Job ID: 2019-9958 Type: Full-Time # of Openings: 1 Category: Alumni Relations and Development Princeton University
As a member of the Capital Giving staff, the Senior Associate Director, Leadership Gifts (Senior Associate Director) is a frontline major gift officer responsible for successfully managing a portfolio of qualified potential donors within an assigned region who are capable of making gifts to Princeton of at least $500,000 or more.
The Princeton University Office of Development secures philanthropic support for the University’s highest priorities by engagng and stewarding Princeton’s alumni, parents, and friends. We rely on strong partnerships with our volunteers and campus partners. Our strategy emphasizes the long view, honoring the relationships nurtured by those who came before us and empowering those who come after us to successfully build on our efforts.
Multiple positions available.
Bachelor’s degree and at least ten years of professional higher education development-related experience or related work experience.
A proven track record of successful major gift fundraising, especially at the $1 million and above level.
Strong familiarity with Princeton University and its mission.
Exceptional written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills.
Proven ability to develop and foster relationships with people at all levels of an organization, and to collaborate and influence at a high level.
Evidence of self-motivation and the ability to work both independently and in teams, with high personal standards representative of Princeton’s commitment to excellence.
Strong strategic planning and project management skills necessary to set and monitor progress against goals, to develop plans and timelines, and to measure success toward goals.
Discretion, good judgment, and commitment to keep confidential all data related to Princeton and its alumni and donors.
Ability to respond quickly to changing business needs and priorities. Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and to produce high-quality and compelling work product under tight deadlines. Ability to work with a high degree of flexibility in a highly-collaborative, fast-paced, goal-oriented environment.
Commitment to the Office of Development’s mission of maximizing philanthropic support for Princeton University and to adhering to its guiding principles of High Performance, Innovation, Civility, and Collaboration.
Ability to travel and flexibility to work nights and weekends as needed.
Sense of humor is a plus.
Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EEO IS THE LAW
Internal Number: 109068961
About Princeton University
Princeton University is a vibrant community of scholarship and learning that stands in the nation's service and in the service of all nations. Chartered in 1746, Princeton is the fourth-oldest college in the United States. Princeton is an independent, coeducational, nondenominational institution that provides undergraduate and graduate instruction in the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences and engineering.As a world-renowned research university, Princeton seeks to achieve the highest levels of distinction in the discovery and transmission of knowledge and understanding. At the same time, Princeton is distinctive among research universities in its commitment to undergraduate teaching.Today, more than 1,100 faculty members instruct approximately 5,200 undergraduate students and 2,600 graduate students. The University's generous financial aid program ensures that talented students from all economic backgrounds can afford a Princeton education.