Search for University Jobs in Senior Administration

Job ID: 137954

Associate Director Development - University Advancement, Cummings Development & Alumni Relations
Tufts University

Date Posted Feb. 5, 2020
Title Associate Director Development - University Advancement, Cummings Development & Alumni Relations
University Tufts University
Grafton, MA, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Associate/Assistant Director
  • Development/Institutional Advancement
    Alumni Relations

In 1978, Tufts University established a veterinary school with a One Medicine mission. Today, more than 40 years later, Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine, the only veterinary school in New England, continues to advance One Health initiatives that improve the health and well-being of animals, humans and the environment. Cummings School assures that our students approach the veterinary profession with knowledge-filled open minds and the drive to make a difference in the world.

The school currently has an opening for an Associate Director of Development. This person will be tasked with building a robust pipeline of friends of the hospital and alumni to assist in supporting Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine. This person will strengthen and steward current relationships with facility, alumni and other potential sources of philanthropic support. The Associate Director will network to bring in new prospective donors. In this role you will partner with Gift Planning and Corporate and Foundation Relations to respond to planned giving opportunities and corporate and/or foundation opportunities for giving.


Minimum Qualifications:
Minimum 5-7 years of extensive experience in philanthropy and
Proven track record of structuring proposals and securing major gifts
Advanced interpersonal and relationship building skills
BA/BS Degree- or equivalent years of relevant experience
Valid US Driver’s License
Microsoft Office and complex databases
Minimum 1 week of travel per month/some nights and weekends

Preferred Experience
Excellent writing skills
Familiarity with planned giving vehicles
Education or health care background
Ability to work independently as well as a part of team
Ability to think ahead and be a problem solver

Please reference in your cover letter when
applying for or inquiring about this job announcement.

Contact Information

Please see the job description for contact details
pertaining to this university job announcement.


Refer this job to a friend or colleague!

New Search | Previous

RSS for the latest higher education jobs
Atom for the latest higher education jobs
Need a Sabbatical Home?

Looking for a higher education job?