Director of Development for the College of Law

Website Ohio Northern University

Director of Development for the College of Law

Posting Number: S000290
Department: University Advancement

The Director of Development for the College of Law is a member of the development team and is responsible for devising and executing a comprehensive major gift fundraising plan to maximize support for the University and the designated college to which s/he is assigned through the identification, cultivation, and solicitation of major and planned gift prospects.

Principle Responsibilities:

  • Developing strategies for identification, cultivation, and solicitation of major gift prospects
  • Actively manage a portfolio of major gift prospects and donors for cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship
  • Partner with the Dean and faculty / staff of the assigned college to represent Advancement in the establishment and implementation of major gifts fundraising strategies, plans, and goals
  • Support, assist, and partner with other development staff and institutional leaders
  • Meet or exceed goals relating to the cultivation and securing of support from assigned prospects and constituency
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Skills:

  • Goal orientation with a high level of energy, enthusiasm and dedication to the mission and goals of the University
  • Ability to build and sustain relationships and close major gifts
  • Ability to effectively develop and implement operational, tactical, and strategic plans
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills with the ability and personality to work collaboratively, accept responsibility, and motivate colleagues, volunteers, and donors
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Sound judgment and integrity
  • Ensure compliance with governmental and University policies and regulations
  • Ability to work with people from a variety of culturally diverse backgrounds
  • Willingness to try new approaches and take appropriate risks

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Three or more years of professional experience in development and / or marketing, preferably within a university or other complex not-for-profit environment
  • Record of successful major gift fundraising
  • Valid driver’s license and safe driving record
  • The position will involve being on campus an average of 2 days / week for administrative duties to complement travel for cultivating alumni and friends.
  • This position requires travel and a willingness to work weekends and evenings as necessary
  • Computer literacy, including familiarity with the internet, social media, word processing, spreadsheets, and database software programs

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Graduate degree and / or CFRE
  • Five or more years of professional experience in development, preferably within a university or other complex not-for-profit environment

Open Until Filled: No

Closing Date: 08/31/2021

To view full description and apply online go to: https://jobs.onu.edu/postings/8154

ONU is an equal employment opportunity employer.

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