Assistant Director of Development-College of Business

Posted on 03/16/2021

University of Louisville

Louisville, KY

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree and three years experience in Fund-Raising or a related field. Additional experience may be used on a one-to-one basis to offset the educational requirements. The university offers market competitive salary and benefits. Grade EG.  Salary Minimum: $48,421

Position Description

The Assistant Director of Development for the College of Business will assist in the planning and execution of a comprehensive philanthropic program for the College of Business.   This position will work in coordination with the Executive Director for External Relations & Advancement for the College of Business, the Executive Director of Belknap Development, and the Dean of the College of Business.  In addition, the Assistant Director will work collaboratively with colleagues across University Advancement to identify, cultivate, solicit and steward major gift prospects for the College of Business. All job functions must be performed with a high degree of professionalism, including responsibility, initiative, creativity, dependability, human relations, cooperation, courtesy, and in compliance with Affirmative Action guidelines. A high level of personal and professional integrity is a must, along with the ability to communicate effectively and frequently with colleagues.


  • Meet or exceed annual goals as defined each year in a personal assessment scorecard.
  • Build and manage a portfolio of approximately 100-150 major gift donors.
  • Solicit and secure gifts with a minimum annual goal of $350,000 or more.
  • Execute solicitations between $5,000 and $10,000 with a minimum annual goal of no less than $350,000 (or more – as determined by supervisor).
  • Complete a minimum of 160 (as determined by supervisor) face-to-face meetings annually with donors and prospective donors.
  • Record moves management activity within the Advancement database platform.
  • Work collaboratively with colleagues through donor identification and donor referral.

Some evening and weekend work may be required.

The University of Louisville is a vibrant and inclusive community, and we actively seek candidates who are interested in contributing to diversity and equal opportunity within higher education.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of Louisville is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, age, color, national origin, ethnicity, creed, religion, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, pregnancy, or veteran status. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please contact the Employment team at [email protected] or 502.852.6258.

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