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Assistant Dean and Senior Director of Philanthropy, School of Management

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Position Title Assistant Dean and Senior Director of Philanthropy, School of Management
Posting Category Staff
Posting Number U1800001
Employer UB Foundation Activities
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Position Summary

The Assistant Dean and Senior Director of Philanthropy (“Assistant Dean”) is responsible for leading a comprehensive fundraising program for the School of Management in support of school and campaign priorities. The Assistant Dean also is responsible for working closely with the Senior Associate Vice President for Philanthropy and Campaign Co-Director (“Senior Associate Vice President”) and the Dean of the School of Management (“Dean”) as well as key faculty in identifying, cultivating, soliciting and stewarding prospects and donors capable of making gifts and commitments in the six- and seven-figure range.

Consistent with the university’s interdisciplinary strategic plan UB2020, the Assistant Dean will communicate the needs and priorities of the School of Management to philanthropy professionals across the university and will work with them to encourage gifts to the School. Likewise the Assistant Dean will be alert to and pursue fundraising opportunities for university priorities outside the School of Management as appropriate to facilitate donor interests.

Minimum Qualifications

• Bachelor’s degree
• A minimum of five years major and/or gift fundraising experience, including professional staff management, program planning and personal solicitation. Related experiences in sales/marketing, financial planning and other fields will be considered.
• Excellent written and oral communication skills; negotiation skills; proven success in goal achievement for operating, capital, and endowment fund development.
• Project management experience.
• Familiarity with and success in the complex environment of a large public university.

Preferred Qualifications

• Master’s degree
• Experience in engaging academic leaders, faculty and volunteer partners in the development of meaningful and productive relationships with prospects and donors.
• Supervisory experience.
• Campaign experience.

Physical Demands
FTE 1.00
Campus South Campus
Special Instructions to Applicants

Contact Information

Contact's Name Judy Mackey
Contact's Title Associate Director for Human Resources
Contact's Email jmackey@buffalo.edu
Contact's Phone 716-645-1526

Posting Dates

Posted 01/29/2018
Deadline for Applicants Open Until Filled
Date to be filled 03/01/2018

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Number of Reference Letters Required
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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What will be the highest level of education attained by the time of employment?
    • GED
    • High School Diploma
    • Associates Degree
    • Bachelors Degree
    • Masters Degree
    • PHD
    • J.D.
  2. * Travel is an important part of the job. Would you be willing to travel as needed by the job?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Public Job Posting
    • Internal Job Posting
    • Agency Referral
    • Advertisement/Publication
    • Personal Referral
    • Website
    • Other
  4. * List source mentioned above.

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Contact Information for References
Optional Documents