AVP, Development

Directs, coordinates, and evaluates all fundraising across the NMSU campuses; provides leadership and guidance to the University community to ensure that individual, corporate and foundation fundraising efforts are integrated and consistent with the University’s overall mission, goals, and objectives. Establishes and implements development policies, goal and objectives, strategic plans, and operating procedures. Coordinates the implementation of development policy to provide overall consistency in policy planning and application. Coordinates prospect identification, solicitation, and stewardship activities to individuals, corporations, foundations, and other entities to include but not limited to planned giving, capital needs, and endowments. Designs, establishes, and maintains an organizational structure and staffing to effectively accomplish the organization’s goals and objectives; Oversees the supervision of personnel, which includes: work allocation and goals, training, promotion and enforcement of internal procedures and controls and problem resolution; evaluates performance and makes recommendations for personnel actions; motivates employees to achieve peak productivity and performance. Oversees the overall operations of unit(s) reporting to this position. Represents the University to various institutional divisions as well as externally to governmental agencies, vendors, students and their parents, and the general public. Develops and manages annual budgets for the organization and performs periodic cost and productivity analyses. Creates and initiates effective marketing activities for promoting planned giving, capital needs, endowments, and other long-range funding activities. Assumes responsibility for overall coordination and day-to-day execution of campaigns. Recommends and participates in the development of University policies and procedures; may serve on University planning and policy-making committees. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.