University of Utah Development Officer in Salt Lake City, Utah

Details

Open Date 08/04/2017

Requisition Number PRN15000B

Job Title Development Officer

Working Title Development Officer

Job Grade E

FLSA Code Administrative

Patient Care Job Code? No

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

Monday-Friday, 8-5

Some evenings and weekends may be required.

VP Area Academic Affairs

Department 00790 - Marriott Library - Operations

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $43,000 - 50,000

Close Date

NOTE: May close at anytime.

Open Until Filled

NOTE: May close at anytime. Yes

Job Summary

Serving as part of the library’s development team, the development officer will help identify, cultivate, and steward current and prospective library donors. This position will help plan and implement fundraising strategies in preparation for an upcoming campaign.

Responsibilities

Ability to produce high-quality work on a deadline. Comfortable managing multiple projects, priorities and deadlines.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications, Business, related field, or equivalency; three years of fund-raising experience which includes direct solicitation of contributions, volunteer leadership support, written and verbal presentations, and strategy and market development are required. Demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills required. Experience in grant or proposal writing and a background working with local print and electronic media is preferred. Demonstrated negotiating skills are also preferred.

Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.

Preferences

Previous experience making initial contacts with donors by phone, email, and in person.

Demonstrated ability to estabilsh rapport quickly and create long-term relationships.

Previous experience managing a prospect portfolio.

Experience working with development databases, such as Advance.

Demonstrated knowledge of business correspondence, development materials, and reports.

Strong writing, editing, and proofreading skills including the ability to easily change writing styles to fit the audience and voice of the piece.

Strong project management skills and demonstrated ability to meet deadlines while managing multiple priorities and projects.

Demonstrated ability to work both collaboratively and independently in a team-based environment.

Ability to organize information for effective presentation in publications, websites, and other media.

Ability to interact effectively with a wide variety of people on and off campus.

Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

Demonstrated proficiency and capability with information technology systems in the context of an academic library.

Reading, writing, or speaking skills in a second language.

Type Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

All applications received by August 25, 2017 will receive full consideration.

This is a local recruitment. Out of area candidates will be responsible for travel costs for final in-person interviews and for moving costs, if selected.

When prompted to do so, please upload three (3) professional references.

Additional Information

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law.

To inquire about this posting, email: employment@utah.edu or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/ TDD ), email: oeo@umail.utah.edu .

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). To be eligible for retirement contributions, you must be hired into a benefit-eligible position. Certain new hires are automatically assigned to the URS retirement plan and other employees with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in the URS within 30 days of hire. Regardless of whether they are hired into a benefit-eligible position or not, individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS must notify the Benefits Department upon hire. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801)366-7770 or (800)695-4877 or the University’s Benefits Department at (801)581-7447 for information.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.