The University of Central Florida Advancement Team is
currently seeking an Executive Director for Advancement,
Are you ready to join a university that's got people
The University of Central Florida has created a buzz across the
nation. The power generated by more than 60,000 students sparks
high-caliber ideas for everything from entertainment to energy,
high-technology to transportation. And it has people taking notice,
like the US News and World Report,
which named UCF one of the country's most innovative universities
and The Washington Post , which believes UCF has
Location, location, location: Orlando is so much more than the
theme park capital of the world. From thrilling tourist attractions
to cutting-edge research parks, a high-tech corridor and growing
simulation industry, Central Florida is home to some of the world's
most innovative private and public companies, many of which are led
by UCF alumni. The University has been a key partner in the area's
remarkable evolution and intends to remain America's partnership
university for years to come.
The leadership for UCF Foundation consists of professionals with
significant principal gifts, alumni relations, communications and
campaign expertise. We are committed to mentoring the next
generation of talented professionals and growing a diverse
advancement operation. You would join the Foundation at a pivotal
moment in our institution's history.
Are you ready to make a buzz? Join the conversation as
an Executive Director for Advancement,
UCF Foundation is seeking an Executive Director for Advancement,
University-Wide Initiatives responsible for creating and executing
a plan to lead the Center for Innovation in the Arts &
Entertainment capital fundraising project. The role will also
provide a limited level of major and principal gift fundraising
support to a second university initiative still to be
Responsible for the discovery, cultivation, solicitation, and
stewardship of major and principal donor prospects. This position
will be adept at engaging alumni, friends, companies, and
foundations as both prospects and leadership volunteers. This
position requires partnership with academic leadership and a high
level of collaboration with fellow fundraising colleagues.
Bachelor's or Master's degree and 6+ years of relevant
- A professional with 10+ years of progressively sophisticated
fundraising experience preferred.
- Proven success fundraising for capital projects and naming
- Strong knowledge of the Central Florida philanthropic
- A record of executing cultivation strategies, soliciting, and
successfully closing $1 million+ gifts.
- Effective at building and fostering working relationships both
within the organization and with external constituents.
- Ability to quickly, but strategically, set priorities and map
direction on concurrent fronts.
- Strong ability to effectively collaborate with UCF colleagues
on high-level, cross-campus donor strategies.
- A record of managing complex projects from concept to
execution; time management and organizational skills.
View the complete job description and apply for the
Executive Director for Advancement, University-Wide
Initiatives: (500942). For more information about the
University of Central Florida, http://www.ucf.edu. The UCF Foundation
website is http://www.ucffoundation.org
Your assistance with the University of
Central Florida's Affirmative Action Plan implementation
is appreciated. The University collects VOLUNTARY declarations
of race and gender and uses the information to compile
statistics on recruitment success. If you choose to assist, your
demographic information will be used only for affirmative
action. The University of Central Florida is an equal
opportunity, equal access, and affirmative action employer