Position Summary This role is a senior member of the management team focused on overall strategic developmental concerns and planning multi-year, multi-faceted approaches to capital campaign resource management and development. Oversees one of two major divisions with the Development unit; responsible for leading the key functions of campaign management, events, and donor relations/stewardship. Collaborates closely with frontline fundraising leadership and gift officers, and works with fundraising leadership to staff board chair, Dean, and Development leadership and committees with regard to fundraising initiatives.
Develops and oversees an overall strategic plan for an integrated campaign model that supports the overall mission of the organization and involves campaign professional staff and volunteer leadership.
Oversees the overall timetable, leadership structure, needs list, and activities of the capital campaign. Manages master calendar and staffs volunteer committees. Develops comprehensive communications plan and strategic, multi-channel messaging strategy.
Manages relationship with relevant boards and campaign committees. With the Vice Provost and AVP for Development, staff the Board's Membership and Nominating Committee and Capital Campaign/Development Committee and various subcommittees.
Participates as a member of the senior management team and provides consultation to the Board Chair, Campaign Chair(s), Dean, Vice Provost, and other senior leadership on all campaign related issues, including strategic planning and Needs List development.
Participates in the cultivation and solicitation of selected major contributors and campaign leadership. Develops and implements strategies to identify and incorporate new donors in the campaign to enlarge the donor base.
Manages related activities such as staff training, volunteer development strategies, faculty engagement programs, board development, board presentations and voting items, liaison with University divisions, etc.
Supervises production of campaign reports, performance metrics and KPIs, etc. Collaborates with Operations staff on financial reporting and data analysis.
Collaborates with prospect management and Operations staff to develop pipeline-building strategies through targeted industry prospecting campaigns, data analytics programs, patient wealth screening initiatives, etc.
Manages events staff, campaign staff, and donor relations teams – ensuring all activities are strategically directed and generate appropriate return on investment. Oversees hiring, management, and expansion of personnel in these areas.
Works with Cornell University AA&D leadership counterparts on prospect issues, policies, joint events and other shared activities.
Master's degree is preferred.
At least 10 years of prior experience as a development professional, with at least the last 5 years in managerial positions.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Demonstrated success leading and managing other professionals, support staff and volunteers to achieve short and long term professional goals and competencies –individually and as members of a team.
Outstanding demonstrated success building, cultivating and stewarding new relationships leading to measurable results i.e. larger donor base, increase in campaign revenue, increase in volunteer participation and partnership, etc.
Demonstrated success working collaboratively and cooperatively with other departments within the organization and with other organizations and entities to support the organization's agenda
Aptitude in developing and implementing strategic activities and tasks with clear goals and objectives. Ability to synthesize complex ideas and multifaceted priorities into cohesive and integrated strategies
Understanding of the complexity of the volunteer/professional relationship and success managing those relationships in an effective manner
Superb analytical skills and the ability to problem solve; ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously. Outstanding oral and written communication skills and the ability to present at public platforms
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