The University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites applications for Development Officer, Annual Giving, UNLV Division of Philanthropy and Alumni Engagement [R0115739]
PROFILE of the UNIVERSITY
Founded in 1957, UNLV is a doctoral-degree-granting institution comprised of approximately 31,000 students and more than 3,900 faculty and staff. To date, UNLV has conferred more than 136,000 degrees, producing more than 120,000 alumni around the world. UNLV is classified by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as an R1 research university with very high research activity. The university is committed to recruiting and retaining top students and faculty, educating the region's diversifying population and workforce, driving economic activity through increased research and community partnerships, and creating an academic health center for Southern Nevada that includes the launch of a new UNLV School of Medicine. UNLV is located on a 332-acre main campus and two satellite campuses in Southern Nevada. For more information, visit us on line at: http://www.unlv.edu
COMMITMENT to DIVERSITY
The successful candidate will demonstrate support for diversity, equity and inclusiveness as well as participate in maintaining a respectful, positive work environment.
ROLE of the POSITION
The role of the Annual Giving Development Officer is to increase annual private funding on behalf of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. This position will identify prospects, cultivate and solicit annual gifts at the $1,000 - $25,000. This position requires extensive personal networking, solicitation, and donor stewardship. Campus and community event participation and wide community involvement is also expected.
This position requires a Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university and a minimum of two years of previous experience in fundraising/development or similar business experience. Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills, attention to detail, and professionalism in all interactions. Must be able to maintain confidential information relating to interactions expected with donors, community leaders and university administrators. Strong organizational, time management and analytical skills and proficiency in prioritizing assignments to complete work in a timely manner and on deadline is required.
Skills to work independently while, at the same time, working well collectively and collaboratively with colleagues to achieve common goals. This position may occasionally require working outside of the 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. work day and on weekends.
Experience with Blackbaud and other fundraising software products is preferred.
Salary competitive with those at similarly situated institutions. Position is contingent upon funding.
Submit a letter of interest, a detailed resume listing qualifications and experience, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references who may be contacted. Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience, with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications because this is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based.
Although this position will remain open until filled, review of candidates’ materials will begin on May 13, 2019 and best consideration will be gained for materials submitted prior to that date. Materials should be addressed to Carrie Ahlborn, Search Committee Chair, and are to be submitted online as we do not accept emailed materials. For assistance with the application process, please contact UNLV Human Resources at (702) 895-3504 or email@example.com.
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UNLV is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action educator and employer committed to achieving excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, or any other factor protected by anti-discrimination laws. The University of Nevada, Las Vegas employs only United States citizens and non-citizens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Women, under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.