University of Nebraska–Lincoln Athletics Department
Location: Lincoln, Nebraska
Required Education: 4 Year Degree
Nebraska Athletics is seeking a Director of Development. This is a full-time professional fund-raising position that cultivates and solicits individual donor prospects that are capable of making a leadership gift to Nebraska Athletics. This position will be asked to manage and develop a national portfolio of individuals, corporations, and foundations to secure leadership annual, capital, endowment, and planned gifts on behalf of Nebraska Athletics. The selected candidate will have a demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion and be available to manage 50% travel, including evenings, weekends, and holidays, when needed.
Minimum qualification: Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Communications, Business, Sports Management or related field of study plus three (3) years professional experience in development, sales, or marketing experience. Work history must show a working knowledge of basic office software required. Excellent customer relations and communication skills. Must have a valid driver’s license and meet University driver eligibility requirements.
Preferred qualifications: Experience in one or more of the following: Athletics and/or higher education; working within a philanthropic fundraising organization; Extensive experience and understanding of Campaign Planning and Major Gift Program coordination; Experience working with corporate and family foundations and/or other complex giving vehicles
Criminal history background and DMV driving check will be conducted. Excellent benefits including staff/dependent scholarship program. Applicant review begins 9/24. View requisition S_210798 at http://employment.unl.edu to apply. The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is an EO/AA employer and encourages minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply.