Posted On: 2019-11-04
Closing On: 2019-11-22
Location: Scarborough, ON
Employment Type: Full-Time
Level: Management

Job Description

Faculty / Division: University of Toronto Scarborough 
Department: UTSC: Development & Alumni Relations 
Campus: Scarborough   


The University of Toronto Scarborough is a place of energy, enthusiasm and passion. Our commitment to inclusive excellence attracts the brightest learners, scholars and employees from around the globe. Our success has been made possible by the opportunity given to us by our Indigenous hosts to operate on their territory, and we cherish our continuing partnerships with these communities. The University of Toronto Scarborough is an exciting campus with unlimited potential. Join us on our journey.
Leading the fundraising and alumni relations activities for University of Toronto Scarborough, the Development & Alumni Relations Office (DARO) supports the campus and over 50,000 alumni. At this time, UTSC is undertaking an ambitious strategic plan with an approach of inspiring inclusive excellence. As we prepare for our next big challenge, DARO seeks an experienced, detail-oriented individual who exemplifies a customer-oriented, hospitality-focused approach to stakeholders.
Reporting to the Executive Director, Development and Alumni Relations (DARO), the Director of Development is part of the senior management team and provides leadership, strategy and management of U of T Scarborough’s fundraising staff. In collaboration with the Executive Director, DARO , the incumbent provides leadership in the preparation, implementation and management of a division-wide development strategic plan; trains, coaches and develops the call officer team; provides leadership, guidance and advice to departmental chairs and directors with respect to specific fundraising projects; ensures necessary operational procedures and systems are in place to support development activities; oversees a comprehensive stewardship program. The Director also collaborates with the Executive Director, DARO in the management of volunteers. The Director will hire, train, develop and manage a dynamic team of development professionals and will liaise closely with departmental staff involved in advancement activities. The incumbent works closely with others as a member of the Development and Alumni team at U of T Scarborough and the Division of University Advancement.

University degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Minimum 8 to 10 years’ experience in an advancement role, with demonstrated experience in major gifts as well as capital campaigns, preferably in a university environment in a senior development portfolio. Experience developing and executing multi-faceted advancement programs is required. Demonstrated experience with direct supervision of staff is a strong asset.

Proficiency with Microsoft Office, email and internet software; familiarity with donor management systems such as Raiser’s Edge; knowledge of Blackboard an asset.

Ability to project manage, multi-task and work toward deadlines in a hectic environment and to high performance standards. Outstanding communication skills (oral and written). Strong interpersonal skills, and the ability to exercise tact and diplomacy. Excellent organizational and analytical skills. Demonstrated leadership skills and the ability to manage and motivate others. Applicants are also expected to show evidence of a commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion, and the promotion of a respectful and collegial learning and working environment. 

Travel: None 
Notes: A copy of the full job description is available upon request from the UTSC HR Office.
Employee Group: Senior Advancement Professionals 
Appointment Type: Budget - Continuing 
Schedule: Full-time 
Pay Scale Group and Hiring Rate: 1AP -- Broadband Salary Range: $76,286 - $176,046
Job Field: Advancement & Alumni
Job Posting: Nov 1, 2019 
Job Closing: Nov 22, 2019, 11:59:00 PM EST
Please apply online.