Capital Campaigns/Endowment, Development - General, Donor Relations/Stewardship
4 Year Degree
The Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations is responsible for the creation of plans and
implementation of strategies for corporate and foundation relations for the University in consultation
with the Vice President for University Advancement. She or he manages the fundraising efforts for
corporations and foundations with multiple interest areas across the University; provides leadership in
identifying and executing strategies that will achieve the goals and objectives for successful corporate
and foundation partnerships and private funding from corporations and foundations; develops annual
goal setting and fundraising plans and directs related activities in support of these goals and objectives;
manages a portfolio of major organizational gift prospects and coordinates with the staff to identify,
cultivate, solicit and steward companies and foundations in support of University corporate and
foundation relations goals; works collaboratively with administrative and academic leadership,
committee/council volunteers and University Development staff to ensure fundraising success; works to
engage department heads and faculty in the partnership/fundraising enterprise.
• Bachelor's degree
• 5 years of a mix of successful fundraising and corporate and foundation relations experience
• Master's degree
• Experience working in an academic setting
Candidates must have the communication skills and cross-cultural abilities to maximize their
effectiveness with diverse groups of students, colleagues, and community members.
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