The Director of Development for the College of Law should have a bachelor’s degree and proven success in professional or higher education fundraising, sales and marketing, or a related field. Some management experience with 4+ years of development, sales, or related experience is necessary. Experience with capital campaigns, annual giving, and planned giving are preferred. A master’s is preferred.
Job skills required are excellent verbal and written communications skills, strong presentation skills, self-confidence and motivation, attentiveness to detail, sensitivity to the needs of diverse constituencies, and a strong, goal-oriented work ethic. A proven ability to prioritize and manage complex projects and to work in a fast-paced team environment and the ability and willingness to travel extensively are necessary. An aggressive sales mentality with the ability to provide strategic leadership is required. This position will maintain a significant prospect portfolio, working with some of the university’s most generous alumni and friends. It is anticipated that this position will make 180+ visits, drive 30+ major gift proposals with over half at six figures or more, and close gifts exceeding $1.5 million annually.
To apply for this position or to learn more, view the original position opening on the UT Human Resources website.