28 Jul Director of Development
Farmingdale State College seeks a proven and creative fundraiser for the position of Director of Development. This candidate will introduce and champion new strategies to inspire a culture of philanthropy for the College.
Reporting directly to the Vice President for Development and Alumni Engagement, the Director of Development is responsible for carrying a portfolio of prospects and donors capable of making five, six and seven+ figure gifts. The Director of Development will be guided by standardized team metrics for meetings, proposals and dollars raised, as appropriate for the DoD’s time in position, pipeline and role. The Director of Development may be assigned prospects for which some travel may be required.
The Director of Development will have five or more years of experience, preferably in a higher education setting. The successful candidate will exhibit the ability to engage and establish new meaningful relationships, write and present gift proposals and communicate the Foundation and Colleges initiatives and priorities in a concise and compelling manner. The Director of Development will embrace a culture of collaboration within the Office for Development and Alumni Engagement and across campus.
The Director will identify opportunities and strategies to increase endowed scholarships and unrestricted leadership giving to the Farmingdale Fund. The successful candidate is responsible for developing and implementing strategies to attract funding for the College’s four schools, working closely with the Deans and respective faculty while balancing a laser sharp focus on institutional priorities.
Additional details about this position can be found on Farmingdale’s website.