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Associate Director of Development for the College of Business

Company: University of Colorado
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Description:

**Description**Reporting to the Senior Director of Development, as an Associate Director of Development, you will coordinate, direct, and implement development activities for the broad campus community as well as scholarships and other special projects. Strong collaborative skills and a team-focused approach is crucial in this role that supports the College of Business. In addition to supporting the campus, this role will work in partnership with the College of Business on high level philanthropic priorities. Responsible for planning, implementing, and coordinating fundraising activities for designated programs and areas. Plans and carries out the institution's program of soliciting major gifts. Usually, minimum 4 years fundraising experience is required (Major gifts typically between $15K-$25K and higher). This position typically handles mid-level, moderately complex gift prospects, with the intent of cultivating, sustaining, and increasing donor relationship.**YOU WILL:**+ Raise philanthropic support for the College of Business while following the Donor Bill of Rights to achieve established goals.+ Identify, attract and manage prospective donors, and manage/retain assigned existing donors, leading to additional investments for the benefit of the College of Business:+ Solid ability to cultivate and solicit donations at major gift level, with strong focus on identifying and cultivating new donors to the institution.+ Demonstrated experience in successfully managing a donor/client portfolio, preferably in a university setting.+ Works to cultivate existing and new donor relationships (individual, corporate, and foundation) with the intent of sustaining and increasing the relationship with the donor.+ Identify and partner on major giving prospects with the appropriate development officer.+ Work in concert with fellow Development Office personnel to effectively execute stewardship activities designed to enhance the relationship between donors and the University.+ Able to demonstrate a solid knowledge of fundraising techniques.+ Proven ability to conduct cold-calls resulting in future support for the institution.+ Ability to travel both in and out-of-state (15% out of state, 60% in state).+ Report on annual gift activities and ensure gift programs are in line with CU strategies:+ Ability to identify funding opportunities through strong research skills with a focus on major gift donors.+ Develops and manages portfolios of individual, corporate and foundation prospects capable of making significant gifts in order to secure major gift commitments (typically between $15,000 to $25,000 or higher). Plans and implements programs that include measurable targets for each fiscal year (e.g., personal visits, stewardship activities, solicitations).+ Provide necessary documentation and follow-up for donors and internal campus partners as needed. Accurately record development and donor contact reports in a timely fashion.+ Partners with UCCS Colleges and Departments, as assigned, to organize, plan and coordinate appeals to support program dependent operations within each unit.+ Must be able to handle high-profile and high net worth individuals, corporate and foundation representatives with a focus on enhancing the donor experience**YOU HAVE:**+ Bachelor's degree or equivalent required.+ 4 years of successful fundraising experience or combination of fundraising experience and similar transferable work experience.**YOUR WORKPLACE:**+ You will have the option to work partially remote or fully on campus, as determined by your supervisor. Temporary or permanent on-campus workspace will be allocated based on your work schedule.+ You will generally be expected to work Monday through Friday 8 AM-5 PM MT. However, you may coordinate a flexible or alternate work schedule through your supervisor.**YOUR PAY:**+ The anticipated hiring range for you: $59,866 - $79,821.The salary of the finalist(s) selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to, internal equity, experience, education, specialty, and training. This salary range represents the University's good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting.**YOUR BENEFITS:**+ Amazing retirement plans (you contribute 5% and CU doubles that contributes 10% into your 401(a) defined contribution plan or PERA Defined Benefit Plan).+ 22 days of paid vacation, 11 state holidays and15 days of sick leave annually.+ One free college class at any CU institution per semester or three per year with the Tuition Assistance Benefit Plan available to you or a dependent.+ Comprehensive medical insurance (with the lowest cost option being $0 to the employee). Health Savings or Flexible Spending accounts also available. For more information, see UCCS benefits.+ Paid Parental Leave after 12 months of employment.+ Free or discounted entrance to CU sporting events.+ Some of the best coworkers you will ever have.**YOU SHOULD ALSO KNOW:**+ Applications are currently being accepted+ Interviews will be conducted remotely using Zoom+ If special accommodations are needed, please notify UCCS during the interview scheduling process+ Anticipated start is in July/August 2022**ABOUT US:**The University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS) is one of four campuses in the University of Colorado system and is home to almost 12,000 driven students, more than 800 experienced faculty members, and more than 800 devoted staff members. On its awe-inspiring campus, UCCS focuses on providing an academically excellent environment at a value to students across the United States, and more than 80 nations. UCCS is committed to access, diversity and student success as well as the boundless possibilities fostered by a UCCS education. More than 35 percent of the UCCS student body is racially diverse, roughly 20 percent are military-affiliated and 23 percent are the first in their family to attend college.UCCS offers 53 undergraduate degree programs, 24 graduate degree programs, and 8 doctoral programs. UCCS is also home to the world's only Bachelor of Innovation TM program, which allows graduates to master multi-disciplinary skills and graduate ready to create real change in the world. UCCS was recently classified as a "High Research Activity" university by the Carnegie Foundation and takes pride in being the only higher education institution in southern Colorado that explicitly includes research as part of its mission. Overall, UCCS is constantly focused of preparing students to have success in the future, and understands that every single employee on campus has a significant effect on that focus. The experience students gain at UCCS provides an incredible service to the community of Colorado Springs and the greater southern Colorado region as a whole, with UCCS contributing about $600 million each year in economic impact in El Paso County alone.The city, which was recently ranked as the number two Best Places to Live by U.S. News & World Report in 2022 , known as _Olympic City USA,_ rests at the base of Pikes Peak, the inspiration for the song "America the Beautiful" and a must-see for residents and visitors alike. The 14,115 foot summit is just one of dozens of area attractions, including scenic trains, museums, parks, a zoo and more. With a mild climate and 247 days of sunshine each year, the Springs boasts some of the state's best recreation opportunities.**KEYWORDS:****Fundraising, communication skills, customer service** **donations, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Word, in-kind gifts, planned gifts, coordinating gifts, gift accounting, outreach, private capital-related activities, support engagement, systemic development, major gifts programs, donor development events and campaigns, fundraising messages, fundraising documents, donor database system, donor development.****Qualifications**+ Bachelor's degree or equivalent required.+ 4 years of successful fundraising experience or combination of fundraising experience and similar transferable work experience.**Job:** Development**Primary Location:** Colorado Springs**Job Category** Development**Department** C0001 -- Colorado Springs Campus**Schedule** Full-time**Posting Date** Jun 10, 2022**Unposting Date** Ongoing**Posting Contact Name** Tom Dewar**Posting Contact Email** tdewar@uccs.edu**Posting Number** 00481901**Req ID:** 26213The University of Colorado does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, pregnancy, disability, creed, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, political affiliation, or political philosophy. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.

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