Senior Regional Development Officer

Position ID #:  01000332
Salary Range:  Dependent upon Qualifications and Experience
Closing Date: 06/15/19

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 always 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.

Reporting to the Executive Director of Development for Regional Programs, the Senior Regional Development Officer will be assigned to represent the University in one or more geographic regions. Coordinating with the University’s overall fundraising program, the Senior Regional Development Officer will maintain and manage a personal portfolio of top prospects to identify, cultivate and solicit principal and major gifts to support the University.

Educational Requirements
A Bachelor’s degree is required. A Master’s degree is preferred.

Qualifications and Experience
5-7 years of demonstrated successful principal and major gift fundraising or transferrable experience required. Proven, excellent verbal and written communication skills. The skill to motivate and engender the confidence of prospects and donors. Ability to interact effectively in a comprehensive environment such as a research university setting; and 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 and some weekend work are required.

Application Types Accepted
Applications must be received in the Department of Human Resources by the closing date of 06/15/2019 to be considered. Please submit an online application for vacancy # 01000332 to The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Human Resources at

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.