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Associate Director of Development

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
North Carolina, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Closing date
Aug 4, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Arts Administration
Employment Type
Full Time

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


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 Hiring Range

Dependent on Experience and/or Qualifications

 Proposed Start Date


 Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit

As the largest unit on campus, the College of Arts & Sciences forms the academic core of the Carolina experience. Our mission is to create knowledge and discover innovative solutions to the world’s greatest challenges, to educate outstanding undergraduate and graduate students, and to encourage faculty, staff and students to contribute meaningfully to North Carolina, the nation and the world.

The Arts & Sciences Foundation strives to enhance the College by meeting the needs of the various academic departments, promoting teaching, research and service, and supporting the continuing development of knowledge and learning. With a $750 million goal in the University’s Campaign for Carolina, we recognize the importance of a team with diverse talents, backgrounds, and experiences. This diversity – among our 19,000-plus undergraduate and graduate students and nearly 1,600 faculty and staff – is one of our greatest strengths. We know that when people with varied backgrounds and perspectives come together, new ways of thinking and seeing the world emerge. We seek team members who use their unique experiences and rich culture to provide critical resources for our faculty and students.

 Position Summary

As a member of this valued team, the Associate Director of Development will be responsible for the identification, cultivation and solicitation of Arts & Sciences major gift prospects. This position will work collaboratively with the other associate directors of development and will report directly to one of the directors of development at the College of Arts & Sciences Foundation.

 Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Minimum of a bachelor’s degree required (or foreign degree equivalent) with related experience. For positions with responsibility for direct solicitation of gifts and funds, a minimum of 1 year of professional-level, direct solicitation/fundraising experience is required.

 Required Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience

Excellent interpersonal, organizational and presentation skills and superior written and verbal communication skills required. Working knowledge of computer-related office tools and database management required.

 Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience

Three or more years of development, sales, or related experience is preferred. Candidates with experience in a university or major college setting and with a successful track record in closing annual, major and planned gifts during a comprehensive campaign is also preferred.

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 Department Contact Name and Title

Colleen Sisneros, Senior Director of Development

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 Equal Opportunity Employer Statement

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.


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