The Hebrew University of Jerusalem opened in 1925 and has become Israel’s premier university and leading research institution. With multidisciplinary activities in Israel and overseas and a student body of 23,000 from 70 countries, the school aims to expand knowledge; preserve and research Jewish, cultural, spiritual and intellectual traditions; and train scientific, educational, and professional leaders.
The American Friends of The Hebrew University of Jerusalem (AFHU) is a U.S.-based nonprofit that provides financial support for the university’s academic, research and service programs. With headquarters in New York, AFHU operates regional offices in the Midwest, Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, Southeast, West and Pacific Northwest.
AFHU has embarked on a 2-year campaign goal of $120 million through fiscal year 2019; the Southeast region is responsible for $14.6M.
The Associate Executive Director, Southeast Region will be a highly accomplished major gift fundraiser who is committed to the mission and future of AFHU. Reporting to the Executive Director of the Southeast Region, the Associate Executive Director will possess a wide range of fundraising skills including: major gift cultivation, stewardship and solicitation of major gifts donors ($25,000+), foundation relations, fundraising event management and planned giving. A key member of the Southeast development operation, the Associate Executive Director will conceptualize new and exciting programs for outreach to expand the donor base. For individuals who are passionate about Israel, this is a tremendous opportunity to ensure that AFHU continues to thrive.