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Executive Director of Development

Primary Role

The Executive Director of Development is a principal gift officer of the college leading the major gifts and planned giving teams, developing and coordinating campaigns, and securing the financial support needed for the college to achieve its strategic objectives.


Typical Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Understands the needs and priorities of donors, recognizing past gifts, cultivating future gifts, and successfully completing asks through effective communication of the needs, accomplishments and goals of the college.
  2. Develops and maintains a research driven and results oriented three year plan for the Development Department that encourages innovation and growth and integrates individual donor strategies as well as simple and complex campaigns.
  3. Develops strong volunteer involvement in identifying prospective donors, assisting in individual solicitations, and serving as leaders in campaigns.
  4. Promotes a strong commitment to donor centered fund raising.


Supervision Required/Given


Position Qualifications