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10 Jan 2017

Developemnt/Senior Dir/ CBA

Central Michigan University – Posted by SACJobs Mount Pleasant, Michigan, United States

Job Description

The Senior Director of Development in the College of Business Administration at CMU serves as an advancement leader, major gifts officer, and integral team member in the University’s advancement team. As a member of the advancement team, the successful candidate will work with alumni, corporations, foundations, and other key constituent prospects to solicit and close major gifts for the College of Business Administration. Candidate will establish and implement a strategic plan for the College of Business Administration to identify, cultivate, solicit and steward major donors. In addition to these leadership responsibilities, this position will maintain a significant prospect portfolio working with some of the university’s most generous alumni and friends. It is anticipated that this position will make 176+ visits, drive 36+ proposals with over half at six figures or more, and close gifts exceeding $3.5 million annually. This position reports to the Associate VP for Advancement.~Bachelor’s degree.

  • Five years of experience in major gift fundraising or a related field.
  • Aggressive sales mentality with the ability to provide strategic leadership; strong customer service orientation; strong oral and written communications skills; donor/customer-centered thinking.
  • Ability and willingness to travel extensively.
  • A person with strong character and leadership abilities and excellent human relations skills to represent the University effectively with its alumni, parents and other external constituents. Must be a passionate, high-energy individual with a history of success in previous work experience and a desire to work in higher education.
  • Demonstrated commitment to and knowledge of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action.
  • Ability to perform the essential functions of the job.

Start Date: 1/9/2017 – Approximate
Education: Bachelor’s Degree Required
Work Experience: 5-7 Years

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Job Tags: Developemnt and Senior Director.


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