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Director of Development, School of Medicine [14403]

Position Deleted on 1/01/2015. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Las Vegas, NV
Admin - Development and Fundraising
Application Due:
Open Until Filled
Full Time
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The University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites applications for Director of Development, School of Medicine.

UNLV is a comprehensive research university of approximately 28,000 students and 2,900 faculty and staff dedicated to teaching, research, and service. The university has internationally recognized programs in hotel administration and creative writing; professional degrees in law, architecture, and dental medicine; and leading programs in fine arts, sciences and education. UNLV is located on a 332-acre main campus and two satellite campuses in dynamic Southern Nevada. For more information, visit us on-line at:

This development position reports to the dean of the UNLV School of Medicine and to the UNLV Foundation. This Director of Development has a wonderful opportunity to work with Dr. Barbara Atkinson, Planning Dean for the UNLV School of Medicine as they build and develop a new medical school for UNLV. She/he will provide leadership for developing major gifts for the School of Medicine from individuals, businesses, corporations, and foundations. We are seeking knowledgeable professionals skilled in fundraising and securing major gifts, and who are measurably successful in building productive relationships with donors.

Requirements: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university. Minimum of five years of proven major gift development experience, preferably in higher education. Ideal candidate will have the ability to thrive in an intellectually challenging, collaborative, fast-paced, collegial environment. Political savvy, integrity, discretion and pragmatic consensus building skills; mature judgment in handling sensitive and confidential information required is required. Excellent oral, written and interpersonal skills and a highly professional image with the ability to interact with faculty, staff, donors and volunteers at all levels required. Ability to organize and establish objectives and priorities in a complex organizational environment is required. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in fundraising for medical schools or health related organizations.

Salary competitive with those at similarly situated institutions. Position is contingent upon funding.

Submit a letter of interest, a detailed resume listing qualifications and experience, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references who may be contacted. Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience, with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications because this is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based.

Although this position will remain open until filled, review of candidates' materials will begin on July 21, 2014 and best consideration will be gained for materials submitted prior to that date. Materials should be addressed to Scott Roberts, Search Committee Chair, and are to be submitted via on-line application at For assistance with UNLV's on-line applicant portal, contact UNLV Employment Services at (702) 895-2894 or
UNLV is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity educator and employer committed to excellence through diversity.
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