Development Officer

University of Saskatchewan

The Faculty of Dentistry is collaborating of their seek for a dynamic and passionate fundraiser to hitch their faculty.

The College of Saskatchewan Faculty of Dentistry is a neighborhood the place college students, college, and workers understand their full potential. It’s a chief in modern skilled coaching, analysis, interdisciplinary collaboration, outreach, and engagement. 

The Faculty of Dentistry’s packages have grown to satisfy the wants of its metropolis and province. Along with the Physician of Dentistry Medication (DMD) program, the school affords diploma packages together with a Bachelor of Science in Dentistry, Bachelor of Science in Dental Remedy DMD/MBA program, the Precision Oral and System Well being PhD program, the Precision Oral and Systemic Well being Grasp of Science and the Worldwide Dental Diploma Program (IDDP) and a 10-month Dental Helping certificates program.

A number of of the packages inside the Faculty of Dentistry are distinctive amongst Canadian dental colleges, showcasing the Faculty of Dentistry’s capability to be on the forefront of dental training in Canada.

College students obtain personalised training via focused interactions with professors and sufferers, together with higher publicity to all dental disciplines. This publicity ensures that our college students achieve essentially the most complete scientific expertise amongst all dental colleges in Canada.

The faculty stands out as the only real establishment at USask providing direct affected person care, with the Dental Schooling Clinic accommodating over 15,000 visits yearly. The extent of scientific expertise that USask’s Faculty of Dentistry offers is among the many most interesting in Canada, enabling graduates to seamlessly transition into skilled follow attributable to their enriched scientific publicity.

Along with Faculty of Dentistry instructional mandate, the Faculty of Dentistry holds a strong and distinctive analysis portfolio. This encompasses areas resembling salivary analysis and proteomics, the place the school is house to one of the globally acknowledged researchers on this discipline. Furthermore, the Faculty of Dentistry is on the forefront of dental training analysis, dental water analysis, in addition to analysis associated to indigenous oral well being and neighborhood well being.

The distinctive classroom setting and built-in programming foster close-knit relationships amongst classmates, creating a robust sense of neighborhood inside the dental career. This sturdy reference to the school advantages each college students and the establishment alike.

The Faculty of Dentistry is without doubt one of the faculties that comprise USask’s Well being Sciences cluster of schools and colleges providing levels and analysis alternatives in packages starting from drugs and nursing to pharmacy and veterinary drugs.

Major Function: To considerably improve and diversify income for the Faculty of Dentistry by acquiring philanthropic assist from donors, alumni and prospects within the type of vital items that assist the College of Saskatchewan. The incumbent will plan, develop, solicit, and handle a portfolio of donors and potential donors who’ve the curiosity and monetary capability with the aim of maximizing and diversifying monetary assist for each faculties.

Nature of Work: This place will report back to the Director, Faculty Growth and to the Dean, Faculty of Dentistry. The Faculty of Dentistry Growth Officer has a major give attention to exterior relationship constructing and philanthropic assist whereas persevering with to work collaboratively with a variety of school stakeholders, together with the Deans, College Relations, the school’s donors, alumni, senior directors, division heads, college, workers, volunteers, and college students.

The incumbent will garner an in-depth understanding of school packages, wants, and stakeholders. The work requires a proactive strategy in a fancy setting and the flexibility to speak successfully to a various viewers by a wide range of strategies and communication mediums. This place works each independently and collaboratively with the Faculty of Dentistry leaders, College Relations, faculty college and workers, and key stakeholders to satisfy strategic targets. Establishing and sustaining optimistic relationships and modeling greatest practices is crucial to success. This place makes discretionary selections in session with the Dean and makes use of judgment to find out acceptable procedures in alignment with legislative necessities and institutional insurance policies. Accuracy and a focus to element is crucial to make sure info offered to others is right. The setting is dynamic and fast-paced. The incumbent will likely be educated about, and guarantee alignment with, college fundraising insurance policies and procedures and Canada Income Company (CRA) pointers and Affiliation of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) moral ideas and requirements. Journey, night, and weekend work could also be required. Consequence of error is critical to the repute and profile of the school and the college.


  • Actively handle a portfolio of present and potential donors in any respect ranges, who could make items to assist Faculty of Dentistry and institutional
  • Working with College Relations, determine and qualify new prospects for the universities.
  • Guarantee success via strategic cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of present prospects, together with private visits and asks, and shifting prospects from identification to
  • Change into educated of school of dentistry training and analysis packages and tasks to determine matches with donor pursuits.
  • Collaborate with inside communications, growth, alumni relations and operations and providers workers as acceptable to arrange proposals, reviews, present agreements, letters, and different fundraising supplies, guaranteeing that the movement of knowledge and supplies is dealt with effectively and
  • Guarantee contacts with donors and potential donors are recorded within the college alumni and donor database in a well timed and correct method and compile reviews to assist
  • Take part in growth coaching, and faculty and college conferences, staff planning and different actions that contribute to reaching faculty and university-wide targets in growth, communications, and alumni
  • Determine and produce ahead deliberate giving leads from the universities to College Relations for dialogue and planning.
  • Develop a stable understanding of the college’s Indigenous engagement and Indigenization priorities.
  • Work collaboratively with College Relations to develop methods to extend philanthropic assist to the universities.
  • Be the important thing lead on weekly stewardship reviews.
  • Have interaction with and incorporate various cultural backgrounds, views, and experiences.

