Oregon State University Foundation seeks an ambitious and
motivated development professional to serve as Senior Director of
Development II. Oregon State University is an internationally
recognized public research university located in Corvallis, one of
the safest, smartest, greenest small cities in the nation. Situated
90 miles south of Portland, OSU is the state’s Land Grant
university and is one of only two universities in the U.S. to also
have Sea Grant, Space Grant and Sun Grant designations. As Oregon’s
leading public research university, with $383.9 million in research
funding in 2021, more than all other public universities in Oregon
combined, Oregon State’s impact reaches across the state and
beyond. The College of Engineering (COE) has awarded more than
35,000 degrees resulting in sustained contributions to society and
science. The OSU Foundation partners with the
university to engage the OSU community, inspire investment, and
steward resources to enhance the university’s excellence and
impact. Raising approximately $140 million annually, the Foundation
has for the last four years achieved its best years of fundraising,
and in FY 2021 set a record with donors giving over $177 million.
For more information about the Foundation, please visit www.osufoundation.org.
Reporting to the Vice President for Constituent Programs &
Campaign Director, the Senior Director of Development is the chief
front-line fundraiser responsible for creating a vision and
managing a comprehensive fundraising program for COE. Working in
close partnership with the Dean, the Senior Director of Development
will develop clearly defined strategic fundraising priorities for
the College and articulate a compelling case for support. At
least seven to ten years of major gift development in higher
education and a proven track record of successful major gift
fundraising at the $1 million level and above is preferred.
Although this person does not need direct engineering fundraising
experience, an interest in engineering or STEM-related activities
is a plus. Education and experience equivalencies will be
considered. The salary range is $150,000 - $170,000
annually. Relocation assistance, if needed, is negotiable and
a comprehensive benefits package will be provided.
Oregon State University Foundation has retained Morris &
Berger to conduct the Senior Director of Development II search. To
view the full position description, please visit https://pub.lucidpress.com/morrisberger_2179/.
To apply, please submit an application, including a resume and a
letter of interest, in confidence to Morris & Berger through
their website: https://www.morrisberger.com/position.php?id=2179.