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Development Director

Company: University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Date Posted: March 12, 2018

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
School of Architecture & Urban Planning
Development Specialist Position
Position No.  27261

The vibrant and talented professional development team in the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Office for Development & Alumni Relations seeks to fill the full-time position of Development Director – School of Architecture & Urban Planning (SARUP) & Campus Initiatives.  As the need for private funding increases to support university priorities, fund development for both SARUP and university centers and institutes is critical.  It is an exciting time be at UWM with a wide array of philanthropic opportunities to support student success, research excellence, and community engagement through a comprehensive university campaign that recently announced its public phase.

The Development Director will spend 80% of their time on SARUP, and 20% on campus initiatives; manage a portfolio of 150 – 200 prospects/donors; execute qualification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship activities; build academic partnerships to strengthen fundraising opportunities; and collaborate with other development staff to implement annual fundraising strategies.

The positions report to a senior Central Development officer and works closely with the SARUP Dean as well as center & institute leadership. This position has overall responsibility for the SARUP development program as well as fundable priorities of UWM centers & institutes.   

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Applicants are required to apply online.  See link above.  UWM will not consider paper, emailed or faxed applications.  Applicants must complete all required fields and attach any required documents. The process is complete when the message “Your application has been submitted” is displayed and you receive a confirmation number.

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. Recognized as one of the nation’s 115 top research universities, UW-Milwaukee provides a world-class education to 26,000 students from 89 countries on a budget of $667 million. Its 14 schools and colleges include Wisconsin’s only schools of architecture, freshwater sciences and public health, and it is a leading educator of nurses and teachers. UW-Milwaukee partners with leading companies to conduct joint research, offer student internships and serve as an economic engine for southeastern Wisconsin. The Princeton Review named UW-Milwaukee a 2018 “Best Midwestern” university based on overall academic excellence and student reviews, and the Sierra Club has recognized it as Wisconsin’s leading sustainable university.