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TOPIC: UNG - Developement Officer

UNG - Developement Officer 1 year, 8 months ago #439

Development Officer for the College of Education and the College of Health Science & Professions

Position Number: 53002130
Benefits Eligible: Yes
Campus Location: Dahlonega
Job Close Date: 02/13/2018

General Summary:
The University of North Georgia is currently accepting applications for a Development Officer for the College of Education and the College of Health Science & Professions. The Development Officer will report to the vice president for university advancement. The development officer is responsible to identify, cultivate, solicit and steward donors (individuals, corporations, foundations) for major gifts and planned giving, as appropriate to support the College of Education and the College of Health Science & Professions and the University of North Georgia. Working with the Deans, he/she will identify individuals and entities for the purpose of raising funds in support of both colleges and UNG. This work will be primarily conducted away from the office; extensive travel is required. Timely submission of reports is a critical component of this job, and will be evaluated on a regular basis, as will quality of work and dollars raised.

Located in the fastest-growing region of the state, the University of North Georgia is a multi-campus university with an enrollment of over 19,000 students, making it one of the largest institutions in the University System of Georgia. UNG is focused on a mission of educational excellence, leadership development and community engagement opportunities that develop students into leaders for a diverse and global society. Through a variety of educational pathways that provide access and range from certificates and associate degrees to a professional doctoral program, UNG is responsive to regional education and economic development needs. Federally designated as a senior military college, one of the university's signature leadership programs is its 800-member Corps of Cadets on UNG's Dahlonega Campus.

Job Duties & Responsibilities:
The Development Officer will:

Work in close cooperation with the dean and the vice president for university advancement, the development officer will maintain active, ongoing relationships with one or more units/programs within the College of Education – College of Heath Science & Professions to ensure maximum effectiveness of fundraising efforts, and to keep the Development team aware of resources, needs, projects and funding opportunities within the colleges.
Identify, cultivate, solicit and steward donors and prospective donors (individuals, corporations, foundations) for gift and grants as appropriate to support the College of Education and the College of Heath Science & Professions and the University of North Georgia. Identify donors for referral to other solicitors (president, vice president, dean, etc.) and steward those relationships. Operate in partnership with University Advancement staff to plan and execute events, record and manage information, and manage assignments in pursuit of identified goals.
Plan and organize work and travel schedules, according to established priorities and fundraising goals, and within established budget guidelines. This may include donor research, development of action plans, etc.
Prepare and submit timely and accurate reports of expenditures, contact information, and program outcomes.
Actively participate in scheduled Development team meetings for professional development, reporting and planning.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Must have thorough understanding of a development operation in a complex environment, including demonstrated proficiency with cultivation and solicitation of major gifts and stewardship implementation.
Excellent written and oral communication skills, leadership and teamwork skills.
Ability to manage multiple projects and see projects through to a timely completion with strict attention to detail.
Demonstrated ability to work successfully with high level university administrators, faculty, donors, alumni, parents, and volunteers.
Must be flexible with work schedule and available to work weekends and evenings when necessary.
Certifications/Licenses & Minimum Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree; Master’s preferred
Minimum three years of related professional fundraising experience
Current driver’s license
Awareness and appreciation of the culture within a comprehensive university setting is preferred.
Required Documents: Cover Letter, Resume/Curriculum Vitae, Unofficial Transcripts
Special Instructions to Applicants: Please submit contact information for three professional references. In addition to a background check this position also requires a credit check and DMV check.
Employer Information: All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation, as determined by the University of North Georgia in its sole discretion. The University of North Georgia, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sex or national origin, age, disability, religion, genetics or veteran status. Georgia is an open records state. Also, UNG is a federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans.

We provide equal employment opportunities to minorities, females, protected veterans, and disabled individuals, as well as other protected groups.

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