Director of Development, College of Health, Education & Society - Miami University in Oxford Ohio

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Miami University

Oxford, Ohio

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Job ID:  1558.  Unclassified - FT

The 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 College of Education, Health & Society.  


-Implement and direct a comprehensive development programs for the College of Education, Health & Society in response to its goals and initiatives. Manage and develop strategies for all prospects of the College of Education, Health & Society.  
-Identify, cultivate, and solicit alumni and friends of the College of Education, Health & Society for gifts of $50,000 or more to Miami University.
-Prepare and present departmental and divisional gift 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.
-Perform other duties related to the mission of the Office of Development under the guidance of the Senior Director of Development, Academic Programs, thereby serving as the principal departmental liaison for the College of Education, Health & Society in addressing their philanthropic and alumni relations objectives.  

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree; minimum of 5 years of fund raising experience; outstanding oral and written communication skills; excellent organizational skills and attention to detail; and an ability and willingness to travel extensively both on a regional and national level.  

Preferred Qualifications

Advanced degree; five or more years of fund raising experience in an educational environment.  

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.

Keyword Phrases

  • Development
  • #1 Nationally for best teaching
  • Opportunities for growth and advancement
  • Inclusive, equitable working environment
  • Development and Fund Raising
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: See Job Description
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Director
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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