Director of Development, Alumni Affairs & Advancement
ADMINISTRATIVE POSITION – Professional/Managerial
Posting Date: January 16, 2018
Closing Date: January 30, 2018
Competition No: 882-12-23
Position Title: Director of Development, Alumni Affairs & Advancement
Department: Alumni Affairs & Advancement
Type of Appointment: Budget-Continuing
Victoria University is committed to equity in access to employment and a diverse and inclusive workplace. The University encourages applications from racialized persons/persons of colour, women, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. If you require accessibility accommodation, please contact the Human Resources Department email@example.com
Working under the direction of the Executive Director, Alumni Affairs & Advancement, the Director of Development will be responsible and accountable for the successful management and execution of the advancement portfolio for Victoria University in the University of Toronto. Primary responsibilities will include the continuing growth and development of the major gift program with respect to supporting approved fundraising priorities and the successful growth of the annual giving program.
The complexity and scope of the Alumni Affairs & Advancement division at Victoria requires the incumbent to be efficient and effective in the management of all related advancement processes and to ensure that the flow of information and the execution of campaigns are facilitated appropriately by those staff members assigned to each function.
University degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
Minimum 7 or more years in a senior advancement role, preferably in a University environment and with a demonstrated track record of securing major gifts and managing advancement professionals. Expertise in the annual fund space is also required.
Excellent fundraising skills as well as the ability to manage and motivate others, lead projects, multi-task and achieve deadlines in a hectic environment. Outstanding communications skills (oral and written). Strong interpersonal skills, and the ability to exercise tact and diplomacy. Superior organizational and analytical skills. Knowledge of Blackbaud products (Arbor) considered an asset.
Please fax, mail or email applications to:
73 Queen’s Park Crescent
Toronto ON M5S 1K7
Employees are required to submit their personnel numbers with their application. Victoria University thanks all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.