Director of Development - Lvl 2Company: Clemson University
Date Posted: December 10, 2014
Director of Development – Lvl2
Corporate & Foundation Relations
Ranked No. 20 among all national public universities (U.S.News & World Report, 2015), Clemson University is home to more than 21,000 graduate and undergraduate students in more than 80 undergraduate and 110 graduate degree programs. The incoming class of 2013 posted an average SAT of 1255 and more than 54 percent ranked in the top 10 percent of their high school graduating class.
Clemson University is a top-tier research university, located in Upstate South Carolina near mountains, lakes, parks and less than two hours from Atlanta and Charlotte. The University was founded in 1889 through the will of Thomas Green Clemson whose wishes were to establish a public “seminary of higher learning” to benefit the people of the state. As a land-grant University, Clemson serves the state’s citizens through programs across the state.
The University is currently in the final stages of an ambitious $1 billion capital campaign, the largest ever undertaken by a university with an alumni base of this size.
Clemson University is seeking a dynamic and innovative development professional to identify, cultivate, solicit and steward corporations and foundations for support of institutional priorities, academic programs, athletics, faculty research and economic development.
A successful candidate will have a bachelor’s degree and a minimum of three years of demonstrated, successful corporate and/or foundation fundraising experience. A master’s degree, fundraising certification and higher education fundraising are preferred.
Clemson University is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate against any person or group on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, pregnancy, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information. Clemson University is building a culturally diverse faculty committed to working in a multicultural environment and encourages applications from minorities and women