The University of Tennessee Foundation is seeking a Director of Development for the Haslam College of Business in Knoxville, Tennessee. The Director of Development for the Haslam College of Business works under the direction of the Senior Director and with the Executive Director and the Dean of the college, associate deans, department heads, faculty and other staff and external constituencies to further the college's fundraising efforts. The Director implements the strategic direction set forth for the college--which includes, but is not limited to, identifying, cultivating, strategizing, soliciting, negotiating, and stewarding donor prospects for both private and corporate gifts/grants/pledges. This position will maintain a significant prospect portfolio working with some of the university's most generous alumni and friends. It is anticipated that this position will make 180+ visits, drive 30-40 major gift proposals at six figures or more, and close gifts exceeding $2 million annually.
The Foundation is an interdependent nonprofit corporation that enriches the lives of the students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends of the University of Tennessee through alumni engagement, financial stewardship and private investments.
Knoxville sits at the base of the Great Smoky Mountains. With a variety of outdoor activities, parks and recreation, Knoxville can provide a top notch outdoors recreational experience to nature lovers. Arts, music, events and annual festivals add to the list of things to do for those interested in the not-so-active opportunities.
Internal Number: 215426
About Development Foundation
Our primary mission is to move forward the frontiers of human knowledge and enrich and elevate the citizens of the state of Tennessee, the nation, and the world. As the preeminent research-based, land-grant university in the state, UT embodies the spirit of excellence in teaching, research, scholarship, creative activity, outreach, and engagement attained by the nation’s finest public research institutions.