Director of Major Gifts - School/College Fundraising

Updated: about 13 hours ago
Location: Hempstead, NEW YORK
Job Type: FullTime

Reporting to the Vice President for Development, the Director for Major Gifts will be responsible for managing their own portfolio of prospects with clearly defined goals. Additionally, the Director will serve as a liaison to at least one of the University’s schools and colleges, working with the dean and an advisory board to grow fundraising and volunteerism.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Develops and manages a portfolio of parent prospects to raise major gifts to benefit the University.
• Creates, implements, and oversees a comprehensive and systematic major giving program to identify, cultivate, and solicit donors and prospects.
• Works collaboratively with colleagues in Alumni Affairs and Development including with University partners, donor relations, Trusts, Estate and Gift Planning.
• Corresponds and visits with prospects, donors, and their advisors.
• Develops and implements projects/programs aimed at bringing new major donor prospects into the pipeline and through giving cycle; including, but not limited to high level cultivation programs and events.

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