Director of Annual Giving

University of North Carolina at Charlotte
February 01, 2023
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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Contract Type:Open-ended
Working Time:Full time
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General Information

Position Number 001273

Vacancy Open to All Candidates Working Title Director of Annual Giving Position Designation EHRA Non-Faculty Employment Type Permanent - Full-time Months per Year 12 Work Schedule

Monday – Friday, 8am – 5pm. Nights and weekends as needed for fundraising

Hours per week 40 FLSA Status Exempt Division Athletics Department Athletics (Adm) Work Location Student Activity Center Salary Range Primary Purpose of Department

The mission of the Athletic Department at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte is to operate within the perspective of the overall educational programs. With a balanced program that supports equitable opportunities for all students and staff, the department promotes a total person concept that provides its student-athletes with the necessary tools to successful in academic, athletic and social settings. The Department of Athletic supports the highest ethical standards of the University, the NCAA and conference affiliation.

Primary Purpose of Position

The Director of Annual Giving (“Director”) provides overall strategy, leadership and direction for the Charlotte Athletic Foundation's annual giving program. The Director oversees the comprehensive strategy and implementation of all annual fund activities, to include priority seating/parking benefits as well as special interest groups such as sport-specific giving, former student- athlete campaigns, Niner Nation Gives, and others as identified. The Director manages all aspects of annual giving while maintaining a portfolio of donors and prospects. The Director will also serve as a development liaison to a limited number of sport programs.

Summary of Position Responsibilities

The Director takes direction from the Chief Operating Officer and works in close partnership with the Executive Director, providing leadership to an Assistant Director of Annual Giving. The Director will also work closely with the Athletic Foundation's Event/Stewardship Coordinator to appropriately acknowledge annual fund donors.

Minimum Education/Experience

  • Bachelor's degree and 3 years fundraising experience
  • Excellent verbal, writing and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and multi-task in an ever-changing environment
  • Ability to travel and work nights, weekends, and holidays
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills
  • Must hold a current, valid driver's license
  • Preferred Education, Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Master's degree and 5 years fundraising experience at a Division I athletics program
  • Minimum one-year experience in a lead annual fund/sales role
  • Ability to interpret complex data to guide strategic decision
  • Experience developing and implementing an annual fund campaign
  • Working knowledge of Paciolan and Microsoft Office Suite programs
  • Necessary Certifications/Licenses Preferred Certifications/Licenses Special Notes to Applicants

  • Information about the university's benefits package can be found at https: //
  • The finalist will be subject to a criminal background check.
  • Posting Open Date 01/09/2023 Posting Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Proposed Hire Date 02/01/2023 If time-limited please indicate appointment end date Contact Information

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