Kent, OH

Senior Director of Advancement, College of Business Administration (#995920), Kent State University

The Organization

Kent State has been selected as one of this year’s “Great Colleges to Work For” by The Chronicle of Higher Education, the nation’s number one source of news, information and jobs for college and university faculty members and administrators.  This is the fourth time the university has been selected for this honor in the past five years.

Position Overview

The Senior Director of Advancement, COBA will direct the development and implementation of comprehensive major and leadership gifts fund raising programs; will coordinate and implement administrative and operational activities related to Institutional Advancement for the College of Business Administration.  Reports to the Executive Director of Advancement, Kent Campus Colleges.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field; four to five years successful fund raising experience required.  Desirable Qualifications: Master’s Degree; experience in a specific functional area may be preferred (e.g., major gift fund raising, athletic administration, etc.); two to three years’ experience in supervising professional staff. 

How To Apply

Application Process:  Please apply online at; include a resume and cover letter.  For a quick link to the application and a complete job description use: You will find additional information about the division and a list of current open positions in Institutional Advancement, by visiting our website:

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