The Associate Director of Development serves as the frontline
fundraiser for the Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum (PPFAM)
through planning, coordinating and implementing of the individual
major donor program to build the donor base and meet the
organization's fundraising goals. Responsible for the direct
cultivation and solicitation of major gifts and development of
cultivation strategies for overall success.
- Develops, plans, and implements strategies to secure gift
funding from individuals, corporations, and foundations in support
of the fund-raising priorities of the University and PPFAM, Directs
all fundraising activities relative to the unit. Initiates, plans
and coordinates the development of donor cultivation, development
of proposals and solicitations of gifts and grants at the major
gift levels specifically focused on the unit.
- Solicits support from previous and potential donors to the
University. Meets with potential donors on campus and in the
community. Travels locally and nationally, when required, to meet
with prospective donors. Attends meetings, gatherings or
- Organizes, promotes and maintains collaborative working
relationships with key leadership, staff and volunteers in support
of FIU. Works in tandem with development specialists in several
areas, as well as with other college development officers, deans,
directors and the Advancement Services area.
- Develops and directs all fundraising activities assigned to the
PPFAM. Meets the annual goal for personal contacts as established
by the Sr. VP, Advancement and agreed-upon annual fundraising goal,
set jointly by the Directors of PPFAM and Advancement
- Serves as liaison with volunteer groups supporting the
University and the unit. Engages in networking opportunities in the
community that will generate greater awareness of the PPFAM and
increase partnership opportunities. Accesses confidential
information regarding gifts and donors. Represents the University
and the PPFAM at public functions as needed.
- Implements policies and procedures for fundraising activities
- Handles donated funds in the form of checks, stocks or other
negotiable securities. Receives donated funds in the forms of
checks or negotiable securities. Accesses confidential information
regarding gifts and donors, and must maintain office policies on
- Oversees the stewardship of gifts and grants within the
assigned unit. Ensures the awarding of scholarship funds
established by charitable donations in the assigned unit, and for
stewarding scholarship gifts in the unit.
- Participates in university-wide prospect management,
cultivation and stewardship of donors and prospects. Develops and
implements a strategic work plan that focuses on the internal and
external objectives of University Advancement and the PPFAM.
- Assists in the development and coordination of efforts
associated with volunteer, industry, advisory boards and programs
at the Frost Art Museum. Supports industry relations