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Engagement Director for Delmarva Public Radio
Staff Position (11478)

Salisbury University, a member of the University System of Maryland, is a regionally accredited four-year comprehensive institution offering 58 distinct graduate and undergraduate programs. Located on the historic Eastern Shore, SU's beautiful campus is some 30 miles from the Atlantic beaches and 2.5 hours from Baltimore and Washington, D.C.

Salisbury University is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Engagement Director for Delmarva Public Radio. The Director is a senior manager on the Delmarva Public Radio (DPR) team and reports to the DPR General Manager. The Director is responsible for organizing and implementing DPR’s goals and serves as the organizational leader of all development efforts. The Director provides executive fundraising leadership, solicits gifts from targeted prospects, and represents DPR development efforts to the public.

Primary Job Duties:

Provide strategic leadership to achieve ambitious revenue goals. Prepare annual and long-term development plans and evaluate plan implementation and outcomes. Responsible and accountable for undertaking all supervisory duties. Provide executive leadership as DPR’s development liaison to a variety of entities. Serve on the DPR Senior Management Team. Provide leadership to DPR’s efforts in diversity and inclusion.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree; four to five years of progressively responsible management experience in not-for-profit organizations or equivalent; proven track record of achieving revenue targets and deep knowledge of fundraising practices and ethics; demonstrated ability to research, prospect, cultivate, and manage major donors; proven management and leadership capabilities with the demonstrated ability to effectively engage diverse perspectives; strong verbal and written communications skills; demonstrated ability to think strategically; and, strong computer skills and proficiency with donor databases and software.

Preferred Qualifications:

Significant, applicable public radio/broadcasting fundraising experience; experience utilizing social media tools to promote giving; and, board development and leadership experience.

This is a full-time exempt State position with a full benefits package. Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Applications will be accepted via Salisbury University’s Online Employment Application System. Please visit our website to apply online. See the FAQs of the Online Employment Application System for more information and instructions.

To be considered an applicant, you must apply online and submit all of the following: A cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information of at least three (3) professional references. All documents that you wish to provide must be attached to your application in the Online Employment Application System. Please do not send any documents via E-mail.

Applications received by May 16, 2017 will be given first consideration. The position will remain open until filled.

Diversity and inclusion are core values of Salisbury University. We strive to create a truly diverse and inclusive environment where the richness of ideas, backgrounds, and perspectives of our community is harnessed to create value for our University community to include students, faculty, and staff, today and in the future. To this end, the University recruits exceptional and diverse faculty, staff, and students from across Maryland, the United States, and around the world, supporting all members of the University community as they work together to achieve institutional goals and vision. To learn more about the University’s commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive campus, please visit

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.: Equal Opportunity Statement :.

Salisbury University has a strong institutional commitment to diversity and equal employment and educational opportunities for its faculty, staff and students. To that end, the University prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex, gender, marital status, pregnancy, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or other legally protected characteristics. The University adheres to the EEO/AA policies set forth by federal and Maryland laws. Direct all inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policy to: Humberto Aristizabal, Associate Vice President of Institutional Equity, Title IX Coordinator, Room 100 Holloway Hall, 1101 Camden Ave. Salisbury, MD 21801; Tel. 410-543-6426.

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