Associate Director of Development, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
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Please see Special Instructions for more details.Please attach a writing sample or donor proposal with your application.
|Title||Associate Director of Development, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences|
|Department||Development Office (9903)|
Reporting to the University Development Program and assigned to the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, the Associate Director of Development is responsible for acquiring major gifts ($25,000+) in support of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. This position is jointly managed by the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and the University Development Program (UDP), which is managed under contract by The University of Arizona Foundation (UAF.)
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|Duties & Responsibilities||
• Develops and prepares background information for visits using from Raiser’s Edge (RE) software and other appropriate data sources.
|Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities||
• Excellent writing, speaking, interviewing, and listening skills (demonstrated competence in the English language and grammar).
• Bachelor’s degree AND two (2) years of successful experience in charitable gifts fundraising and development programs or in a related occupation (e.g., sales, public relations, communications).
• 3-5 years of development experience in higher education.
|Full Time/Part Time||Full Time|
|Number of Hours Worked per Week||40+|
|Job Category||Administrative and Professional|
|Benefits Eligible||Yes - Full Benefits|
|Posted Rate of Pay||DOE|
|Type of criminal background check required:||Fingerprint criminal background check (security sensitive due to job duties)|
Posting Detail Information
|Number of Vacancies||One|
|Desired Start Date||01/17/2017|
|Position End Date (if temporary)|
|Limited to Current UA Employees||No|
|Contact Information for Candidates||
Applications must be submitted online. Click “Apply for this Job” to do so.
If you experience difficulties with the application system, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
|Open Until Filled||Yes|
|Review Begins On||01/09/2017|
|Special Instructions to Applicant||
Please attach a writing sample or donor proposal with your application.
|Quick Link for Internal Postings||http://uacareers.com/postings/15612|
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Can you perform the essential functions (job duties) of this position with or without accommodation?
Where did you first learn about this position?
- Arizona Daily Star
- Arizona Republic
- Chronicle of Higher Education
- Department of Economic Security (DES)
- Diverse Issues in Higher Education
- Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education
- Local Job Banks
- Pima County One-Stop
- Professional Conference
- Professional journal/publication
- Referred by UA Employee
- Invited by Dept to Apply
- UA Website
Do you have a bachelor’s degree AND; Two (2) years successful professional experience in development, communications, sales, or another related field?
Documents Needed to Apply
- Cover Letter
- Writing Sample