Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations - 512743

Job no: 512743
Work type: Regular Full-time (Benefits eligible)
Location: Tuscaloosa
Categories: Fundraising

Pay Grade/Pay Range: Based on Qualifications


Department/Organization: 301105 - Development


Normal Work Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:00am to 4:45pm


Job Summary: Reporting to the Associate Vice President for Development, the Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations will maximize philanthropic support for UA’s priority funding needs by developing, building and strengthening key alliances with corporations and foundations. A collaborative approach to leadership is required as this position interacts regularly with university administrators, college/school/unit leadership, and key faculty who interface with the corporate and foundation sectors.


Additional Department Summary: In partnership with the Associate Vice President for Development, the Director will develop, implement and manage a comprehensive fundraising plan to maximize philanthropic support for UA’s priority funding needs from corporations and foundations. The Director is expected to enhance the plan periodically by proposing new initiatives that will grow private giving from corporations and foundations. The Director will proactively manage a portfolio consisting of corporate and foundation donors and prospects and will personally cultivate, solicit (in-person or through written application) and steward these donors in collaboration with internal partners. Stewardship may include comprehensive reporting back to the donor. Documents activity within Denny, the Division of Advancement’s CRM database. Performs other duties as assigned.


Required Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree and five (5) years of experience, in development, fundraising, sales, or public relations; OR Master's degree and three (3) years of experience in development, fundraising, sales, or public relations.


Additional Required Department Minimum Qualifications: Must have valid U.S. driver's license. Must be at least 21 years of age at time of hire and have an acceptable Motor Vehicle Report as determined by the insurance carrier.


Skills and Knowledge: Good public relations, oral and written communications, excellent organizational skills, and excellent interpersonal skills required. Ability to use personal computer for word processing and standard software packages.


Background Investigation Statement: Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation and information obtained from social media and other internet sources. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags before a hiring decision is made.


Equal Employment Opportunity: The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment or volunteer status without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age, genetic or family medical history information, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants and employees of this institution are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases. Follow the link below to find out more. "EEO is the Law" Poster

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Equal Opportunity Statement

The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment or volunteer status without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age, genetic or family medical history information, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants to and employees of this institution are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases.

Pay Transparency Policy Statement

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

Supplemental Links


"EEO is the Law" Poster"
https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf

“EEO is the Law” Poster Supplement"
http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCP_EEO_Supplement_Final_JRF_QA_508c.pdf

"Family and Medical Leave Act" 
http://www.dol.gov/whd/regs/compliance/posters/fmlaen.pdf

"Employee Polygraph Protection Act" 
http://www.dol.gov/whd/regs/compliance/posters/eppac.pdf