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Director, Annual Giving

North Carolina Central University
North Carolina, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Nov 3, 2022

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Director, Annual Giving

North Carolina Central University

Closing Date: at 11:55 PM

Primary Purpose of Position:
This is an EPA position located in the Division of Institutional Advancement at North Carolina Central University. The Director of Annual Giving is essential in targeting efforts at garnering annual support from alumni, faculty, staff, corporations, businesses, and friends. The Director of Annual Giving will develop and implement the annual fund strategies and programs that include the identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of annual gifts from trustees, alumni, parents, and friends, including personal solicitations, telemarketing, and direct mail. This program is pivotal within the University for it is the initial solicitation contact that many individuals have with the University after graduation.

Minimum Education/Experience:
Bachelor’s degree and three to five years of successful annual giving management experience. Demonstrate knowledge of the principles and practices associated with fundraising in higher education including direct mail, telephone solicitations, reunion giving and donor relations. Experience in leading an entire annual fund effort, from strategizing to implementation to management of a creative staff. This director will need mature management and communication skills, the ability to shepherd a targeted effort within a large and more complex department, and the operational skills that ensure tactical project management.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Strong computer and analytical skills are required along with excellent writing and communication skills. It is important for a candidate to feel a commitment to the academic institution, mission, programs, and future aspirations of the university.

A results-oriented individual, who demonstrates the ability to work well with people at all levels of an organization, warmly develops relationships with diverse constituencies, and simultaneously employs keen judgment has the best opportunity for success. Require a strong, collaborative, energetic individual with seasoned fundraising skills.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link:

North Carolina Central University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.


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