Responsible for identifying, cultivating, solicitation, and stewardship of donors and prospective donors for major gifts up to $50,000). Regularly interacts with major gift donors and prospective donors, including alumni, friends, parents, and representatives of corporations and foundations. Internally the position will interact with the academic units and program leadership, other development officers and departments, and unit-based volunteer leadership. Works primarily with the assigned department's graduates living within the Greater Atlanta area. In addition, plays a critical support role to the assigned Senior Director, Development, and the department to identify new and initial major gift donors to support the department.
Educational Requirements Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution of higher education
Other Required Qualifications Current, valid, and unrestricted Georgia driver's license
Required Experience Three (3) years of experience fundraising in a metrics-driven environment
Kennesaw State University (KSU), the third-largest university in the University System of Georgia, is a comprehensive university with expanding undergraduate and graduate programs in Kennesaw, Georgia, one of metropolitan Atlanta's burgeoning northwest suburban communities.Founded in 1963, Kennesaw State is located in Cobb County on a beautifully landscaped and pedestrian-friendly campus of 240 acres within easy access of Interstate 75 and the northwest quadrant of Georgia. Nearly 40,000 commuter and residential students, including more than 1,700 from 136 countries, pursue their undergraduate and graduate studies at Kennesaw State. The student body is a mix of traditional and nontraditional students with an average age of 26. Approximately 20 percent of students are members of ethnic minorities.Kennesaw State students can choose majors from more than 60 bachelor's and master's degree programs, including undergraduate degrees in education, health, business, the humanities, the arts, science and math. Graduate degree programs are offered in professional concentrations including nursing, business, information systems, conflict management, education and professional writing. KSU has ...continued to expand its graduate programs by adding a new Doctorate of Education in Leadership for Learning in 2006 - the first doctorate in the university's history. The Kennesaw State Owls compete in the Atlantic Sun Conference in NCAA Division I intercollegiate athletics, enjoying the first full season as a Division I member in 2005-06. KSU has won more than five team championships since joining the NCAA during the 1994-95 school year, with numerous appearances at national championships dating back to KSU's days as a member of the NAIA. KSU won NCAA titles in men's basketball (2004) and women's soccer (2003). The former was the first NCAA basketball crown ever won by a Georgia college or university.