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Assistant Vice President, Development

Company: University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV)
Location: Reno
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Assistant Vice President, Development page is loaded Assistant Vice President, Development Apply locations University of Nevada, Reno - Main Campus time type Full time posted on Posted 4 Days Ago job requisition id R0135683 The University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) appreciates your interest in employment at our growing institution. We want your application process to go smoothly and quickly. Final applications must be submitted prior to the close of the recruitment.If you need assistance or have questions regarding the application process, please contact our recruitment helpline at (775) 784-1495 or . For UNR Med professional job postings, please contact the Office of Professional Recruitment at (775) 784-6778. - Job Description The University of Nevada, Reno Advancement division is recruiting for an Assistant Vice President, Development. This position is responsible for managing the colleges/schools/units/programs development activities necessary to identify and track prospects, potential and current, to support the University's development and campaign efforts at all levels of giving as it pertains to prospect identification, research, management, tracking and screening.The position works with all areas of Development and Alumni Relations (DAR) to focus on the identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of prospects. The AVP maintains a primary focus on the development and implementation of strategic fundraising plans to enhance giving from higher potential donors. Positions work independently with Dean's or other executive staff to manage fundraising projects.Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Provide direct supervision, leadership and mentoring of a fundraising team (development staff) for assigned Colleges, Schools, and Units, including central UA
  • Lead recruitment efforts to hire effective and experienced development staff with a focus on building a diverse team. Network with individuals to create a pool of potential candidates to notify of any openings. Create a recruitment plan that will attract talented higher education development professionals.
  • Continuously improve and implement onboarding program for new development employees.
  • Strategically enhance employee productivity that will result in an increase of philanthropic support and growth of the donor pipeline.
  • Independently engage the Deans and development staff in annual strategic planning to support philanthropic needs of colleges/schools/units/programs.
  • Find funding that may not otherwise be available for a project by networking within the community and creating community partnerships.
  • Implement and oversee smaller fundraising projects with assigned areas and development staff to increase receipt of gifts and to enhance stewardship.
  • Collaborate with other departments within UA to strategically align prospects, both potential and current, in appropriate events such as dinners, athletic events, tailgates, concerts, lectures, etc. so they become better acquainted with the University and see how their philanthropic support can have a positive impact on the faculty, programs and students. -Required QualificationsBachelor's Degree and six (6) years of related professional work experience; OR a Master's Degree and four (4) years of related professional work experienceRelated Experience: Progressively responsible professional experience in areas of development, prospect management and research, strategic planning and data management including one year of supervisory experience.Remarkable Retirement!Our retirement plan is beyond compare. Your 15.50% contribution is generously matched by the University. With the faculty retirement plan, you are 100% vested your first day. -Sit back and watch your retirement dollars grow! All permanent employees on an annual "A" or "B" contract who are employed at least 50% full-time are eligible to participate in the NSHE retirement program unless they are members of PERS of Nevada. -Perks of Working at UNR!
    • Health insurance options including dental and vision - Health Insurance
    • Generous annual and sick leave and life insurance - Faculty Benefits
    • E. L. Wiegand Fitness Center offers an annual or semester membership and family membership options. E.L. Wiegand Fitness Center
    • Reno is proud to be a University town! Many local businesses offer discounts to WolfCard holders
    • Mountain EAP supports employees (and eligible dependents) through life's difficult moments. Mountain EAP is located in Reno and specializes in counseling and advising services for personal or interpersonal issues.
    • Several Diversity Committees and Affinity Groups focusing on campus-wide diversity initiatives to ensure we are working to create a diverse and welcoming campus climate. Diversity Groups
    • Faculty Senate is the principal representing body for faculty. Its membership includes representatives from each academic and administrative major unit of the University. Faculty Senate
    • No state income tax!Grants-in-aid for Faculty EmployeesThe University is proud to provide a reduced-rate tuition benefit to faculty and qualified dependents. Faculty can take up to six credits per semester at a reduced rate. Dependents of faculty have unlimited credits, but in order to be eligible children must be unmarried and under the age of 24 and must receive at least 50% of their financial support from the employee and/or employee's spouse or domestic partner. Faculty Grants-in-Aid Faculty Dual Career Assistance ProgramThe University of Nevada, Reno recognizes the importance of addressing dual-career couples' professional needs. We offer a dual career assistance program to newly hired faculty spouses/partners that provides resources and assists them to identify career opportunities in Northern Nevada. Dual Career Assistance Program Department InformationUniversity Advancement (UA) is the primary fundraising arm of the University of Nevada, Reno. We are growing our development team to support the excellence and innovation of the University of Nevada, Reno, and are constantly striving to ensure University Advancement is a great place to work and grow.We work to build relationships and support for the University by developing and nurturing donor-centered relationships and stewarding gifts made in support of the University's students, faculty and programs. University Advancement collaborates with Colleges, Schools and Units across the University as well as the University's Alumni Association, the University of Nevada, Reno Foundation, and the Wolf Pack Athletic Association to create lasting support for the University's mission to provide outstanding learning, discovery, and engagement programs that serve the economic, social, environmental, and cultural needs of the citizens of Nevada, the nation, and the world.Contact InformationChisa Oros-Harry - - Exempt Yes Full-Time Equivalent 100.0% Required Attachment(s) Please note, once you submit your application the only attachment/s viewable to you will be the attachment/s to the resume/CV section of the application. Any