Senior Director, University Development Office, International, Asia

Harvard University

Cambridge, Massachusetts

Harvard University, established in 1636, holds the distinction of being the oldest institution of higher learning in the United States. It is also considered one of the premier universities in the world, with 12 degree-granting schools and the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Studies. The University has grown from nine students with a single master to an enrollment of more than 20,000 degree candidates including undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. There are more than 360,000 living alumni in the U.S. and over 190 other countries. Among its faculty and alumni are 47 Nobel laureates, 32 heads of state and 48 Pulitzer Prize winners. The school’s historic campus is also home to the largest academic library in the world.

The Opportunity

Harvard University is seeking an experienced and creative leader with a comprehensive understanding of Asian cultures to help shape an international fundraising strategy for their principal gifts program. Focusing on prospects in Asia and the U.S.-based Asian diaspora, the Senior Director will be a critical leader and manager in the University Development Office. The Senior Director will represent to donors the priorities of all the Harvard Schools, the University as a whole and the President’s office. Developing strategies for reaching new donor populations will be critical to the position. Harvard prefers a seasoned professional with management experience and proficiency in the Mandarin language. The Senior Director reports to the Associate Vice President of the University Development Office and will travel to Asia at least three times each year plus additional international travel.

Faith Eutsay

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