Bachelor's degreePreferred Education:
Master's degree or MBARequired Experience:
Ten years (+) professional responsible development experience. Proven record of successful solicitation of large gifts. Strong administrative and human resources management skills, and strategic planning and implementation skills. Experience managing multiple and complex departments. Experience in establishing performance metrics, evaluating performance outcomes and implementing performance improvement strategies.Preferred Experience:
Professional experience in an academic environment.Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Excellent organizational and writing skills. Commitment to high performance and teamwork. Proven ability and desire to reach increasing goals. Familiarity with best practices and effective options of annual giving programs, corporate and foundation relations, major gifts programs, planned giving instruments etc. Ability to successfully navigate a complex and highly matrix environment. Ability to manage multiple strategies and tactics to motivate and influence employees and annual results.Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Dedicated to forging strong relationships among direct reports, partners, peers, University Leadership, trustees, donors and prospects.