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Director of Development - Institutional Advancement

Employer
Utah Valley University
Location
Utah, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Jul 20, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Development & Advancement
Employment Level
Executive
Employment Type
Full Time
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Director of Development - Institutional Advancement

Position Category: Staff - Full-Time

Summary:
Reporting to the Associate Vice President for Development and collaborating with directors of development embedded in units across campus. The Director of Development, Gift Planning (DOD-GP) will be responsible for maintaining Utah Valley University's (UVU) portfolio of committed planned gift donors and expanding reach to gift planning prospects. The DOD-GP will manage a coordinator and will seek new and maintain existing relationships with high net-worth prospects, donors, and professional advisors to acquire deferred gifts, trusts, bequests, annuities, and other types of planned gifts to benefit Utah Valley University's growing population of diverse students.

The DOD-GP is one of ten frontline fundraisers on campus and will join a growing development team of professionals who will be raising philanthropic funds for the university's inaugural comprehensive campaign, which will launch publicly this fall. UVU's Institutional Advancement team of over fifty-five Alumni Relations, Strategic Engagement, Advancement Services, and Development teammates are planning the university's first comprehensive fundraising campaign that will launch at the President's Scholarship Ball in October 2022.

UVU offers competitive benefits and retirement packages, free staff parking, and opportunities for professional development and growth. UVU offers an excellent benefits package that includes a generous leave policy, 13 paid holidays, affordable medical and dental insurance options, life and AD&D insurance, tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents, and substantial employer contribution to a retirement plan.

Benefits PT:
You may be eligible to receive a tuition waiver for one class after 6 consecutive months of employment and a minimum of 480 hours worked. Dependents do not qualify for a waiver.

Required Qualifications:
Graduation from an accredited institution with a bachelor’s degree in a related discipline plus three years of staff level experience OR an equivalent combination of education and/or experience related to the Summary of Duties totaling seven years.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge:· Estate Planning· Fundraising/donor engagement process· IRS rules and regulations· Board structure· Computer Programs (Crescendo and Raiser’s Edge preferred)
Skills:· Legal Research· Gift planning· Board management· Gift negotiation· Employee and volunteer management· Excellent writing and communication skills· Organizational skills· Planning and logistics· Abilities· Interacts with people from various socio-economic backgrounds.· Ability to multi-task· Organization abilities· Ability to think creatively· Self-Motivated

Preferred Qualifications:
Juris doctorate.

Physical Requirements:
· Rarely - Climbing, ascending or descending from a ladder, stairs scaffolding, etc.· Rarely - Bending or stooping; bending downward and forward by bending spine at waist or by bending leg/spine.· Rarely - Twisting; tuning the upper body while maintaining a stationary at lower body position.· Rarely - Kneeling; bending at the knee to come to a rest on knee or knees.· Rarely - Crawling; moving about on hands and knees or hand and feet.· Rarely - Reaching; extending hand(s) and arm(s) overhead, lower or horizontally of the body.· Occasionally - Standing; particularly for extending periods of time.· Consistently - Sitting; particularly for extending periods of time.· Frequently - Walking; moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly for long distances or moving from one work site to another. Excludes walking to/from work area or cafeteria, etc.· Consistently - Vision ability; close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.· Consistently - Fine Hand Manipulation; fingering, picking pinching, typing or otherwise working primarily with fingers rather than the whole hand.· Rarely - Pushing/Pulling; using upper extremities to press against something with a steady force in order to thrust forward, downward or outward or to exert force in order to draw, haul, or tug objects in a sustained motion.· Rarely - Grasping; applying pressure to an object with the finger or palm.· Consistently - Talking; expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word. Those activities in which they must be convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately, loudly or quickly.· Consistently - Hearing; perceiving the nature of sounds at normal speaking level with or without correction. Ability to receive detailed information through oral communication and to make the discriminations in sound.· Consistently - Seeing; required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and reports; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive inspection involving small defects, small parts, operations of machines (including inspection) or to make general observations facilities or structure (i.e. security guard, inspectors, etc.); using measurement devices; and/or assembly or fabrication parts at distance close to eye.· Rarely - Lifting; raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position-to-position. Up to 10 pounds

Benefits Summary:
UVU offers an excellent benefits package that includes a generous leave policy, 13 paid holidays, affordable medical and dental insurance options, life and AD&D insurance, tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents, and substantial employer contribution to a retirement plan.

Benefits PT:
You may be eligible to receive a tuition waiver for one class after 6 consecutive months of employment and a minimum of 480 hours worked. Dependents do not qualify for a waiver.

FLSA: Exempt

Pay Range: $71,859 - $89,823

Advertisement Number: STA152022
Open Date: 07/06/2022
Review Start Date: 07/23/2022
Close Date: 8/31/2022
Open Until Filled: No

Special Instructions to Applicant: Priority consideration will be given to those applicants who apply on or before the “Review Start Date." This job advertisement may close at any time after the review date.

To apply, visit: https://www.uvu.jobs/postings/29829

Employment decisions are made on the basis of an applicant’s qualifications and ability to perform the job without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age (40 and over), disability, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, or pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or other bases protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.



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