Northern Arizona University seeks an experienced, dynamic
Development Director, Intermediate to pursue philanthropic
support from individuals, foundations, and corporations for the
College of Education (COE). The Development Director,
Intermediate is responsible for overall leadership and
management of the college’s development efforts. This position
plans and directs comprehensive strategies for the identification,
cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of gift prospects for
COE. Major gift development (defined at NAU as $25,000 or more) is
the primary focus of the position.
Additional responsibilities include working with staff in
Planned Giving, Annual Giving, and Corporate and Foundation
Relations for NAU development. Development Director,
Intermediate will also participate in strategic planning and
interact with volunteer and advisory boards. The Development
Director, Intermediate will collaborate and partner with colleagues
and peers across campus while building strong donor relationships.
Significant personal interaction with alumni, friends, prospects,
and donors is required.
- Bachelor’s degree in relevant field; AND,
- Minimum of five years' experience as a front-line fundraiser in
a comprehensive development program or equivalent experience in a
related field, such as sales; AND,
- Established record of closing major gifts of $25,000 or more,
or revenue metrics that support organizational priorities.
January 3, 2022 at 11:59 p.m.
Salary range begins at $85,000.
This position is located in Flagstaff, AZ and reports jointly to
the Dean of the College of Education (COE) and the Senior Director
of Development in the Office of Advancement.
This position requires extensive travel, with evening and
weekend work included, to fulfill all necessary obligations.
Complete applications will include:
- NAU application; AND,
- a cover letter outlining interest in the position and how
experience matches with the job requirements; AND,
- a resume with contact information for 3 -5 professional
Please see nau.jobs
for full job descriptions and details on how to apply
NAU is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Institution.
Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are
encouraged to apply.