Associate Dean for Development and Alumni Relations

Emory University School of Law

Atlanta, Georgia

Recognized as one of the nation's leading research universities, Emory University is also internationally regarded for its outstanding liberal arts colleges, graduate and professional schools, and as one of the Southeast's leading healthcare systems. Emory University School of Law is a top-ranked law school known for its expert faculty, rigorous curriculum, and countless opportunities for experiential learning, ensuring graduates are prepared to make an immediate and lasting impact in their chosen careers. Located in Atlanta, ranked third in the United States for number of Fortune 500 headquarters, and home to the regional offices of nearly every federal agency, Emory University School of Law offers a wide variety of opportunities to study and practice law in the public sector.

The Opportunity

The Associate Dean for Development and Alumni Relations will strategically plan, direct and coordinate all fundraising activities at Emory Law. This will include prospect identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship, as well as building relationships with prospective donors, leadership, faculty, and volunteers to support programs and priorities. The Associate Dean will lead, inspire and manage a staff to successfully secure major gifts from alumni, friends, corporations and foundations. The selected candidate will also be responsible for the development of the department’s short and long-term goals and objectives. A minimum of seven years’ experience in higher education, development, fundraising or the equivalent is required.