Director of Development
Job Title: Director of Development

Job ID: 11115

Location: College of Staten Island

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular


GENERAL DUTIES

Directs College's fundraising strategy and administration of fund-raising programs.

  • Designs, implements and monitors comprehensive resource development program
  • Responsible for meeting specific goals and targets
  • Develops funding strategies; assesses outcome of strategic plan
  • Oversees a portfolio of annual and major gift prospects to establish and sustain ongoing relations
  • Maintains relationships with donors and sponsoring organizations to cultivate and maintain funding
  • Ensures reporting requirements are completed in timely and accurate manner
  • Manages professional and clerical staff
  • Performs related duties as assigned




Job Title Name: Development Director


CONTRACT TITLE

Higher Education Officer


FLSA

Exempt


CAMPUS SPECIFIC INFORMATION

Reporting to the Vice President of Institutional Advancement and External Affairs or designee, the Director of Development will serve as a key member of the frontline fundraising staff. He/she will plan and manage gift giving strategy with the objective of substantially increasing and sustaining philanthropic engagement of individuals with major and planned gift capacity. Responsibilities include

  • Manage and build a portfolio of individual prospects, donors, and potential volunteer leaders.
  • Utilize both current and planned gift vehicles to best meet donors' needs, interests, and financial capabilities.
  • In collaboration with senior leadership, develop and administer planned giving program including printed materials and marketing strategy.
  • Identify, qualify, cultivate, and solicit major and planned gifts from individual prospects in support of CSI schools, programs, capital projects and fundraising events.
  • Serve as advancement liaison for Dean's Executive Board of Visitors for select school(s).
  • Oversee Annual Gala (Celestial Ball).
  • Collaborate with stewardship colleagues to ensure proper stewardship of donors and gift funds.
  • Complete and file thorough reports of all contacts in a timely manner.



MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor's Degree and eight years' related experience required.


OTHER QUALIFICATIONS

  • Highly energetic professional with a track record of building donor relationships and closing gifts with an emphasis on major gifts from individuals
  • Basic knowledge of planned giving vehicles as components of major gift solicitations
  • Capacity to engage people in diverse settings and contexts
  • Higher education experience preferred
  • Exceptional communication, organization, and strategic thinking skills- Superb interpersonal skills and the ability to work independently and as a team member
  • Familiarity with Raiser's Edge a strong plus


COMPENSATION

Commensurate with experience.


BENEFITS

CUNY offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees and eligible dependents based on job title and classification. Employees are also offered pension and Tax-Deferred Savings Plans. Part-time employees must meet a weekly or semester work hour criteria to be eligible for health benefits. Health benefits are also extended to retirees who meet the eligibility criteria.


HOW TO APPLY

To apply, please go to www.cuny.edu ; select "Employment", "Search Job Listings," "More Options to Search for CUNY Jobs," then enter the Job ID# in the "Job Opening ID" field. Cover letter, resume, and additional supporting documents for candidacy must be submitted as one file.


CLOSING DATE

August 28, 2014

Additional Information
Position Type: Employee
Ref Code: 11115

Contact Information
CUNY College of Staten Island
na@na.com
City of New York
2800 Victory Boulevard
Staten Island, 10314
(212) 817-7000