Director of Parent Engagement and Philanthropy

University of San Francisco

San Francisco, California

The University of San Francisco (USF) is globally recognized as a premier Jesuit university with a commitment to making the world a better place through service and academic excellence. Established in 1855, USF was the city’s first university and it taps into the rich cultural, intellectual and economic resources of its urban environment. With 10,000 undergraduate and graduate students, the school is welcoming to enrollees of all faith backgrounds wishing to engage in a personal and intellectually demanding education. USF has been named one of Forbes’ top 20 entrepreneurial universities and was designated a Tier One National University by U.S. News & World Reports. In addition to its main campus, USF has branch campuses in Sacramento, San Jose, Orange and other locations. Development efforts at the school help fund innovation and the recruitment and retention of top faculty, along with other USF 2028 strategic priorities, to cultivate a new generation of global leaders.

The Opportunity

The University of San Francisco is seeing an experienced fundraiser who believes in their mission of educating minds and hearts to change the world. The Director of Parent Engagement and Philanthropy will play a leadership role in the direction of the parent program, increasing and enhancing engagement with, and raising funds from, high-capacity non-alumni parents whose children are current or former USF students. This position reports to the Associate Vice President of Development, oversees the Parents Leadership Council, and collaborates with the Office of Student Life and the Annual Giving program. This Director will play an important role in preparations and the execution of the upcoming comprehensive campaign. Experience with capital campaigns and comprehensive campaigns is a plus.

Lisa Abair Vuona

To apply or nominate qualified candidates, contact Lisa Abair Vuona, Vice President or complete and submit the form below.

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