UMKC and the UMKC Foundation are seeking a qualified candidate for the position of Director of Major and Leadership Gifts for the Schools of Pharmacy and Nursing. Primary duties will include identifying, cultivating and soliciting prospective donors for major gifts and leadership gift level gifts for both schools. Identify, qualify and manage a portfolio of major gift donors and prospects whose support will meet the identified development goals. Steward gifts and donor relationships in collaboration with UMKC's Stewardship office. Represent the schools at public events that have direct connection with key donors. Perform other duties as assigned. Travel is required.
A bachelor’s degree in Communications, Marketing, Business Administration or related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and abilities can be acquired is necessary, as well as five years of experience in fundraising, sales, marketing, and/or volunteer management.
Master's degree is preferred. CFRE designation preferred. Three to five years major gift raising experience is preferred. Proven track record in fund raising or sales. Experience in development in higher education and/or some knowledge of hte respective academic areas.
Full Time/Part Time
$73,798 - $85,000
Open until filled
Application materials must be submitted online at www.umkc.edu/jobs. Applicants must combine all application materials (personal letter of interest with accompanying resume and a list of references) into one PDF or Microsoft Word document and upload as a resume attachment. Limit document name to 50 characters. Maximum size limit is 11MB. Do not include special characters (e.g., /, &, %, etc.)
For questions about how applicants apply, please call (816) 235-1621, or if you are experiencing technical problems, please call (855) 524-0002.