The Associate Director of Development 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.
Serve as one of three departmental liaisons for the Farmer School of Business at Miami University in addressing their philanthropic and alumni relations objectives.
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. Proposals may involve 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 Advancement Services and Office of Development staff and faculty and administrators.
Perform other duties related to the mission of the Office of Development under guidance of the Senior Director of Development for the Farmer School of Business and the Associate Vice President for University Advancement.
Bachelor degree required; three to five years of Corporate Sales experience and or fund raising 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; and willingness to travel extensively both on a regional and national level; and experience working with a donor database system.
Miami University, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with smoke- and tobacco-free campuses, is committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities.