The Director of Development provides leadership and direction for the fundraising efforts for assigned academic areas. The position is responsible for raising philanthropic resources and developing fundraising strategies to further the College’s mission. This is a Professional Exempt Contractual (PEC) position for which an annual contract reflecting the base salary within the fiscal year (July 1st to June 30th) will be issued after ratification by Miami Dade College’s District Board of Trustees.
Master’s degree in a related field of study such as Business, Public Relations, or Marketing and four (4) years of experience in development, non-profit marketing or related field with some emphasis in Major gift fundraising, senior level fundraising, or upper-level annual fund work; or Bachelor’s degree in a related field of study such as Business, Public Relations, or Marketing and eight (8) years of experience in development, non-profit marketing or related field with some emphasis in Major gift fundraising, senior level fundraising, or upper-level annual fund work
All degrees must be from a regionally accredited institution
Knowledge and understanding of College organization, goals and objectives, and policies and procedures
Knowledge of cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship strategies and techniques
Knowledge of methods, practices, and procedures for obtaining information about the giving programs
Excellent organizational skills, presentation skills and communication skills (both oral and written).
Excellent interpersonal and networking skills and the ability to effectively communicate with a wide range of individuals and constituencies in a diverse community
Strong leadership skills with the ability to be persuasive and influential
Demonstrated ability in grant and proposal writing at appropriate levels for varied proposal development
Internal Number: 998909
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