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Director/Associate Director of Advancement, College of Arts and Sciences

Company: State University of New York at Buffalo
Location: Buffalo
Posted on: May 25, 2023

Job Description:

Director/Associate Director of Advancement, College of Arts and Sciences Position Title Director/Associate Director of Advancement, College of Arts and Sciences University Advancement has a vacancy in the College of Arts and Sciences. An Associate Director or Director of Advancement title will be considered, dependent on a candidate's qualifications for this position.

Duties will include:

--- Work closely with the Executive Director/ AVP and colleagues in the Division of University Advancement, as well as the dean, faculty, and key volunteers to pursue a coordinated and strategic program of cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of major gift prospects and donors for the College of Arts and Sciences.

--- Develop and manage a donor/prospect portfolio of individuals, including those in early-stage cultivation and/or with whom the university has little to no relationship. The Director is responsible for a portfolio of 100-125 individuals and gift size of $100k+; the Associate Director is responsible for a portfolio of 125-150 individuals and gift size of $50k+. Both are responsible for 132+ donor visits per year.

Desired candidates are those that seek a challenging and results-oriented opportunity within a complex, diverse and multidisciplinary organization. Candidates with a strong track record of goal-achievement, a passion for higher education and research, and who are intellectually curious about the social and community impact of higher education and its constituents' philanthropic passions are encouraged to apply.

Division of University Advancement
Building stronger connections with UB's 280,000+ alumni and donors worldwide is critical to the university's goal: to situate UB among the nation's top 25 public research universities. UB alumni and friends are grateful and generous, supporting the largest, most ambitious fundraising campaign the university has ever launched. Through Boldly Buffalo: The Campaign for UB, we seek to raise $1 billion. We invite you to join our University Advancement team and be part of our historic efforts.

About The University at Buffalo
The University at Buffalo (UB) #ubuffalo is one of America's leading public research universities and a flagship of the State University of New York system, recognized for our excellence and our impact. UB is a premier, research-intensive public university dedicated to academic excellence. Our research, creative activity and people positively impact the world. Like the city we call home, UB is distinguished by a culture of resilient optimism, resourceful thinking and pragmatic dreaming that enables us to reach others every day. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo .

University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Minimum Qualifications --- Bachelor's degree
--- Associate Director: A minimum of three years in a fund-development role, with demonstrated success in goal-achievement and relationship management. Related experience in professional sales/marketing, financial planning/advising and other fields will be considered.
--- Director: A minimum of four years of fundraising experience, including personal solicitation, major gift solicitation, and proven success in goal achievement.
--- Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to listen and interact effectively with donors or high-level volunteers.
--- Demonstrated commitment to collaboration as well as the ability to work well both independently and collectively with a diverse team and donor/prospect constituency.
--- Ability to travel up to 50% of the time, which includes travel to NYC , DC, and other regions as assigned, and work evenings and occasional weekends. Preferred Qualifications Physical Demands Salary Range Type Full-Time Campus South Campus Posting Alerts Special Instructions Summary Is a background check required for this posting? No Background Check Notification For non-internal applicants: a selected candidate will have to complete and pass a background check prior to appointment. Contact Information Contact's Name Judy Mackey Contact's Pronouns Contact's Title Human Resources Officer Contact's Email jmackey@buffalo.edu Contact's Phone 716-645-1526 Posting Dates Posted 05/19/2023 Date to be filled 07/01/2023 References Number of References Required 3 Reference Cutoff Date Instructions to Applicant Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  • * Please indicate your current employment affiliation with the University at Buffalo.
    • Faculty
    • Faculty Student Association (FSA)
    • Research Foundation Employee
    • State Classified
    • State Professional
    • UB Foundation
    • TA/GA
    • Student
    • No Current Employment Affiliation
    • * How did you first hear about this employment opportunity?
      • AcademicKeys.com
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      • CareerWomen.com
      • Chronicle of Higher Education
      • DiversitySearch.com
      • GoogleJobs.com
      • HERCjobs.org
      • HigherEdJobs.com
      • IMDiversity.com
      • Indeed.com
      • LinkedIn.com
      • MBACareers.com
      • Conference
      • Personal Referral
      • UBJobs.com
      • Other
      • * Would you be willing to travel as needed by the job?
        • Yes
        • No UB is an AA/EOE and welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Arrangements will be made if an applicant has a disability in order to provide access to the application, interview and selection process upon request. Reasonable accommodation requests must be made in a timely manner by email at diversity@buffalo.edu or by phone (716) 645-2266.

Keywords: State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo , Director/Associate Director of Advancement, College of Arts and Sciences, Executive , Buffalo, New York

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