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The Office of Principal Gifts within Development & Alumni Engagement is currently seeking a Full-time Regular Director, Office of Principal Gifts.
The University of Calgary is Canada's leading next-generation university, a living, growing and youthful institution that embraces change and opportunity with a can-do attitude. The university has a clear strategic direction - Eyes High. We aspire to be Canada's most entrepreneurial university in the country's most enterprising city. To this end, we've launched Energize: The Campaign for Eyes High, a $1.3 billion comprehensive fundraising campaign which promises to positively charge our campus community, our city and beyond through philanthropic support for student experiences that unleash potential; research outcomes that benefit society and community connections that strengthen our ties. It is the single most ambitious philanthropic program ever undertaken by the University and among the largest comprehensive fundraising campaigns in Canadian history.
The Principal Gifts function, reporting to the Associate Vice-President, Campaign Management directly supports the President and other senior officials (offices of the Provost, Vice-Presidents, Chancellor and Chair) to implement a focused strategy for gifts in the $1 million + range from individuals, corporations and foundations. The function also manages the university's relationship with community members who have multiple philanthropic interests, community influence and/or capacity for leadership gifts. The impact of decisions made will be University-wide.
Summary of Key Responsibilities (job functions include but are not limited to):
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Application Deadline: April 27, 2017
We would like to thank all applicants in advance for submitting their resumes. Please note, only those candidates chosen to continue on through the selection process will be contacted.
This position is classified in the Management Career Band, Level M3 of the Management and Professional Staff Career Framework.
To find out more about management and staff opportunities at the University of Calgary and all we have to offer, view our Management and Staff Careers website. For more information about Development & Alumni Engagement visit http://development.careers.ucalgary.ca/.
About the University of Calgary
The University of Calgary is Canada’s leading next-generation university – a living, growing and youthful institution that embraces change and opportunity with a can-do attitude. Located in the nation’s most enterprising city, the university is making tremendous progress on its Eyes High journey to become one of Canada’s top five research universities, grounded in innovative learning and teaching and fully integrated with the community it both serves and leads. Ranked as the top young university in Canada and North America, the University of Calgary inspires and supports discovery, creativity and innovation across all disciplines. For more information, visit ucalgary.ca.
The University of Calgary recognizes that a diverse staff/faculty benefits and enriches the work, learning and research experiences of the entire campus and greater community. We are committed to removing barriers that have been historically encountered by some people in our society. We strive to recruit individuals who will further enhance our diversity and will support their professional success while they are here. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply, however preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.
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