The College Foundation of the University of Virginia, which exists to support the College and Graduate School of Arts & Sciences, is conducting a search for a Director of Development.
The Director of Development will manage a portfolio of approximately 150-200 prospects, including the qualification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of gifts ranging from $100,000 to $1M. The incumbent will travel to assigned territories, to build and advance strong personal and professional relationships with alumni, parents and friends of the College and Graduate School of Arts & Sciences.
This position works collaboratively with colleagues in the College Foundation office to devise overall strategic planning for the College's strategic and departmental fund raising initiatives, and independently to develop donor relationships and to solicit gifts.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Major Gift Fundraising Activities
This position reports to the Vice President of Development of the College Foundation. The annual salary will be commensurate with experience. The College Foundation offers generous benefits, including full health insurance coverage for employees and a 403(b) retirement plan.
Applicants should send a cover letter and resume via email to Erin Dinger, Director of Finance and Human Resources, at email@example.com. Review of applications will begin immediately. The position becomes available January 2, 2017, and will remain open until filled. The College Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and members of minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply.
The College Foundation of the University of Virginia is a 501(c)(3), University-Related Foundation whose mission is to raise and invest private funds for the benefit of the College and Graduate School of Arts & Sciences. Governed by a 40-member volunteer Board of Trustees, and organizationally aligned with the Dean of Arts & Sciences, it employs a team of approximately 30 advancement professionals.
The College Foundation provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. The College Foundation complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the Foundation has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.
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