Director of Development for the Halsey Institute – College of Charleston

Internal Title Director of Development for the Halsey Institute – (Re-announcement)
Position Type Classified
Faculty / Non-Faculty / Administration Non-Faculty
Pay Band 6
Level 1
Department Halsey Institute
Job Purpose The Director of Development for the Halsey Institute is responsible for the identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of the Halsey Institute’s philanthropic relationships and serves as a principal staff member in achieving the organization’s fundraising goals. Reports to the Director & Chief Curator. Candidates with an equivalent combination of experience and/or education are encouraged to apply.
Minimum Requirements Bachelor’s degree in Arts Management and 2-years of arts-related non-profit fundraising experience is required. Master’s degree in Arts Management/Museum Studies or Non-Profit management is preferred.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Strong oral and written communication skills. Must be proficient with computers and Microsoft Office products. Requires superior organizational skills and the ability to work on several large-scale projects simultaneously. Supervisory experience is essential. Ability to maintain effective working relationships. Knowledge of federal and state laws as they apply to charitable giving and charitable trusts. Knowledge of institutional program goals and objectives. Knowledge of effective sales techniques and means of contacting alumni, students, donors, and the public.
Additional Comments Regarding Position Basic work schedule is Monday-Friday 8:30 – 5. Some travel is required. Some evening events and weekend duties.
Special Instructions to Applicants *Salary is commensurate with education/experience which exceeds the minimum requirements.

Offers of employment are contingent upon a successful background check.

All applications must be submitted online

Salary *$39,960 – $56,947
Posting Date 12/13/2018
Closing Date 01/25/2019
Open Until Filled No
Posting Number 2018191
EEO Statement The College of Charleston is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any individual or group on the basis of gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, race, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, or disability.
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Job Duties

Job Duties
Activity Develops, presents and implements a comprehensive marketing and development plan for the Halsey Institute. Works with Institutional Advancement, Division of Marketing and Communication, the School of the Arts leadership, etc. to promote the Institute, cultivate new donors and grow Institute’s membership. Represents the Halsey Institute’s membership program in the broader community and to other arts organizations.
Essential or Marginal Essential
Percent of Time 25
Job Duties
Activity Works with Halsey and School of the Arts leadership to develop, promote and implement an annual calendar of events, appeals, and programs to engage the Gallery donors, members, and local community to achieve fundraising goals. Strategically leverages the Gallery resources to support solicitation and stewardship goals. Develops and oversees all donor appreciation and acknowledgement activities (approx. 15 per year), membership drives and stewardship efforts. Oversees membership related events and manages a portfolio of individuals, corporations, and organizations with donor potential. Creates targeted appeals.
Essential or Marginal Essential
Percent of Time 25
Job Duties
Activity Reviews, analyzes and summarizes activities and success rates for the Director/Chief Curator. Consults with leadership to build strategic and tactical plans for setting and achieving annual giving goals. Uses data and best practices to forecast annual and long-term fundraising projections. Prepares and analyzes ad hoc and regular reports to predict trends and advise leadership.
Essential or Marginal Essential
Percent of Time 20
Job Duties
Activity Researches new grant opportunities and creates foundation and government grant proposals. Ensures compliance with existing grant parameters. Works closely with the Office of Grants and Research to ensure accurate and timely submissions, tracking, spending and reporting on all grants.
Essential or Marginal Essential
Percent of Time 15
Job Duties
Activity Responsible for managing and monitoring a variety of complex State, foundation and grant accounts. With input from the Director/Chief Curator develops program and event budgets and ensures compliance with College and State regulations for spending and reporting. Provides high-level reports and detailed accounts of expenditures and income for budgets totaling close to $1M.
Essential or Marginal Essential
Percent of Time 10
Job Duties
Activity Acts as liaison to the Executive Board, Advisory Board Membership Committee, Advisory Board Endowment Committee, and Advisory Board Special Events.
Essential or Marginal Marginal
Percent of Time 5%

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  2. Cover Letter / Letter of Application
  3. Reference List
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