Assistant Director of Development – University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

The Assistant Director will be responsible for creating and implementing a strategy for identifying, engaging, and developing relationships with donors to support the mission and goals of the Libraries and will fundraise for the Libraries through personal contacts and the facilitation of programs and events that assist the development effort. This individual will identify and cultivate prospects to close both annual and mid-level gifts (up to $25,000). The Assistant Director is also responsible for the Libraries two annual giving societies through the identification, cultivation and solicitation of donors and prospects. Additionally, this person will develop project timelines and maintain data demonstrating project successes and needs in coordination with the Director of Development and External Relations.  The Assistant Director of Development reports directly to the Director of Development and External Relations for the George A. Smathers Libraries and, through the Director, to the Dean of University Libraries and the Senior Director of Advancement, University Initiatives, at the University of Florida Foundation (UFF).

The search will remain open until July 26, 2021, and applications will be reviewed as received. For a full description of the position and instructions on how to apply, please refer to the George A. Smathers Libraries staff recruitment webpage at https://hr.uflib.ufl.edu/prospective-employees/current-openings/vacant-staff-positions/.

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity employer and is strongly committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. Applicants from a broad spectrum of people, including members of ethnic minorities and disabled persons, are especially encouraged to apply.

Address inquiries to Tina M. Litchfield, Smathers Libraries Human Resources Office, at: tlitchfield@ufl.edu.