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Education: Higher Education

Director of Development, Raymond J. Harbert College of Business

Auburn University Foundation
Auburn, Alabama

One of the largest universities in the South, Auburn University remains in the educational forefront with its traditional blend of arts and applied science, and changes with the needs of today while living with a respect for the traditions and spirit that are Auburn. Established in 1856, Auburn today is one of the few universities to carry the torch as a land, sea and space grant university, and offers the varied academic programs and larger curriculum of a major university. The Raymond J. Harbert College of Business is recognized as one of the nation’s top public schools of business with over 43,000 alumni worldwide. The College serves as home to nearly 4,000 undergraduate and graduate students, 75 tenure-track faculty members, two research centers, four academic departments, and one school. It is among the top five percent of colleges and schools of business accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). Dedicated to providing a superior student experience and producing research that advances the academy and extends business thought, the College continuously receives high ranking in national reviews. U.S. News & World Report ranks Auburn 27th overall among public undergraduate schools and colleges of business and seventh nationally for its online graduate programs. Forbes Magazine rates the college 27th nationally among public university MBA programs, while European CEO Magazine recognized Auburn as having the “Best Executive Remote Learning Program” in North America.

The Opportunity

An individual with a keen interest in working with varied groups of people from high-level volunteers to university administrators, from board members and alumni to staff and corporate executives, will enjoy working as the Director of Development for this prestigious college. A proven leader is needed to oversee the Advancement office as it manages, plans, organizes and implements fundraising activities. The selected candidate will use their managerial skills to mentor and supervise a cooperative team environment that will meet all fundraising goals and objectives. The Director will also collaborate in the successful execution of Auburn’s largest comprehensive campaign in history and all other development activities. A Bachelor’s degree and seven years’ experience in fundraising, marketing and public relations will be the first step in qualifying candidates for this position.

Auburn University is an EEO/Vet/Disability Employer.

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