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Development Director II

Weber State University
Ogden, UT
  • Expired: June 15, 2022. Applications are no longer accepted.
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Position Title
Development Director II

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Weber State University - Ogden, UT

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Job Summary/Basic Function

NOTE: This position will be filled as a Development Director II or a Senior Development Director depending on candidate qualifications.

Weber State University (WSU, seeks a dynamic, engaging, self-motivated individual to become the Development Director II for the Telitha E. Lindquist College for Arts & Humanities. Development Directors work with deans of academic colleges, divisions, or departments of the university in planning private fundraising strategies, identifying and qualifying prospective donors, maintaining and advancing relationships with prospects and donors, soliciting gifts, and stewarding donor support. The position reports to the Interim Executive Development Director of Development and University Advancement and works collaboratively with the University Advancement team. WSU offers a full range of associate and bachelor degrees and selected master degrees to over 29,000 students at campuses in Ogden and Layton, Utah. The vision of WSU is to be the national model for a dual-mission university that integrates learning, scholarship and community.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience in private fundraising, marketing, sales, communication, psychology, business management, education, or a related field.

4 or more years of experience in private fundraising, including the demonstrated achievement at successfully fulfilling the identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship components of the prospect management cycle for individuals, foundations and corporations.

Strong technology skills including word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, databases, and internet

Preferred Qualifications

Seeking applicants with the following knowledge, skills and abilities: - Strong writing skills and willingness to accurately and comprehensively document donor/prospect interaction - Excellent interpersonal skills that facilitate the identification and nurturing of donor relationships - Track record of displaying integrity and the ability to keep confidences regarding personal information - Excellent attention to detail and ability to work under deadlines Preferred Qualifications include: - An understanding of, commitment to, and ability to articulate the value of higher education, and specifically the value of arts and humanities education - Previous experience with and/or an appreciation for the performing and visual - Previous experience working both independently and as part of a team identifying and cultivating prospective donors and soliciting philanthropic support; including planned giving opportunities - History of interacting positively with diverse constituencies, both internal and external to an organization - Demonstrated ability to listen effectively and to speak and write clearly - Experience with and ability to manage multiple priorities and requests - Experience working in a college, university, or non-profit setting - Experience with event planning and event management - Ability to perform well under pressure in an environment that encourages setting and fulfilling goals

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EEO Statement

Weber State University is an EOE/Minorities/Female/Vet/Disability employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged.

Benefits Summary

WSU offers a generous benefits package that includes medical, dental, long-term disability, life insurance, retirement, a wellness program with release time and paid incentives, tuition benefits, free tickets to athletic and performing arts events, and paid holidays, vacation, and sick leave.

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Open Until Filled

Notes to Applicant

The annual salary for this position starts at $65,000 and may go up from there depending on candidate qualifications. The position comes with a generous benefits package.

To apply, please complete the online application and attach a cover letter, current resume, and the names and contact information for three professional references.

For qualification determination, your application and/or resume must contain average number of hours worked per week and the dates of employment (i.e., month/year to month/year or month/year to present). If your resume does not contain this information, your application may be considered incomplete.

Screening of applications will begin June 28, 2022. Position will remain open until filled.

Criminal background check required as a condition of employment.

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Physical Activity of this position
Moving about to accomplish tasks, particularly for long distances or moving from one work site to another. - Travel to various locations to visit donors, Expressing or exchanging ideas. Those activities in which they must convey detailed or important instructions to other workers accurately or quickly. , Ability to receive detailed information with or without assistance.

Physical Requirements of this position
Light work. Exerting up to 20 lbs of force occasionally and/or up to 10 lbs of force frequently and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. Use of arm and/or leg controls exerting forces greater than that for sedentary work.

Visual Acuity Requirements including color, depth perception and field of vision.
Required to perform activities such as preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; using a computer terminal; extensive reading.

The conditions the worker will be subject to in this position.
The worker is subject to environmental conditions. Protection from weather conditions but not necessarily from temperature changes.

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  • Documents Needed to Apply
    Required Documents
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • List of References with Contact Info
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    Weber State University


    Ogden, UT
    84403 USA



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