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Associate Director of Development

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Posting Information

Position Information

Position Type Permanent Staff (EHRA NF)
Department School of Media and Journalism-350100
Working Title Associate Director of Development
Appointment Type EHRA Non-Faculty
Position Posting Category Development and Fundraising
Salary Range Dependent on Qualifications
Full Time/Part Time? Full-Time Permanent
Hours per Week 40
Vacancy ID NF0002521
Position ID 20021411
Posting Open Date 05/10/2017
Application Deadline
Open Until Filled Yes
Proposed Start Date 07/01/2017
Position Summary

The primary responsibilities of the Associate Director of Development is to secure private gifts to support the fundraising priorities of the School of Media and Journalism by helping donors fulfill their passions and interests through their giving. This position will develop and manage a portfolio of major donor prospects assuring that as many as possible are retained as continued as donors to the school and are upgraded in their giving and involvement. Activity and performance toward meeting established goals will be tracked through a data management system. This position sets assertive goals and monitor progress toward goals; secures support for student immersion and internship programs; and furthers the funding opportunities for the advancement of faculty research and project development with media related industries. The positon must be able to secure project and organization information, work with school leadership and faculty to create and write effective proposals.

Educational Requirements

A bachelor’s degree is required.

Qualifications and Experience

This position requires 5 years of successful fundraising, marketing or related experience in the media industry; demonstrated related ability to represent the MJ-school to multiple audiences with segment-specific messages; exceptional written and oral communication; ability to work well professionally with all of the MJ-school volunteer boards; experience in a comprehensive fundraising campaign preferred; willing to travel and work nights or weekends when necessary. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate high energy, drive, and integrity.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

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Department Contact Information

Department Contact Name and Title Debra McLaughlin, HR Consultant
Department Contact Telephone or Email
Office of Human Resources Contact Information

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (919) 843-2300 or send an email to
Please note: The Office of Human Resources will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae / Resume
Optional Documents
  1. List of References

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please select the response below that describes your level of education that best or mostly closely satisfies the education requirements for this position.
    • Bachelor’s degree in required discipline(s) listed or related field
    • Bachelor's degree in any field/discipline
    • Master's degree or Doctorate degree in required discipline(s) listed or related field
    • Master's degree or Doctorate degree in any field/discipline
    • None of the above