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Assistant Dean for College Advancement

COLLEGE OF NATURAL RESOURCES

NC State invites applications and nominations for the position of Assistant Dean for Advancement in the College of Natural Resources. NC State seeks an accomplished, innovative and collaborative advancement professional. This position is the college’s chief fundraising and engagement leader and will be responsible for managing the college advancement program and growing fundraising results in collaboration with university partners and in alignment with industry best practices.

Director of Development

POOLE COLLEGE OF MANAGEMENT

The Director of Development (DOD) will develop private support for established priorities of Poole College of Management by developing relationships between faculty and alumni, friends, and corporate and foundation leaders that result in effective partnerships and increased philanthropic funding. The Director of Development will identify, cultivate, solicit and steward gifts with a focus on increasing the pipeline of major gift ($50,000 and above) prospects and private support for the Poole College of Management.

Associate Director of Leadership Annual Giving, 4-H & FFA

COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE AND LIFE SCIENCES

The Associate Director of Development is responsible for the identification, qualification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of 4-H and FFA donors with the capacity to give at the level of $1,000 – $49,999. The incumbent will be deeply involved in the fundraising efforts in support of 4-H and FFA program priorities and endowments from individual donors with an emphasis on new donor acquisition, upgrades, growing membership of the Chancellor’s Circle and developing a pipeline for major gifts. Solicitations will be multi-channel, including, but not limited to, phone calls, mail, emails, and personal meetings.

The Assistant Director will be reporting to the Senior Director of Development in CALS and will serve as a part of the CALS Advancement team in coordination with the University Development’s Annual Giving team. The Associate Director of Leadership Annual Giving, will dually report to the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and Annual Giving.

The Associate Director of Leadership Annual Giving, will be expected to initiate, develop and cultivate relationships with individuals with the capacity to make gifts of $1,000 – $49,999 to fund programs and priorities defined by the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.

Associate Director of Development

UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES

Reporting to the Executive Director of Development, the Associate Director of Development will help manage fundraising activities and support the achievement of the Libraries’ annual fundraising goals. This position works both independently and in conjunction with the development team and Executive Director of Development to build a pipeline of prospects and donors. The Associate Director of Development will help manage the Friends of the Libraries Board and will also collaborate closely with NC State advancement staff and volunteers in identifying, qualifying, and developing relationships with alumni and donors to solicit and secure private philanthropic support for the Libraries.

Associate Director of Donor Services

ADVANCEMENT SERVICES

NC State seeks an Associate Director of Donor Services to supervise a team who oversees the approval process of 400+ standard gift agreements annually, reviews and creates donor/honoree legacy pages, and manages the University’s donor naming opportunities process. The ideal candidate should enjoy working in a fast-paced and innovative team environment. Candidates must have excellent writing skills, experience in writing agreements and/or contracts, experience tracking tasks and duties, working with processes that require analytical skills and problem-solving, having experience being responsible for many simultaneously and detail-oriented responsibilities, and experience working directly with development officers.

Donor Services Analyst

ADVANCEMENT SERVICES

NC State seeks a Donor Services Analyst to oversee reporting, analytics, data management, and manage various technology platforms, including but not limited to DocuSign CLM, DocuSign eSignature, FM: Interact (facilities management/naming opportunities platform), and Overture (digital endowment reporting platform). Candidates must have excellent writing skills and experience with managing technology platforms, data analysis, reporting, and statistical analysis. In addition, we are seeking candidates experienced with working with processes that require analytical skills and problem-solving and being responsible for many simultaneous and detail-oriented responsibilities.

Assistant Director of Leadership Annual Giving

COLLEGE OF VETERINARY MEDICINE

The Assistant Director of Leadership Annual Giving is responsible for the identification, qualification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of donors with the capacity and inclination to make $1,000 plus level gifts and move already established leadership annual giving donors to higher giving levels, with the goal of fueling the pipeline for major and planned gifts. S/he will be a highly motivated professional who will be deeply involved in the fundraising efforts in support of current operations and endowment from individual donors with an emphasis on new donor acquisition, upgrades, and developing a pipeline for major gifts. Solicitations will be multi-channel including, but not limited to phone calls, mail, emails and personal meetings.

College Advancement Office Manager

COLLEGE OF NATURAL RESOURCES

The University Program Associate provides critical, high-level administrative support for the Office of Advancement in the College of Natural Resources to increase and strengthen relationships with all constituencies. This position will coordinate the day-to-day activities associated with supporting the College’s fundraising program, increase operational efficiency across all effort areas and be a key member of a collaborative fast-paced team.