Development and Alumni Relations, Assistant Dean Beasley School
The Assistant Dean is the law school's senior development officer
and is charged with leadership, direction, and coordination of the
law school's institutional advancement efforts. The Assistant Dean
will create and drive the strategy as well as lead and manage the
staff and operations for fundraising, external relations, and
alumni relations for the college. The Assistant Dean will cultivate
and manage relationships with current and prospective donors,
including identifying, cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding
those with capacity for gifts of $100,000 and higher.
This individual will work closely with Institutional Advancement
central operations to leverage the resources available to increase
the dollars and donor base for the unit. Serving as a liaison
between both, this individual will align unit-based priorities with
those of institutional leadership. The Assistant Dean will serve on
the Dean's administrative leadership team and will create and
implement strategies designed to support the funding and
implementation of the dean's priorities.
This person must be a highly energetic, driven, organized,
intellectually curious and enthusiastic professional with a track
record of building donor relationships and facilitating meaningful
gifting opportunities and partnerships. To be successful, the
individual must work collaboratively and strategically, demonstrate
good judgement and professionalism, and evidence a strong knowledge
and use of principles, ethics, and best practices of successful
This position will report primarily to the Dean of the Law School
and secondarily to the Vice President for Institutional
Advancement. Performs other duties as assigned.
Please attach a cover letter and current resume.
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Required Education & Experience:
Bachelor's degree and at least seven (7) years of progressively
responsible fundraising / higher education experience. Experience
cultivating and soliciting major gifts and managing alumni
relations and engagement. Demonstrated leadership and staff
management experience. An equivalent combination of education and
experience may be considered.
Required Skills & Abilities:
* Demonstrated oral and written communication and interpersonal
skills along with the ability to effectively interact with a
diverse group of individuals.
* Exceptional organizational and collaborative skills.
* Supervisory skills that include motivational strategies for
* Knowledge of donor instruments including planned giving.
* Computer literacy with knowledge of donor management
* Ability to analyze metrics and reports.
* Demonstrated presentation skills.
* Record of success in strategic fundraising and building
relationships with alumni and related communities.
* Ability to travel to off campus locations and work nights and/or
weekends, as necessary.
* Masters or J.D. degree.
* Knowledge or understanding of law schools and legal
* Experience developing and working on a significant capital
This position requires a background check.
This position is assigned a hybrid work arrangement (on-campus
and remote), the duration of this hybrid work arrangement is at the
discretion of Temple University and the Department.
Temple University values diversity and is committed to equal
opportunity for all persons regardless of age, color, disability,
ethnicity, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex,
sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status protected by
To apply, please visit: https://careers.temple.edu/careers-temple