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Position Description

Office of Human Resources
 
Position: Director of Development Operations
Reports To: Vice-President of Institutional Advancement
 
Job Description:
Reporting to the Vice-President of Institutional Advancement, the Director of Development Operations will provide internal operations services to the institutional advancement office through managing programs in the areas of donor stewardship, special events, digital content development, marketing, data and reporting. The position organizes and implements all stewardship programs including but not limited to: annual fund benefits, tickets and parking, philanthropic naming, management of gift societies, impact reporting. Maintain records and data of all institutional advancement operations and generate reports for senior leadership and other duties as assigned.
 
Required Education & Experience:
 
Bachelor's degree and at least 3 years of directly related experience in higher education or related field; experience executing successful projects and experiences for a variety of audiences; experience managing budgets; an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
Required Skills & Abilities:
*Excellent written and verbal communications skills
*Demonstrated project management, event management, and leadership skills
*Proficient in MS Office suite and fundraising databases; familiarity with social media platforms and online communications
*Experience with social media platform development and technical ability to develop digital content for social media
 
*Executive presence and demeanor; ability to lead by influencing
*Promotes a culture of high performance and continuous improvement
*Demonstrated strategic planning and tactical execution ability; demonstrated ability to direct outside business partners and service providers/vendors
*Excellent organization skills and the ability to keep multiple projects moving forward simultaneously
*Proven track record of building collaborative relationships within a complex organization.
*Comprehensive understanding of higher education issues, politics, and decision-making.
*Results-oriented, facts-driven, with high energy and drive, a positive attitude, and excellent listening skills. Ability to work
Preferred:
*Understanding of higher education priorities and working knowledge of higher education external relations and communications
*Experience in the planning and execution of constituent, alumni and prospective donor events
 
To Apply:
 
Visit www.miles.edu/careers or mail a letter of interest, resume and references to the address below by December 1, 2017 to:
 
Miles College
Office of Human Resources
P. O. Box 39800
Birmingham, AL 35208