University Development

Assistant Vice Chancellor for University Development

The University invites applications and nominations for the Assistant Vice Chancellor for University Development (Assistant VC), a position that will report to the Associate Vice Chancellor for University Development and serve as a member of University Advancement’s senior leadership team. The Assistant VC is a newly created position that will play a primary role in managing the University’s ongoing Think and Do the Extraordinary Campaign. Partnering with the Associate Vice Chancellor and other members of the Advancement leadership team, the Assistant VC will provide vision and leadership for Central Development at the University and Development offices in other Colleges/Units. The Assistant and Associate Vice Chancellor will work closely to manage Annual Giving, Gift Planning, Corporate and Foundation Relations, and Central Major Gifts teams and provide guidance and support for the school- and unit-based fund raising teams. The Assistant VC will work with academic leadership, advancement leadership, key volunteers, and senior development staff to formulate goals for the Central Development groups and with select Colleges/Units to increase overall private support in a strong and decentralized fund raising organization. Funding will be available over the next several years to add additional staff across the Development programs and new positions in Advancement Services to support a growing development program. The Assistant VC will also manage a portfolio of major gift prospects and be accountable for meeting annual goals for activity and results.

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College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Senior Director of Development, Food Animal System

The Senior Director of Development, Food Animal System, is a member of the CALS Advancement team reporting to the Assistant Dean. This position will focus on providing leadership for directing private fundraising for the Food Animal Systems. The successful candidate will assume a senior role in the fundraising operation of CALS. As such he/she will be expected to set an example for applying best practices to his/her work. The successful candidate will lead by example and set and attain a high standard in fundraising activity and outcomes. He/she will not only inspire donors to support CALS initiatives but will also inspire his/her colleagues by raising the bar and applying the utmost professional work ethic and focus on the work of fundraising. The successful candidate will help strengthen a fundraising culture in CALS with a laser like focus on portfolio management and pipeline building, embracing accountability. The Senior Director will augment our already collaborative culture with an eagerness to work with colleagues from across campus to identify, qualify, cultivate, solicit and steward supporters of CALS.

The Senior Director of Development will actively manage a focused portfolio of major gift prospects and donors by personally participating in their cultivation, solicitation and stewardship, to expand the base of major gift prospects for specific projects. This person will continue to build strong and mutually beneficial relationships between academic leadership, faculty and staff as well as external audiences such as donors, alumni, and business and community leaders.

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College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Senior Director of Development, Plant Sciences

The Senior Director of Development, Plant Sciences is a member of the CALS Advancement team reporting to the Assistant Dean and coordinating research fundraising with the Associate Dean and Director for the NC Agricultural Research Service (NCARS) and the NCARS team. This position will focus on providing leadership in securing support from corporations, commodity organizations, philanthropic foundations and individuals for special projects. He or she will lead the successful completion of the Plant Sciences building fundraising initiative of $25 million and lead other multi-million-dollar research-based projects as assigned. The successful candidate will assume a senior role in the fundraising operation of CALS. As such he/she will be expected to set an example for applying best practice to his/her work. The successful candidate will lead by example and set and attain a high standard in fundraising activity and outcomes. He or she will not only inspire donors to support CALS initiatives but will inspire his/her colleagues by raising the bar and applying the utmost professional work ethic and focus on the work of fundraising. The successful candidate will help strengthen a fundraising culture in CALS with a laser like focus on portfolio management and pipeline building, embracing accountability. The Senior Director will augment our already collaborative culture with an eagerness to work with colleagues from across campus to identify, qualify, cultivate, solicit and steward supporters of CALS.

The Senior Director of Development, Plant Sciences will actively manage a focused portfolio of major gift prospects and donors by personally participating in their cultivation, solicitation and stewardship, to expand the base of major gift prospects for specific projects. This person will continue to build strong and mutually beneficial relationships between academic leadership, faculty and staff as well as external audiences such as donors, alumni, and business and community leaders.

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University Development

Assistant Director of Leadership Annual Giving

The Assistant Director of Leadership Annual Giving is responsible for the identification, qualification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of donors with the capacity to give at the level of $1,000 – $50,000. 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 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 in regional areas of high alumni concentration.

Reporting to the Associate Director of Leadership Annual Giving, this position will serve as a part of University Development’s team and will work to support all areas of the University in conjunction with the Think & Do the Extraordinary Campaign. The Assistant Director will be expected to develop and cultivate relationships with a portfolio of approximately 250 leadership annual giving prospects. He or she will work with the Executive Director of Annual Giving and the Executive Director of Major Gifts in partnership with the Associate Vice Chancellor for University Development.

Annual gifts to NC State reach across our university to help deliver extraordinary opportunities for learning and discovery to students and faculty. Each year, gifts from alumni, parents, faculty, staff, friends and students allow NC State to increase scholarships, strengthen curricula, fund community service projects, enrich the libraries and sponsor the arts. These unrestricted gifts enhance the educational experience for all students.

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