Executive Director, Corporate, Foundation & Research Relations

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Executive Director, Corporate, Foundation & Research RelationsAdvancement - Campaigns & Administration

Location: New Orleans, LA


The Executive Director for Corporate, Foundation, and Research Relations is a professional fundraising and management position reporting to the Vice President for Advancement, Campaigns and Administration, with responsibility for planning, development, and implementation of a comprehensive corporate, foundation, and research organization fundraising strategy at Tulane University.  The position will identify, cultivate, solicit, and steward a personal, targeted portfolio of priority prospects, while providing strategies for increasing overall CFR support for a wide variety of university priorities, including academic programs, faculty research, Athletics, technology transfer, sponsored research, and gifts-in-kind.  The position will also work closely with other departments within the Office of Advancement including Gift Planning, Donor Relations, and Alumni Information Services as well as Alumni Relations, Communications and other university relations departments throughout the university.


Required: Please attach a Cover Letter to your application

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree.
  • 7 years direct fundraising experience in corporate, foundation, or research relations, or relevant advancement area, e.g., annual fund, major gifts, etc. in a higher education or non-profit environment.  Transferrable experience including grant writing, program management/development, sales, or marketing may be considered.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Advanced degree.




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Posted: 12/28/2018
Application Due: 3/12/2019
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