Director or Senior Director of Development in the College of Business Administration

Position ID: 21310
Georgia Southern University
University Advancement
Position Description
Job Class: 
Director, Administrative
Job Description: 

PVA# 67914

Position Title:  Director/Senior Director of Development, College of Business Administration (Req. #0609111)

Position Description:   University Advancement. The Senior Director of Development for the College of Business Administration (COBA) is an experienced professional responsible for the planning and implementation of the college’s comprehensive fundraising program. This highly motivated professional will be responsible for raising major and leadership gifts from private sources in support of the college's current operations, endowments and other approved projects and capital    priorities. The incumbent will fulfill these duties under the direction of the Associate Vice President for Advancement of Major Gifts and the Campaign and in close cooperation with the dean of COBA.

Minimum Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree; five or more years of work-related experience; successful track record in higher education fundraising; thorough knowledge of development practices and principles; effective communication skills (written, verbal, and listening); excellent organization, public relations, and human relations skills; proficient computer skills to include word processing and spreadsheets; ability to travel and work some nights and weekends; ability to work well in a diverse environment; successful completion of background investigation prior to employment.

Preferred Qualifications:  Experience with capital campaigns; management experience.

Salary:  Commensurate with experience

Application Deadline:  Open Until Filled

TO APPLY: Please visit the Georgia Southern University employment website and complete the application process at The application process must be completed by the deadline to be considered. For more information, call the 24-hour job line at (912) 478-0629. Georgia is an open records state. Individuals in need of reasonable accommodations under the ADA to participate in the search process should notify Human Resources: (912) 478-5468 or HR-TDD: 912-478-0791. Georgia Southern is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution.

GEORGIA SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution. Individuals in need of reasonable accommodations under the ADA to participate in the search process should notify Human Resources. The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 requires documentation of identity and eligibility for employment in the United States. Georgia is an open records state.



CIP Discipline Code: 
University Advancement & Development (Admin code)
Fundraising (Admin code)
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University System of Georgia
Applicant Clearinghouse
278 Brooks Hall
The University of Georgia
Athens, Georgia 30602

Phone: (706) 542-7817
Fax: (706) 542-2822


Janyce Dawkins, Director

Kristopher Stevens, Associate Director

Tafara Makaya, Assistant Director

Kieran Morrow, Assistant Director

Kristopher Bolden, Assistant Director

Thomas Brazzle, System Coordinator