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Appointed Professionals Job Description

This position description was prepared based on feedback from incumbents and supervisors, or from Career Track postings. Human Resources will continue to enhance and refine descriptions as more information becomes available.

UA Title Code: T20992
UA Job Title: Director of Development, Alumni Association
Job Group: External Affairs & Communications Professionals
Job Category: Development/Fundraising Professional
Pay Grade:
FLSA: Exempt

Purpose of Classification:

Acts as director of development for a college, division, or unit with equivalent fundraising scope and/or complexity.

Example of Duties:

  • Researches previous, current, and potential donors
  • Identifies, cultivates, and solicits potential donors
  • Stewards current donors
  • Plans, promotes, and implements public education programs
  • Develops and implements events and activities that appeal to donors and alumni
  • Compiles and maintains donor database as well as other records and reports
  • Produces various web and marketing materials
  • Participates in strategic planning with senior management
  • Supervises staff

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree with 3 to 5 years of directly comparable experience; OR master's degree with 1 to 3 years of directly comparable experience

Revised: 09/29/2014