Employment Description

Executive Director, Philanthropy and Development Program
Date Posted 03/23/2017
Hiring Status No Longer Accepting Applications
Location Winona Campus
Position Responsibilities
Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota is seeking an experienced and dynamic individual to serve as the Executive Director, Philanthropy and Development Program.  This position will also serve as a Senior Development Director of the Development and Alumni Relations team.
The Executive Director will manage the M.A. in Philanthropy and Development program and will ensure the program vitality and academic quality by balancing administrative, academic, and outreach functions.  The M.A. in Philanthropy and Development program curriculum is based on a cohort model with summer residencies on the Winona, MN campus.  This position will also actively identify, cultivate, solicit and steward a portfolio of prospects, including alumni, parents, and friends of the University.  
Essential Skills and Abilities

The ideal candidate will have excellent communication, organizational, and multi-tasking skills with a proven ability to work collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders.  Strong interpersonal skills that will positively impact interactions with adult learners, faculty and other professionals in academic settings, and community partners.  Professional decorum and ethical decision-making.  

  The successful candidate must support, respect, and advance the mission of Saint Mary's University as a Lasallian Catholic institution.
Education and Experience
Master’s degree required in development, social services, management, or related degree; five to seven years of academic program management, supervisory and development experience required.  
All job offers are contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background check.  
Additional Required Materials Send cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references.
Application Review Date 04/15/2017
Starting Date 06/01/2017
Contact Audrey Kintzi
Contact Email akintzi@smumn.edu
Position Full-time
Contract Length 12 Month
Other Details / Information
Benefits Full
Work Sponsorship This position is not eligible for work sponsorship
  We encourage members of the protected classes as defined by the federal, state, and municipal law and those persons attracted to a university with a Lasallian Catholic identity to apply.