Director of Development
William Peace University, Raleigh
|Director of Development
William Peace University is a nationally-ranked, award-winning institution located in one of the best cities in the United States in downtown Raleigh, NC. WPU provides a culture that values diversity, fosters an energized team environment, builds on our strengths, promotes creativity and innovation, and encourages inclusiveness, respect, and open communication by leading with our actions. Our mission is to prepare our students for careers in the organizations of tomorrow. The ideal candidate will have the ability to embrace the five core values, mission, and vision of William Peace University. Join our team and see why William Peace University was voted one of the Triangle’s Best Places to Work in 2017! Follow your passion and make an impact at WPU.
|Office of Advancement
|Purpose of Department:
The Office of Advancement exists to connect alumni and friends to advance the mission of William Peace University. We are responsible for alumni engagement, creating and sustaining community partnerships, friend-raising and fundraising for annual (operating), capital, and endowment campaigns. Our vision is to cultivate a philanthropic culture among our alumni and friends, fostering pathways of support for WPU to provide vibrant learning experiences for our students.
|Summary of Position:
Reporting to the Vice President for University Advancement, the Director of Development is responsible for identification, qualification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of gift prospects and donors to support the mission of William Peace University. This position plays a crucial role in establishing and implementing strategies to secure philanthropic support from alumni, parents, friends, corporations, and foundations. The Director of Development will work closely with the Vice President of Advancement to drive fundraising initiatives and enhance relationships with donors.
|Essential duties and responsibilities:
Higher education or nonprofit experience
|Hours per week:
|Job Posting Date:
|Priority Deadline Information:
Priority consideration will be given to applications received by the Priority Date; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
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Documents Needed to Apply
- Cover Letter
- Letter of Recommendation