UNM Anderson has been a steadfast engine for progress in New
Mexico for nearly 70 years. Built on the deepest roots of
tradition, the curiosity and commitment of our faculty continuously
propel us forward as we develop the next generation of business
leaders. We believe in the transformational power of education
because we see it in the classroom every day and we see the
longer-term effects in the lives of our alumni. At this
pivotal moment in history, we believe the world needs a special
kind of business leader – the kind that only the Anderson School of
Management can create. Our vision is to be a model of
inclusive business education and partners in regional
innovation. UNM Anderson has a dynamic new dean,
with strategic school initiatives along with specific and
actionable ways for alumni / business community members to engage
with the school.
The Director of Development, under the guidance of the Senior
Development Officer, is responsible for the development and
fundraising of the College by personally identifying, cultivating,
soliciting, and stewarding major gift donors and prospects as
defined by UNM Foundation standards for the unit in accordance with
performance targets set by the UNM Foundation.
- Identifies, cultivates, solicits, and stewards major donors and
prospects including individuals, corporations, and foundations,
through visits and other forms of direct personal contact in
accordance with performance targets set by the UNM Foundation and
at levels defined by the Foundation.
- Establishes effective working relationship with corresponding
Dean, Director, or leader of University unit for fundraising
- Responsible for obtaining gifts as defined by UNM
- Enlists senior management in furthering the unit's fund-raising
program; provides effective staffing and educates and supports
management with respect to their Foundation leadership roles.
- Recruits, engages, and manages volunteers and provides them
with leadership and direction in support of the cultivation and
solicitation of major donors and prospects; coordinates volunteers'
activities to ensure their integration into the unit's
- Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with
the UNM Foundation and colleagues to maximize the unit's total gift
- Coordinates unit-based fund-raising strategies and activities
to ensure their integration into the University's overall
- Baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution
- Five (5) or more years related experience in
- Experience in higher education or other non-profit
- Proven ability to close large private gifts.
Must be able to drive personal vehicle for University and
Foundation business (mileage reimbursed) and hold a valid driver’s
license with current insurance, and a clean driving record. Offers
of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of
criminal, driving record, and employment background screening. Some
positions may also require credit background screening as well.
Please visit our website at www.unmfund.org/careers
for application. Cover letter and resume
The UNM Foundation is an EEO employer and is committed to
recruiting, hiring, compensating, developing, and promoting
employees based on qualifications and individual merit. Thus, the
Foundation shall provide equal employment opportunity to all
employees and applicants without regard to the
employee's/applicant's race, color, national origin, age, religion,
disability, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity,
marital status, or veteran status.