Posted on January 11, 2013
Director, Foundation Relations
Fairfield University - Director, Foundation Relations
The Director of Foundation Relations serves as the leader and manager of all University fundraising from private and family regional, national and international foundations and identifies new foundation prospects for University priorities and faculty research. The Director develops proposals, working collaboratively with academic administration and faculty in identifying programs and matching them with appropriate foundations, and writes foundation proposals with faculty. Other responsibilities include cultivation/solicitation visits to selected foundations individually and in concert with the President and other University administrators while managing the foundation stewardship program. A minimum of a Bachelor's degree is required; advanced degree preferred or equivalent related experience. A minimum of 5 years in development/fundraising with related experience in institutional fundraising is necessary. Some local and national travel may be required.
If interested, please submit a cover letter and resume to the Office of Human Resources, preferably to HR@fairfield.edu.