Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations

Location
Seguin, TX
Posted
Apr 29, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Texas Lutheran University is seeking applicants for a Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations. This full-time position reports to the Associate Vice President for Development and Alumni Relations; and is responsible for identifying, cultivating, soliciting and stewarding corporations, corporate foundations, and private foundations. This position is actively engaged in working to establish long-term partnerships and strengthen existing relationships with the corporate and foundation sector, as well as other key communities that will result in funding for the immediate and long-term goals of the university.

Position requirements include:

  • A Bachelor’s degree is required
  • At least five years progressive and proven fundraising experience or equivalent
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written; ability to listen well
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills; ability to plan and schedule own work
  • Ability to facilitate meetings and groups
  • Creativity
  • Public speaking ability
  • High degree of judgment is required to deal with complex factors, which are not easily evaluated, and make decisions based on conclusions for which there is little precedent
  • Must be able to maintain strict confidentiality
  • Membership in ALDE, AFP, or CASE is required
  • There will be several weekend and evening activities to attend
  • Understanding of and appreciation for a church-related university


Benefits are competitive. Texas Lutheran University, an accredited university affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, is located 35 miles from downtown San Antonio. For more information about TLU, consult our web site at www.tlu.edu. Please submit an application, a resume, and the contact information for at least three professional references to:

Human Resources
Texas Lutheran University
1000 W. Court Street
Seguin, Texas 78155
Fax: (830) 372-6409
Email: [email protected]

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until an appointment is made. Texas Lutheran University is a Hispanic Serving Institution and has been recognized consistently as a “Great College to Work For” by the Chronicle of Higher Education and has been featured in U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Colleges” rankings in various categories. The University is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and is subject to the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 (IRCA). Texas Lutheran University is committed to enhancing diversity and inclusion across all levels of the University. Candidates who believe they can contribute to this goal are strongly encouraged to apply.

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