Director of Development

at University of Arkansas - Fayetteville in Little Rock, Arkansas, United States

Job Description

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Workstudy Position:NoJob Type:Regular

Work Shift:Day Shift (United States of America)

Sponsorship Available:NoInstitution Name: University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service

The Clinton School is a multidisciplinary program that promotes a vision of world leaders who work with others to build healthy, engaged and vibrant communities.The mission of the School is to educate and prepare professionals in public service who understand, engage, and transform complex social, cultural, economic, and political systems to ensure equity, challenge oppression, and effect positive social change.Located on the campus of the William J. Clinton Presidential Center in Little Rock, Arkansas, the school offers the first Master of Public Service (MPS) degree in the nation.For more information see our website at

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Summary of Job Duties:The University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service is seeking a Director of Development to provide leadership in the areas of fundraising and development.

Working closely with the Clinton School Dean, the Director of Development will be tasked with cultivating and growing the school's development operation. The Director of Development will plan, manage, and strengthen donor and alumni relationships; execute the institutional mission as it relates to fundraising and donor growth; and work to create and maintain formal documentation of development policies and procedures.

The Director of Development will develop and execute fundraising strategy and identify and implement comprehensive fundraising initiatives that support UACS and its students. The Director of Development will oversee the implementation and administration of an institutional donor database, including reports and research necessary to address advancement needs. The Director of Development will construct the necessary lists, reports, and tracking tools to support fundraising efforts.

Additionally, the Director of Development will be a critical external figure for the school, serving not only as a fundraiser, but as a brand ambassador whose outreach will touch stakeholders and organizations at a local, regional, and national level. The efforts of this position will build on the unique mission and vision of the school and the public service legacy of President Bill Clinton.Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution of higher education

At least five years of fundraising experience, preferably in a college or university development office or in the nonprofit sector.

Preferred Qualifications:

Master's degree from an accredited institution of higher education

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

Must possess excellent interpersonal skills and be a strong communicator, specifically in the areas of writing, presenting, and public speaking

Must be able to show success in developing and executing clear and effective fundraising plans

Must have proven first-hand experience working with trustees and key existing donors, as well as cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding new donors

Salary Information:Commensurate with education and experience

Required Documents to Apply:Cover Letter/Letter of Application, List of three Professional... For full info follow application link.

The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The university welcomes applications without regard to age, race, gender (including pregnancy), national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran status, military service, genetic information, sexual orientation or gender identity. Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.

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Job Posting: 3217316

Posted On: Jan 27, 2022

Updated On: Feb 26, 2022