- A minimum of a bachelor’s degree, with a master’s degree preferred.
- Five to seven years of demonstrated fundraising success and related management experience in higher education, a charitable organization, not-for profit or related industry.
- Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.
- Demonstrated ability to build successful long-term relationships in a professional work environment.
Additional Preferred Qualifications
- A Master's, Juris Doctor, or Ph.D. degree is preferred.
- Progressive managerial experience within a research university or other nonprofit environment and/or within a professional school is preferred.
- Experience in positions or organizations that supported $100M+ campaigns
- Demonstrated track record of cultivating and securing seven-figure and larger outright and deferred gift commitments
- Knowledge of planned giving vehicles.
- Experience managing professionals in multiple locations
To ensure full consideration, application materials must be received by February, 17, 2017. Please complete your candidate profile at http://jobs.illinois.edu and upload a letter of application, resume and the names, addresses, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three professional references. For further information regarding application procedures, contact Brenda Morris at firstname.lastname@example.org . The proposed starting date is as soon as possible after the closing date.
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