JOB DESCRIPTION: Plans, directs and coordinates funding activities for a specific department in support of students, programs and facilities. Seeks major gifts from individuals, corporations and foundations through donor correspondence, event/reception planning and personal visits. Maintains an active schedule of solicitation, cultivation and stewardship calls to donors and new prospects. Coordinates public relations, donor relations, budget management and the generation of publications and proposals. Provides ongoing feedback to employees concerning their performance. May direct and monitor alumni relations work, including responding to alumni needs and requests. May supervise clerical, professional and volunteer staff. Performs related responsibilities as required.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree and five years experience in higher education, development, fund raising or equivalent experience in a non-profit institution.
Emory Development and Alumni Relations is seeking an experienced Director of Development to become part of its Emory College of Arts and Sciences team. We seek an exceptional candidate with strong organizational and communications skills, a commitment to the mission and values of the College, experience with a broad range of development programs, and the ability to build productive relationships with a variety of constituents. Reports to the Senior Director of Development.
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