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Senior Director of Development, Regional Programs

Apply now Job no: 502835
Department: Development
Location: Oxford, OH
Work type: Salary Staff
Categories: Fund Raising, Development, Alumni
Status: Full Time
Temporary: No

Job Title: Senior Director of Development, Regional Programs
Salary/Grade:

 $100,000 - $120,000

Hours Per Week:

40 hours

Job Summary:

 

The Senior Director of Development, Regional Programs will help advance the mission of Miami University by assisting in the efforts of planning, organizing, and implementing strategies to increase the level of personal involvement and financial commitment of donors and prospects of Miami University. In addition, this position will have their own set of metrics corresponding to strategies seeking philanthropic and volunteer support of alumni and friends of Miami.

We are seeking a candidate who resides in the tri-state area. The individual will be responsible for the oversight of the regional development team located in the Cincinnati, Columbus and Cleveland area. Frequent travel to Oxford, Ohio is required. This position has the opportunity to work remote/hybrid.

Miami University is a public university founded in 1809 with over 200,000 alumni and 20,000 enrolled students. These students major in over 120 different fields of study. With its close proximity to the city of Cincinnati, coupled with a nationally recognized excellence in undergraduate education, there is a significant opportunity to increase all measures of support from alumni, friends, and corporate and foundation partners. As the university looks to embark upon its next comprehensive campaign, a robust and high functioning development team will play a critical role in the success of that effort.

In alignment with Miami University’s statement on Diversity and Inclusion, University Advancement is committed to and fully embraces the philosophy and belief that a diverse community is among an institution's greatest strengths. The Division of University Advancement is committed to creating an inclusive work environment where all people feel safe, valued, and respected. To view our full statement including our specific commitments, please visit our website: miamialum.org/DEI_statement.

 

Duties/Physical Demands:

•Oversee the hiring, evaluation, and management of select members of the regional development team.
•Under the leadership of the Senior Associate Vice President for Development, Central Programs, work to develop funding priorities and strategic initiatives and the strategies to meet these funding objectives.
•Effective solicitation and stewardship calls to alumni and friends along with other staff, faculty, administrators and alumni volunteers
•Prepare and present gift proposals to prospects with the input and assistance of faulty, administrators, and deans, as well as other constituent and central development officers. Proposals may involve establishing multi-year commitments, as well as helping to facilitate gifts of real estate, personal property, securities, and gifts in wills, trusts, annuities and insurance.
•Encourage and coordinate involvement of alumni and friends through campus visits and regional events
•Develop and implement assessment, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship strategies for assigned prospects with the Office of Development staff, and university faculty and administrators.
•Perform other duties related to the mission of the Office of Development under the guidance of the Senior Associate Vice President for Development, Central Programs.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree; minimum of five years in development/fundraising experience or comparable work experience.

 

Desired Qualifications:

Advanced degree; experience working in educational setting.

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Proven leadership techniques, ability to work with little day to day supervision, outstanding oral and written communication skills, excellent organization skills and attention to detail, commitment to collaborative approach to fundraising, willingness to travel extensively both on a regional and national level, ability and willingness to work from their residence and the ability to attend scheduled evening and weekend events.

 

Special Instructions to Applicants:

To be considered for this position, please upload a cover letter, resume, and three professional references.

 

Diversity Statement:

Miami University is committed to creating an inclusive and effective teaching, learning, research, and working environment for all.

For more information on Miami University’s diversity initiatives, please visit the Office of Institutional Diversity & Inclusion webpage. For more information on Miami University’s mission and core values, please visit the Mission and Core Values webpage.

EO/AA Statement/Clery Act:
Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of age (40 years or older), color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin (ancestry), pregnancy, race, religion, sex/gender, status as a parent or foster parent, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to ADAFacultyStaff@miamioh.edu or 513-529-3560.
 
As part of the University’s commitment to maintaining a healthy and safe living, learning, and working environment, we encourage you to read Miami University’s Annual Security & Fire Safety Report at: http://www.MiamiOH.edu/campus-safety/annual-report/index.html, which contains information about campus safety, crime statistics, and our drug and alcohol abuse and prevention program designed to prevent the unlawful possession, use, and distribution of drugs and alcohol on campus and at university events and activities. This report also contains information on programs and policies designed to prevent and address sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. Each year, email notification of this website is made to all faculty, staff, and enrolled students. Written notification is also provided to prospective students and employees. Hard copies of the Annual Security & Fire Safety Report may be obtained from the Miami University Police Department at (513) 529-2223.
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Benefits Eligible:

Yes

 

 

A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco-free campuses.

For questions regarding reasonable accommodations for disabilities, or to follow-up with a request, please contact ADAFacultyStaff@Miamioh.edu or (513) 529-3560.

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