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Major and Planned Giving Officer

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Position Information

Position Information

Working Title Major and Planned Giving Officer
Department/College/Unit University Television-0912
Requisition Number S_170527
Posting Open Date 08/04/2017
Application Review Date:
(To insure consideration, please submit all application materials before review date)
08/25/2017
Posting Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Description of Work

This position’s primary responsibility is to identify, cultivate, solicit and steward major donors and planned gifts. Develop and implement a solicitation strategy for each donor and prospects. Prepare written proposals, informational materials, endowment agreements, gift illustrations and other materials as needed. Document progress.

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees’ differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse populations we serve. The university fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential. As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See: http://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.

Minimum Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in business administration, marketing, communication, sales or related field plus three (3) years’ experience non-profit fundraising or development or sales. Work history will demonstrate knowledge of marketing, development, and project management. Skill and ability to promote and sell the benefits of investing in NET and public broadcasting to individuals with the capacity to give a major gift. Ability to work with diverse constituencies. Excellent interpersonal and oral/written communications skills essential. All applicants must possess a valid driver’s license and the ability to pass a DMV background check authorizing them to operate university vehicles.

Preferred Qualifications

Ideal candidate will have experience in public broadcasting and familiarity of donor management software.

Pre-Placement Driving Record Review Required Yes
Physical Required No
Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) required. Subject to DOT approved pre-employment/random testing for alcohol and controlled substances. No
Criminal History Background Check Required Yes
Posted Salary Negotiable
How to Apply

Click on the words “Apply to this Job”. You will then either create an application or edit your current application that is on file. You will also be required to attach your resume, cover letter, and list of references as three (3) separate documents in MS Word or PDF format.

For questions or accommodations related to this position contact

Cathy Lund
NET Human Resources Specialist
402-470-6214
clund@netad.unl.edu

Job Category (old) Managerial/Professional
Job Type Full-Time
Alternate Work Schedule (if other than 8-5)
Position funded by grant or other form of temporary funding? No
If Temporary, indicate end date
Planned Hire Date:
Appointment End Date

Supplemental Questions

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  1. * How did you learn about this employment opportunity?
    • Agency representing minorities/women/disabled/aged/veterans
    • University Employment Office
    • UNL Job Line
    • UNL web site
    • Newspaper or professional periodical or their web site
    • Nebraska Department of Labor
    • State/City/County Employment Office or their web site
    • Other (please specify below)
  2. If you learned about this employment opportunity through a newspaper or professional periodical or their website please specify the source.

    (Open Ended Question)

Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References
Optional Documents