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Associate Directors of Advancement, School of Social Work/School of Public Health & Health Professions
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted Jan. 20, 2023
Title Associate Directors of Advancement, School of Social Work/School of Public Health & Health Professions
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department University Advancement
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Associate/Assistant Director
  • Institutional Advancement
    Educational Services
University Advancement has openings for two highly-motivated and goal-oriented individuals who will be tasked with raising funds for two of the university’s key health sciences schools - the School of Public Health and Health Professions and the School of Social Work. Joining a dynamic team of fundraising professionals, these two associate directors of advancement will play an integral role in the university’s comprehensive advancement program, which is currently in the final stages of a transformative billion-dollar campaign. The associate directors will:
  • identify, cultivate, solicit, and steward constituents capable of making major gifts of $50,000 or more with support from a sophisticated operation that drives engagement, prospect management, communications, stewardship and more.
  • develop, strengthen, and grow a robust pipeline of prospects at all stages of giving readiness.

As part of a robust talent management strategy, the associate directors will be given the opportunity to learn about other areas of the university and to work with a broad range of prospects in order to position them more strongly for advancement within the division and rank.

UB’s School of Public Health and Health Professions is one of the nation's top-ranked schools of public health. Its mission is simple—to improve the health of populations, communities, and individuals locally and globally through disciplinary and interdisciplinary education, research, and service. As researchers, practitioners and innovators, faculty and students work collaboratively to solve tomorrow's most pressing health challenges today. The UB School of Social Work, a mid-sized professional school within the largest and most comprehensive research university in the State University of New York system, is a key member of UB’s strong health sciences cadre of schools. Distinctive for its diverse learning community, the school offers its students flexible academic programming with an emphasis on research-informed outcomes.

Desired candidates are those that seek a challenging and results-oriented opportunity within a complex, diverse and multidisciplinary organization. We are looking for candidates who demonstrate intellectual curiosity, ambition, tenacity, and self-motivation, as well as a passion for the socio-economic impact of higher education on families and our communities. Our team is goal-oriented, supportive, innovative and fun, and we are looking for new colleagues who bring fresh perspectives and ideas. Candidates without direct fundraising experience that poses transferable skills are highly encouraged to apply

Division of University Advancement
Building stronger connections with UB’s 280,000+ alumni and donors worldwide is critical to the university’s goal: to situate UB among the nation’s top 25 public research universities. UB alumni and friends are grateful and generous, supporting the largest, most ambitious fundraising campaign the university has ever launched. Through Boldly Buffalo: The Campaign for UB, we seek to raise $1 billion. We invite you to join our University Advancement team and be part of this historic effort.

University at Buffalo
The University at Buffalo, a flagship university of the State University of New York (SUNY) system, is a research-intensive public university dedicated to academic excellence and making a positive impact on the world. As a member of the prestigious American Association of Universities (AAU), UB is recognized as one of the leading research universities in the world, while remaining affordable for many first-generation students. Home to more than 31,000 students from diverse backgrounds, UB offers exceptional student experiences inside and outside the classroom. By attracting the world’s best faculty and students, UB elevates the educational experience, brings an influx of national and global talent to Western New York, secures federal investments in academic research that tackles pressing societal problems, and catalyzes growth and innovation across business and industry. Here, students and faculty work side by side, seeking knowledge and practice that leads to better health, stronger buildings, more compassionate and just communities, innovative ways to teach, a more sustainable environment and smarter business practices for our world.

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