The Libraries offers a highly competitive salary in recognition of applicable education and experience for this position. Benefits include: 24 days vacation, 12 days sick leave; State of NC preferred provider medical insurance, and state, TIAA/CREF, or other retirement options. Additional and optional dental, life, disability, deferred compensation, and legal plans are offered. Tuition waiver program for all campuses of The University of North Carolina is available. More benefits information is available at http://www.ncsu.edu/human_resources/benefits/
Bachelor’s degree. Relevant professional experience in fundraising or a closely related field. Knowledge and understanding of the nature and purpose of public higher education. Understanding of the mission of a research university and ability to articulate the role of the academic library to an external audience. Strong interpersonal skills; ability to communicate with a wide range of people; exceptional written and oral communication skills. Evidence of independent initiative and sound judgment. A valid driver license; an ability to travel (locally and nationally); ability to work evenings and weekends on occasion.
Master’s degree. Knowledge of and experience with all aspects of major gift solicitation, including various planned giving opportunities; demonstrated success in professional fundraising and development. Knowledge of North Carolina and the UNC system; demonstrated understanding of the mission and role of an academic research library. Experience working in a University-wide campaign.
The NCSU Libraries invites applications and nominations for the position of Director of Development, Major Gifts. The Libraries’ development staff works to build relationships with individuals, foundations, and corporations in order to build private support for the mission and strategic priorities of the NCSU Libraries.
Reporting to the Executive Director of Development, the Director of Development will work to establish and develop a broad fundraising program aimed at securing private support for the NC State University Libraries. The Director will serve as a frontline fundraiser, building relationships with individuals including alumni, faculty, and friends. The Director will manage both major gift and discovery portfolios, and will develop and execute long- and short-term strategies to cultivate, solicit, close, and steward major gifts ($25,000+) in support of the Libraries’ mission and strategic priorities. This individual will work closely with development staff in the Libraries and across the University and will provide direction for the Libraries’ comprehensive fundraising programs in support of a University-side capital campaign.
Review of applications is underway; position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.
See vacancy announcement with application instructions at http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/jobs/epa/ddmg.