Director of Development, Nutritional Sciences & Wellness

University of Arizona
Arizona, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Closing date
Aug 25, 2022

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Position Type
Fundraising, Major Gifts
Academic Centers
Employment Type
Full Time

Looking for a new opportunity with growth potential? Join us in Tucson where it is always sunny, the cost of living is reasonable, and you can hike, play golf, or swim all year long. We also have some of the best music and local restaurants in the southwest.

We’re looking for an experienced leader and fundraiser who understands scientific research and biotechnology principles to help us fundraise and build a donor base for our new School of Nutrition and Wellness. Our successful team of fundraising and alumni professionals exemplifies the goal of being “the most sought-after place to be a part of.” Our office is hybrid, our compensation and benefits are excellent, and our team is supportive and highly motivated.

 This position:

 Develops and manages a portfolio of 50-70 assigned prospects/donors.

  • Develops partnership support for the CALS Wellness Campus.
  • Identifies, cultivates, solicits, and provides stewardship to selected major gift donors
  • Develops comprehensive strategies for all assigned donors and prospects
  • Plans, coordinates, and schedules individual visits weekly
  • Directors of Development are expected to raise a minimum of $1M+ each year


Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university program AND
  • 8 years of development experience, preferably in higher education.

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