Senior Director of Advancement, College of Business Administration

Kent State University

Kent, Ohio

Ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of the top 100 national public universities in its 2016 edition of Best Colleges, Kent State University has also been named to this year’s list of “Great Colleges to Work For” by The Chronicle of Higher Education. It is the seventh time the university has been selected for this honor. Kent State’s College of Business Administration (COBA) is ranked in the top tier of U.S. News and World Report’s “Best Undergraduate Business Programs.” Its pioneering faculty members are training the next generation of business leaders while creating new knowledge to help today’s businesses excel. Globally connected through international partnerships, COBA truly lives up to its motto: “From Kent, The World.”

The Opportunity

The Senior Director of Advancement, College of Business Administration will be a strong relationship-builder with exceptional fundraising abilities and the proven ability to lead. With dual reporting lines to the Executive Director of Advancement and the Dean of the College, the Senior Director will oversee the development and implementation of a comprehensive major and leadership gifts fundraising program and campaign while managing his/her own portfolio of prospects and donors. The chosen candidate will supervise a team of fundraisers and work very closely with a highly engaged fundraising dean. This position requires a minimum of five years of successful fundraising experience, preferably with major gifts, along with strong management skills and significant capital campaign experience.