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Deputy Director of Leadership Giving (Multiple Positions)
Company: Baruch College
Location: New York City, NY
Employment Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 11/29/2022
Expire Date: 01/29/2023
Job Categories: Education
Job Description
Deputy Director of Leadership Giving (Multiple Positions)
Baruch College – Deputy Director of Leadership Giving (Multiple Positions)

Job Description:

Baruch College has a long and distinguished history dating back over 150 years to the founding of the Free Academy, the nation’s first institution of free public higher education. Today Baruch is a thriving, urban, multicultural institution and senior college of the City University of New York with widely respected undergraduate and graduate programs in the Zicklin School of Business, the Marxe School of Public and International Affairs and the Weissman School of Arts and Sciences. Baruch prepares motivated students of proven achievements, many the first in their family to attend college, with a superb education. CollegeNET has continually ranked Baruch #1 in social mobility. The Princeton Review has consistently included Baruch on its list of “Best Colleges,” an exclusive grouping that highlights the top 15% of schools in the country. US News & World Report ranked Baruch among the “Best Colleges (North) and Most Ethnically Diverse Colleges in the country. In 2013, Baruch successfully completed a campaign to raise $150 million exceeding goal, followed by successfully concluding a $15 million scholarship campaign. Recently, the College secured a $30 million donation toward its school of public and international affairs. It is the largest single gift in the history of Baruch College and ties for the second largest single gift in the history of the City University of New York (CUNY).
In Spring 2022, Baruch College launched a major strategic planning effort. The resulting plan will help ensure that Baruch not only continues our legacy but capitalizes on the innovations of a rapidly evolving world—to scale what we do and expand our impact, while achieving an even higher level of quality and excellence. In 2022, the College also completed a Campaign Readiness Assessment and has begun acting upon its recommendations.
We seek a dynamic, seasoned individual with hands on, broad-based development experience, and a proven track record of successfully soliciting five and six figure gifts or more. Reporting to the Assistant Vice President for College Advancement, this is an exciting, front-line opportunity to help individuals achieve their philanthropic goals on behalf of our students and the College. This is also an opportunity to work in partnership with College and board leadership to successfully engage and solicit donors.
· Serve as the primary contact with a portfolio of 100 - 125 prospects and donors capable of making five, six and seven figure gifts, working to engage them more deeply in the life of the College and solicit their philanthropic support.
· Conduct 120 -150meaningful interactions with donors/prospects annually.
· Build individualized cultivation and solicitation strategies.
· Create management reports as needed, call reports and meeting request memos. Maintain a detailed record of prospect engagement in database .
· Planned Giving Growth and Outreach –Work with administrators and planned giving professionals to maximize giving through deferred giving structures.
· Work closely with Deans, faculty, administrators and volunteer leaders to build and steward department and center advisory boards.
· Grow individual support from the College’s industry, affinity and corporate alumni networks
· Actively maintains a current body of knowledge about Baruch’s three schools and their fundraising priorities
· Assist with special projects and perform other related duties as required.

This position requires some fundraising-related travel to points outside of the New York City area, including but not limited to, Florida and California.
Until further notice, this is a hybrid position, eligible to work remotely and work on-site in the office.
All CUNY employees must reside within a commutable distance to the tri-state area.
Candidates will be required to provide proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 upon commencing employment. Exemption (medical or religious) requests to this requirement will be considered in accordance with applicable law. Being fully vaccinated is defined for this purpose as being at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. Final candidates must be fully vaccinated as of their first day of employment.
Compensation and Benefits:
$90,375 - $107,789; Salary commensurate with education and experience.

CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs. We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.

Bachelor's Degree and six years' related experience required
Other Qualifications:
Demonstrated achievement of successful fundraising from individual donors. b=Broad-based knowledge of prospect management, cultivation and stewardship. Prefer four plus years in fundraising or sales and higher education fundraising experience. Ability to work with a diverse population. Raiser’s Edge experience preferred. Must have superb fundraising judgment and outstanding interpersonal and communication skills. Must be an articulate spokesperson on behalf of Baruch. Keen sensitivity to human relations and ability to work independently and as a team member in a fast-paced environment.
Plans and manages College fundraising strategy and operations.
· Implements and monitors comprehensive resource development program; makes recommendations to improve department policies and procedures
· Fulfills specific goals and targets based on individual portfolio
· Assists Director with developing funding strategies and assessing outcomes
· Oversees annual and/or major gift activities to support strategic plan
· Maintains relationships with donors and sponsoring organizations to cultivate and maintain funding
· Prepares financial reports for management; may write grant proposals
· May manage professional and/or clerical staff
· Performs related duties as assigned.

- How to Apply:
Go to the CUNY website cuny.jobs to see the complete position description and job requirements in CUNYfirst under Job Opening ID #25729. You can view and apply for this job in CUNYfirst via the following direct link to the posting https://cuny.jobs/new-york-ny/deputy-director-of-leadership-giving-multiple-positions/112D472BD60D4E3C8F08F26E2B4EB7F3/job/
Click on the "Apply Now" button and follow the application instructions below. Please upload a resume and cover letter.
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Closing Date:
November 30, 2022.

EEO Statement:
CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.
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