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Associate Director, Foundation Relations and Grants Management (Hybrid NYC)

The Rockefeller University
New York, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Closing date
Feb 16, 2022

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Position Type
Fundraising, Alumni Affairs, Capital Campaigns, Corporate and Foundation Relations, Fundraising Administration, Grant Seeking, Prospect Research, Other Fundraising
Academic Centers, Education, Health, Research, Technology
Employment Type
Full Time
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PNP Staffing Group is excited to have been chosen by The Rockefeller University to lead their search for an Associate Director, Foundation Relations and Grants Management.

The Rockefeller University is the world’s leading biomedical research University. Their groundbreaking discoveries in basic and clinical research are transforming medicine. They share a singular commitment to advancing science for the benefit of humanity. The collaborative culture drives each member to achieve a higher level, fueling the breakthroughs for which the University is known.

Rockefeller’s 35-member Development Office raises over $100 million a year for biomedical research. The office has a collegial and collaborative ethos where staff are in close communication with one another and work together toward common goals. The University is currently in a 5-year Capital Campaign seeking to raise $675 million.


The Associate Director, Foundation Relations and Grants Management:

  • Will steward and sustain relationships with current foundation donors, while identifying and establishing ties to new foundation prospects.
  • Will draft and edit written materials (e.g., grant/major gift proposals, reports, budgets, briefing materials), organize site visits, and track application and reporting deadlines.
  • Will assist Rockefeller scientists with preparation and submission of applications for foundation-sponsored competitive grant programs.
  • Will work closely with Major Gifts and Events groups in the Development Office, as well as other University offices, such as Finance, Technology Transfer, Sponsored Programs, Science Outreach, the Dean’s Office, and Communications and Public Affairs.
  • May assist in the creation of campaign and other fundraising materials, including print, video, and online resources.



  • Bachelor’s degree; with 5+ years of Grant Management experience
  • Strong writing, communication, proofreading, and organizational skills; ability to prepare professional-looking documents
  • Experience with Microsoft Word and Excel essential (experience with other programs, such as PowerPoint and Photoshop, desirable)
  • Exceptional attention to details and deadlines
  • Ability to work with diverse personalities in a fast-paced environment.

The University is a scientifically rigorous, strategically focused, creatively balanced group built for the future, and offers a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits, and a collaborative work environment.

This job requires that employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Rockefeller University provides reasonable accommodations where legally required, including accommodations for medical conditions and sincerely held religious beliefs. Eligibility to apply for a hybrid work schedule.

The Rockefeller University is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans

The Rockefeller University has retained PNP Staffing Group for this search. Please send your resume, cover letter and salary requirements to Wade Savitt,

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