Development and Alumni Relations (DAR) at the University of Nevada, Reno seeks an experienced Director of Development (DOD) for the College of Agriculture, Biotechnology and Natural Resources (CABNR) and Cooperative Extension (CoopExt). The DOD will work directly with the Executive Director of Development of DAR, Dean of CABNR, Director of Cooperative Extension and faculty/staff within the school/program. In addition, the successful candidate will work with the College and DAR to manage relationships and secure support from donors. The successful candidate will solicit gifts, provide stewardship, collaborate with the Dean/Director and faculty to produce development proposals and assist DAR’s Alumni Association to engage alumni and friends.
Regional and national travel is expected. Evening and weekend work is required.
Because of the sensitivity of the information and data, the individual must adhere strictly to the highest professional ethics, confidentiality, discretion and judgment. This position offers the opportunity to work independently in an evolving and changing fundraising environment and combines a high level of initiative, creativity, and collaboration and widespread public interaction.
Bachelor's Degree and four years or a Master's Degree and two years of professional experience is required.
Interpersonal, public relations and customer service skills, including the ability to interact effectively with coworkers, students, volunteers, administrators, alumni and donors, and strong organizational skills.