Posting DetailsPosting Number S09918P
Working Title Director of Principal Gifts Department DAR-Principal Gifts About the University of Georgia
Since our founding in 1785, the University of Georgia has operated as Georgia's oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education (https: // www. uga.edu/). The proof is in our more than 235 years of academic and professional achievements and our continual commitment to higher education. UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University's main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,700 full-time staff. The University's enrollment exceeds 40,000 students including over 30,000 undergraduates and over 10,000 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 18 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.
About the College/Unit/Department
Division of Development and Alumni Relations
The Division of Development and Alumni Relations at the University of Georgia advances the goals, objectives, and priorities of the university by generating private financial support, building, and maintaining relationships with alumni and donors, and assisting students with career development opportunities.
College/Unit/Department website https: // give.uga.edu/ and https: // dar.uga.edu/ Posting Type External Retirement Plan TRS or ORP Employment Type Employee Benefits Eligibility Benefits Eligible Full/Part time Full Time Work Schedule Additional Schedule Information
8:00am–5:00pm; Must be willing and able to work weekends and evenings as necessary
Advertised Salary Commensurate with qualifications and experience Posting Date 02/15/2023 Open until filled Yes Closing Date Proposed Starting Date 05/01/2023 Special Instructions to Applicants
Location of Vacancy Athens Area EEO Policy Statement
The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR ([email protected]).
Position InformationClassification Title Development/Fundraising Professional
FLSA Exempt FTE 1.00 Minimum Qualifications
Requires at least a baccalaureate degree in the field. Please contact your Human Resources office for an evaluation of education/experience in lieu of the required minimum qualifications.
The Director of Principal Gifts reports to the Senior Executive Director of Development and works as part of the overall Principal Gifts team within the Office of Development & Alumni Relations. The individual will serve as a visible front-line fundraiser and manage a portfolio of 30-40 high-capacity, multi-million dollar prospects. The position will work closely with the Vice President for Development and Alumni Relations, the Senior Executive Directors of Development, the President, Deans, and with other key academic leaders to set short and long-term donor-centric strategies. The incumbent will be responsible for developing initiatives to advance each prospect's meaningful connection to the university to inspire their most generous support to campus priorities.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies
Additional Division Expectations:
Is driving a responsibility of this position? Yes Is this a Position of Trust? Yes Does this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources? Yes Does this position require a P-Card? No Is having a P-Card an essential function of this position? No Does this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care? No Does this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications) Yes Credit and P-Card policy
Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions with financial responsibilities. For additional information about the credit check criteria, visit the UGA Credit Background Check website.
Maintain a portfolio of 30-40 Principal Gifts prospects, requiring visitation and face-to-face interaction on campus and off-site.
Percentage of time 35 Duties/Responsibilities
Design and implement fundraising strategies to secure principal gifts in support of the University's strategic priorities.
Percentage of time 30 Duties/Responsibilities
Work collaboratively with development and alumni colleagues across campus on prospects to maximize giving potential for schools, colleges, and unit fundraising priorities.
Percentage of time 20 Duties/Responsibilities
Complete managerial processes critical to travel, scheduled meetings, and fundraising performance.
Percentage of time 10 Duties/Responsibilities
Percentage of time 5Contact Information
For questions concerning this position or recruitment progression, please refer to the Recruitment Contact listed below.
Recruitment Contact Name Development & Alumni Relations' Office of Talent Management Recruitment Contact Email [email protected] Recruitment Contact PhonePosting Specific Questions
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