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605808 Development Director, Intermediate - College of Education (COE)-

Northern Arizona University
Arizona, United States
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Dec 31, 2021

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Position Type
Fundraising, Annual Fund, Fundraising Administration, Planned Giving, Administrative, Office Administration
Academic Centers, Education, Philanthropic Advisors
Employment Type
Full Time
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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.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 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.

Application Deadline:

January 3, 2022 at 11:59 p.m.

Annual Salary:

Salary range begins at $85,000.

Additional Information:

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:

  1. NAU application; AND,
  2. a cover letter outlining interest in the position and how experience matches with the job requirements; AND,
  3. a resume with contact information for 3 -5 professional references.

Please see for full job descriptions and details on how to apply online!

NAU is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Institution. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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