Assistant Director of Development
Company: Texas Tech University
Posted on: September 20, 2023
Assistant Director of Development
Texas Tech Office of Advancement
Performs the administrative duties of planning, organizing,
directing, and coordinating special development efforts.
Responsibilities may include: cultivation, solicitation and
stewardship of individual, foundation, and corporate support for
the TTU/System; adherence to the prospect management system; and
plans, coordinates and evaluates development goals. Work is
performed under general supervision with broad latitude for
About the Department and/or College
The Texas Tech University Office of Advancement works with a broad
array of university supporters to identify and match interests
between the university and the donor, secure an investment, and
continually engage the supporter in all of their related interests.
Our professional fundraising team members are responsible for
identifying, cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding university
supporters by having meaningful visits that move them through the
donor cultivation cycle.
The Office of Advancement is searching to fill positions within the
college of Human Sciences as well as the Honors college.
- Raise major gifts ($25,000+) to further the mission that Texas
Tech University has implemented as a Tier 1 Research
- Travel in support of the college's priorities to advance
fundraising efforts, including securing visits to move prospective
and current donors from discover, qualification and cultivation to
- Serve as the liaison between the President's Office and the TTU
Office of Advancement.
- Adhere to and instill best practices to make effective use of
the prospect management database, including entering contact
reports after each visit to ensure donor records are kept up to
- Represent the university and the Office of Advancement at
business and community meetings and events in a professional manner
while adhering to TTU policies.
- Assist the Senior Director of Development with the development
of a comprehensive development program to meet the college's
primary funding needs on an annual and long-term basis.
- Meet goals for key metrics including substantial contacts,
visits, asks and gifts secured as established each fiscal year that
are reflective of the development professional matrix.
- Work collaboratively with TTUS Institutional Advancement, the
TTU Office of Advancement and colleagues to focus on shared
strategic goals.Required Knowledge, Skills, and abilities:
- Proven track record of fundraising.
- A good knowledge of all aspects of fundraising including annual
giving, planned giving, campaign management, and strategic
- Excellent interpersonal, verbal, writing and presentation
- Exceptional initiative and the ability to work with limited
- Excellent time management and multi-tasking skills.
Bachelor's degree plus one (1) year development or sales
experience; OR a combination of education and/or related experience
equal to five (5) years.
One year of experience in university or non-profit
Adherence to robust safety practices and compliance with all
applicable health and safety regulations are responsibilities of
all TTU employees.
Does this position work in a research laboratory?
Cover Letter, Professional/Personal References, Resume / CV
Minimum Hire Rate
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the
individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring
department, as well as the institutional pay plan. For additional
information, please reference the institutional pay plan by
Up to 75%
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation,
gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age,
disability, genetic information or status as a protected
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