Assistant Director of Development - ASU College of Health Solutions
Who we want:
Assistant Director of Development – ASU College of Health Solutions
The assistant director of development for ASU College of Health Solutions is an externally focused development professional who will work collaboratively with the ASU Foundation for A New American University (ASUF) and with academic leadership across the university. The principal activity of this professional development officer is to be externally focused, with responsibility for engaging a portfolio of individuals, corporations, and foundations that have a potential affinity with ASU, the College, or health. The assistant director’s effectiveness will be evaluated on the ability to achieve financial goals and contact metrics consistent with the programs and prospects assigned. The assistant director reports to the ASUF director of development for ASU College of Health Solutions.
What you'll do:
- Work with development colleagues, volunteers and academic leaders to identify, cultivate and solicit annual, major and planned gifts
- Develop and submit written proposals, budgets, and other collateral materials as needed for securing philanthropic investments
- Proactively build and manage a portfolio of annual and major gift prospects locally, regionally and nationally, developing and executing strategies leading to solicitation and investment that leverage the donor’s interests and connect them to ASU’s opportunities
- Plan virtual and in-person events to help build a robust prospect pipeline and steward current donors
- Use the ASUF prospect management and tracking system (Salesforce) to record and coordinate contacts and proposals
- Be responsible for core fundraising metrics including high impact contacts with prospects, major gift proposals submitted, and dollars raised
- Ensure proper stewardship and recognition of donors in portfolio
- Develop a strong working relationship with academic leadership and faculty members. Assist with all aspects of development, including the creation of development plans
- Participate, as a member of the ASUF development team and serve as a resource to development colleagues regarding fundraising opportunities
- Work in a fast-paced, results oriented environment with complex and evolving relationships and priorities
What you’ll need:
- Collaborative style, combined with the ability and desire to work in a team-based environment
- Ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality and responsibility regarding information related to Foundation and University business and confidential prospect information
- Strong and collegial interpersonal skills and an ability to communicate effectively in person, in writing, and by phone
- Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
- Problem solver who can take initiative and set priorities while being flexible
- Team-oriented strategist able to effectively manage complex situations involving numerous and sometimes competing constituencies
- Ability to represent the institution well
- An advocate’s belief in the vision of ASU as the New American University
- Attention to detail and thoroughness in completing assigned duties
- Highly organized and able to handle multiple projects
- Adept at navigating complex environments with evolving priorities and communication plans
- Knowledge of principles and techniques of development/fundraising, preferably in higher education
- Working knowledge of estate and gift planning
- Self-starter able to secure personal appointments and qualify new prospects
- Demonstrated achievement in securing philanthropic investments
- Ability to prepare complex and detailed proposals and related materials
- Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and comfortable working in donor/prospect computer data base systems
- Documented success in personally implementing sophisticated, multi-year cultivation strategies that use a relationship-building and moves management approach leading to successful gift closure
- Demonstrable experience in stewardship plans leading to additional investments
Bachelor’s degree and 3-5 years successful professional development and/or fundraising related experience, preferably in higher education: OR, any equivalent combinations of education and/or experience from which comparable knowledge, skill and abilities have been achieved.
Who we are:
ASU Enterprise Partners is a private, nonprofit organization based in Tempe, Arizona, that serves as the resource-raising arm of Arizona State University. We represent a new, innovative and highly efficient model for diversified revenue generation, serving five distinct subsidiaries that provide support for ASU:
- ASU Foundation matches donors with their passions by raising and investing private contributions to ASU programs, faculty and students.
- University Realty LLC cultivates and advances commercial and residential real estate projects to support ASU.
- Skysong Innovations, ASU Enterprise Partners’ technology transfer, creates a pipeline between ASU and Northern Arizona University inventions and the private sector.
- Enterprise Collaboratory at ASU equips faculty, staff and students to launch innovative and impactful initiatives rapidly.
- ASU Research Enterprise conducts applied research and consults for classified and midrange technology-readiness-level (TRL) services for the defense and security industry.
We employ a diverse team engaged in meaningful work, including fundraisers, designers, scholars, financial wizards, filmmakers, inventors, entrepreneurs and volunteers. Each member brings a different perspective to our vision, yet we share a mission to advance the most innovative university in the country.
Advance your career, too. Professional development is highly valued at ASU Enterprise Partners, where employees are encouraged to look across the organization and nurture new areas of interest. Roles often shift as passions are discovered.
Employees and eligible dependents enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision insurance; a 401(k) plan; and significant tuition reductions. Details about our comprehensive benefits are available at https://www.asuenterprisepartners.org/careers/benefits.
Clarity of focus while juggling complex projects and/or deadlines. Ability to meet demanding work schedule expectations.
Activities are performed in an environmentally controlled office setting subject to extended periods of sitting, keyboarding and manipulating a computer mouse; required to stand for varying lengths of time and walk moderate distances to perform work. Frequent bending, reaching, lifting, pushing and pulling up to 25 pounds. Regular activities require ability to quickly change priorities, which may include and/or are subject to resolution of conflicts. Working hours will include some evenings, weekends, and holidays. May be required to perform tasks in the field within and/or across University campuses. Ability to clearly communicate verbally, read, write, see and hear to perform essential functions. This position will require travel to accommodate meetings and events.
This position will require a laptop computer, telephone, mobile communication device (at $60 level of reimbursement if personal device used), corporate card, university club membership and business cards.
Contact us today.
For more information on ASU Enterprise Partners, visit our web site at www.asuenterprisepartners.org.
If interested in the Associate Director of Development, ASU College of Heath Solutions, please apply online at https://asuep.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/ASUEP.
ASU Enterprise Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer