EOE Statement: Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status. Essential Functions: POSITION SUMMARY: Washington University seeks an advancement professional for the position of Senior Associate Director of Advancement supporting the Olin Business School. The Olin Advancement team strives to advance the mission of Olin Business School by creating a culture of philanthropy among alumni, students, faculty, parents, and friends. The Senior Associate Director will develop strategies to increase philanthropic support and manage a portfolio of major gift, planned giving, and annual fund prospects. The Senior Associate Director Advancement reports to the Director of Advancement. PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Develop and manage a portfolio of major gift, planned giving, and annual fund prospects. Develop and execute thoughtful, innovative, and individualized strategies for cultivating and soliciting high priority donors and prospects. Meet all development goals jointly set with the Director of Advancement. Metrics will focus on meaningful contacts, qualifications, solicitations, dollars solicited, dollars raised, and number of gifts closed. Development work will focus on alumni, parents, friends, faculty, staff, corporations, and foundations. Engage prospects in both the St. Louis region and key cities across the United States. Lead special fundraising initiatives that advance Olin funding priorities. Examples could be entrepreneurship, global scholars program, healthcare, women’s initiatives, and more. Assist the Executive Director and Director with the scheduling, briefing, and staffing of travel by the dean and administrators who travel on behalf of Advancement. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with the internal constituents across Advancement and Olin Business School. Develop a broad comprehension of Olin’s history, mission, strategic plan, faculty, degree programs, curriculum, and research centers. Assist with planning and execution of special Washington University events, including close partnership with Alumni Relations, Annual Giving, and other Advancement departments. Undertake special projects and assignments to advance the mission of Washington University. Required Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree. Five years of experience in annual fund, planned giving, major gift and/or capital campaign fundraising or a related field. Proven track record of successful solicitations. Honesty, integrity, and enthusiasm. Very strong work ethic supported by commitment and follow through. Ability to think strategically and analytically, and then implement effectively. Demonstrated passion for initiating meetings and developing relationships with prospects. Ability to articulate the mission and aspirations of Washington University and Olin Business School. Capacity to listen carefully, learn quickly, and work effectively. Ability to work within a complex organization across multiple units dealing with diverse constituents toward development objectives. Sound judgment and the ability to make independent decisions while working collaboratively through a team approach. Comfort working in an environment that emphasizes measurable fundraising goals. Preferred Qualifications: Master’s degree. Development experience in a complex university environment Familiarity and interest in business. Ability to think strategically, be creative, and effectively plan and implement high quality programs. Salary Range: Base pay commensurate with experience. Department Summary: To learn more about careers in University Advancement, please visit http://alumni.wustl.edu/ContactUs/Career_Opportunities/ . Benefits: This position is eligible for full-time benefits. Please click the following link to view a summary of benefits: https://wustl.box.com/s/8wkhs25yssf0775x9d6nd6vqa7obpth7 . Pre-Employment Screening: All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening. Internal Applicant Instruction: Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation. Job Type/Schedule: This position is full-time and works approximately 37.5 hours per week. Department Name/Job Location: This position is in the Department of University Advancement. This position is for the Danforth Campus.