WSU, CAHNRS seeks an individual to work to achieve the unit’s fundraising goals, develop methods to accomplish those goals, and plan and conduct public contact programs designed to promote the public’s understanding of the unit’s activities and the cultivation of donors. Responsible for directing, planning, and administering development, public relations and related activities. Managing a separate budget and supervising staff. Represents the University to internal and external constituents.
Screening of applications begins January 28, 2019.
Applications will only be accepted at this site electronically:
Include CV and 3 letters of reference.
Required Qualifications: A Bachelor’s degree AND six (6) years of progressively responsible experience which includes three (3) years of full-time professional fund-raising experience and at least two (2) years in an institution of higher education. Demonstrated success in proposal writing and submission, evidence of ability to plan and execute a fund drive (i.e. responsibility for a project form conception to realization), demonstrated success in face-to-face solicitations of gifts of $25,000 or more OR comparable experience. Comparable experience includes six (6) years of progressively responsible full-time sales, marketing, public relations, or advancement experience which has involved direct, face-to-face contact with clients, customers, prospective customers and members of the public, program oversight and management, clearly defined goals and objectives and demonstrated track record of success may be substituted for the experience requirements. A Master’s degree in a related field may be substituted for up to one (1) year of the required experience. Drivers license and willingness to travel frequently, including overnight. WSU is an EO/AA Educator and Employer.
Internal Number: 111647
About Washington State University/ CAHNRS Alumni and Development
Recognizing its unique land-grant research and education mission to the people of Washington and the state's increasing global involvement, the Washington State University College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences provides leadership in discovering, accessing, and disseminating knowledge through high quality research, instruction and extension programs that contribute to a safe, abundant food and fiber supply; promote the well-being of individuals, families, and communities; enhance sustainability of agricultural and economic systems; and promote stewardship of natural resources and ecological systems.