Director of Development, Haslam College
The University of Tennessee Foundation is seeking a Director of Development for the Haslam College of Business in Knoxville, Tennessee. The Director of Development for the Haslam College of Business works with the Executive Director and with the Dean of the College, associate deans, department heads, faculty and other staff and external constituencies to further the College’s fundraising efforts. The Director implements the strategic direction set forth for the College—which includes, but is not limited to, identifying, cultivating, strategizing, soliciting, negotiating, and stewarding donor prospects for both private and corporate gifts/grants/pledges; managing scholarships and fellowships specific to the development office; and the annual giving campaign. Campaign initiatives are a priority as well.

The Director of Development for the Haslam College of Business should have a bachelor’s degree and five years of proven success in professional or non-profit fundraising, sales and marketing, or a related field. Higher education fundraising is preferred.

Job skills needed are excellent verbal and written communications skills. Strong presentation skills, self-confidence and motivation, attentiveness to detail, sensitivity to the needs of diverse constituencies, and a strong, goal-oriented work ethic are required. A proven ability to prioritize and manage complex projects and to work in a fast-paced team environment and the ability and willingness to travel extensively are necessary. Aggressive sales mentality with the ability to provide strategic leadership and supervision of the college’s development efforts. This position will maintain a significant prospect portfolio working with some of the university’s most generous alumni and friends. It is anticipated that this position will make 160+ visits, drive 30-40 major gift proposals at six figures or more, and close gifts exceeding $2 million annually.

In order to be considered for candidacy, submit a cover letter and resume in addition to your online application profile. Use the link below and keyword 18000000B3 in order to apply.

The University of Tennessee Foundation, Inc. is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA employer. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or protected veteran status.

The University of Tennessee Foundation, Inc. will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the University of Tennessee Foundation’s legal duty to furnish information.

Additional Information
Position Type: Employee
Ref Code: 18000000B3

Contact Information
Jennifer Wynn
UT Foundation, Inc
1525 University Avenue
Knoxville, 37996