Director of Development

American University   •  

Washington, DC

Industry: Education


5 - 7 years

Posted 41 days ago

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The Director of Development is a member of the CAS Development team and is responsible for achieving ambitious fundraising, solicitation, and visit goals, which are set annually. This position manages a prospect portfolio of at least 100 current or perspective donors for CAS, with giving capacities from $100,000+ and is responsible for assisting the Assistant Dean of Development, CAS, in the planning and execution of CAS engagement events, and associated activities.

In all these capacities, the Director will be required to collaborate with colleagues in other Schools and Colleges, as well as members of the central development and alumni relations staff. The Director participates in overall Office of Development and Alumni Relations activities in support of the broader objectives of the Vice President for Development and Alumni Relations.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

  • 35-Exempt
  • Team Leader/Consultant B
  • This position will require travel outside the Washington metropolitan area, as well as seasonal evening and weekend work for scheduled CAS and University events and programs
  • The position may supervise one work-study student

Salary Range

  • Commensurate with experience

Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 5-8 years of relevant experience

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

  • Hiring offers for this position are contingent on successful completion of a background check