Position: Senior Director of Development
Rank: Associate Director & University Librarian
Requisition #: 0703957
Deadline: Applications requested by October 23, 2007.
Job summary: The George A. Smathers Libraries is recruiting for the position of Senior Director of Development. The Senior Director of Development, designs, implements and manages the fundraising and donor relations program for the George A. Smathers Libraries. This position serves as a senior member of the Library Administration and participates in strategic planning for development and manages Development Council activities. Working collaboratively with the library directors, chairs and librarians, the Senior Director of Development has primary responsibility for directing library efforts that encompass major gifts, donor stewardship, development of public support groups, fundraising event coordination and relations between the Libraries, its Development Council, the University of Florida and the UF Foundation, Inc. The incumbent is responsible for the identification, qualification, cultivation, solicitation and the stewardship of major gift prospects. Though office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. considerable after hours and weekend activities are essential to satisfactory performance. Extensive travel is also required.
The duties of this position include:
The University of Florida
The University of Florida is a large, land grant, public educational research institution with a faculty of approximately 4,000 and a student body of 48,000. It ranks third nationally in size of student body and eighth nationally in the number of merit scholars enrolled in the freshmen class. The University is a member of the Association of American Universities and offers the Ph.D. in more than 90 fields and the Master's degree in more than 120 fields. For more information please consult the UF homepage at http://www.ufl.edu.
The University of Florida Libraries are members of the Association of Research Libraries, the Center for Research Libraries, the Research Libraries Group, and SOLINET. The library staff consists of more than 400 FTE librarians, technical/clerical staff and student assistants. For more information about the Libraries, please visit http://www.uflib.ufl.edu.
Salary and benefits: Twenty-six vacation days, nine paid holidays, and thirteen days sick leave annually; retirement plan options; insurance benefits; tuition fee waiver program; no state or local income tax.
The University of Florida is an equal opportunity employer and is strongly committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. Applicants from a broad spectrum of people, including members of ethnic minorities and disabled persons, are especially encouraged to apply. As part of the application process, applicants are invited to complete an on-line confidential and voluntary demographic self-disclosure form which can be found at: http://www.hr.ufl.edu/job/datacard.htm. This information is collected by the University of Florida's Faculty Development Office to track applicant trends and is in no way considered by the Smathers Libraries in the selection process.
Please submit application materials via e-mail. Send, as attachments (MS-Word format preferred), a cover letter detailing your interest in and qualifications for this position, your current resume and a list of three references. Include address, telephone and email information for references. Apply by October 23, 2007 (applications will be reviewed as received). Send all required application materials to Brian Keith, Smathers Libraries Human Resources Officer, at: firstname.lastname@example.org.