Job Title: Supervisory Senior Advancement Program Manager (Gift Officer)Job Announcement Number: 13A-MR-298929-MPA-NMAAHC
Agency: Smithsonian Institution
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/ Per Year
Friday, September 20, 2013 to
Friday, October 04, 2013
SERIES & GRADE:
Full-Time, Permanent -
WHO MAY APPLY:
The following Smithsonian Institution employees may apply: Current Federal employees working in the National Museum of African American History and Culture with career/career-conditional status or eligibility.
This position is located in Office of External Affairs within the National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC). The employee responsible for developing and executing strategies for engagement, presenting opportunities for giving and negotiation, and establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with high-capacity individuals, corporate executives or foundation officers.
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- Requires career/career-conditional status or eligibility.
- Males born after 12/31/59 must be registered with Selective Service.
- May be required to serve an 18-month probationary period for supervisors.
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:Back to top
Experience: You qualify for this position if you possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-13 level in the Federal Service or comparable pay band system. For this position Specialized experience is defined as building and managing a portfolio of prospects and donors to execute programs focused on high capacity giving resulting in significant contributions levels to the Museum’s overall fundraising goal. In addition, experience supervising and directing work of subordinate staff members in support of the fundraising campaign.
Part-time and/or unpaid experience related to this position will be considered to determine the total number of years and months of experience. Be sure to note the number of paid or unpaid hours worked each week.
Qualification requirements, including one year time-in-grade at the next lower grade level for promotion candidates, must be met within 30 days of the job announcement closing date.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Your application will be evaluated first for the basic qualifications described above. The applications that meet the basic qualifications will be evaluated further against the following criteria:
- Ability to identify and analyze donor capabilities and develop strategies for approaching high capacity donors, which include cultivating and managing long-term relationships in order to solicit major gifts.
- Skill in using and/or managing donor database systems, data mining, and campaign screening tools to determine gift capacity and likelihood of giving.
- Ability to plan and execute a full range of supervisory duties related to the assignment of work, technical training and directions, and the evaluation of subordinates.
- Skill in oral presentation to engage and inform donors and donor prospects and negotiate significant gifts on behalf of the Museum and preparation of reports for senior management.
- Skill in written communications to high capacity individuals and other potential funding sources such as corporations, foundations, and other organizations.
Your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses to the occupational questionnaire or other assessment tool for consistency. If a determination is made that you have rated yourself higher than is supported by your resume, you will be assigned a rating commensurate to your described experience. Your resume should provide detailed information regarding how your education and experience relate to this position, including the major duties and qualifications criteria listed. To preview questions please click here.