Tusculum College is seeking qualified applicants for the Director of Development, a key position in the Office of Institutional Advancement focused on overseeing the day-to-day fund raising operations and raising money. The successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing the day-to-day fund raising operations of the College, with specific responsibility for managing a portfolio of high-level annual fund donors, business solicitations, volunteer management, and direct mail. The Director of Development will have oversight of the annual fund, including phonathon, Foundation and Donor Relations. Overnight travel and some evening and weekend work are required.
QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS:
A Bachelor’s degree is required, Master’s degree a plus. A track record of successful, progressively responsible experience in fund raising required, preferably in higher education. Comparable experience in other fields that involve building and maintaining long-term client relationships may be considered. Supervisory and management experience is required.
Required skills, traits, and abilities include:
- Demonstrated planning, administrative, organizational and budgeting skills
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
- Highly energetic and self-motivated
- Able to learn, interpret and apply a variety of policies and procedures with minimal guidance
- Able to work flexible hours
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
HOW TO APPLY:
Send a cover letter, resume, and three references to firstname.lastname@example.org or Tusculum College, Human Resources, Director of Development Search, P.O. Box 5093, Greeneville, TN 37743. EOE/ E-Verify