Assistant Dean For Development And Alumni AffairsUniversity of Maryland, Baltimore is currently seeking an Assistant Dean for Development and Alumni Affairs for our School of Pharmacy.
The Assistant Dean for Development and Alumni Affairs reports directly to the Dean of the University Of Maryland School Of Pharmacy and is a member of the School’s Executive Council and Administrative Team.
QualificationsBachelor’s degree required; advanced degree desirable.
7 or more years of broad-based related experience spent progressively building a background in the various individual giving functions with at least 1 to 3 years of supervisory or managerial experience in Development/Fundraising
Track record in the cultivation, solicitation and closing of major gifts ($50,000+)
Development experience in higher education or other non-profit organization
Unquestionable integrity (Credit history review may be required.)
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Demonstrated ability to take initiative for projects and programs
Knowledge of best practices in the development field in general and in the areas of individual giving (annual fund, major fits and planned giving)
Demonstrated experience with Corporate and Foundation fund raising
Demonstrated strong oral/written communication, presentation and interpersonal skills
Strong managerial, organizational, analytical thinking skills with an ability to solve problems and make decisions
Demonstrated track record of meeting deadlines
Demonstrated ability to work as an effective team player with a senior administrative team and with the development and alumni relations staff
Ability to think creatively and collaboratively with the chief development offices on the campus, and the Office of External Affairs, in an effort to identify, launch and fund interdisciplinary programs.
Ability to network and interact, as well as support effective partnerships with key groups and individuals at the school level.
Ability to prioritize ongoing and new projects, as well as conduct research and gather information
Leadership, coaching and teambuilding skills to strengthen and cultivate relationships
Skill in dealing with people: diplomacy, tact, discretion and the ability to maintain confidentiality
Ability and willingness to travel
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Closing Deadline: Open until filled
Posting Date: 6/19/2013
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