Director of Development, Bass School

Updated: 3 months ago
Location: Richardson, TEXAS


Posted: 22-Nov-23

Location: Richardson, Texas

Salary: Open



Internal Number: 25087

Posting Number: S05297P

Department: Development and Alumni Relations

Salary Range: $100,000 - $110,000

Pay Basis: Monthly

Position Status: Regular full-time

Location: Richardson

Job Description:

The Director of Development is responsible for raising charitable funds from alumni and key supporters toward endowments, scholarships, programs, centers, labs and other special projects like the Athenaeum within the Harry W. Bass Jr. School of Arts, Humanities, and Technology at the University of Texas at Dallas.
The Bass School was created to address the needs of a new generation of artists, performers, and scholars. The Bass School brings together the Schools of Arts and Humanities, founded in 1975, and ATEC, which began as the first arts and technology degree in Texas in 2002. The Bass School supports more than 2,100 students, and 10,000 alumni alongside 250 faculty and staff.
The ideal candidate will have a strong background in higher education and/or nonprofit organizations including overall experience in major gifts ($25K+), comprehensive campaigns, portfolio/moves management and community engagement. The position is based within the Bass School and works collaboratively with the UT Dallas Development and Alumni Relations team.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree with five or more years of fundraising experience.

Preferred Education and Experience:

Bachelor's degree and three to five years of development experience or relevant work experience in fund development and/or campaigns.
Outstanding speaking, writing and time management skills.
Expertise in forging strong relations with external constituents as well as with internal constituents (such as faculty and staff).

Important Message:

1) All employees serve as a representative of the University and are expected to display respect, civility, professional courtesy, consideration of others and discretion in all interactions with members of the UT Dallas community and the general public.
2) The University of Texas at Dallas is committed to providing an educational, living, and working environment that is welcoming, respectful, and inclusive of all members of the university community. UT Dallas does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its services, programs, activities, employment, and education, including in admission and enrollment. EOE, including disability/veterans. The University is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities. To request reasonable accommodation in the employment application and interview process, contact the ADA Coordinator . For inquiries regarding nondiscrimination policies, contact the Title IX Coordinator .

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The University of Texas at Dallas is an innovative institution in the heart of North Texas on the path to achieving Tier One national research university status.UT Dallas has grown since its founding in 1969 to include 132 degree programs, with cutting-edge curricula serving a variety of undergraduate and graduate student interests.The University continues its original commitment to providing some of the state's most-lauded science and engineering programs and has also gained prominence for a breadth of educational paths, from criminology to biomedical engineering to arts and technology.The wealth of learning resources available to UT Dallas students is the result of a concentrated effort to attract the top minds on both ends of the classroom relationship. Joining the faculty's Nobel laureate and four National Academies members since 2005 are more than 200 tenure and tenure-track professors hailing from the world's best colleges, including Harvard, MIT, Cambridge and Columbia University. In addition, UT Dallas is home to more than 50 centers, labs and institutes that facilitate research and opportunities for hands-on learning. Students, meanwhile, arrive at UT Dallas well-prepared succeed in higher education: In 2011, nearly 39 percent of freshmen ranked in the top 10 percent of their high school class, and 75 percent ranked in the top 25 percent.With an eye on building a future as bright as its beginnings, UT Dallas will continue its push to attain Tier One research university status and produce graduates who are well-equipped to succeed professionally.
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