University of Utah Job Description
Oversees development activities of several university departments/colleges/areas. Provides strategic guidance regarding developing appeals, cultivating donors and prospective donors, soliciting gifts, and ensuring all gifts are acknowledged. May also have direct fundraising responsibility for a college/department/area. Acts as a catalyst between departments, faculty, staff, students, and external entities to ensure continuity and quality of service. As one of the most experienced and successful fundraisers, establishes and effectively manages relationships with the most critical, highest profile prospects. Designs and implements strategic fundraising plans. Fundraising goals are significantly higher and/or broader, and portfolio size is typically smaller than lower-level Officers. Develops long-term donor relationships and solicits gifts in the 6 to 8-figure range. Supervises one or more Advancement Directors and/or Development Directors.
Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.
This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.
Work Environment and Level of Frequency typically required
Nearly Continuously: Office environment.
Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required
Nearly Continuously: Sitting, hearing, listening, talking.
Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), walking.
Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead.
250 East 200 South, Suite 125,
Salt Lake City, Utah 84111
Phone: 801.581.2169 Email: AskHR@utah.edu
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