Job Opportunities

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UC Davis
College of Engineering

Director of Corporate Relations and Development
Davis, CA

Under the direction of the Assistant Dean, Development and External Relations, the Director of Corporate Relations and Development is responsible for designing, developing, and administering fundraising programs for the College of Engineering, including donor stewardship, and the identification and cultivation of new donor prospects. This position primarily focuses on fundraising activities and solicitation of corporate prospects, but will maintain a portfolio of individual donors and foundations, as well.

Full Opportunity and posting HERE.


New Mexico State University
School of Engineering and Applied Science

Associate VP for Development
Las Cruces, NM

NMSU seeks employees who are creative and flexible in developing and evaluating new ideas and ways to evolve NMSU into the future. Located in the borderlands and adjacent to the mighty Rio Grande, NMSU is a proud Hispanic-serving institution in the minority-majority state of New Mexico. Southern New Mexico features an average of 294 days of sunshine annually, making NMSU ideal for job-seekers who enjoy hiking, mountain biking, canoeing and bird-watching. NMSU is committed to sustainability through improving and maintaining the quality of human life while preserving the integrity, stability, and beauty of ecological systems for the future. We are looking for student-centered employees with a passion for success. NMSU invites you to take the first step to your successful and rewarding career by applying today.

Full Opportunity and posting HERE.


University of Virginia
School of Engineering and Applied Science

Assistant/ Associate Director of Development
Charlottesville, VA

UVA seeks a dynamic, collaborative, and experienced fundraising professional to fill the role of Assistant or Associate Director of Development. Reporting to the Executive Director of Development, the Assistant or Associate Director of Development will generate philanthropic support for UVA Engineering and join a growing, highly integrated and collaborative advancement team pursuing ambitious fundraising goals at the mid-point of the University’s multi-billion dollar Honor the Future campaign.

Full Opportunity and posting HERE.


Northwestern University
McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science

Associate Director of Development
Evanston, IL

As a member of a school/program team, engages in direct external prospect solicitation as well as significant internal project management, such as advisory board development, annual fund marketing efforts, and major gift proposal writing. Travels to solicit major gifts of $100K – $1M. Will interface with the dean, program directors, major gift officers, and faculty. 

Full Opportunity and posting HERE. (*Job ID 40535)


Kansas State University Foundation
Carl R. Ice College of Engineering

Development Professional
Manhattan, KS

As a Development Professional, you will have the opportunity to travel and conduct face-to-face visits with K-State alumni and University supporters. This position helps connect these individuals back to the University in a philanthropic way that is meaningful to them, while making an everlasting impact at Kansas State University. This position is responsible for the qualification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of major gift prospects. 

Full Opportunity and posting HERE.


West Virginia University
Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources

Executive Director of Development
Morgantown, WV

The West Virginia University Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources is seeking a seasoned fundraiser to lead its development efforts during the soon to be launched seven-year comprehensive campaign.  The Executive Director of Development will lead a team of two direct reports and coordinate prospect advancement with multiple central fundraising colleagues.  As a driver unit at WVU this position is responsible for achieving both college and personal fundraising goals from alumni, individuals, corporations and foundations using both outright and deferred gift vehicles.  The Executive Director will work closely with faculty, department leaders and the dean to fulfill his philanthropic vision for the College.  The position reports to the Executive AVP University Units at the WVU Foundation. 

Full Opportunity and posting HERE. (*Search for “Executive Director of Development)


University of Virginia
School of Engineering and Applied Science

Director of Development
Charlottesville, VA

Reporting to the Executive Director of Development, the Director of Development will play a leadership role on a growing, highly integrated, and collaborative advancement team pursuing ambitious fundraising goals at the mid-point of the University’s multi-billion dollar Honor the Future campaign. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced professional to make a valuable contribution in support of the academic and research missions of UVA Engineering.

Full Opportunity and posting HERE.


Syracuse University

College of Engineering and Computer Science

Assistant Dean for Advancement
Syracuse, NY

S/he is responsible for the development and execution of the College’s fundraising strategic plan as well as directs and coordinates its engagement efforts. The position comprehensively manages the School’s advancement program and directly oversees the College’s external relations, communications and marketing staff.

Full opportunity and application HERE.


Johns Hopkins University

Whiting School of Engineering

Senior Associate Director of Development
Baltimore, MD

Reporting to the Senior Director of Development, the Senior Associate Director of Development is an integral member of the School’s Development and Alumni Relations team in our effort to secure philanthropic support for the Whiting School to pursue its mission of education, research, and translation. Our team is dedicated to connecting the passions of our donors to the needs of the School to realize our mission.

Full opportunity and application HERE.