Annual Giving, Environmental/Conservation, Major Gifts
4 Year Degree
Director of Development, CEFNS - 603314
Northern Arizona University seeks an experienced, dynamic Director of Development to pursue private, foundation and corporate support for the University’s College of Engineering, Forestry and Natural Sciences (CEFNS). The Director of Development is responsible for overall leadership and management of the college’s development efforts. As such, this position plans and directs comprehensive strategies for the identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of gift prospects for CEFNS. Major gift development (defined at NAU as $25,000 or more) is the primary focus of the position. Additional responsibilities include working with staff in Planned Giving, NAU Annual Giving, and Corporate and Foundation Relations. The Director of Development will also participate in strategic planning and interact with volunteer and advisory boards. The CEFNS Development Director will collaborate and partner with colleagues and peers across campus while building strong donor relationships for NAU. Significant personal interaction with university friends, prospects, and donors is required. NAU is in the silent phase of a comprehensive capital campaign.
Annual Salary: $85,000 - $90,000
Application Deadline: August 14, 2017 at 11:59 pm.
Please see nau.jobs for full job descriptions and details on how to apply online! NAU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in relevant field; Minimum of five years’ experience as a front-line fundraiser in a comprehensive development program or equivalent experience in a related field, such as sales; Established record of closing major gifts of $25,000 or more, or revenue metrics that support organizational priorities.
Northern Arizona University has a student population of about 19,000 at its main campus in Flagstaff and at 30 sites across the state. Committed to a diverse and civil working and learning environment, NAU has earned a solid reputation as a university with all the features of a large institution but with a personal touch. NAU carefully balances teaching, scholarship and service with a faculty and ...staff dedicated to each student's success. Flagstaff has a population of about 57,000, rich in cultural diversity. Located at the base of the majestic San Francisco Peaks, Flagstaff is 140 miles north of Phoenix at the intersection of Interstate 17 and Interstate 40. With its elevation of 7,000 feet and four-season climate, Flagstaff is ideal for year-round outdoor activities. Nearby attractions include the Grand Canyon, Lowell Observatory, Oak Creek Canyon, Sedona, Monument Valley, Sunset Crater, Meteor Crater, and Arizona Snowbowl.