Urban & Regional Planning,
Other Academic Affairs,
Business & Administrative Affairs,
Community Relations & Institutional Outreach,
Development & Advancement
The Associate Director of Advancement, School of Architecture and
Planning, will play an integral role in a comprehensive advancement
program, geared to successfully meet the University’s goals for
short and long-term private support. Duties and assignments
include, but are not limited to, identifying, cultivating,
soliciting, and stewarding constituents capable of making major
gifts of $50,000 or more. The Associate Director will be tasked
with developing, strengthening and growing a full pipeline of
prospects across the full spectrum of stage development, ranging
from discovery through stewardship.
Desired candidates are those that seek a challenging and
results-oriented opportunity within a complex, diverse and
multidisciplinary organization. Candidates with a strong track
record of goal-achievement, a passion for higher education and
research, and who are intellectually curious about the social and
community impact of higher education and its constituent’s
philanthropic passions are encouraged to apply.
UB is a premier, research-intensive public university dedicated to
academic excellence and making a positive impact on the world.
Building strong connections with our 275,000+ alumni and donors
worldwide is critical to fueling UB’s future, which includes the
aspiration to be situated in the Top 25 of American public
universities. Through the $1 billion Boldly Buffalo campaign, the
Division of University Advancement is leading that charge by
helping foster a new UB environment that broadens opportunities for
alumni engagement, capitalizes on positive student experiences and
builds philanthropic support.
• Bachelor’s degree
• A minimum of three years in a fund-development role, with
demonstrated success in goal-achievement, planning and personal
solicitation. Related experience in professional sales/marketing,
financial planning/advising and other fields will be
• Excellent written and oral communication skills; strong
interpersonal skills; an intellectual curiosity; the ability to
deal with complex concepts and ambiguity as well as to negotiate
• Technical/digital competence;
• Demonstrated commitment to collaboration as well as the ability
to work well both independently and collectively with a diverse
team and donor/prospect constituency.
• Excellent judgement, listening skills, and diplomacy.
• Ability to travel up to 50% of the time (primarily beyond the
borders of WNY ) and to work evenings and on occasional
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