Director of Development, College of Health and Sciences
North Carolina Central University
Closing Date: at 11:55 PM
Primary Purpose of Position:
The Director of Development will manage a portfolio to identify,
qualify, cultivate and steward potential major gift donors with a
focus on increasing the pipeline of major gift ($25,000 and above)
prospects and private support for the College of Health and
Sciences. This position will partner with the Assistant VC of
Development, Deans, department heads, faculty, staff, and volunteer
advisory boards for the College of Health and Sciences for
philanthropic support priorities, and will have regular formal
strategy meetings with the deans and Assistant VC. Metrics for this
position will be based on documented meaningful engagement with
qualified prospects, proposals, and secured gifts based on fiscal
year fundraising goals. This position reports to the Assistant Vice
Chancellor for Development
A Bachelor’s degree with Five to Seven (5 to 7) years of experience
in major gift fundraising with a solid track record of securing
major gifts, or related and transferable experience from corporate,
community or philanthropic organizations.
The use of Raiser’s Edge for all documentation of fundraising
activity, proposals, and secured gifts is required.
Travel required including some overnights and weekends.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Candidate must demonstrate the ability to design and implement
effective cultivation, solicitation and stewardship
Excellent communication skills with the ability to speak credibly
about higher education and the aspirations of the University and
College of Health and Sciences.
Ability to work in a system that emphasizes measurable objectives,
including goals and metrics for major gift activity and dollars
Proficiency in Outlook, Excel, Word.
Experience using Raiser’s Edge or other Advancement
Ability to work with diverse constituents while multi-tasking
Special Instructions to Applicants:
To be considered for this position please visit our web site and
apply on line at the following link: https://jobs.nccu.edu/
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.