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Development Assistant II
Requisition #RE00470

Under the authority and supervision of the Dean, this position is responsible for the strategic direction and overall management of fund raising initiatives including goal setting, execution of campaigns, donor prospect identification, cultivation and solicitation, annual giving and donor stewardship. Other duties include working in coordination with the Dean, UK PR, Communications Director and others to publicize the achievements of the College of Design; development and oversight of the alumni/donor relations program, including receptions and the annual scholarship luncheon; cultivation of alumni and donor prospects to build strong external support of the design programs; oversight of databases, files, records and correspondence relative to donors; and reporting on the status and achievement of fund raising efforts.

Minimum qualifications are Master’s Degree and three years of experience. 3-5 years' experience in development or marketing, Windows, and strong writing and communication skills are preferred.

To apply for job # RE00470 submit a UK Online Application at If you have any questions, contact HR/Employment, phone (859) 257-9555 press 2. Application deadline is September 12, 2014.

The University of Kentucky is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from minorities and women.