Associate Director of Development for Farmer School of Business
July 6, 2018
Higher Education Institution
Job Description Summary: Job ID:5984 Unclassified - FT (Salary) The Associate Director of Development, Farmer School of Business will advance the mission of Miami University by planning, organizing, and implementing strategies to increase the level of personal involvement and financial commitment of alumni and friends. Particular emphasis will be given to strategies seeking philanthropic and volunteer support for the Farmer School of Business.
Duties/Physical Demands: The Associate Director of Development, Farmer School of Business will: Serve as one of several departmental liaisons for the Farmer School of Business at Miami University in addressing their philanthropic and alumni relations objectives; Actively participate in the Farmer School capital campaign; Solicit annual leadership and major gifts; Effect cultivation, solicitation and stewardship calls to alumni and friends independently and occasionally with other staff, faculty, administrators and alumni volunteers; Encourage and coordinate involvement of alumni and friends through campus visits and regional events; Prepare and present departmental and divisional proposals to alumni and friends with the input and assistance of faculty, staff, administrators and deans including proposals involving tax planning; gifts of real estate; personal property; securities; and gifts in wills, trusts, annuities and insurance; Develop and implement service, cultivation and solicitation strategies for assigned prospects with the support of the Division of University Advancement staff, faculty and administrators; Perform other duties related to the mission of the Office of Development under the guidance of the Associate Vice President for Development and External Relations and the Senior Associate Vice President for the Division of University Advancement
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Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree is required Three to five years of fundraising experience and/or corporate sales experience, preferably in an educational setting Outstanding oral and written communication skills Commitment to collaborative approach to fundraising Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail Willingness to travel extensively both on a regional and national level Experience working with a donor database system
Internal Number: 5984
About Miami University
“Miami University, a student-centered public university founded in 1809, has built its success through an unwavering commitment to liberal arts undergraduate education, with complementary quality graduate programs, and the active engagement of its students in both curricular and co-curricular life. With a student body of 16,000, Miami effectively combines a wide range of strong academic programs with faculty who love to teach and the personal attention ordinarily found only at much smaller institutions. Faculty and staff are highly valued for their contributions toward the Miami experience. Employees enjoy a competitive benefits package and stable work environment as they work to support the university’s educational mission.
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