Department Name: 81016:AGRICULTURE OFFICE OF ADVANCEMENT
The University of Kentucky Martin – Gatton College of Agriculture, Food and Environment is seeking a professional to join the Office of Philanthropy & Alumni. The Philanthropy Officer Associate will join a successful and growing team of philanthropy professionals and report to the Senior Director of Philanthropy & Alumni.
This role will oversee and execute fundraising initiatives for the Departments of Agriculture Economics, Entomology, and the Kentucky Ag Leadership Program. This position will develop and maintain a portfolio of between 125 and 150 donors and prospects with a giving capacity of $5,000 or more. They will work closely with various stakeholders, leaders, faculty, attend programmatic meetings, and represent philanthropy interests to donors and volunteers. Previous experience in fundraising or related fields is preferred, and travel is expected.
Sales, communications, organization, professionalism, and good written and verbal communications.
Position Time Status: Full-Time
Required Related Experience:
Required License/Registration/Certification :
Bachelors plus 1 year in fundraising and donor development
University Community of Inclusion:
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.
Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.
Adjacent to downtown Lexington, UK is nestled in the scenic heart of the beautiful Bluegrass Region of Kentucky. UK's campus covers more than 814 acres, with more than 30,700 students and 13,500 full-time employees, including nearly 2,400 full-time faculty and librarians.