The Director of Development, College of Engineering and Computing will help advance the mission of Miami University by managing the efforts of the College in planning, organizing, and implementing strategies to increase the level of personal involvement and financial commitment of donors and prospects to Miami University. This position will also be involved in developing new partnerships and strengthen existing relationships with corporate and foundation partners.
Work closely with the Dean, administrators, faculty and staff to develop a deep understanding of the strategic areas of importance and secure financial commitments from individual prospects in addition to corporate and foundation partners.
Build and manage a portfolio of approximately 60 prospects for the college.
Develop assessment, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship strategies for assigned prospects with the Office of Development staff, and university faculty and administrators.
Prepare and present gift proposals to prospects with the input and assistance of faculty, administrators, and deans, as well as other constituent and central development officers. Proposals may involve establishing multi-year commitments, as well as helping to facilitate gifts of real estate, personal property, securities, and gifts in wills, trusts, annuities and insurance.
Coordinates with Corporate and Foundation Development team to ensure CEC is included in appropriate Miami University proposals from corporations and foundations.
Encourage and coordinate involvement of alumni and friends through campus visits and regional events.
Provides stewardship assistance for individual and corporate/foundation gifts to CEC.
Perform other duties related to the mission of the Office of Development under the guidance of the Senior Associate Vice President for University Advancement.
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Bachelor’s degree, minimum of four years of experience in development or fundraising, or comparable work experience; proven leadership techniques; outstanding oral and written communication skills; excellent organization skills and attention to detail; commitment to collaborative approach to fundraising; willingness to travel extensively both on a regional and national level and the ability to attend as scheduled evening and weekend events.
Internal Number: 495492
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. Miami’s main campus is located in Oxford, Ohio, 35 miles northwest of Cincinnati, with regional campuses located in Hamilton and Middletown, Ohio, and a center in Luxembourg. Known as one of the most beautiful campuses in the nation, Miami, the nation's tenth oldest public university, is recognized for its striking red brick Georgian-style architecture and tree-shaded lawns. Take a Virtual Tour from our website.”