Planning and Technique:

  • In session with the Dean, develop, contribute to, and take part in an annual and multi-year fundraising plan that helps faculty priorities, packages and
  • Help within the fostering of a tradition of philanthropy inside the faculties that prompts faculty management and school to help in sustaining significant private contact with donors and
  • Inform the Dean when donors are attending faculty alumni and reunion occasions and attend when acceptable to strengthen engagement and construct affinity with alumni and donors.

Recognition and Stewardship:

  • Preserve contact with inside and exterior donors and prospects to observe their satisfaction and engagement and consider and report on fundraising initiatives and progress in assembly
  • Strengthen long-term relationships with faculty donors by guaranteeing they’re acknowledged in methods which can be significant to them and which can be in alignment with institutional recognition
  • Work collaboratively with College Relations and faculty workers and school to make sure efficient manufacturing and coordination of annual stewardship
  • Guarantee common and constant reporting of affect again to donors in a well timed method
  • Run weekly stewardship reviews for the universities and distribute to the suitable relationship managers to handle.
  • Search alternatives after which permission from donors to interact in a donor highlight story to reveal philanthropic affect and encourage others. Coordinate distribution of donor story with faculty communications and alumni workers via acceptable channels.

Schooling: A related undergraduate diploma and acceptable training and expertise in a associated discipline. CFRE designation could be thought of an asset.

Expertise: Three to 5 years of fundraising expertise with a demonstrated development in degree of accountability. Three to 5 years of expertise in fundraising and main items is most well-liked.  Information of the College of Saskatchewan and an understanding of strategic planning, fundraising, gross sales, monetary providers, occasions administration, or alumni relations is an asset. Expertise working in a various and inclusive setting is required.

Expertise: Demonstrated integrity, skilled maturity, discretion, judgment, and decisiveness to encourage confidence amongst inside and exterior stakeholders; aim oriented and outcomes pushed with confirmed means to take initiative; means to work independently and collaboratively; sturdy interpersonal relationship-building expertise; sturdy ethics with the capability to construct consensus; means to deal with interactions with tact, discretion, and cultural sensitivity; keep optimistic relations with various stakeholders via a courteous, confidential {and professional} method; demonstrated analytical and organizational expertise, together with the efficient planning and administration of a number of tasks; means to problem-solve, suppose and act strategically and creatively; glorious communication expertise, each written and oral together with public talking; proficiency in pc purposes together with Microsoft Suite together with Phrase, Writer, PowerPoint, and Excel.

Division: Faculty of Dentistry


Employment Group:
Full Time Equal (FTE):

The wage vary, based mostly on 1.0 FTE, is $64,107.00 – 100,169.00 every year. The beginning wage will likely be commensurate with training and expertise.

Wage Household (if relevant):
Specialist Skilled

Wage Section/Band:
Section 2

Posted Date:

Closing Date:
9/27/2023 at 6:00 pm CST
Variety of Openings:
Work Location: Could also be eligible for hybrid work underneath the phrases of USask’s Various Workspace Tips

The profitable applicant will likely be required to supply the next present verification(s) the place ‘Sure’ is indicated under. Additional info is accessible at:

Legal Document Test: Not Relevant
Driver’s License and Summary Test: Not Relevant
Schooling/Credential Verification: Not Relevant
Weak Sector Test: Not Relevant

The College is dedicated to employment fairness, range, and inclusion, and are proud to assist profession alternatives for Indigenous peoples to mirror the neighborhood we serve. We’re devoted to recruiting people who will enrich our work and studying environments. All certified candidates are inspired to use; nonetheless, in accordance with Canadian immigration necessities, Canadian residents and everlasting residents will likely be given precedence. We’re dedicated to offering lodging to these with a incapacity or medical necessity. In the event you require an lodging to take part within the recruitment course of, please notify us and we’ll work collectively on the lodging request. We proceed to develop our partnerships with Indigenous communities throughout the province, nationally, and internationally and worth the distinctive perspective that Indigenous workers present to strengthen these relationships. Verification of Indigenous Membership/Citizenship on the College of Saskatchewan is led and decided by the deybwewin taapwaywin tapwewin: Indigenous Reality coverage and Standing Committee in accordance with the processes developed to enact the coverage. Profitable candidates that assert Indigenous membership/citizenship will likely be requested to finish the verification technique of Indigenous membership/citizenship with documentation. The College of Saskatchewan’s essential campus is located on Treaty 6 Territory and the Homeland of the Métis. We pay our respects to the First Nations and Métis ancestors of this place and reaffirm our relationship with each other. Collectively, we’re uplifting Indigenization to a spot of prominence on the College of Saskatchewan.

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