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Associate Director of Development, Student Affairs

University of Maryland at College Park
College Park, Maryland
Posted Date
Oct 26, 2022

Job Details

The Associate Director of Development is responsible for discovering, cultivating, soliciting and closing gifts of $50,000 – $1M+ and developing a strong portfolio of approximately 100 prospects. This development professional is expected to quickly gain and present an expansive knowledge of the Division of Student Affairs and the University of Maryland. The Associate Director will develop and implement major gift strategies in consultation with the Director of Development for Student Affairs as well as other Division of Student Affairs and University Relations colleagues. The Associate Director will also liaise with the Assistant Vice President for Engagement within the Division of Student Affairs.

Bachelor’s Degree required



  • At least 5 years of experience related to development or fundraising work. 
  • A proven record of working effectively initiating and building relationships with prospects and donors is required.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • The chosen candidate must be a highly energetic professional with a track record of building donor relationships and closing gifts in the five to six-figure range.
  • Candidates must have the ability to work collaboratively and strategically with other fundraising professionals, volunteers, and campus leaders.


Founded in 1856, University of Maryland, College Park is the state’s flagship institution. Our 1,250-acre College Park campus is just minutes away from Washington, D.C., and the nexus of the nation’s legislative, executive, and judicial centers of power. This unique proximity to business and technology leaders, federal departments and agencies, and a myriad of research entities, embassies, think tanks, cultural centers, and non-profit organizations is simply unparalleled. Synergistic opportunities for our faculty and students abound and are virtually limitless in the nation’s capital and surrounding areas. The University is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff that will enhance our stature of preeminence in our three missions of teaching, scholarship, and full engagement in our community, the state of Maryland, and in the world.

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