Senior Director of
Development and Unit Lead, College of Engineering, Computing and
Bryant Group is excited to partner with the Clemson University
Foundation to recruit the Senior Director of Development and Unit
Lead for the College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences
for Clemson University.
The Clemson University Foundation seeks a collaborative,
strategic fundraising leader to provide coordination and management
of all levels of giving for all units and programs in the College.
Working with College Adminstrators and the Executive Director, the
Unit Lead will develop priorities and pantropic strategy to inspire
stakeholders to support the priorities of the College of
Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences (CECAS) in support of
Clemson University’s vision and mission.
Clemson University’s College of Engineering, Computing and
Applied Sciences, the largest College in the University, is one of
the top ranked Colleges in the nation, and the top program in the
state. For more information please visit: https://www.clemson.edu/cecas/
Participating in the University Development Team’s Unit Lead
Cohort, the Unit Lead for CECAS reports directly to the Executive
Director of Development. Serving as the primary liaison and mission
critical link between the Advancement Division and the College, the
Unit Lead will work collaboratively with Dean of CECAS to establish
and execute a plan for successfully creating and implementing a
strategy to identify and support new opportunities for increasing
donor engagement to support the initiatives CECAS. The Unit Lead
will create opportunity for cutting edge student and faculty
research for global impact through strategic philanthropic
The successful candidate will hold a bachelor’s degree and have
at least three years of progressive experience in fundraising,
development with a proven track record of soliciting gifts of $50K
and above, and experience raising $2m per year. Experience working
in higher education setting is preferred.
Essential Job Functions:
- Team Leadership: Supervise, coach and mentor internal support
team members to achieve fundraising and performance
- Fundraising: Managing a portfolio of prospects with fundraising
goal of $1.5M or higher on an annual basis.
- College Leadership and Engagement: Establish strong partnership
with the Dean and strategic leaders within the College for upcoming
capital campaign. Develop philanthropic strategy that advances the
key priorities for the campaign and the College’s mission.
- Strategic Collaboration and Facilitation: Utilize relationships
with the Dean and other key leaders to advance the philanthropic
strategies and priorities of the College.
To be considered for the Senior Director
of Development and Unit Lead for the College of Engineering,
Computing and Applied Sciences opportunity, please submit your
letter of interest and resume in confidence to:
Senior Executive Recruiter, BRYANT
Priority will be given to
materials received prior to
July 19, 2023.
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AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate against any person or
group on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual
orientation, gender, gender identity, pregnancy (including
childbirth, or related medical condition), national origin, age,
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