Senior Director of Development, College of Law
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|Title||Senior Director of Development, College of Law|
|Department||Law Administration (3601)|
Reporting jointly to the Dean, James E. Rogers College of Law, and the Senior Vice President for Development for the University of Arizona Foundation, the Senior Director of Development is responsible for the management and direction of all development activities in support of the Law College. This position is jointly managed by the James E. Rogers College of Law and the University Development Program (UDP), which is managed under contract by the University of Arizona Foundation. The Senior Director is expected to devote 70% of work time to major gift fundraising activities and 30% of work time to management and administrative responsibilities. The Senior Director will lead and mentor a team that includes an Assistant Director, Alumni and Development; an Alumni Coordinator, and an Administrative Assistant.
Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!
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|Duties & Responsibilities||
Management and Collaboration
|Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities||
The ideal candidate will have experience and proven success in major gift fundraising in an academic environment or related nonprofit setting and the ability to establish and maintain powerful relationships with donors, prospects and others. The appointed candidate will have a demonstrated capacity to bring people together to create a collective and collaborative vision that will engage and inspire donors. She/he will have the ability to work with academic and administration staff members, motivate and manage individuals for maximum performance, and make policy decisions when necessary. The Senior Director will have the ability to meet deadlines and juggle complex projects while maintaining a professional demeanor and a sense of humor. She/he will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and understand and work competently with budgetary procedures and policies. The Senior Director must be able to travel within the state and nationally and work evenings and weekends as necessary.
-Connections to and knowledge of the Arizona legal community;
|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:||Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)|
Posting Detail Information
|Number of Vacancies||One|
|Desired Start Date||07/01/2017|
|Position End Date (if temporary)|
|Limited to Current UA Employees||No|
|Contact Information for Candidates||
|Open Until Filled||Yes|
|Review Begins On||04/17/2017|
|Special Instructions to Applicant||
This search is being conducted by Higher Talent Executive Search. Interested candidates should direct inquiries, resumes, cover letters, and compensation history to:
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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?
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Do you have a J.D. degree?
Do you have at least seven years of experience managing and directing a comprehensive fundraising program, as well as experience working in/with law firms?
Documents Needed to Apply
- Cover Letter
- Writing Sample