|Executive Director, Philanthropy and Development Program|
|Hiring Status||Accepting Applications|
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|
|Contract Length||12 Month|
|Other Details / Information|
|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 Catholic identity to apply.