day-to-day management and long-term leadership for a cohort of college advancement operations.

Develops and maintains relationships with key university administrators such as the president, provost, deans, faculty and students, in order to maximize the university/advancement partnership.

Oversees budgetary management and will guide gift officer travel and prospect management.

Orients, trains, mentors, coaches and develops staff members, encouraging an appropriate level of independence
and supporting professional growth.

Effectively leads change initiatives affecting staff.

Collaborates with Advancement colleagues to adequately represent college-based development staff.

Establishes, delegates, communicates, monitors and reinforces staff assignments, accountabilities, performance
expectations and goals.

Position is expected to meet pre-determined goals and objectives established annually with the Associate VP.

Helps establish performance measures, monitors results and helps the Associate VP evaluate the effectiveness of the organization’s fund development program.

Critical features of this job are described above. Nothing in this position description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. All positions assist in recruiting, training and retaining foundation employees.

Minimum Qualifications

Master’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization and four years of appropriate experience; or a bachelor’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization and six years of appropriate experience.

Additional Minimum Requirements
Preferences

Superior written and oral communication, negotiating, organizational, analytical and fundraising skills, including the ability to interpret financial information and manage data. Excellent interpersonal skills to relate to donors, volunteers, colleagues and high-level university administrators.

Special Conditions

State Title: Director of Advancement & Alumni Affairs

The University of Central Florida is proud to be a smoke-free campus and an E-Verify employer.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

As an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, UCF encourages all qualified applicants to apply, including women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of traditionally underrepresented populations. UCF's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: http://eeo.ucf.edu/documents/PresidentsStatement.pdf. As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request.

FTE 1.0-Full-Time
Requisition Number 402782
Job Open Date 09/08/2017
Job Close Date
Open until filled Yes
Division President
College/Area Not Applicable
Department UCF Foundation
Annual Salary Negotiable
Type of Appointment Regular
If Visiting A&P, please specify timeframe
Job Category A&P
Work Schedule

Monday-Friday; 8:00am-5:00pm with frequent nights and weekend events.

Must be able to travel frequently

Work Location Orlando (Main)
Quick Link http://www.jobswithucf.com/postings/50873

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Master's degree in an appropriate area of specialization and four years of appropriate experience; or a bachelor's degree in an appropriate area of specialization and six years of appropriate experience?
    • Yes
    • No

Optional & Required Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae/Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Other Doc 1
  4. Other Doc 2
  5. Other Doc 3
  6. Other Doc 4