27 May 2015

Full-Time Director of Development

Carolina Performing Arts (Job Poster) – Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States

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Job Description

Carolina Performing Arts, a constituent unit of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, seeks Director of Development to lead the department’s activities with securing philanthropic resources for Carolina Performing Arts.


Reporting to the Executive Director for the Arts (EDA), the Director of Development (DoD) serves as a key leadership team member and an active participant in making strategic decisions for Carolina Performing Arts (CPA). In partnership with the EDA, this position is responsible for all fundraising and development activities of CPA. The successful candidate will help forge new relationships to build Carolina Performing Arts’ visibility, impact, and financial resources on campus, in the community, and for the field. The DoD will design and implement a comprehensive plan for developing key campus and community alliances in order to achieve its strategic goals. The position serves as primary liaison to the Carolina Performing Arts International Advisory Board (IAB).

The DoD will have primary responsibility for establishing and implementing the infrastructure needed to grow a $5 million annual operating budget through the solicitation of major gifts, government grants, special events, and corporate and foundation support.

S/he will expand and diversify CPA’s donor base/pipeline and work closely with other team members to secure funding for new initiatives. In addition, the DoD will work closely with the NAB and support board members as they take on a more active fundraising role. It is expected that the amount raised by CPA will increase in future years as the DOD systematically and effectively strengthens the organization’s overall fundraising capacity.


For more information and to apply for this position, please visit our website:
Please reference position # 01000232, Vacancy NF0001284 and Department Executive Director for the Arts, Dept. 506000 when applying.


The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and welcomes all to apply, including protected veterans and individual with disabilities.


This position reports to the Executive Director of Carolina Performing Arts. Salary is dependent upon qualifications. This position is subject to a criminal background check.



• Job Title: Director of Development
• Job Type: Full-Time Job
• Employer: Carolina Performing Arts
• website:
• Location: Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States

Job Categories: Arts and Culture. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: development, director, and performing arts. Location: North Carolina. Job listing expires in 58 days.

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