Director of Annual Giving

Posted on 10/14/2021

University of Massachusetts - Dartmouth

Dartmouth, MA

The Director of Annual Giving is a member of the fundraising team and is responsible for oversight of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Alumni, Faculty/Staff, and Friends Annual Fundraising Program. As lead for this important facet of the annual giving program, the Director of Annual Giving oversees the annual direct outreach to alumni, faculty/staff, parents, and friends for core support. The Director of Annual Giving collaborates closely with top-level University administrators, faculty, staff, and volunteers to provide professional and strategic approaches to cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding alumni, faculty/staff, parents, and friends who represent potential leadership annual giving donors.  The incumbent provides leadership in addressing issues of professional practice, policies, and procedures. Working as part of a dynamic team of advancement professionals, the Director will be responsible for building partnerships with colleagues across the University and will work closely with marketing and communications colleagues to effectively market campaigns to various University constituents. The Director should be a creative, out-of-the-box, resourceful thinker and doer and must be a team player with well-honed partnership-building, client management, and project management skills.

For more information about this position, qualifications, and how to apply, please navigate to our website at UMass Careers.

Applicants must be authorized for employment in the U.S. on a full-time basis. Employment-based visa sponsorship not available.

All interested applicants should submit a letter of interest, current resume and the contact information for at least two professional references.

The review of applications will be ongoing.

UMass Dartmouth distinguishes itself as a vibrant, public research university dedicated to engaged learning and innovative research resulting in personal and lifelong student success. UMass Dartmouth values excellence, diversity, transparency, student-centeredness, accountability, innovation, engagement, collaboration, collegiality and safety.

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Effective September 27, 2021, all members of the campus community must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or obtain an approved exemption on medical or religious grounds. Individuals with approved exemptions must wear face coverings in public indoor settings on campus and submit proof of a negative COVID-19 test on a weekly basis.

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