Reporting to the Assistant AD for Leadership Giving, the
Development Officer will assist with high-level giving or
fundraising efforts of the Tiger Scholarship Fund for the
University of Missouri’s Athletics Department.
Day-to-day activities will include:
Developing and implementing a comprehensive major gifts program to
support Athletics at the University, including strategies for
identifying, qualifying, cultivating, and soliciting major gift
Preparing and presenting major gift proposals.
Managing a portfolio of major gift prospects and donors; developing
and maintaining relationships with these individuals to secure
gifts in support of Athletics priorities.
Working alongside the Associate Athletic Director to establish a
plan with specific goals and timetables to raise major and planned
gifts within the scope of special projects, campaigns, endowment or
annual fundraising needs.
Conducting prospect research and identification that will lead to
the solicitation of individual major gifts.
Maintaining a portfolio of 150 donors and prospects with typical
solicitation ranges of $50,000 - $1 million plus.
This position will participate in Athletic events as appropriate.
This includes, but is not limited to, home and away football games,
home and away men's basketball games and other donor engagement
Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm; Nights, Weekends, and Travel as
A Bachelor's degree in related/ relevant area or an equivalent
combination of education and experience and at least 2 years of
experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be
acquired is necessary.
Preferred Qualifications: Prior experience in a NCAA Development
Program handling major gifts.
Anticipated Hiring Range
This opportunity includes a best-in-class compensation package that
includes lump sum incentives tied to annual fund renewals and new
Salary Range: $50,367 - $70,880
University Title: Advancement Officer
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Columbia, Mo., is known as an ideal college town, combining
small-town comforts, community spirit and low cost of living with
big-city culture, activities and resources. Home to nationally
renowned public schools and other colleges and educational centers,
Columbia is packed with restaurants and entertainment venues and
hosts more than a dozen annual cultural festivals.
This position is eligible for University benefits. The University
offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental
and vision plans, retirement, paid time off, and educational fee
discounts. For additional information on University benefits,
please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at http://www.umsystem.edu/totalrewards/benefits
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