New York, NY

Associate Director, Individual Giving, Columbia Business School

The Organization

Mission Statement

Our mission is twofold: we are committed to educating and developing leaders and builders of enterprises who create value for their stakeholders and society at large; we accomplish this through our MBA, MS, PhD, and Executive Education programs.

We are equally committed to developing new scholars and teachers, and to creating and disseminating pathbreaking knowledge, concepts, and tools which advance the understanding and practice of management; we accomplish this through our faculty research and PhD programs.

Vision Statement

Developing ideas and leaders that transform the world—from the very center of business.

Position Overview

At Columbia Business School, we believe that diversity strengthens any community or business model and brings it greater success. That’s why we’re committed to promoting diversity in all its forms by making sure that those from different racial, ethnic, socioeconomic, and professional backgrounds are represented, welcomed, and engaged in our community.

This is an exciting time to be at Columbia Business School as we are at a transformative point of our 100+ year history of leadership and impact in business education and practice, catalyzed by our upcoming move to our new, state-of-the-art campus.

Columbia Business School is seeking an experienced Associate Director, Individual Giving. Housed within the External Relations and Development department of Columbia Business School, the Individual Giving team is responsible for stewardship of the School’s donors up to $250,000. The Associate Director reports into the Director of Individual Giving and is a critical, frontline fundraising member of the team. Specifically, the Associate Director manages a portfolio of roughly 150-200 leadership donors, gifts of $2,500 or more, through visits, phone calls, and other forms of personalized outreach.

Additionally, the Associate Director oversees critical operations for the Hermes Society Program, including the coordination of the Hermes Society Council.

The Associate Director is expected to be a collaborative and strategic member of the Individual Giving team and may be responsible for management of student workers or part-time employees. This individual will meet core and partnership values of teamwork, integrity, accountability, and respect.


Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran

Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.

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