Director of Development, College of Business and Technology

East Tennessee State University

Johnson City, TN

ID: 7055848
Posted: February 11, 2019

Job Description

Job Summary
ETSU is seeking a qualified candidate for developing and coordinating a comprehensive strategic fundraising plan for the College of Business and Technology; conducting activities to raise private support; cultivating donor relationships with individuals, foundations, and the corporate and business sectors; and, performing other related duties as assigned. The position devotes approximately 75% of time to the CBAT, and 25% of time to University Advancement.

Responsible to the Associate Vice President for University Advancement and the Dean, College of Business and Technology.

Find out more about the College of Business and Technology here.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of current fundraising developments, best practices, techniques, and trends.
Knowledge of accounting, financial, organization, and management principles as those apply to fundraising in a university environment.
Ability to inspire confidence and trust for donors to make gifts to support the university.
Ability to be a positive, professional and ethical ambassador among diverse constituencies for the CBAT and the university.
Ability to work collaboratively and manage communications and interactions across multiple university departments.
Ability to work effectively with donors’ professional financial advisors.
Ability to communicate effectively.
Required Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree is required
At least five years or more of experience in alumni, fundraising, development, or related experience in higher education required.


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