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Classification Information

Classification Type EHRA

Position Overview

Primary Purpose of Position

The Director of Development is responsible for designing strategies that will permit the institution to acquire, manage, and distribute funds that will enhance the educational mission of the institution. This position is responsible for planning, developing, and implementing approaches to acquire or solicit funds from various sources including governmental grant programs, public/private foundations, corporate giving programs, through individual or small group gifts and bequests, capital campaigns, special projects, and through other sources. The Director of Development is also responsible for coordinating the long-range planning program of giving opportunities; for providing effective systems of communications between the institution and the current and potential funding sources of the institution; and for developing and maintaining data gathering and informational systems.

Primary Function of Organizational Unit

The Division of University Advancement is one of seven administrative divisions at North Carolina A&T State University. Our mission is to support the university through the enhancement and management of private resources by expanding opportunities for engagement, increasing the division's resources, strengthening the university's brand, and improving communications.

Minimum Requirements

Minimum of a bachelor's degree required with related experience. Experience in development with a non-profit or in higher education preferred. Ability to work independently and in teams, meet high goals and interact effectively with alumni, friends, faculty and staff in a comprehensive research university setting. Willingness to travel and work weekends.

Preferred Years Experience, Skills, Training, Education

  • Master's degree.
  • Seven years or more of related experience.
  • Skills and experience relevant to securing major gifts, which can include front line fundraising, financial advising, and estate planning
  • A strategic, entrepreneurial, and innovative approach to fundraising
  • A knowledge of contemporary philanthropy and the vehicles available to individuals to achieve their philanthropic goals
  • A proven ability to self-motivate and work both independently and collaboratively
  • The capacity to communicate with a wide variety of individuals and inspire them to support programming in a broad range of University programs
  • An understanding of complex, comprehensive institutions and an appreciation for and understanding of diverse audiences and communities.
  • Required License or Certification

    Position Information

    Working Title Director of Development

    Position Number 009700 Recruitment Salary Range Commensurate with education and experience FLSA Exempt Position Type Staff Appointment Type Permanent - Full-time Tenure Track No FTE 40 hours/week, 12 months If Time Limited, Appointment Length Organizational Division Assoc VC for Development Organizational Location VC for University Advancement Organizational Unit Major & Constituent Giving

    Posting Detail Information

    Posting Number EPA1655

    Open Date 01/19/2023 Close Date - for postings that do not use Open Until Filled Open Until Filled Yes Open Until Filled Minimum Application Period Postings: Positions remaining posted after this date are continuing to accept applications, but may close at any time. Applications received by this date will receive full consideration, applications received after this date may receive consideration depending upon the status of the search 02/28/2023 Date Position Available 02/01/2023 Special Instructions to Applicant

    You must complete and submit an electronic application for employment to be considered. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing an electronic application. Applicants seeking Veteran's Preference must attach a DD 214 form. Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty with your application during the process of applying to the job posting. Final candidates are subject to criminal and sex offender background checks. North Carolina A&T State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. North Carolina A&T State University is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. No one who applies or seeks employment will be denied admission to or employment at North Carolina A&T State University on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, disabling condition, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or sexual orientation and sexual identity. Applicants for this position ( # 009700 ) will also be considered for Position # 009911 and Position # 009705. You may submit one application to be considered for all three positions.

    Supplemental Questions

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  • What experience have you had in private and public fundraising?
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
  • Public Job Posting
  • Internal Job Posting
  • Agency Referral
  • Advertisement/Publication
  • Personal Referral
  • Website
  • Other
  • If you indicated you learned of this employment opportunity from an “Other” source please advise where you learned of the position:
  • (Open Ended Question)

    Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Optional Documents

  • Copy of Education Transcripts
  • Other Document
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