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Georgia State University College of Law | Associate Director Development

Georgia State University College of Law
Georgia, United States
Competitive Salary
Posted date
Aug 24, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Development & Advancement
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Full Time
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Associate Director - Development and Alumni Affairs

Georgia State University College of Law

Georgia State University College of Law currently seeks a dynamic individual to serve as Associate Director for Development. Reporting to the Assistant Dean for Law Development and Alumni Affairs, this position will manage the college's annual gift campaigns, specifically working to meet both annual giving and alumni participation goals and taking lead responsibility for the Annual Fund while supporting the meaningful relationships the College shares with its graduates and supporters.

Essential responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:

  • Identifies, cultivates, and maintains relationships with donors and volunteers.
  • Develops and manages a portfolio of major and minor gift prospects through the entire cycle of development.
  • Manages annual and class gift campaigns and provide organizational support for the alumni association.
  • Identifies fundraising priorities and devises plans and strategies to accomplish goals.
  • Establishes short and long-term goals for the development effort, including fundraising strategies, and building cases for support.
  • Work collaboratively with the deans, faculty, and development colleagues in support of fundraising initiatives.
  • Utilizes appropriate development and reporting processes.
  • Monitors and objectively evaluates all fundraising appeals.
  • Develops standard activities and other appropriate statistical reports on annual gifts.
  • Manages annual gift campaign.
  • Establishes a core group of volunteers and oversee the performance and engagement of those volunteers.
  • Staffs all major external relations programs and regional events as needed.
  • Undertakes special assignments as requested.

The position will require some evening work to accommodate evening and weekend development-related events.  Application review for this position will begin immediately and interviews scheduled on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

Part of one of the Southeast’s largest comprehensive research universities, Georgia State Law is a dynamic urban-centered law school located in the heart of Atlanta with approximately 650 full- and part-time students. The College of Law brings together a dynamic group of faculty and staff who promote scholarship and service that enriches the legal profession and communities we serve. Our community fosters a culture based on ambition, hard work, dedication and perseverance.  We encourage applications from candidates who would diversify our organization. 

  Minimum Qualifications: 

Bachelor's degree and two years of experience in solicitation of gifts up to $25,000; or a combination of education and related experience.

  Preferred Hiring Qualifications: 
  • Higher education fundraising experience
  • Demonstrated success at raising funds by developing and implementing cultivation and experience
  • Demonstrated commitment to supporting a diverse working and learning environment
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and presentation skills
  • Strong negotiation and closing skills

 Special Instructions: 

In addition to a completed application, a cover letter, resume, and list of professional references are required for consideration.

Application Submission: 

Georgia State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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