Director of Philanthropy

Sarasota, FL
commensurate with experience
Oct 13, 2020
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The New College Foundation provides the necessary private funding to enable New College to continue providing an outstanding liberal arts and sciences education to high-achieving undergraduates from Florida and elsewhere. Through outright gifts, pledges and deferred giving, the New College Foundation raises critical funds for scholarships, faculty positions, academic programs, new buildings, student and faculty research and travel, and endowments, with more than $100 million in public and private funds raised since 1980.

 The Foundation also works with the community and alumnae/i across the world to provide research opportunities, internships, career advice and networking to New College students. The Foundation serves as a link to the broader community via its alumnae/i association, library association, and an ongoing series of public lectures, performances, and other events. The New College Foundation is accepting applications for a Director of Philanthropy.

The Director of Philanthropy reports to the Associate Vice President of Advancement and Associate Director, New College Foundation, and is responsible for assisting in the planning, organizing, and executing the College’s fundraising program. The Director of Philanthropy is responsible for raising funds to support the Foundation’s fundraising plan, cultivating and soliciting prospects and being an active member of a highly efficient development operation. As the Director, you will identify, qualify, cultivate, solicit and steward prospects and donors to New College Foundation and manage a portfolio of 120 donors and prospects including the development of a detailed strategy for top 25 prospects.

New College of Florida (NCF) provides an exceptional undergraduate education that transforms students’ intellectual curiosity into personal accomplishment. The 110-acre bay front campus is home to students and faculty engaged in interdisciplinary research and collaborative learning. NCF is committed to the principles of equal educational and employment opportunities for, and nondiscrimination towards applicants and employees with respect to race, color, religion, age, disability, sex, marital status, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran status, as provided by law, and in accordance with NCF’s respect for personal dignity. It is NCF’s goal to create and maintain a work and study environment that is positive and free of unlawful discrimination.

The review of applications is ongoing and will continue until the position is filled. For more information and to apply, visit