Assistant Director of Development – UNC Global

Assistant Director of Development – UNC Global (20010956)

Position Summary
The University of North Carolina has enjoyed a long-standing place among leaders in higher education since it was chartered in 1789 and opened its doors for students in 1795 as the nation's first public university. Situated in the beautiful college town of Chapel Hill, N.C., Carolina has earned a reputation as one of the best universities in the world. Carolina prides itself on a strong, diverse student body, academic opportunities not found anywhere else, and a value unmatched by any public university in the nation.

Carolina Development is proud of its donor-centered philosophy, pursuing activities that respect the interests and intentions of the donor as well as the University.  The organization's collaborative nature is a critical component to fulfilling our mission of raising private funds to benefit the University.  The University launched a comprehensive campaign in October 2017 and is recruiting top national talent to join the team and ensure success.

In October 2017, Carolina launched its most ambitious fundraising campaign ever – For All Kind: the Campaign for Carolina with a $4.25 billion goal. “Adopting a Global Mindset” is one of the campaign’s four strategic initiatives with a $300 million university-wide goal. The University aims to broaden its global impact throughout its teaching, research and service activities, and to enhance its global visibility. Already hailed as one of the country’s leading universities for global enrichment, Carolina aspires to provide the most diverse and innovative global learning opportunities anywhere.

Carolina Development is seeking applications for the position of Assistant Director of Development for UNC Global.  Reporting to the Director of Development for UNC Global, the Assistant Director will manage a portfolio of major gift prospects to support global programs and priorities for the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  This position will also oversee the Chancellor’s Global Education Fund, in close collaboration with the University Annual Fund.  This unique position will also work collaboratively to develop strategies to increase and deepen relationships with supporters in key markets outside the U.S., international alumni clubs, and donors to the Chancellor’s Global Education Fund, both foreign and domestic.  

Education Requirements:  Bachelor's degree is required.  A Master's degree is preferred.

Qualification and Experience Requirements:
3-6 years of demonstrated successful development experience or transferrable experience required.  Ability to interact effectively in a global marketplace and a research university setting. Excellence in verbal and written communication and experience running an annual fund program is required.  The ability to motivate and engender the confidence of prospects and donors.  Exhibit the highest standards of professionalism and performance as evidenced by collaborative teamwork, initiative, critical thinking, good judgment, consistency of output, timeliness of follow-through and strength of written and verbal communication skills.  Travel – domestic and international – and some weekend work is required. 

Candidate Instructions:
Please apply online 
All candidates must apply online and submit a cover letter and resume.  

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.