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Assistant Director/Associate Director of Foundation Relations

The Assistant Director/Associate Director of Foundation Relations is responsible for identifying, researching, interacting with, and soliciting funding from local, regional, and national foundations to support various university initiatives. The ideal candidate should possess a high degree of independence and self-motivation, while also being collaborative with colleagues in the Office of Principal Gifts and Foundation Relations and with staff and faculty.

Based in Urbana-Champaign with hybrid opportunities.

Applications due by 6:00pm (CST) on June 4, 2024


Associate Director/Director/Senior Director of Development (Major Gift Officer)

The Associate Director/Director/Senior Director of Development will assist the College and its departments in designing strategies to broaden and strengthen development activities in defined territories within the United States and will require travel of varying durations, up to 30-50%, including some evenings and weekends. The successful candidate will be a collaborative team member who values inclusion and is skilled at building strong internal and external collaborative relationships. This position will be responsible for identifying, cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding major gift prospects and donors to increase private giving in support of the college and the philanthropic interests of donors.

Remote/Hybrid opportunities available with a strong preference to be located in the Midwest.

Applications due by 6:00pm (CST) on June 10, 2024



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