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Job ID: 107112

Director of Development
University of Idaho

Date Posted May 24, 2018
Title Director of Development
University University of Idaho
Department University Advancement
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Moscow, ID
    United States
  • Director/Manager
  • Development/Institutional Advancement

University of Idaho

Director of Development

Location: Moscow

Division/College: University Advancement (Div)

Employee Category: Exempt

Pay Range: $76,397.60 - $95,497 annually

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Position Summary:

The director of development is responsible for increasing major gift opportunities for special projects and programs in support of the University of Idaho strategic plan and fundraising priorities. Specific responsibilities include management of assigned prospects with cultivation activities, face-to-face visits, proposal development, identification, qualification and solicitation of major gifts ranging from $50,000+ from individuals, corporations and foundations. The director provides oversight of the annual giving efforts for identified special projects and programs. He/she is a key member of the central advancement fundraising team and works collaboratively to achieve fundraising goals.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree
  • 3-5 years full-time professional experience in fundraising or related areas
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Demonstrated interpersonal relationship skills
  • Effective organizational and marketing skills
  • Familiarity with database computer systems and applications

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with volunteer boards and committees
  • Public relations or marketing experience
  • Strong knowledge of development activities, preferably in higher education
  • Experience or education in one of the colleges disciplines
  • Experience in grant writing

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:

Willingness to travel and work odd hours and weekends

Posting Number: SP001797P

Posting Date: 05/23/2018

Closing Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions:

To be considered your Letter of Qualification must address each of the minimum qualifications. Additionally, please provide information in support of your application regarding the preferred qualifications as relevant.

For first consideration, please apply by June 20, 2018.

Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.

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EEO Statement

University of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.


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