Cleveland State University
Director, Advancement Services
Position Description: Provides collaborative leadership and direction for Cleveland State University's advancement services program. Provides direct oversight for the offices of prospect research, gift processing and database management. Ensures the creation and maintenance of a scalable suite of prospect research services and products. Oversees the timely and accurate processing of philanthropic gifts and grants. Manages assigned personnel. Contributes broadly to all aspects of the fulfillment of the University's mission and growth. Interacts professionally with all internal and external customers using strong interpersonal skills.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor degree. Seven years experience providing information service delivery to development, alumni relations, and communication and media relations. Competence in developing and implementing prospect management services, management information tools, data mining, and data modeling. Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written. Strong interpersonal and collaborative skills and the capacity to develop effective relationships with executive officers, deans, and University Advancement staff. Ability to work effectively with internal and external constituencies in a sophisticated higher education environment. Must be service-oriented and customer-driven. Self-motivation, drive, and desire to improve the work of University Advancement. Commitment to the highest standards of professionalism, integrity, excellence, and diversity.
Preferred Qualifications: Progressively responsible experience in information technology or information services at a large, multiunit organization. Experience with major system conversions of development software. Experience with Millennium systems database. Possesses the ability to excel within a large, comprehensive, and dynamic development department.
Application Information: Applications will be exclusively accepted online at https://hrjobs.csuohio.edu/postings/7115. Mailed or emailed application materials will not be accepted. Application Deadline January 29, 2017.
Offer of employment is contingent on satisfactory completion of the University's verification of credentials and other information required by law and/or University policies or practices, including but not limited to a criminal background check.
It is the policy of Cleveland State University to provide equal opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.