Major Gifts Officer

The College of Saint Rose

Albany, New York

Known for its rigorous scholarship and vibrant campus community, The College of Saint Rose is a private, independent, coeducational College located in a dynamic urban setting. Saint Rose strives to enrich its larger community and inspire its graduates to be productive adults, critical thinkers, and motivated, caring citizens. Ninety-two percent of full-time instructional faculty hold the highest degree in their field and all faculty, staff, administrators, and students embrace the ideals of honesty, trust, respect, fairness, and responsibility, along with the free exchange of ideas. Saint Rose has remained true to its mission of not only preparing students for their careers but also preparing them for life. Under the leadership of a President committed to fundraising and building a future-oriented institution, the Saint Rose Institutional Advancement team is poised for considerable growth.

The Opportunity

As a key member of the Institutional Advancement team, the Major Gifts Officer (MGO) will be responsible for implementing strategies toward achieving the philanthropic goals of the College. This includes identifying, cultivating, and soliciting donors and prospective donors capable of making major gifts in support of the College's institutional priorities, and personally managing a portfolio of major gift prospects. In this newly created role, the MGO will develop strategies and execute outreach, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship meetings with new and existing donors. At least five years of demonstrated fundraising success as a development professional, preferably in higher education, is required, as are exceptional oral and written communication skills. The successful candidate will possess demonstrated problem-solving capabilities with a high degree of integrity, ethics, and dedication to the mission of Saint Rose. While this search is being conducted under the leadership of Jill Lasman, Senior Vice President, all inquiries should go to Zena Lum, Search Director, contact information below.

Zena Lum

To apply or nominate qualified candidates, contact Zena Lum, Search Director or complete and submit the form below.

Express Interest

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