The Capstone Development Manager is responsible for supporting the Department of Computer Science and Engineering's capstone programs principally by securing financial awards and managing relationships with project sponsors. This position will be responsible for developing and implementing an annual development plan and contributing to long term funding strategy. This position will build and maintain relationships with potential Capstone project sponsors throughout the U.S. They will work with other members of the capstone team and potential sponsors to conceptualize and realize funded, sponsored projects that are distinctive and high-quality project-based educational experience for students. Coordinate with Capstone faculty and provide support across student projects and project deployment. This position will also support day-to-day operations of the capstone programs.
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees' differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse populations we serve. The university fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential. As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See: http://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.
Minimum Required Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, Communications, Marketing, Public Relations or related field plus five (5) years of experience in sales, business development, fundraising, client relations, account management or a related field. Must have knowledge of marketing and donor engagement, budgeting and forecasting. Must have knowledge of project management best practices and tools. Must be able to develop financial projections and analyze complex financial data in an accurate and timely manner. Must be able to communicate clearly and concisely. Must be able to multi-task while maintaining attention to detail and be organized. Must be able to apply research guidelines to proposals, documentation, and research activity.
Master's degree preferred. Experience in higher education desirable. Experience in interacting with donors helpful. Public speaking experience preferred. Knowledge and/or experience with the computing industry, computer science, computer engineering, software engineering, data science, or closely related disciplines helpful. Demonstrated skills and ability to manage multi-phase projects from inception to completion, including the ability to build consensus among team members and balance multiple concurrent priorities preferred.
Posted Salary: $66,000 minimum
Job Type: Full-Time
Internal Number: 71833
About University of Nebraska - Lincoln
With over 25,000 students, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is a diverse educational insitution with international stature. The intellectual center for the state of Nebraska and beyond, we are a land-grant, top tier national research-extensive insitution. Part of the Big Ten conference, Big Ten Academic Alliance, our mission includes growing relationships and resources that enable the University of Nebraska to change lives.