Associate Director of Development, School of
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1844 and designated a University Center of the State University of
New York in 1962, the University at Albany's broad mission of
excellence in undergraduate and graduate education, research and
public service engages a diverse student body of approximately
17,000 students in nine schools and colleges across three
Located in Albany, New York, New York State's capital, the
University is convenient to Boston, New York City and the
Reporting to the Director
of Development for the School of Business, the Associate Director
of Development designs and executes engagement and solicitation
strategies to secure gifts of $25,000+ from alumni and friends of
the University at Albany, with special responsibility for securing
gifts to the School of Business. The Associate Director will also
increase the number of gifts that merit donors' inclusion in the
1844 Society, which recognizes donors of $1,000+ to the
- Manage a portfolio of approximately 100-150 prospective donors,
engaging and soliciting them for gifts of $1,000 to $25,000+.
- Identify new prospective donors.
- Collaborate closely with the Dean and the Director of
Development to identify and articulate the School's fundraising
priorities and strategies for achieving these priorities.
- Collaborate with the Dean and faculty members to engage and
solicit key prospective donors.
- Work with Donor Relations colleagues to ensure that donors are
properly stewarded, conveying gratitude for and the impact of their
- Maintain accurate records using the development program's
database to record contacts and other activities related to
- Help coordinate special projects and events in support of
- Significant travel and limited evening/weekend work.
- Bachelor's degree from a college or university accredited by a
U.S. Department of Education or internationally recognized
- 3+ years of experience in higher education fundraising or
- Proven success qualifying, engaging and securing gifts from
high-level prospective donors.
- Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
- Demonstrated interpersonal skills and the ability to work
across a complex organization.
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
- Demonstrated integrity and the ability to handle sensitive and
confidential information with appropriate discretion.
- Computer literacy, especially with relational databases.
- Applicants must demonstrate an ability to develop inclusive and
equitable relationships within our diverse campus community.
- Applicants must demonstrate an ability to support diversity,
equity, access, inclusion, and belonging, relative to their
- Experience securing gifts from high-level donors in higher
- 1-3 years of experience in higher education fundraising.
- 1-3 years of experience in fundraising for a School of
Professional Rank and Salary
Range: Associate Director of Fund Raising, SL4; $80,000-90,000.
Special Notes: This position is eligible for hybrid
work. UAlbany provides a comprehensive benefits package for
full-time employees including, the choice between several health
insurance plans and no-cost dental and vision coverage.
Additionally, employees are entitled to 13 holidays per year with
generous vacation and sick time accruals. Employees can also choose
between two retirement vehicles with employer contributions and
receive tuition assistance at SUNY-operated campuses. To see the
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Applicants MUST submit the following documents:
- Cover letter stating all the required minimum qualifications
and any of the applicable preferred qualifications
- Contact information for three professional references
- Writing Sample
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Closing date for receipt of applications: February 12, 2024