additional required attachment/s to the cover letter, references, additional documents sections of the application, will not be viewable to you after you submit your application. All uploaded attachment/s will be on the application for the committee to review. To request updates to attachments, prior to the committee review of applications, please contact the candidate helpdesk at .Please attach the following documents to your application1) Resume/CV2) Cover Letter3) Contact Information for three professional references4) Please write a brief statement (one page maximum) about how you would contribute toward our mission of creating a culturally inclusive environment in the role for which you are applying.This posting is open until filledQualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. Recruitment will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made. Posting Close Date Note to Applicant A background check will be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire. HR will attempt to verify academic credentials upon receipt of hiring documents. If the academic credentials cannot be verified, HR will notify the faculty member that an official transcript of their highest degree must be submitted within thirty days of the faculty member's first day of employment. References will be contacted at the appropriate phase of the recruitment process. Applicants hired on a federal contract may be subject to E-Verify. As part of the hiring process, applicants for positions in the Nevada System of Higher Education may be required to demonstrate the ability to perform job-related tasks. For positions that require driving, evidence of a valid driver's license will be required at the time of employment and as a condition of continued employment. Schedules are subject to change based on organizational needs. University of Nevada, Reno 0:00 -/ - 2:07 About Us The University of Nevada, Reno is a public research university committed to the promise of a future powered by knowledge. Founded in 1874 as Nevada's original land-grant university, the University serves 21,000 undergraduate and graduate students from all 50 states and 75 countries. The University is classified by the Carnegie - Classification of Institutions of Higher Education as an R1 university: A doctoral university with very high research activity. In 2020, the University was also recognized in the Carnegie - Community Engagement classification. The University is also ranked by U.S. News & World Report among the "Best Global Universities", and it ranks in the top tier of the WSJ/Times Higher Education World University Rankings. Since 2009, the University has invested more than $850 million in advanced labs, facilities, and residence halls. It is home to Nevada's first medical school - the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine - and delivers on its original land-grant mission with outreach across the state through the University of Nevada, Reno Extension, Nevada Agricultural Experiment Station, Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology, Nevada Small Business Development Center, the Nevada Seismological Laboratory, and Wolf Pack Athletics. The University's main campus is in Reno, Nevada - -a burgeoning global technology hub with a vibrant Midtown and downtown. Located where the high desert of the Great Basin meets the High Sierra, the University's beautiful, 290-acre main campus is also a Nevada State Arboretum. In recent years, the University has added two additional locations: the Redfield campus in south Reno and the Wayne L. Prim campus in Incline Village, the home of the University of Nevada, Reno at Lake Tahoe. The University is part of the Nevada System of Higher Education, which is comprised of two research universities, one state college, four community colleges and an environmental research institute, and is committed to developing strong partnerships with each institution for the benefit of all Nevadans. Through its commitment to high-impact education, world-improving research and creative activity, and outreach that's transforming Nevada's communities and businesses, the University continues its nearly 150-year tradition of benefitting our state, nation and world. The University recognizes that diversity promotes excellence in education and research. The inclusive and engaged community on campus recognizes the added value that students, faculty, and staff from different backgrounds bring to the educational experience. Today, the University delivers on its original land-grant mission of access to education and knowledge by investing in the academics, facilities, support, engagement and vibrant campus life that promote our diverse students' cognitive growth and academic achievement - all while remaining one of the best values in American higher education. -For more information, please visit NSHE is committed to providing a place of work and learning free of discrimination on the basis of a person's age (40 or older), disability, whether actual or perceived by others (including service-connected disabilities), gender (including pregnancy related conditions), military status or military obligations, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, race (including hair texture and protected hairstyles such as natural hairstyles, afros, bantu knots, curls, braids, locks and twists), color, or religion (protected classes). - EEO/Title IX Website Mikiba Morehead University Title IX and ADA Interim Coordinator 1664 N. Virginia Street Reno, NV 89557 (775) 784-1547 The University of Nevada, Reno, -does not discriminate on the basis of sex in any education program or activity that it operates. Non-discrimination on the basis of sex is mandated by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (20 U.S.C. - - 1681 et seq.) and the corresponding implementation regulations (34 C.F.R. Part 106). - The University's commitment to nondiscrimination in its education programs and activities extends to applicants for - admission and employment. Inquiries concerning the application of these provisions may be referred to: Mikiba Morehead , Title IX Coordinator, University of Nevada, Reno, 1664 N. Virginia Street, Continuing Education Building, Room 206, m/s 158, Reno, Nevada 89557-0158, Telephone: (775) 784-1547; Email: ; to The Assistant Secretary of the United States Department of Education, U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20202-1100; Telephone: 1-800-421-3481 FAX: 202-453-6012; TDD: 1-800-877-8339; Email: ; or to both. Information pertaining to the University's grievance procedures and grievance process, including how to report or file a complaint of sex discrimination, how to report or file a formal complaint of sexual harassment, and how the University will respond can be found here . If you need any accommodations to complete an application, please contact Human Resources at . Information regarding security, personal safety, fire safety, and crime statistics can be found at UNR's website . NSHE Employees are required to participate in a mandatory retirement plan in lieu of Social Security. As a result, employment at NSHE may impact your Social Security benefits. Additional information is available at SSA 1945 . Job postings are specific to the Nevada System of Higher Education.

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