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8:00 AM - 5:00 PM M-F

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Job Description Summary / TWC Summary

The Assistant Director of Development for the Bullard Center for Environmental and Climate Justice will oversee the organization’s fundraising efforts, build relationships with individuals and organizations to secure philanthropic and government support, and manage all aspects of the annual fund in support of meeting the Bullard Center strategic and operational goals. The Assistant Director of Development’s responsibilities include developing, implementing, and evaluating fund development strategies that will meaningfully engage and motivate donors to meet annual fund development goals.

Essential Duties Summary
  • Recommends and develops community outreach initiatives to address the problems of environmental and climate justice in environmental justice communities
  • Oversees grant seeking including research, proposal writing, reporting requirements, direct capital campaigns, and other major fundraising drives.
  • Works with the Executive Director of the Center to set annual goals for all aspects of the Annual Fund, which include Development Events, Government and Private Foundation Grants, and Annual Giving Campaign.
  • Meets with prospective donors and supporters on a continual basis to establish effective communications with them.
  • Oversees the fundraising database and tracking system.
  • Supervises and collaborates with other fundraising staff.
  • Develops and implements a comprehensive, written and Annual Fund development plan.
  • Assists the Executive Director in producing reports that evaluate Annual Fund strategies and progress on a regular basis. Project and manage Annual Fund expenses.
  • In cooperation with the Digital Communications Director, develops a digital fundraising strategy and produce materials for the Annual Giving Campaign.
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.


Hiring Range
$63,840.00 - $79,801.00


Master’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university in a field related to the work of the Center.

Required Licensing/Certification

Valid Texas Driver’s License preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of:
  • Federal, State, Local, and County laws.
  • Policies, procedures, and practices.
  • Microsoft Office Professional or similar applications.
Skill in:
  • Effective customer service.
  • Problem-solving and decision-making.
  • Multitasking and time management.
  • Strong organizational.
  • Interpersonal.
  • Both verbal and written communication.

Ability to:
  • Prepare detailed reports.
  • Work independently.
  • Communicate effectively with the ability to articulate a vision and strategy in a way that inspires and motivates a team and focuses their energy on achieving business goals.
  • Detail-oriented with the ability to oversee projects from origin through execution.
Work Experience
  • Requires four (4) to six (6) years of related leadership experience and directly relevant experience in non-profit organizations, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. The candidate will assist the Executive Director in supervising and directing the work activities of staff that relates to fundraising.
  • Requires good independent, interpersonal, and team working skills to be able to communicate aims, creative approach, priorities, and concerns of all communication channels of The Bullard Center clearly and concisely.
  • High-level contact with others in key development positions. Contact usually involves several areas within the University and/or with community, government, business leaders, media, and dignitaries.
Working/Environmental Conditions
  • Routine office environment.
  • Sitting or standing in one location much of the time.
  • Some stooping, lifting, or carrying objects light weight may be required.
  • Use of video display terminal.
  • Availability to work weekends and evenings to represent The Bullard Center.
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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.

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Close Date

Open Until Filled (overrides close field)

Special Instructions to Applicants
Open to all applicants.
Posting Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * D you have a Master’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university in a field related to the work of the Center?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have four (4) to six (6) years of related leadership experience and directly relevant experience in non-profit organizations, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience?
    • 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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