Regional Development: Regional Assistant/Associate Director of Development to help advance the mission of Miami University by planning, organizing, and implementing strategies to increase the level of personal involvement and financial commitment of donors and prospects of Miami University through the major giving program.
Work with the Miami Regionals leadership team to meet the fundraising priorities and strategic initiatives goals
Serve as a liaison between the University Advancement office and the Miami Regionals
Effective solicitation and stewardship calls to alumni and friends, alone and with other staff, faculty, administrators and alumni volunteers
Prepare and present gift proposals to prospects with the input and assistance of faculty, administrators, and deans, as well as other constituent and central development officers
Proposals may involve establishing multi-year commitments, as well as helping to facilitate gifts of real estate, personal property, securities, and gifts in wills, trusts, annuities and insurance
Encourage and coordinate involvement of alumni and friends through campus visits and regional events, with the goal of engaging them in meaningful ways leading to a gift solicitation
Develop and implement assessment, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship strategies for assigned prospects with the Office of Development staff, and university faculty and administrators
Perform other duties related to the mission of the Office of Regional Advancement under the guidance of the Senior Regional Director of External Relations and Communications and the Assistant Vice President for Development, Academic Programs and Projects.
Bachelor's degree and a minimum of two years of development/fundraising experience or comparable work or educational experience for appointment as Assistant Director
Bachelor's degree and a minimum of three years of development/fundraising experience or comparable work or educational experience for appointment as Associate Director
Outstanding oral and written communication skills
Excellent organization skills and attention to detail
Commitment to collaborative approach to fundraising
Willingness to travel extensively both on a regional and national level and the ability to attend scheduled evening and weekend events as needed
Position is not eligible for H-1B sponsorship
Experience working in education setting
Miami University is a public university founded in 1809 with over 200,000 alumni and 20,000 enrolled students on all of its campuses. These students major in over a 120 different fields of study. This position will solely support the three locations that comprise Miami Regionals: Hamilton, Middletown and the Voice of America Learning Center. This position will be housed on the regional campuses, with time split primarily between Hamilton and Middletown, with occasional meetings on the Oxford campus. With its close proximity to the city of Cincinnati coupled with a nationally recognized excellence in undergraduate education there is a significant opportunity to increase all measures of support from alumni, friends, and corporate and foundation partners. As the university looks to embark upon its next comprehensive campaign, a robust and high functioning development team will play a critical role in the success of that effort.
Submit a cover letter, resume and three professional references on application to http://jobs.miamioh.edu/cw/en-us/job/495610. Direct inquiries to Ellen Paxton at email@example.com. Screening of applications begins July 15, 2019 and continues until the position is filled.
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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.