Assistant Director of Development - Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History
Company: Association of Academic Museums & Galleries.
Location: New Haven
Posted on: May 14, 2022
Assistant Director of Development - Yale Peabody Museum of
Natural History Assistant Director of Development - 60680BR - Yale
University offers exciting opportunities for achievement and growth
in New Haven, Connecticut. Conveniently located between Boston and
New York, New Haven is the creative capital of Connecticut with
cultural resources that include three major museums, a
critically-acclaimed repertory theater, state-of-the-art concert
hall, and world-renowned schools of Architecture, Art, Drama, and
Music. General Purpose: Reporting to the Director of the Yale
Peabody Museum of Natural History, the Assistant Director is
responsible for developing and implementing financial solicitation
programs for annual and capital giving to the Museum, from
individuals and organizations, as well as developing and
implementing financial and non-financial programs to promote active
and ongoing engagement with the scientific and educational missions
of the Museum. The Assistant Director will directly supervise a
Development Coordinator, and will be responsible for all membership
programs at the Museum. Required Education and Experience:
Bachelor's degree and five years of experience in
development/fundraising, or other relationship-building areas in
complex organizations; or an equivalent combination of education
and experience. Qualifications: -
- Entrepreneurial approach to fundraising, with a keen
appreciation for the specific challenges of working with prospects
who may lack a direct affiliation and/or involvement with the
Museum or Yale University. Knowledge of and proficiency in annual
fundraising strategies and techniques.
- Ability to work regularly and effectively with the Museum
Director, Director of Development, other senior members of the
Museum, and the university's academic and administrative
leadership. Affinity for the Museum and New Haven and a desire to
spread the same feeling to others.
- Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to relate to donors,
volunteers, and colleagues as well as University leadership and
students. Professionalism, maturity, good judgment, and ability to
foster and work well in a team environment. High level of integrity
and ability to exercise confidentiality and discretion.
Well-developed written and oral communication skills.
- Ability to prioritize and balance multiple tasks and projects
with excellent attention to detail. Knowledge of and proficiency in
Microsoft Office and ability to learn University databases.
- The ability and willingness to travel periodically and work
occasional evenings and weekends.
- Preferred Education and Experience: Experience in a museum or
cultural environment. Appreciation of natural history and science.
Knowledge of corporate and foundation fundraising. Application: For
more information and immediate consideration, please apply online
at http://bit.ly/YaleCareers-60680BR . Please be sure to reference
this website when applying for this position. We invite you to
discover the excitement, diversity, rewards and excellence of a
career at Yale University. One of the country's great workplaces,
Yale University offers exciting opportunities for meaningful
accomplishment and true growth. Our benefits package is among the
best anywhere, with a wide variety of insurance choices, liberal
paid time off, fantastic family and educational benefits, a variety
of retirement benefits, extensive recreational facilities, and much
Yale University considers applicants for employment without regard
to and does not discriminate on the basis of an individual's sex,
race, color, religion, age, disability, status as a veteran, or
national or ethnic origin; nor does Yale discriminate on the basis
of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression. The
Association of Academic Museums and Galleries is the leading
educational and professional organization for academic museums,
galleries, and collections. In recognition of the unique
opportunities and challenges of its constituents, the AAMG
establishes and supports best practices, educational activities and
professional development that enable its member organizations to
fulfill their educational missions.
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