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Central Director of Development

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Job Details
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Company Name
Troy University
Physical Address

Troy, AL 36082
Job Description
  1. Position Information
  1. Job Summary

The Central Director of Development position is responsible for the identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of individuals or businesses capable of giving at least $25,000 to the University. The individual will manage a portfolio of prospects from all constituencies including alumni, faculty, administration, friends and business partners of the University. The officer will; identify, evaluate, qualify, solicit, and steward prospects at the major donor level; assist with developing strategies designed to engage prospective donors in ways that will encourage their philanthropic investment in the University and its programs; develop strong relationships with all constituencies; work collaboratively with those engaged in annual giving, planned giving, and alumni relations to secure the maximum gift from all assigned prospects; help prepare proposals, cultivation and solicitation materials; represent the University when requested at development related functions.
The Central Director of Development is a vital part of the Office of Development and will work closely with the Senior Vice Chancellor for Advancement and Economic Development, the Advancement team, and the Director of Alumni Affairs, This position will report to the Associate Vice Chancellor for Development.

  1. Minimum Qualifications

1. Bachelor’s degree in a related field
2. Experience in fundraising or related fields
3. Ability to handle multiple tasks and projects simultaneously
4. Ability to interact with a wide variety of constituents
5. Excellent computer skills

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Posting Number: SF1349P

Position Title: Central Director of Development

Position Type: Professional/Salaried

Department: Advancement and Economic Development – Troy

Division: Advancement and Economic Development

Campus: Troy

Work Status: Full-Time (FT)

Temporary: No

Location: Troy – T01

Will this position require driving (personal vehicle, university vehicle, utility vehicle, or golf cart) in order to perform the job duties?: Driving may be necessary but is not a primary responsibility

Work Hours: Will vary Frequent nights and weekends required

List any hazardous conditions or physical demands required by this position: n/a

Does this position have supervisory responsibility?: No

Posting Date: 02/13/2020

Open Until Filled: Yes

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Solicit References Through the System?: No

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