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Director of Development and Unit Lead - Student Affairs

Employer
Clemson University
Location
South Carolina, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Closing date
Jul 6, 2022

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Position Type
Fundraising, Donor Relations
Fields
Academic Centers
Employment Type
Full Time
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Clemson University



Job ID:106780

Location:Clemson University

Full/Part Time:Full-Time

Regular/Temporary:Regular

JOB SUMMARY:

Clemson University's University Development Team is looking for a Director of Development and Unit Lead for Student Affairs to fulfill the following duties;
  • Serves as Director of Development and Unit Lead within the Advancement Division and the Division of Student Affairs.
  • Provides strategy, leadership, direction, coordination and management of all levels of giving for all fundraising efforts within the Division.
  • Develops priorities and philanthropic strategy in collaboration with critical Unit Administrators and the Executive Director, implements strategic plans, and inspires stakeholders' support of these priorities to fulfill the Division's mission and support their ability to implement programs and initiatives.
  • Communicates, collaborates and coordinates between the Division of Student Affairs and Advancement division, as well as creates productive partnerships with other college/unit fundraising programs.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


JOB DUTIES:

50% - Essential - Fundraising:
Manages a dynamic portfolio (150 maximum) of prospects/donors who have the capacity to make a philanthropic major gift. Qualifies, cultivates, solicits, and stewards gifts from College/Unit donors, alumni, and friends through 180-200 visits annually. Raises a minimum of $750,000 on an annual basis with subsequent years' goals determined in conjunction with the Executive Director. Coordinates cultivation, stewardship and donor engagement opportunities/events for assigned donors and the Division of Student Affairs.

35% - Essential - Unit Leadership and Engagement:
Establishes strong partnerships with the Vice President and strategic leaders within the Division of Student Affairs. Leads efforts for the unit for the upcoming capital campaign by collaborating with unit and supporting unit/program leadership to develop philanthropic strategy that advances the key priorities for the campaign and the Division's mission. Engages actively with the VP and unit leaders in the cultivation and stewardship efforts of top donors and prospects. Serves as the primary liaison and mission critical link between the Advancement division and the Division of Student Affairs.

15% - Essential - Strategic Collaboration and Facilitation:
Utilizes relationships with the VP and other key leaders to advance the philanthropic strategies and priorities of the Division and exceed the annual fundraising goals. Facilitates collaboration with team members across the Advancement division who are essential to the Division's fundraising efforts. Participates in the University Development Team's Unit Lead cohort.

JOB DUTIES:

50% - Essential - Fundraising:
Manages a dynamic portfolio (150 maximum) of prospects/donors who have the capacity to make a philanthropic major gift. Qualifies, cultivates, solicits, and stewards gifts from College/Unit donors, alumni, and friends through 180-200 visits annually. Raises a minimum of $750,000 on an annual basis with subsequent years' goals determined in conjunction with the Executive Director. Coordinates cultivation, stewardship and donor engagement opportunities/events for assigned donors and the Division of Student Affairs.

35% - Essential - Unit Leadership and Engagement:
Establishes strong partnerships with the Vice President and strategic leaders within the Division of Student Affairs. Leads efforts for the unit for the upcoming capital campaign by collaborating with unit and supporting unit/program leadership to develop philanthropic strategy that advances the key priorities for the campaign and the Division's mission. Engages actively with the VP and unit leaders in the cultivation and stewardship efforts of top donors and prospects. Serves as the primary liaison and mission critical link between the Advancement division and the Division of Student Affairs.

15% - Essential - Strategic Collaboration and Facilitation:
Utilizes relationships with the VP and other key leaders to advance the philanthropic strategies and priorities of the Division and exceed the annual fundraising goals. Facilitates collaboration with team members across the Advancement division who are essential to the Division's fundraising efforts. Participates in the University Development Team's Unit Lead cohort.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Education - Bachelor's Degree

Work Experience - 3+ years in fundraising, development, sales

PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS:

Work Experience - Experience in Higher Education or complex non-profit fundraising

RESPONSIBILITIES:

JOB KNOWLEDGE
Firm Job Knowledge - Firm working knowledge of concepts, practices and procedures and ability to use in varied situations

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
No Supervisory Duties - Not responsible for supervising employees.

BUDGETARY RESPONSIBILITIES
Monitors Budget - Does not provide input but is responsible for monitoring the departmental budget and may oversee fund allocation.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Work Experience - Experience in Higher Education or complex non-profit fundraising

WORKING CONDITIONS:

50% - Overnight Travel

WORK SCHEDULE:

Standard Hrs: 37.5; Expected Salary Range: ($ 61,852.00 - $ 85,000.00)

JOB LOCATION:

Clemson, SC

APPLICATION DEADLINE:

July 11, 2022

CLOSING STATEMENT:

Clemson University is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate against any person or group on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, pregnancy, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information. Clemson University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and encourages applications from minorities and women.

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