Serves as Director of Development and Unit Lead within Development and Alumni Relations (DAR) and the College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences. Provides strategy, leadership, direction, coordination and management of all levels of giving for the College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences. Develops, in collaboration with the Dean and Executive Director of Development, priorities and philanthropic strategy in accordance with the ClemsonForward strategic plan, implements the plans, and inspires stakeholders support of these priorities to fulfill the College's mission and implement its programs and initiatives. Communicates, collaborates and coordinates between the College and DAR, as well as creating productive partnerships with other college and unit fundraising programs.
50% - Essential - Fundraising: Manages a dynamic pool of up to 150 major gift prospects who have the capacity to make gifts in the $25,000 to $1M+ range. Identifies, cultivates, solicits, and stewards gifts from alumni, parents and friends through 15-17 visits each month. Raises between $750K and $1.25M annually. Coordinates cultivation and stewardship activities and events for assigned donors and the College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences.
35% - Essential - College Leadership and Engagement: Establishes a strong partnership with the Dean and strategic leaders within the College. Develops, in collaboration with the Dean, priorities and philanthropic strategy in accordance with the ClemsonForward strategic plan and the College's mission. Engages actively with the Dean and college/unit leaders in the cultivation and stewardship efforts of top donors and prospects. Serves as the primary liaison and mission critical link between the Development and Alumni Relations division and the College of Behavioral, Social, and Health Sciences.
15% - Essential - Strategic Collaboration and Facilitation: Utilizes relationships with the Dean and key college leaders to advance the philanthropic strategies and priorities of the College and exceed the annual fundraising goals. Facilitates collaboration with team members across the DAR Division, including Principal gifts, Planned Giving, Corporate and Foundation Relations, Annual Giving, Alumni Relations, and others who are essential to the College's fundraising efforts. Participates in the University Development Team's Unit Lead cohort.
Education - Bachelor's Degree
Work Exp 3+ years in fundraising and development
JOB KNOWLEDGE Firm Job Knowledge - Firm working knowledge of concepts, practices and procedures and ability to use in varied situations
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES No Supervisory Duties - Not responsible for supervising employees.
BUDGETARY RESPONSIBILITIES Monitors Budget - Does not provide input but is responsible for monitoring the departmental budget and may oversee fund allocation.
50% - Overnight Travel - Day and overnight travel required
Standard Hrs: 37.5; Band: 00 (Salary will commensurate based on experience)
For full consideration please apply by December 16, 2019 however the position will remain open until filled.
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