90 Representative Documents: Position Descriptions NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY LIBRARY Director of Development, Libraries, Press, and University Archives o Identifies and personally solicits high-profile, and/or extremely complex major gifts of $100,000+ prospects annually. o Oversees continuous research, development and up-to-date knowledge on prospects and works with other areas to coordinate contacts. o Requires travel throughout the region or country. Annual Giving o Oversees the annual giving process for the Libraries, Press, and University Archives o Supervises direct appeals process o Develops and executes strategies for all annual giving communication including setting goals, crafting messages, determining scope, etc. Volunteer Management o Collaborates with the Library’s donor board and campaign committee o Plans and executes board/committee meetings, maintains up-to-date information regarding membership, advisory board mission and terms o Ensures effective stewardship of volunteer and committee members Events o Oversees development and management of events and programs designed to expand constituent and participation. o Reviews and approves event plans and summaries ensuring that overall goals and objectives are attained. o Works directly with high-level volunteers and donors to ensure that event objectives are met. Administration o Oversees administration of school development operations. o Ensures compliance with prospect management guidelines for tracking and maintenance of contact and progress reporting. o Coordinates appointments and prepares materials used by senior management, Board and volunteers for meetings, visits, events or phone calls made to high-profile prospects. o Oversees administrative support management to ensure effective team success and daily operations. Budget o Strategically manages a department budget ensuring to minimize expenses while maximizing return. Supervisory o Supervises 2 or more staff. o Provides training to staff within or outside of immediate dept or division in regard to function. o Leads, coaches and evaluates performance of direct reports. Performs other duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications: Successful completion of a full 4-year course of study in an accredited college or university leading to a bachelor's or higher degree OR appropriate combination of education and experience. 8 years development, marketing, sales or the equivalent experience is required. Team leadership analytical thinking, complex problem solving and planning global/organizational perspective ability to work in fast-paced environment comfortable with change and associated ambiguity. Working at Northwestern University: Northwestern offers many benefit options to employees including: competitive compensation excellent retirement plans comprehensive medical, dental and vision coverage dependent care match vacation, sick and holiday pay professional development opportunities and tuition reimbursement. Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes including veterans and individuals with disabilities. As per Northwestern University policy, this position requires a criminal background check. Successful applicants will need to submit to a criminal background check prior to employment.
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