NYU Stern is one of the largest and most multifaceted business schools in the world and has always been among the most innovative schools programmatically. The school has over 5,000 students and a suite of degree and certificate programs including the flagship undergraduate and full-time MBA programs; part-time, Executive and Global Executive MBA programs; a range of MS degrees; and newly-launched one-year specialized MBAs in New York and Executive MBA in Washington DC.
To support these efforts, NYU Stern has an exciting opportunity for an Associate Director of Major Gifts. The selected candidate will cultivate and solicit major gifts ($100,000+) from alumni, parents, and friends of the school to support priority programs and initiatives. S/he will liaise with deans, faculty, and leaders to strategically align school and program needs with interests and resources of donors. S/he will identify and prioritize a portfolio of 200+ prospects and develop appropriate strategies to secure gifts and achieve fund raising goals. The selected candidate will also collaborate with development, alumni relation, and annual giving teams to develop and manage programs and events that meaningfully engage and motivate major gift donors.
The selected candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree and 4 years of relevant experience in fundraising or a related area. The selected candidate will have a proven ability to cultivate and solicit donors, coupled with strong strategic thinking skills. In addition, excellent relationship management, communication, interpersonal skills, initiative, and ability to collaborate with others are essential. Experience with fundraising in an academic and/or non-profit environment is preferred.
NYU’s Stern School of Business, located in the heart of Greenwich Village in New York City, is one of the nation’s premier business schools and research centers. We offer a collegial and supportive culture, and an excellent benefits package, which includes NYU tuition remission for eligible programs, flexible work arrangements, and generous health, retirement, and time off benefits. For more information about working at NYU and to apply for this position online (2018-4869), please visit our web site at: https://www.nyu.edu/about/careers-at-nyu.html. In your cover letter, please indicate where you learned about this opportunity. We accept online applications only.
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