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Associate Director of Advancement, School of Management
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted Dec. 17, 2018
Title Associate Director of Advancement, School of Management
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department University Advancement
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Associate/Assistant Director
  • Development/Institutional Advancement

Position Summary
This position is an exciting and challenging opportunity for a highly motivated, energetic professional who is eager to participate in the evolution of the fundraising programs at the University at Buffalo. As the Associate Director of Advancement, you will:

  • Work closely with the Executive Director of Advancement for the School of Management, as well as other staff members, faculty, and key volunteers to pursue a coordinated and strategic program of identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of special and major gift prospects and donors for the School of Management.
  • Develop and manage a donor/prospect portfolio of 100-150 individuals capable of making gifts of $50,000+, including individuals in early stage engagement and/or with whom the university has little to no relationship.
  • Solicit and steward potential donors in collaboration with the Executive Director of Advancement and other university gift officers as prospects with the capacity and inclination to make annual and major gifts are identified.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • A minimum of three years in a fund-development role, with demonstrated success in goal-achievement, planning and personal solicitation. Related experience in professional sales/marketing, financial planning/advising and other fields will be considered.
  • Proven track record of individual success in achieving high-level measurable goals.
  • Strong problem solving and oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated commitment to collaboration.
  • Ability to work well both independently and collectively with other team members and in managing multiple highly visible projects and priorities.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to listen and interact effectively with donors or high-level volunteers.
  • Ability to travel up to 50% of the time, which includes local and regional visits; and work evenings and occasional weekends.

University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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