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Director of Development-Heider College of Business

Creighton University Omaha, NE
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Job Description

The Director of Development-Heider College of Business, will build a pipeline of support through interaction with alumni, friends and benefactors of Creighton University. Responsibilities include major gift cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of established donor list as well as with new donors to Creighton University and the Heider College of Business. This will be accomplished through phone calls, emails, letters and personal visits. The Director will carry his/her own portfolio of alumni/donors specifically for the Heider College of Business. This position will solicit annual gifts, major gifts, estate gifts and campaign specific gifts for the Heider College of Business and other University priorities.


The Director of Development-Heider College of Business, will build a pipeline of support through interaction with alumni, friends and benefactors of Creighton University. Responsibilities include major gift cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of established donor list as well as with new donors to Creighton University and the Heider College of Business. This will be accomplished through phone calls, emails, letters and personal visits. The Director will carry his/her own portfolio of alumni/donors specifically for the Heider College of Business. This position will solicit annual gifts, major gifts, estate gifts and campaign specific gifts for the Heider College of Business and other University priorities.


Qualifications\:

Bachelor's degree required.
Minimum 5-7 years experience of demonstrated, successful fundraising preferred. Comparable experience will be considered.
Experience in a college or university environment and a national campaign environment helpful. Knowledge of and commitment to the field of education a plus.
Experience soliciting and closing six-figure gifts a plus.
Must be comfortable discovering and pursuing new prospects and leads.
Strategic thinker with superb organizational, verbal and writing skills.
Outgoing and positive interpersonal skills with proven ability to work collaboratively or independently in managing multiple projects in a fast-paced environment.
Initiative, tenacity, strong results orientation, entrepreneurial mindset and proven track record in setting and achieving ambitious goals.
Must exhibit professionalism, integrity, and excellent judgment.
Ability to operate both autonomously and collegially in a directed team effort.
Appreciation and understanding of Creighton University's mission and the ability to effectively communicate it.
Familiarity with Advance or comparable fund-raising database.
Ability to travel nationally for events and prospect visits.

Physical Requirements\:

Seeing\: 75 - 100%

Hearing\: 50 - 74%

Standing/Climbing/Mobility\: 0 - 24%

Lifting/Pulling/Pushing\: 0 - 24 % (pound\: 10 lbs.)

Fingering/Grasping/Feeling\: 75 - 100%

Travel\: Yes

Exposure to Blood Borne pathogens\: No


AAP/EEO Statement\:

Creighton University is committed to providing a safe and non-discriminatory educational and employment environment. The University admits qualified students, hires qualified employees and accepts patients for treatment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, age, disability, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or other status protected by law. Its education and employment policies, scholarship and loan programs, and other programs and activities, are administered without unlawful discrimination.


Disclosure Statement\: 

This description describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required.  Regular, reliable attendance is an essential function and all employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties as requested by their supervisor. Employees may also be required to work in excess of normal working hours as workloads and seasonal activities necessitate. A complete description is available in the Human Resource office located at 3006 Webster Street Omaha, NE.  Creighton University reserves the right to modify duties, responsibilities and activities at any time with or without notice.



















Job Details

Date Posted August 16, 2018
Date Closes August 16, 2019
Requisition 180549
Located In Omaha, NE
SOC Category 00-0000.00
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