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Director of Development - Regional

Employer
Clemson University
Location
South Carolina, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Jul 1, 2024

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Position Type
Fundraising, Other Fundraising
Fields
Education
Employment Type
Full Time

Clemson University



Job ID:109053

Location:Remote Work

Full/Part Time:Full-Time

Regular/Temporary:Regular

JOB SUMMARY:

Clemson University's Regional Development Team is looking for two Director's of Development to fulfill the following duties:
  • Serves as Director of Development in a remote capacity for the Western U.S. region as part of the Regional Development program within the University Development Team and Advancement Division.
  • In conjunction with the Senior Director of Regional Development, assists in the creation and implementation of a comprehensive regional major gift strategy that ensures a collaborative approach to expanding the University's engagement and fundraising efforts in the Western United States.
  • Identifies, cultivates, solicits and stewards major gifts from university-wide Western U.S. alumni, parents, and friends of Clemson University.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


JOB DUTIES:

80% - Essential - Fundraising:
Manages a dynamic portfolio of major gift prospects and donors (up to 150 maximum) who have the capacity to make significant philanthropic gifts of $50,000 and above that will have a lasting impact on Clemson University. Identifies, cultivates, solicits, and stewards gifts from university-wide alumni, parents and friends through through 15-18 visits a month. Raises minimum of $1.25M annually with subsequent years' goals determined in conjunction with the Senior Director of Development. Creates and implements strategic prospect plans to increase the overall number of donors and level of commitments within the regional development program. Documents all donor and alumni interactions in centralized database.

10% - Essential - Strategic Collaboration:
Develops relationships to facilitate collaboration with team members across the Advancement Division, including College/Unit based colleagues, Planned Giving, Annual Giving, Alumni Engagement and other stakeholders to advance the philanthropic strategies and priorities of the University and Colleges throughout the Western U.S. Actively collaborates with members of the donor relations team to assist in strategic stewardship of assigned donors.

10% - Essential - Stewardship and Engagement:
Coordinates cultivation, stewardship and donor engagement opportunities and events related to development activities.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Education: Bachelor's Degree

Work Experience: 1+ years' experience in alumni engagement, fundraising, business development, journalism or communication..

PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS:

Work Experience: 3+ years of fundraising experience with demonstrated ability to close six-figure gifts.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

JOB KNOWLEDGE
Fundamental Job Knowledge - Fundamental working knowledge of concepts, practices and procedures and ability to apply in varied situations

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
Supervises Student Workers only - Supervises Student workers only

BUDGETARY RESPONSIBILITIES
Monitors Budget - Does not provide input but is responsible for monitoring the departmental budget and may oversee fund allocation.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Work Experience: 3+ years of fundraising experience with demonstrated ability to close six-figure gifts.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

50% - Overnight and day travel

Expected to participate in meetings with main campus colleagues which take place on Eastern Standard Time.

WORK SCHEDULE:

Standard Hours:: 37.5/week

APPLICATION DEADLINE:

July 30, 2024 @ 11:59 PM

CLOSING STATEMENT:

Clemson University is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate against any person or group on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, pregnancy (including childbirth, or related medical condition), national origin, age, disability, veteran's status, genetic information, or any other personal characteristic protected under applicable federal or state law. Clemson University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and encourages applications from minorities and women.





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