Position Classification Title: Univ Adv Development Ofcr,Intr
Position Classification Code: J3016
Job Family: External Affairs
Pay Level: 10
Exempt Status: Exempt
This description is intended to describe the general nature of the work being performed. It is not intended to be a complete list of specific duties of any particular position. Duties, responsibilities and bargaining unit eligibility may vary based on the specific tasks assigned to the position.
Purpose of Classification:
Plans, organizes, and implements fund-raising activities for one or more organization units within NMSU.
Standard Duties:
Identifies potential prospects for cultivations through research, initial contact ratings, peer reviews and other relevant resources. Solicits gifts and/or memberships through person-to-person visits, group presentations, and/or phone contacts. Provides stewardship to include acknowledging and showing gratitude for donating/joining clubs either by letter, phone call, and/or participating in/attending events and function for donors. Updates and informs supervisors and other staff of goal status, new plans and project proposals, and ensures that a cooperative team effort is made to meet goals and objectives. Prepares budget with input provided by Director, reviews and approves financial records, vouchers and acquisitions. Develops reports, records, and programs and analyzes information necessary to plan and complete projects and assignments. May develop campaigns and/or presentation proposals related to funding priorities in order to keep top prospects informed, interested, involved and to meet development goals and objectives. May produce or assists in producing marketing materials to support development efforts. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knows and applies fundamental concepts, practices, and procedures of higher education fundraising.
Skill in the use of personal computers and related software applications. Skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities. Database and records management skills. Strong verbal and written communication skills and the ability to present effectively to small and large groups. Strong interpersonal skills and
Under minimal supervision, performs complex assignments and fulfills broad responsibilities where required outcomes are defined, but methods and procedures may vary based on professional judgment or precedent. Considerable latitude for action. Confers with supervisor on unusual matters. Coordinates the work of others on projects and may assign work to and assist less experienced professionals or support staff. May act in an advisory capacity to managers or faculty.
Minimum Qualifications:
   Education- Bachelor's degree in a related field
   Experience- Two (2) years of experience related to the standard duties as outlined.
   Equivalency- None
   Departmental Requirements-
   Special Requirements-