|Working Title||Director of Development|
|Research Professional Position||No|
|Position Type||Admin Professional/ Research Professional|
|Number of Vacancies|
|Proposed Annual Salary Range||$90,000 to $100,000 plus benefits|
|Desired Start Date|
|Position End Date (if temporary)|
|Open Posting Date|
|Open Until Filled||Yes|
|To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT) on||04/16/2017|
|Description of Work Unit||
Colorado State University’s (CSU) College of Agricultural Sciences invites nominations and applications for the position of Director of Development.
Colorado State University is a Carnegie Doctoral/Research University-Extensive land-grant institution enrolling 32,236 students. The main campus is located in Fort Collins, 60 miles north of Denver at the base of the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains. Colorado State University has an extensive presence throughout the State of Colorado including Colorado Extension programs in 62 of Colorado’s 64 counties, 8 Agricultural Experiment Station Research Centers, and 17 district offices of The Colorado State Forest Service.
The College of Agricultural Sciences encompasses five departments: Agricultural and Resource Economics, Animal Sciences, Bioagricultural Sciences and Pest Management, Horticulture and Landscape Architecture, and Soil and Crop Sciences. Approximately 1,361 students pursue undergraduate degrees through nine fields of study offered by the five departments. An additional 225 students pursue MS and PhD level education under the direction of college faculty. One of the 17 University Distinguished Professors and one of the 12 University Distinguished Teaching Scholars hold faculty appointments in the College. The Wheat Research, Outreach and Education Program is designated as a University Program of Research and Scholarly Excellence. The Colorado Agricultural Experiment Station (CAES) administers projects which are implemented across 15 academic departments within seven of the eight colleges at CSU, and at eight research centers. Read more at: www.agsci.colostate.edu.
The College of Agricultural Sciences focuses fundraising efforts on faculty and research support; student support; and capital support including the CoBank Center for Agricultural Education, Animal Sciences Building Renovation, Temple Grandin Equine Center, Global Food Innovation Center In Honor Of Gary & Kay Smith, and a future renovation and addition on the Shepardson Building.
As CSU has completed a successful Campaign to raise more than half a billion dollars for our campus, and with private support more than tripling in the last five years, our University Advancement team is currently in another transformational campaign. With alumni participation rates on the rise, and new fundraising records year after year, it’s an exciting time for successful fundraisers to join the CSU team.
This position will be a full-time director of development (senior fundraiser), instrumental in assisting in all development efforts for the college and personally raising significant major gifts for the college.
|Required Job Qualifications||
|Preferred Job Qualifications||
•Reflecting departmental and institutional values, candidates are expected to have the ability to advance the Department’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.
|Job Duty Category||Major Gift Fundraising|
|Percentage Of Time||90|
|Job Duty Category||Faculty Relations|
|Percentage Of Time||10|
|Special Instructions to Applicants||
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but for full consideration, all materials must be received by Sunday, April 16, 2017. Applicants should upload the following: (1) A cover letter addressing your qualifications; (2) resume; and (3) contact information of three professional references, one of who is/was an immediate supervisor, who has firsthand knowledge of an applicant’s professional abilities. References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates. For inquiries about the position, contact Search Chair Kris.McKay@colostate.edu. For additional information about Colorado State University, consult the university’s website at www.colostate.edu.
|Conditions of Employment||Pre-employment Criminal Background Check (required for new hires), Valid Driver’s License|
|Search Contact||Kris.McKay@colostate.edu, 970-491-0909|
Colorado State University is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or pregnancy and 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. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity is located in 101 Student Services.
|Background Check Policy Statement||
Colorado State University (CSU) strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, CSU conducts background checks. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal (felony and misdemeanor) history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the university, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.
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