Jobs : Assistant Dean, Development and Alumni Relations (Naveen Jindal School of Management)
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|Company / Organization:||UT Dallas|
|Position Title:||Assistant Dean, Development and Alumni Relations (Naveen Jindal School of Management)|
|Job Location:||Richardson, TX|
|Contact Information and
Contact: Shanon Patrick
Phone: (972) 883-5391
Online Application: http://jobs.utdallas.edu/postings/9583
The University of Texas at Dallas, a member of the UT System, announces the availability of a development position with the Office of Development and Alumni Relations. Reporting to the Assistant Vice President for Development, this position is responsible for managing the development and alumni relations program for the Naveen Jindal School of Management (“JSOM”). As the chief development officer for JSOM, this position will actively qualify, cultivate and solicit prospective major gift donors. This position is based within the JSOM and works collaboratively with the Dean and other staff and faculty throughout the school.
The ideal candidate will possess a Master’s degree and five to seven years of leading development and alumni relations teams or similar work related experience; expertise in forging strong relations with external constituents as well as with internal constituents (faculty and staff); major gift fundraising and alumni relations experience, particularly in securing gifts and/or working with high net worth individuals; proven management ability to plan and implement programs in support of fundraising and alumni efforts. Knowledge of Metroplex business climate and relationship with corporate donors. Candidates must also possess outstanding speaking, writing and time management skills. The position requires travel and some evening/weekend hours. Salary will be commensurate with experience and abilities.
This position will work closely with the Dean to develop and execute short-term and long-term strategies to engage and cultivate prospective donors to meet the established $50 million JSOM campaign goal. Manage a team of professional staff to establish model alumni programs and participation. Identify, cultivate, solicit and steward a portfolio of major gift prospects with the capacity and interest to make a philanthropic commitment in support of the JSOM and document all prospect activity in the University’s alumni and donor management database. Record a minimum of at least 150 face-to-face visits annually with potential or qualified prospects.
Collaborate with other staff in the Office of Development and Alumni Relations as well as the JSOM, including communications, alumni relations, and corporate and foundation relations to develop effective approaches to cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship.