Job Summary: Job ID: 4325 - Unclassified - FT (Salaried)
The Associate Director of Development, Farmer School of Business will advance the mission of Miami University by planning, organizing, and implementing strategies to increase the level of personal involvement and financial commitment of alumni and friends. Particular emphasis will be given to strategies seeking philanthropic and volunteer support for the Farmer School of Business.
The Associate Director of Development, Farmer School of Business will:
Serve as one of several departmental liaisons for the Farmer School of Business at Miami University in addressing their philanthropic and alumni relations objectives;
Actively participate in the Farmer School capital campaign;
Solicit annual leadership and major gifts;
Effect cultivation, solicitation and stewardship calls to alumni and friends independently and occasionally with other staff, faculty, administrators and alumni volunteers;
Encourage and coordinate involvement of alumni and friends through campus visits and regional events;
Prepare and present departmental and divisional proposals to alumni and friends with the input and assistance of faculty, staff, administrators and deans including proposals involving tax planning; gifts of real estate; personal property; securities; and gifts in wills, trusts, annuities and insurance;
Develop and implement service, cultivation and solicitation strategies for assigned prospects with the support of the Division of University Advancement staff, faculty and administrators; and
Perform other duties related to the mission of the Office of Development under the guidance of the senior director of development for the Farmer School of Business and the senior associate vice president for the Division of University Advancement
Bachelor’s degree is required
Three to five years of fundraising experience and/or corporate sales experience, preferably in an educational setting
Outstanding oral and written communication skills
Commitment to collaborative approach to fundraising
Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
Willingness to travel extensively both on a regional and national level
Miami University, an EO/AA employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami does not permit, and takes action to prevent, harassment, discrimination and retaliation. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities should be directed to ADAFacultyStaff@MiamiOH.edu or 513-529-3560. Annual Security and Fire Safety Report may be found at: http://miamioh.edu/campus-safety/annual-report/index.html
Criminal background check required. All campuses are smokeand tobacco free.
Nationally recognized as one of the most outstanding undergraduate institutions, Miami University is a public university located in Oxford, Ohio. With a student body of nearly 19,000, Miami effectively combines a wide range of strong academic programs with the personal attention ordinarily found only at much smaller institutions.