University of Maryland College Park - Executive Director of Development, Robert H. Smith School of Business
The Executive Director of Development will serve as the number 2 in the office in terms of fundraising and will work closely with the Assistant Dean, the Dean, key faculty, and volunteers to identify, cultivate, solicit, and steward major gifts at the $100,000 level and above. In addition to working with individual prospects, the Director will also supervise the front-line fundraising team and manage the prospect pool for the entire team. The Director will monitor and report on fundraising trends in business schools including Big 10 and nationally ranked b-schools. Additionally, the Director will serve as a key resource in during the campaign by assisting in the management of volunteers and the solicitation of campaign prospects.
Essential duties and responsibilities:
Partner with the Dean, Chairs, and faculty and staff in identifying, cultivating, and soliciting major gift prospects with a focus on prospects rated above $100,000 plus range
Manage a portfolio of approximately 100-125 prospects
Manage two to four front line fundraisers and manage the Smith prospect pool among those development officers
Serve as a leader among the Smith School Office of Development and Alumni Relations and work to advance the mission and goals of the school