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UGA Director of Development, FACS

The University of Georgia
Georgia, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Closing date
Apr 14, 2023
The Director of Development serves as a liaison between the College of Family and Consumer Sciences (FACS) and University Development. Serving as the College’s chief development officer, this incumbent is responsible for raising major gifts ($25,000+) to enable the unit to fulfill its mission and implement its programs and initiatives. In addition to major and principal gifts, the individual is also responsible for providing strategy, leadership, direction, coordination, and management of all levels of giving for FACS, including annual gifts and stewardship.

To fulfill the college’s mission and implement its programs and initiatives, the Director of Development collaborates closely with the Dean to develop fundraising priorities, to create a development plan, to implement the plan, and to secure major gifts while also supervising the Director of Alumni Relations. In this role, the employee is responsible for communication, collaboration, and coordination between FACS and the University Development office, as well as creating productive partnerships with all other UGA school, college, and unit fundraising programs.

The University Development office sets four objectives for Directors of Development: number of annual visits, number of gift proposals, unit fundraising goal and personal fundraising goal. Each of these goals are discussed with the director and customized for their specific unit. In addition, each director is to attend the division and development meetings as well as an individual monthly strategy meeting at the University Development office with the Senior Director of Development for Constituent Programs.

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