Job Opportunities

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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.

Rice University

George R. Brown School of Engineering

Senior Director of Development
Houston, TX

The Senior Director of Development for Engineering (SDoD-E) is responsible for the planning and implementing of an integrated approach to development that maximizes philanthropic support for the George R. Brown School of Engineering.  This involves overall responsibility for the engineering major gift fundraising effort, which includes the responsibility for partnering with the dean to develop, execute, and monitor fundraising strategies for that school. In collaboration with the dean, the SDoD-E oversees the management of the Engineering Advisory Board (EAB), providing them direction and support in maximizing the college’s major gifts fundraising potential. The SDoD-E directly supervises an associate director of development – engineering and a constituent relations officer. The SDoD-E is also responsible for developing and executing the fundraising strategy for his/her own high-potential portfolio, focused on raising major gifts of $100K+. 

Full Opportunity and posting HERE.

NC State University

College of Engineering

Senior Director of Development
Houston, TX

The Senior Director will be a proven fundraiser with excellent leadership skills who appreciates and nurtures an accountable, goal-oriented and values-based work environment. The Senior Director will actively manage a focused portfolio of major and principal gift prospects and donors by guiding their cultivation, solicitation and stewardship while at the same time setting goals to expand the base of major gift prospects. While managing a team of 2-3 major gift officers and his/her own fundraising portfolio, the Senior Director’s primary focus will be to drive fundraising activity at the major gift level of $50,000 – $1M+.

Full opportunity and application 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.


Senior Director of Development for Biology and Biological Engineering
Pasadena, CA

The purpose of Advancement and Alumni Relations (AAR) is to foster a thriving and engaged community of support for Caltech. By connecting the people who share and support Caltech’s mission and values, we will ensure the Institute receives the necessary resources to achieve Caltech’s aspirations and sustain its excellence in teaching, research, and scholarship in perpetuity.

Full opportunity and application HERE.