Pay Range: Commensurate with experience and education
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Position Summary: The director of development is responsible for increasing major gift opportunities for the College of Natural Resources. Specific responsibilities include management of assigned prospects with cultivation activities, face-to-face visits, proposal development, identification and solicitation of major gifts primarily ranging from $25,000 to $1,000,000 from individuals, corporations and foundations. The director is a key member of the college/unit fundraising team and works collaboratively to achieve fundraising goals for the college/unit.
3 years full-time professional experience in fundraising or related areas
Experience working in an environment dependent on developing and maintaining positive relationships
Experience with volunteer boards and committees
Public relations or marketing experience
Strong knowledge of development activities, preferably in higher education
Experience or education in one of the colleges disciplines
Experience in grant writing
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
Effective organizational and marketing skills
Familiarity with database computer systems and applications, preferably with customer relationship management systems
Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:
Willingness to travel and work odd hours and weekends
Posting Number: SP002369P
Posting Date: 12/06/2019
Open Until Filled: Yes
Special Instructions: To be considered your Letter of Qualification must address each of the minimum qualifications. Additionally, please provide information in support of your application regarding the desired qualifications as relevant.
For 1st consideration, please apply by January 5, 2020.
Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.
Since 1889, the University of Idaho has provided motivated students with a transformative higher education experience that prepares them to solve real-world problems and achieve success in their lives and careers. Beginning with our beautiful residential campus in Moscow, the university’s reach extends throughout Idaho, serving over 12,000 students with educational centers in Coeur d’Alene, Boise and Idaho Falls, a research and extension center in Twin Falls, plus Extension offices in 42 counties. One of the nation’s land-grant research universities, U of I is a noted national leader in student-centered learning and interdisciplinary research that promotes public service. Our work serves businesses and communities, advancing the pursuit of diversity, citizenship and global outreach.