Executive Director of Development Operations
Posted Thursday, December 3, 2020
JOB TITLE: Executive Director of Development Operations
POSITION NUMBER: ED9997-00
HIRING SUPERVISOR: Special Assistant to the President
DEPARTMENT: Development & Alumni
JOB DUTIES: The Executive Director of Development Operations provides leadership to and oversight of the advancement systems processes, including prospect management and research, gift processing, financial and other reporting, data management and analysis, and donor relations and stewardship. The Executive Director supervises the development operations staff and leads strategy on the department’s data-driven initiatives. The Executive Director will ensure the highest standards of development operations are maintained, and opportunities for improvement are continuously identified and implemented.
QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Familiarity with fundraising database management and reporting software; advanced knowledge of Raiser’s Edge by Blackbaud. Comfortable with the use of technologies to manage information and ensure personalized approach to donor relations and stewardship programs, including experience with charitable gift processing, IRS charitable gift standards, prospect research and Web-based applications.
Bachelor's degree (B. A., B.S.), a professional degree or equivalent; and five to seven or more years of development experience, preferably in a higher education environment.
Lawrence Technological University (LTU) conducts pre-employment screening on initial candidates for all positions, which may include but is not limited to, a criminal background check, verification of academic credentials, license, certifications, and/or verification of work history.
Lawrence Technological University is an equal opportunity employer.