Intellectual and creative excellence defines Marietta College. While steeped in history, Marietta College today is a private, coeducational, nonsectarian, undergraduate, residential, contemporary liberal arts institution. It is consistently named one of the top private colleges in the Midwest, ranking 13th by U.S. News & World Report in 2019 and in the Top 30 percent of all U.S. colleges and universities in Forbes.com. The Princeton Review regularly lists the College as a "Best Midwestern College,” and in 2015, Marietta College came in at an impressive No. 7 in the entire nation when the Brookings Institution ranked colleges by their highest value added, regardless of major.
The College offers undergraduates a contemporary liberal arts education and graduate students an education grounded in advanced knowledge and professional practice. It provides a strong foundation for a lifetime of leadership, critical thinking, and problem-solving. A new President and recent visioning process have identified strategic goals that will provide a way for alumni, friends, parents, corporations and foundations to invest in Marietta College, so that support will only get more robust.
The Executive Director, Campaigns will supervise the overall strategy to effectively increase donor contributions to the College. S/He is a senior member of the Advancement management team who will report directly to the President and collaborate closely with the Vice President for Advancement. The Executive Director, Campaigns will manage a portfolio of high capacity prospects in addition to providing staff with support, as needed, to be successful. This role may be performed remotely.