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Director, Development

Director, Development

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US-NY-New York
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Band 54
Tisch School of the Arts (TS1035)
External Affairs (Administrators)

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Position Summary

Develop and implement fundraising strategies and programs unique to the financial needs of the Tisch School of the Arts (TSOA) concentrating on major gifts and potential parents, alumni and student donors. Design research to identify and cultivate donors; determine short- and long-term donor cultivation strategies. Develop and manage donor portfolio. Direct planning and organization of events for Tisch alumni, students, and parents. Supervise staff and manage budget.


Required Education:
Bachelor's degree and

Required Experience:
7-8 years' progressibly responsible professional level experience in development, fundraising, events management, and staff supervision or an equivalent combination.

Preferred Experience:
Experience in an academic environment and/or arts organization.

Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to take initiative, build a team atmosphere and interact with a diverse population. Ability to strategize and meet fundraising goals. Knowledge of standard office software. Excellent communication skills, both verbal and in writing. Ability to manage staff and interact with a diverse population. Demonstrated ability to strategize, interact effectively with alumni, faculty, donors, and officers, and to meet fundraising goals.

Additional Information

EOE/AA/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

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