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Senior Director of Development (Samuel Ginn College of Engineering)
Auburn University

Date Posted Feb. 7, 2024
Title Senior Director of Development (Samuel Ginn College of Engineering)
University Auburn University
Auburn, AL, United States
Department Constituency Development
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Director/Manager
  • Engineering - Other
Auburn Advancement and the Samuel Ginn College of Engineering are conducting a search for a Senior Director of Development with strong advancement and leadership experience to manage a high functioning team of fundraisers to reach the college’s fundraising goals!

The Senior Director of Development will effectively and diplomatically work with prospects and donors, corporations and foundations, colleagues, high-level administrators, faculty, volunteer leaders and other constituents to secure support and private funding. The ideal candidate is a collaborative, energetic professional with strong multi-tasking skills and sound judgment who can perform the role of a unit leader and major gift fundraiser for the Samuel Ginn College of Engineering. Ideal candidates will have experience working with engineers and/or have knowledge of the engineering industry.

This position will jointly report to the Associate Vice President of Philanthropy and the Dean of the Samuel Ginn College of Engineering.

Why Should YOU Choose Auburn University?
  • Auburn University was named a “Best in Alabama” employer by Forbes! Our employee longevity speaks for itself, with employees staying an average of ten years.
  • Competitive state benefits including retirement plan vesting at 10 years of service, generous leave accrual, and parental leave opportunity.
  • Auburn University tuition assistance for yourself and your dependents. Employees can take 15 hours of classes for free, and dependents receive a 50% tuition waiver.
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