The University of Arizona College of Science is seeking a motivated and goal-oriented professional to join the Dean, the College of Science Development team and the University and Alumni Development Program (UADP) in supporting our efforts to significantly increase philanthropic support and to have a positive impact on achieving strategic growth for the College. The Senior Associate Director of Development assists the Assistant Dean, Alumni and Development and other members of the College of Science Development team in planning and implementing all development activities. In addition, the Senior Associate Director of Development will work directly with major gift prospects of the college/unit/department to secure gifts of $25,000 or more to further the goals and objectives of the College of Science.
The Senior Associate Director of Development will gain an in-depth understanding of the College’s donors and prospective donor pools, as well as the school’s overall fundraising processes, strategies and goals. The person in this role is expected to work collaboratively with all members of the College of Science Development and Administrative team, Department Heads and Directors, and other University of Arizona and UADP personnel as appropriate. The successful candidate will have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to create and sustain personal relationships. The position requires travel on a regular basis throughout Arizona and other regions including overnight stays, in addition to work on evenings and/or weekends as necessary to cultivate and solicit donor prospects.
This position is a member of the University Alumni Development Program (UADP) and subject to joint management by the College of Science and the University of Arizona Foundation as specified in the Development Services and Asset Management Agreement dated August 2016.
Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!
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