San Diego State University

Associate Director of Development, San Diego State University

The Organization

San Diego State University is the oldest higher education institution in San Diego. Since its founding in 1897, the university has grown to become a leading public research university. Each year, SDSU provides more than 35,000 students with the opportunity to participate in an academic curriculum distinguished by direct contact with faculty and an international emphasis that prepares them for a global future.

University Relations and Development (URAD) shares the university’s vision and mission underscored in the 2020 five-year strategic plan. The plan identifies five strategic priorities including: Becoming a Premier Public Research University: A New Kind of Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI); Resilience. Designed to Thrive; We Are SDSU; Equity and Inclusion in Everything We Do; and Students at Our Core.

Position Overview

The Associate Director is a mid-level fundraising professional responsible for raising gifts to support the College of Arts and Letters ($50,000+). The Associate Director is a member of the university’s development team and is responsible for developing, coordinating and implementing a major gift program for College initiatives. The incumbent will work closely with the Dean of CAL to identify, cultivate and solicit individuals, corporations and foundations.

The Associate Director is also responsible for developing, coordinating, and implementing a major gift program for the University Library, including library initiatives as well as initiatives pursued in collaboration with other colleges. The incumbent will work closely with the Dean of the University Library to identify, cultivate, and solicit individuals, corporations and foundations, and will also collaborate with the Dean and library staff in the stewardship of existing library donors.

How To Apply

Initial review of the required application materials, including cover letters and resumes, will begin on September 6, 2022. To receive full consideration, apply by September 5, 2022. The position will remain open until filled.

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