Director of Development, MDC Foundation

Location
Florida, United States
Salary
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted
Jun 25, 2021
Closes
Jul 24, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

Miami Dade College, Wolfson Campus is looking for a highly motivated individual for the Director of Development, MDC Foundation position.  The Director of Development provides leadership and direction for the fundraising efforts for assigned academic areas. The position is responsible for raising philanthropic resources and developing fundraising strategies to further the College’s mission.

Duties and Responsibilities:  

Works directly with campus presidents, the campus development officers and deans/faculty to develop new approaches to prospective donors and coordinates these contacts to initiate the cultivation/fundraising process

Develops fundraising strategies and monitors trends in the community or region for the programs assigned

Develops and manages timelines for assigned fundraising initiatives to ensure strategic plans and critical fund-raising processes are carried out in a timely manner

Builds relationships with community stakeholders to advance the mission and fundraising goals of the College

Identifies and develops community and individual prospects for the organization's fundraising priorities

Develops and implements the fund development plans for programs assigned in accordance with ethical fundraising principles

Maintains a portfolio of at least 150 prospects for gifts of $25,000 and higher

Maintains an active understanding of the programs to which assigned and translates those programs to opportunities for donor support

Conducts 15-20 face-to-face meetings per month with prospects for purposes of discovery, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship

Prepares written gift proposals for prospects

Makes recommendations for gift restrictions and naming opportunities

Prepares gift agreements for new gifts, as required

Requirements:

Master’s degree in a related field of study such as Business, Public Relations, or Marketing and four (4) years of experience in development, non-profit marketing or related field with some emphasis in Major gift fundraising, senior level fundraising, or upper-level annual fund work; or Bachelor’s degree in a related field of study such as Business, Public Relations, or Marketing and  eight (8) years of experience in development, non-profit marketing or related field with some emphasis in Major gift fundraising, senior level fundraising, or upper-level annual fund work.

To learn more about this and other positions at Miami Dade College visit us at www.mdc.edu/jobs.