The Director of Development, Corporate and Foundation Relations is a professional frontline fundraising position reporting to the Executive Director of Corporate, Foundation and Research Relations. The position will be responsible for identifying, cultivating and soliciting a targeted portfolio of priority corporate and foundation prospects for Tulane University's Schools of Medicine, Public Health and Tropical Medicine, and Science and Engineering, in concert with school-based strategic objectives. The Director will engage with and support deans and faculty teams to identify key companies and foundations for which engineering, technology, and health research is vital; develop and implement corporate and foundation strategies; and articulate the corporate and foundation investment value proposition. The position will work closely with other departments within the Office of Advancement including Donor Relations, Advancement Communications and Marketing, Principal Gifts, Major Gifts, and Advancement Information Services. The Director undertakes corporate and foundation relations functions with minimal management or oversight, and provides thought leadership for the frontline corporate and foundation fundraisers within the office.
Bachelor's degree and 5 years’ experience in corporate and foundation fundraising or health/technology industry relationship management experience, or a high school diploma and 11 years' experience in corporate and foundation fundraising or health/technology industry relationship management experience. Transferrable experience including sales, marketing, public relations may be considered.
Tulane University is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action/persons with disabilities/veterans employer committed to excellence through diversity. Tulane will not discriminate against individuals with disabilities or veterans. All eligible candidates are encouraged to apply.
Located in New Orleans, Tulane University (tulane.edu) traces its origins to the Medical College of Louisiana, the Deep South’s second-oldest medical school, which was founded in 1834. One of the most highly regarded independent research universities in the United States, Tulane is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities, recognized as having “pre-eminent programs of grad...uate and professional education and scholarly research.”
Tulane offers undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees in the liberal arts, science and engineering, architecture, business, law, social work, medicine, and public health and tropical medicine. The university strives to connect its values and mission to the needs of the city of New Orleans, the state, and the nation by fostering community-building initiatives as well as scientific, cultural, and social understanding that integrates with and strengthens learning and research.
To apply or for additional information please visit the Tulane Jobs website at https://tulanejobs.tulane.edu/. Tulane is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.