The University of Arkansas at Little Rock (UA Little Rock) is accepting applications for the position of Director of Development (R97731). The Director of Development will serve as a major gift officer for Little Rock Athletics. The position will develop and implement a vital and comprehensive fundraising program with the primary purpose of generating community, corporate, and alumni support as well as private funding for the identified priorities of the athletic department and the University in association with the Associate Athletic Director for External Operations as well as the Associate Vice Chancellor of Advancement. All duties and responsibilities are governed by the state, federal, and university policy. UA Little Rock is an NCAA Division I school and a member of the Sun Belt Conference.
Application materials must be submitted through the online application system. Additional information about this position and application requirements are available under the Jobs link on the Human Resources website at http://ualr.edu/humanresources/. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal, sex-offender registry, financial history background check, and drug screening. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication and/or adverse financial history alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background checks and drug screening information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.
The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and actively seeks the candidacy of minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities. Under Arkansas law, all applications are subject to disclosure. Persons hired must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States.
Required Education and/or Experience: Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree plus three (3) or more years of related experience in external affairs, development or sales; A strong track record of previous successful gift solicitations of $5,000+ in annual fund and/or capital campaign; Experience with comprehensive fundraising campaign; A working knowledge of Microsoft Windows application.
Preferred Education and/or Experience: Master’s degree preferred and knowledge of Advance or fundraising software is a plus.
Internal Number: R97731
About University of Arkansas at Little Rock
The University of Arkansas at Little Rock (UALR), located in the capital city of Little Rock, is a metropolitan university serving a diverse student population of over 12,000 students through a mix of undergraduate, graduate and professional programs. The institution is a Carnegie doctoral/research institution with strong public service and research interests and with such distinction come opportunity. UALR has a competitive benefits package and salary is commensurate with education and experience. For more information about UALR and Little Rock visit http://ualr.edu and http://littlerock.com