Director, Development

  • University of Idaho
  • Moscow, ID, USA
Full Time Fundraising Marketing

Job Description

University of Idaho


Director, Development


Location: Moscow


Division/College: University Advancement (Div)


Employee Category: Exempt


Pay Range: $82,763 per year or higher depending on education and experience


Full/Part Time: Full Time


Position Summary:


The director of development is responsible for increasing major gift opportunities for the College of Education, Health & Human Sciences (CEHHS). Specific responsibilities include management of assigned prospects with cultivation activities, face-to-face visits, proposal development, identification and solicitation of major gifts (defined as gifts of $25,000+) from individuals, corporations and foundations. This position is a key member of the college/unit fundraising team and works collaboratively to achieve fundraising goals for the college/unit.


Minimum Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s degree


  • 3 years full-time professional experience in fundraising or related areas
  • Experience working in an environment dependent on developing and maintaining positive relationships


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 CEHHS or related disciplines
  • Experience in grant writing
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Effective organizational and marketing skills
  • Familiarity with database computer systems and applications, preferably with customer relationship management systems


Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:


Posting Number: SP003114P


Posting Date: 11/17/2021


Closing Date:


Open Until Filled: Yes


Special Instructions:


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


For 1st consideration, please apply by December 14, 2021.


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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Education Requirements

Bachelor's Degree