Updated: 2 months ago
Location: Seattle, WASHINGTON
Deadline: Open Until Filled

This position directly supervises 6 positions and has oversight for 30+ budgeted positions allocated as mutually determined between the School and University Advancement. This position supervises the alumni engagement, development, and marketing and communications teams.

Other duties as assigned by the Dean and/or the Vice President.


Effective communications : Expresses oneself clearly and empathetically in interactions with others in all forms of communication, i.e., verbal and written, one-on-one and group, etc.
Interpersonal Awareness : Builds and maintains positive relationships and actively contributes as a member of working teams to achieve results.
Professional Credibility : Takes responsibility for meeting goals, objectives, obligations, and solving problems while representing the mission, vision and values of the organization.
Critical Thinking : Obtains, analyzes and evaluates information effectively in the face of ambiguity. Makes appropriate decisions based on relevant information and experience.
Ethics and Trust : Models and upholds the values of candor, openness, inclusiveness and honesty despite internal and external pressures. Acts consistently with Washington State ethical guidelines and organizational core values and beliefs.
Valuing Diversity & Inclusiveness : Respects, values and contributes to the UW’s commitment to inclusiveness and diversity.

Donor Focused : Qualifies, cultivates and stewards strong relationships with donors and friends to build and maintain lifelong partnerships and trust with UW. Acts as a trusted advisor to guide prospects through the gift decision making process.
Results Oriented : Focuses conversations with donors on the impact their gift could have. Acts decisively to achieve results.
Planning & Implementing: Develops fundraising strategies and plans that integrate into the organization’s mission, priorities and goals. Matches donor interests with institutional priorities, considering viability.
Conflict Resolution : Approaches relationships with donors and friends as a forthright diplomat, communicating with honesty, transparency, and a collaborative spirit. Works to resolve conflicts and differences through dialogue and open communication in a timely manner. Sees every difference as an opportunity for growth and change.

People Builder : Committed to developing others to become leaders.
Driving Results : Effectively communicates objectives and guides direct reports and team members to make decisions and achieve goals.
Organizational Planning : Develops and manages comprehensive team goals and measures team progress while balancing short-term and long-term priorities that are consistent with the organization’s mission, priorities and goals. Managing Conflict: Recognizes and addresses conflicts and disagreements in a safe and respectful environment, manages conflicts collaboratively, and builds consensus with the best interests of the organization in mind.

Visioning : Anticipates emerging trends and issues and develops a clear sense of purpose and goals that focus and drive the creative energy of the organization in alignment with the organization’s mission, vision and values.
Organizational Acumen : Analyzes a situation, balances reason and the interest of others and acts in a decisive, timely and appropriate manner that is congruent with the organization's values, goals and mission to achieve success.
Selflessness: Demonstrates ambition first and foremost for the organization and concern for its success rather than for one’s own personal gain.
Professional Will/Fearlessness : Displays an inner intensity and dedication to making everything the best that it can be. Shows resolve and determination to make the organization great.
Focused on Organizational Sustainability: Communicates uncompromising desire to make the organization even more successful in the next generation.

As a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For a complete description of our benefits for this position, please visit our website, click here.


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