Senior Associate Director, Foundation Relations, Dartmouth College



Hanover, New Hampshire, Posted 5/10/2010

Dartmouth College seeks applications for a Senior Associate Director of Foundation Relations in Development. This experienced professional will  manage a portfolio of top foundation prospects with the goal of raising maximum foundation support for college priorities. Working closely with faculty, senior administrators and other campus partners, s/he will develop and implement fundraising strategies; secure and steward major foundation gifts; and cultivate new and existing relationships with national, regional, and local foundations. S/he will write and present formal requests for foundation support, visit donors and prospects independently and with faculty and administrators, as appropriate, and establish and maintain strategic relationships with Dartmouth alumni, community members, Development peers, and campus colleagues in order to strengthen and increase Dartmouth’s ties to foundations.

The successful candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree, a minimum of eight years of fundraising in a complex development organization, preferably in foundation and/or corporate relations or the equivalent; superb writing, project management, and interpersonal skills; and experience in higher education or other non-profit organizations. Preference will be given to candidates with educational background or work experience in a basic sciences environment.

Review of credentials will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Please apply online (including cover letter and resume) at (search position #0301900).  Nationally competitive salary and benefits will be offered to the successful candidate.  For more information, contact Lesa M. Knapp in the Executive Office at Dartmouth College.  Phone:  (603) 646-2304.

Dartmouth College is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.


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