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Development Officer for the Division of Student Engagement and Enrollment Services

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Job Title Development Officer for the Division of Student Engagement and Enrollment Services
Position Number FP554A
Location Norfolk, VA
Job Summary

This position will serve as the Development Officer (DO) for the division of Student Engagement and Enrollment Services (SEES). This position will be responsible for the identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of diverse group of prospects – parents, alumni, and friends of Old Dominion University – to raise scholarship and program funds to support student success. The DO will formulate and implement a development plan, to complement the strategic plans of the Office of Student Engagement and Enrollment Services, the Office of University Advancement, and the University, to maximize philanthropic support to the organization.

Type of Recruitment General Public
Minimum Qualifications

Master’s degree OR bachelor’s degree with experience and/or training that equates to a master’s degree. Demonstrated experience with parent relations, annual giving, and event program management. Several years of experience working as a development officer or several years of fundraising experience in program management. Experience in managing a portfolio of prospects with a proven track record in securing deals and or gifts. Experience working in a higher education environment or non-profit organization in a fundraising position. Demonstrated successful track record in fundraising to include experience in personal fundraising solicitations. Strong interpersonal and communication skills. Demonstrated analytical and organizational skills. Strong computer skills, which includes desktop software and databases.

Preferred Qualifications

Some experience working as a major gifts officer or considerable corporate sales experience with program management. Sales or marketing experience.

Conditions of Employment
Job Open Date 08/02/2017
Open Until Filled Yes
Application Review Date 08/24/2017
Job Close Date
Special Instructions to Applicants / Additional Materials Required
Criminal Background Check
Department Information
Equity Statement

It is the policy of Old Dominion University to provide equal employment, educational and social opportunities for all persons, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, gender, age, veteran status, disability, political affiliation, sexual orientation or genetic information. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

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 © consistent with contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

ODU Statement

Old Dominion University, located in the City of Norfolk in the metropolitan Hampton Roads region of coastal Virginia, is a state-assisted, Carnegie doctoral/research-extensive institution that serves its students and enriches the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the world through rigorous academic programs, strategic partnerships, and active civic engagement. Its 24,000 students, including over 6,000 graduate students, form a diverse and multicultural community in six academic colleges. Through a collaborative and innovative approach to education and research, the University focuses on student learning and addresses critical needs in the professions. ODU’s programs are offered on the main campus, at higher education centers in the region, and at numerous distance learning sites.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document

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