Position Summary The University of North Carolina has enjoyed a long-standing place among leaders in higher education since it was chartered in 1789 and opened its doors for students in 1795 as the nation’s first public university. Situated in the beautiful college town of Chapel Hill, N.C., Carolina has earned a reputation as one of the best universities in the world. Carolina prides itself on a strong, diverse student body, academic opportunities not found anywhere else, and a value unmatched by any public university in the nation.
Carolina Development is proud of its donor-centered philosophy, pursuing activities that always respect the interests and intentions of the donor as well as the University. The organization’s collaborative nature is a critical component to fulfilling our mission of raising private funds to benefit the university. The university is in a comprehensive campaign and is currently recruiting top national talent to join the team.
The Director of Development for Special Programs will report directly to the Assistant Vice Chancellor for Development and Foundation Administration and will be responsible for managing key fundraising efforts in the Vice Chancellor’s Office. The Director will manage special programs including Chancellor-level programs that enhance our external presence with donors and volunteers. The Director will as the development policy liaison with the University’s Policy Review Committee.
Educational Requirements Bachelor’s degree
Qualifications and Experience Previous experience interacting with donors is highly desirable as well as exceptional written and verbal communication skills. An employment history highlighted by increasing levels of responsibility and a demonstrated ability to exercise sensitivity and good judgment in dealing with staff and the public. Ability to work effectively with development colleagues and University leadership. Strong interpersonal and written communications skills with demonstrated attention to detail and ability to relate individuals at varying levels internally and externally. Ability to use discretion in working with confidential and sensitive data. High level of initiative and ability to work independently. A strong drive to be successful. A high energy level and the capacity to handle a heavy work load. Integrity. Sincerity.
Application Types Accepted Applications must be received in the Department of Human Resources by the closing date to be considered. Please submit an online application for position ID 01000929 at http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/182121
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.