Director of Foundation Relations

Clemson, Pickens County
May 20, 2014

Director of Foundation Relations

Clemson University is seeking a dynamic and innovative development professional to lead and manage the philanthropic plan to identify, cultivate, solicit and steward foundations for the purpose of securing gifts and grants for Clemson University. This position works in cooperation with administration, faculty and development officers to enhance relationships with foundations to increase the number of gifts and grants received by Clemson University.

Clemson University is a selective, public, land-grant university in a college-town setting along a dynamic Southeastern corridor. The University is committed to world-class teaching, research, and public service. Clemson has a diverse student body of approximately 20,000 undergraduate and graduate students.

A successful candidate will have a bachelor’s degree and five or more years of demonstrated successful foundation fundraising experience in higher education. A master’s degree and fundraising certification are preferred. A combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been acquired may be substituted.  Salary is commensurate with experience.


Clemson University is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate against any person or group on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, pregnancy, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information. Clemson University is building a culturally diverse faculty committed to working in a multicultural environment and encourages applications from minorities and women