Assistant Dean for Development, College of Business and Economics

West Virginia University

Morgantown, West Virginia

Highly ranked by numerous sources, and among a prestigious few that have earned the Carnegie Foundation’s Community Engagement Classification, West Virginia University (WVU) is active in communities both local and around the world. WVU’s College of Business and Economics focuses on the success of its students and seeks to build an always-greater business school. The College provides its students with the knowledge, skills, tools, and values required to win in the global marketplace through teaching, research, and service.

The College offers nine bachelor’s degrees, eight master’s degrees and two doctoral degrees, and its online hybrid MBA has been nationally ranked for four consecutive years. The College itself is nationally ranked in the areas of ethics, business schools for veterans, professional sales education and return on investment.

The Opportunity

Reporting directly to the Dean of the College of Business and Economics, with a dotted-line to central fundraising’s AVP for University Development, the Assistant Dean of Development will manage all aspects of the College’s comprehensive major gifts program. Responsibilities will include creating and implementing a comprehensive development plan, identifying potential donors, and, working closely with the Director of Alumni Relations, establishing and executing a donor relations, stewardship and annual fund plan. Requirements include a Master’s Degree and a minimum of 5 years of leadership and management experience.