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Position Details

Posting Number TSU202464 Official TSU Title Sr. ASSOCIATE VICE PRESIDENT DEVELOPMENT Grant Title N/A Job Description Summary / TWC Summary

Under general supervision reports to the Vice President for University Advancement and Executive Dir. TSU Foundation. Orchestrates and executes activities related to the analysis, planning, execution, and evaluation of fundraising from alumni, partners, employees, foundations and friends of the University. Provides staff management for working with and through the Texas Southern University Foundation Board, while also playing an important front-line fundraising role. And, have a proven successful fundraising track record.

Essential Duties Summary

• Develop comprehensive fundraising program for the fundraising cycle of identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of private donors. Align, rebuild and transform development operations and collaborate in the creation of enhanced team. Proven competence in preparing and managing an operating budget, including experience in creating credible philanthropic and financial forecasting models in partnership with leadership.
• Working knowledge of all aspects of fundraising including annual giving, corporate and foundation giving, major and principal giving and planned gifts: financial and budgetary concepts.
• Responsible for planning, organizing, and implementing all activities related to constituent and campaign-based fundraising
• Robust quantitative and analytical skills, including the ability to understand complex financial records and make decisions based on data, and the ability to respond quickly to changing business needs and priorities
• Proven ability to successfully manage a portfolio of major and principal gift prospects; ability to coach other staff in the development and successful management of major and principal gift portfolios.,

• Works in tandem with Director of Development, Deans, and Development Officers to establish goals and objectives for each constituent Program
• An ability to aggressively but realistically set and achieve fundraising goals
• Proven ability to motivate staff to keep them engaged, energized, and focused on results and the ability to cultivate a sense of team effort where diversity, inclusiveness, transparency and open communication are valued

• Identify and evaluate professional and support staff, in consultation with the Vice President for University Advancement
• Performs other job-related duties as assigned by the Vice President for University Advancement.



Hiring Range $141,987.00 - $184,584.00 Education

Bachelor’s degree or higher. Master’s degree preferred.

Required Licensing/Certification

Valid Texas Driver’s License preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of:
• Federal, State, Local, and County laws.
• Policies, fundraising procedures, and practices.
• Other job-related software and systems.
• Microsoft Office Professional or similar applications.

Skill in:
• Problem-solving and decision-making.
• Multitasking and time management.
• Fundraising and development.
• Budget management.
• Coordinating work of others.
• Planning activities.
• Strategic planning.
• Leading projects.
• Both verbal and written communication.

Ability to:
• Prepare detailed reports.
• Work independently.
• Communicate effectively.

Work Experience

Ten (10) years of successful and progressively responsible leadership in all aspects of a mature development program, successful fundraising track-record and strength in developing thoughtful donor strategies in a vast and complex organizations.

Working/Environmental Conditions

Limited standing and/or walking.
Handling light weight objects.
Using or carrying equipment.
Stoop, bend or lift.
May require routine travel.

Desired start date Position End Date (if temporary)
UA EEO Statement

It is the policy of Texas Southern University to provide a work environment that is free from discrimination for all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, individuals with disability, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its programs, activities, admissions or employment policies. This policy of equal opportunity is strictly observed in all University employment-related activities such as advertising, recruiting, interviewing, testing, employment training, compensation, promotion, termination, and employment benefits. This policy expressly prohibits harassment and discrimination in employment based on race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, genetic history, national origin, individuals with disability, age, citizenship status, or protected veteran status. This policy shall be adhered to in accordance with the provisions of all applicable federal, state and local laws, including, but not limited to, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act.

Manual of Administrative Policies and Procedures

Close Date 07/02/2021 Open Until Filled (overrides close field) No Special Instructions to Applicants Open to all applicants. Posting Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Bachelor's degree or higher? (Master's degree preferred)
    • Bachelor's Degree or Higher
    • Master's Degree
    • None of the above
  2. * Do you have ten (10) years of successful and progressively responsible leadership in all aspects of a mature development program, successful fundraising track-record and strength in developing thoughtful donor strategies in a vast and complex organizations?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have experience with Microsoft Office software such as Word, Excel, Power Point and Access and other job related software ?
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. Official Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document
  2. Reference Letter 1
  3. Reference Letter 2
  4. Reference Letter 3

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