Associate Director of Major Gifts

Posting Number 2021-8072
Posted Date 1 week ago(6/9/2021 12:54 PM)
Location : Location
US-NY-New York
Development and Alumni Relations
School of Law (LW1131)
Compensation Grade
Band 53
Development/Sponsored Research/Grant Writing

Position Summary

The selected candidate will cultivate and solicit primarily major gifts ($100,000+) from alumni and friends of NYU School of Law to support priority programs and initiatives. S/he will also identify and prioritize a portfolio of prospects and develop appropriate strategies to secure gifts; and collaborate with alumni and annual giving teams to develop programs that engage and motivate major gift donors. Solicit gifts through face-to-face visits and direct/individual Zoom, phone, and email solicitations.


Required Education:
Bachelor's Degree

Required Experience:

4-6 years' relevant experience. Must include experience in fundraising, and cultivation and stewardship of donors.

Preferred Experience:
Fundraising experience at a college or university.

Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Excellent writing, public speaking, interpersonal, and organizational skills. Demonstrated ability to conduct professional presentations via phone and in person. Ability to take initiative and collaborate with others.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Working knowledge of MS Office (Word and Excel).

Additional Information

NYU Law is an intellectual powerhouse and innovator in legal education, known for its focus on leadership, global issues, and public service. As part of this diverse and accomplished community, you’ll work with top faculty, support learning and research, and have regular opportunities to develop professionally. Located in Greenwich Village, one of New York’s most inviting neighborhoods, the Law School offers highly competitive benefits and perks, notably tuition remission.
NYU aims to be among the greenest urban campuses in the country and carbon neutral by 2040. Learn more at
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