94 Representative Documents: Position Descriptions SIMON FRASER UNIVERSITY LIBRARY Director, Advancement, Library, grade 13 Administrative/Professional Position #109413 Page 2 D. DECISION MAKING i) Give some typical examples of the most important decisions the incumbent is expected to make in carrying out the duties and responsibilities of the position. To what extent can the incumbent rely on established policies or advice from others in making these decisions? Develops and recommends strategic and management plans, including priorities and budget requirements. Determines staff and volunteer requirements for Faculty or departmental level fundraising events and activities and hires, directs, trains, and evaluates staff and volunteer performance. ii) Give some examples of the types of decisions the incumbent would refer to his/her supervisor. Final approval for fundraising strategies, budgets, goals, policies, and recommendations for new programs. Serious staff performance issues and recommendations for termination of employment. E. SUPERVISION EXERCISED Indicate the number of continuing employees for whom the position is responsible. Number of continuing employees reporting directly to the position: 1 or more Total number of continuing employees for whom the position has direct responsibility: 1 or more Note: Normally hires, trains and supervises continuing and temporary support and administrative staff and volunteers. F. SUPERVISION RECEIVED Describe the extent to which the supervisor determines the day to day work load of the position and assists in the completion of duties. Explain the nature of guidance received and how often work is checked or reviewed. Works under broad administrative supervision. G. UNUSUAL WORKING CONDITIONS Requires some early morning, evening and week-end work. H. ENTRANCE QUALIFICATIONS What combination of experience, training and/or formal education do you believe is the minimum required to perform the duties of this position? Undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline and six years of related fundraising experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Excellent interpersonal, communication (oral and written), and relationship management skills. Proficient in the use of word, database, spreadsheet, and presentation applications and prospect management systems. Excellent supervisory skills. Excellent research, solicitation, and cultivation skills. Excellent organizational, problem-solving, and analytical reasoning skills. Excellent human resource management and teamwork skills. Excellent strategic planning skill. I. ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS Indicate in the appropriate blocks the title of the position to which this position reports and the titles of positions reporting directly to it. If more detail is required, add additional blocks. Executive Director, Advancement Director, Advancement, grade 13
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