82 Representative Documents: Position Descriptions NORTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES Executive Director of Development NORTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT Executive Director of Development, NCSU Libraries The NCSU Libraries has a well-earned reputation for creating adventurous library spaces and innovative services that delight today’s students and researchers. The award-winning James B. Hunt Jr. Library, opened in 2013 on NC State’s Centennial Campus, offers faculty and students access to advanced technologies such as large-scale visualization, simulated environments, 3D imagery, and interactive computing that are enabling revolutionary ways to see and use information. An iconic building that captures NC State’s spirit of innovation in education and research, the Hunt Library is recognized as one of the world’s most creative learning and collaborative spaces and a model for “the library of the future”. The D. H. Hill Library combines the best of tradition and innovation, housing special collections and a beautiful gallery alongside vibrant, experiential spaces such as the Learning Commons, Technology Sandbox, Visualization Studio, and Makerspace. If you are a person who would like to provide a new generation of library users with everything they can imagine and more, consider applying for this position. The NCSU Libraries invites applications and nominations for the position of Executive Director of Development. The Executive Director leads the complete range of development activities related to the NCSU Libraries, including planning, managing, and implementing an annual operating plan and budget designed to attain the development goals and objectives of the Libraries within available resources. Preparation and implementation of a comprehensive major gift program that generates individual and corporate donors and other philanthropic support on a continuing basis to achieve goals of the Libraries is an essential part of this responsibility. The Executive Director will propose and lead strategic initiatives to identify, qualify, prioritize, cultivate, solicit, recognize, and steward donors and prospects, as well as collaborate with and support volunteers and other leaders in their related fundraising efforts. A major responsibility is to provide innovative leadership, oversight, and strategic direction to the Assistant Director of Development, who implements the major gifts program for the Libraries, to the Director of the Friends of the Library, who carries out the annual fund drive, and a half-time Fellow assigned to Foundation and Corporate fundraising. The Executive Director reports to the Vice Provost and Director of Libraries with a dotted line reporting relationship to the Associate Vice Chancellor for University Advancement Responsibilities also include: ! Collaborating with the Director and other library administrators to develop annual fundraising goals and plans, monitoring progress against goals, and producing reports on progress ! Directs all fundraising campaigns and initiatives ! Partnering with library and university marketing and communication staff to ensure that publications and websites inform and motivate the Libraries’ constituents ! Managing fundraising efforts using best practices and with accountability and transparency ! Representing the NCSU Libraries in its membership in DORAL Key Skills and Characteristics The successful candidate will be a seasoned development professional with significant leadership experience in a complex university or not-for-profit environment. Successful candidates must have the following experience and/or capabilities: ! A proven record of successful fundraising from individuals, corporations, and foundations for restricted and unrestricted gifts personal involvement in financial resource development and capability to develop relationships that will benefit the college and the foundation
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