Head of Development
University College Cork

Head of Development, College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences (CACSSS) & Library

Specific Purpose Whole-time Post
(anticipated duration of 5 years)

A new era of commitment to Alumni and Development at University College Cork is underway. Be part of a growing and dynamic team at one of Ireland’s premier universities. We seek a dynamic and creative major gift fundraiser to oversee the College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences & Library.

The successful candidate will assume responsibility and direction for major giving efforts across these key areas. S\he will partner with the Director of Development to design and implement fundraising campaigns to enable the University’s exciting vision for the future.
The incumbent will work collaboratively and strategically with the Head of College, faculty members, the Librarian, and other colleagues to pursue a highly targeted approach toward identifying, cultivating, soliciting and providing stewardship to prospects and donors intended to secure financial support at the major gift level. These strategies will reflect the priorities and values of the College within a broad plan established by Alumni and Development in consultation with University leadership.

Please note that Garda vetting and/or an international police clearance check may form part of the selection process.

For an information package including full details of the post, selection criteria and application process see https://ore.ucc.ie/. The University, at its discretion, may undertake to make an additional appointment(s) from this competition following the conclusion of the process.

UCC is committed to creating and fully embracing an inclusive environment where diversity is celebrated. As a University we strive to create a workplace that reflects the diversity of our student population where people from a wide variety of backgrounds learn from one another, share ideas, and work collaboratively. UCC is committed to being an employer that recognises the value of diversity amongst its staff. We encourage applicants to consult our policies at https://www.ucc.ie/en/edi/policies/ and initiatives at https://www.ucc.ie/en/edi/implementation/ and we welcome applications from everyone, including those who are underrepresented in the protected characteristics set out in our Equal Opportunities & Diversity Policy.

Appointment may be made on Admin I (Grade 7) Salary Scale: €71,465 – €93,302 (Scale B) / €69,049 - €88,767 (Scale A)
Salary placement on appointment will be in accordance with public sector pay policy.

Informal enquiries can be made in confidence to Cal Healy, Director of Development, c.healy@ucc.ie Further information on the office is available at https://www.ucc.ie/en/alumni/

Applications must be submitted online via the University College Cork vacancy portal (https://ore.ucc.ie/). Queries relating to the online application process should be referred to recruitment@ucc.ie, quoting the job-title.

Candidates should apply, in confidence, before 12 noon (Irish Local Time) on Tuesday 1st June 2021.

No late applications will be accepted.


Please note that an appointment to posts advertised will be dependent on University approval, together with the terms of the employment control framework for the higher education sector

Contact Person : Cal Healy

Contact Email : c.healy@ucc.ie

Job ID : 045671Contact Number :

Close Date : 01-Jun-2021 12:00

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