PAE-University Development - Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh - (19008220)
The Division of Philanthropic & Alumni Engagement is recruiting for the new position of Executive Director, International Advancement. This position is tasked with increasing engagement of international alumni, University Center for International Studies (UCIS) alumni and other constituents. The incumbent will be responsible for increasing fundraising results from international alumni and constituents and focusing those efforts toward the highest priorities. The Executive Director will be able to leverage international activity across both Pitt and UPMC for engagement and fundraising objectives.
Organization/Environment This position will report to both Sr. Vice Chancellor, Philanthropic & Alumni Engagement and the Vice President, Global Affairs/Director of UCIS, and work closely with colleagues within and beyond PAE.
These colleagues will include individuals from the following: UCIS Innovation Institute Deans and individual school leadership as designated by the deans Office of the Chancellor Office of the Provost UPMC (particularly, UPMC International) Individual Giving units Directors of Development for select schools (Katz/CBA, SSOE, Education, Medicine, etc.) Alumni Relations Communications, donor relations Volunteer management Advancement Services Qualifications/Competencies
* Demonstrated success in major gift fundraising from donors outside of the U.S. with 10 + years of direct fundraising experience of increasing responsibility
* Demonstrated success in working collaboratively within a complex organization
* Proven knowledge of fundraising from international constituents * Demonstrated ability to interact with a variety of constituent groups while building relationships
* Demonstrated capacity to build and manage a team, including recruitment and performance management
* Experience in establishing goals and metrics to assess success
* Strong communications skills, oral and written
* Exceptional analytical and strategic abilities
* Master's degree or BA degree with 10+ years functional experience
* Fluency in a foreign language is a plus
* Candidates with experience/knowledge working with underserved/diverse communities is a plus
* Valid passport and capacity to travel internationally required
Bachelor's with 10 plus years of functional experience.
Fluency in a foreign language is a plus. Demonstrated success in major gift fundraising from donors outside of the U.S. with 10 + years of direct fundraising experience of increasing responsibility
Demonstrated success in working collaboratively within a complex organization
Proven knowledge of fundraising from international constituents
Demonstrated ability to interact with a variety of constituent groups while building relationships
Demonstrated capacity to build and manage a team, including recruitment and performance management
Experience in establishing goals and metrics to assess success Strong communications skills, oral and written
The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets
Assignment Category: Fulltime-Regular
Job Classification: Staff.Development V
Minimum Education Level Required: Baccalaureate
Minimum Experience Level Required: 10+ years experience
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Hiring Range: TBD Based on qualifications
Relocation Offered: Yes
Visa Sponsorship Provided: No
Background Check: For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check
Child Protection Clearances: Not Applicable
Required Documents: Resume, Cover Letter
Internal Number: 19008220
About University of Pittsburgh
Founded in 1787, the same year the U.S. Constitution was signed, the University of Pittsburgh is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in the United States. One of three state-related research universities in Pennsylvania, Pitt is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), which comprises 62 preeminent doctorate-granting research institutions in North America.Pitt faculty members have expanded knowledge in the humanities and sciences, earning such prestigious honors as the National Medal of Science, the MacArthur Foundation’s “genius” grant, the Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award, and election to the National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine. Pitt scientists have defeated polio, unlocked the secrets of DNA, lead the world in organ transplantation, and pioneered TV and heavier-than-air flight, among numerous other accomplishments.Pitt students have earned Rhodes, Goldwater, Marshall, and Truman Scholarships, among other highly competitive national and international scholarships.Alumni have pioneered MRI and TV, won Nobel and Pulitzer Prizes, led corporations and universities, served in government and the military, conquered Hollywood and The New York Times bestsellers list, and won Super Bowls and NBA championships.