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Director of Development, College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences

Company: Oregon State University Foundation
Date Posted: March 28, 2018

The Oregon State University Foundation seeks an ambitious and motivated development professional to serve as Director of Development, College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences. Oregon State University is an internationally recognized public research university located in Corvallis, one of the safest, smartest, greenest small cities in the nation. Founded in 1868, Oregon State is the state’s Land Grant university and is one of only two universities in the U.S. to also have Sea Grant, Space Grant and Sun Grant designations. As Oregon’s leading public research university, with $441 million in external funding in the 2017 fiscal year, Oregon State’s impact reaches across the state and beyond. The OSU Foundation is a nonprofit organization incorporated in 1947 and dedicated to enhancing the mission of Oregon State University. For further information, please visit www.osufoundation.org.

 

The Director of Development is the chief front-line fundraising position responsible for managing a comprehensive major gift program for the College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences. The Director of Development will oversee the Director of Alumni Relation and be responsible for meeting a personal fundraising goal of $2-$3 million per year. The Director of Development will ideally have at least five to seven years of major gift development experience in higher education. Experience working with Deans or other senior leadership to build a philanthropic vision for a School, College or Program is a plus. Significant evening and occasional weekend work will be required. The Director of Development must be able and willing to travel frequently, at times requiring overnight stays. A strong passion and affinity for the mission of the College and for science is greatly desired. A Bachelor’s degree is required.

 

Oregon State University Foundation has retained Morris & Berger to conduct the Director of Development, College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences search. To view the full position description and apply, please submit application, including resume and a letter of interest, in confidence to Morris & Berger through their website: http://www.morrisberger.com/currentsearches/osuceoas