Director of Development Cornell University Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Ithaca, New York

A leading, privately-endowed research university and the federal land-grant institution of New York State, Cornell University strives to be a model university for the interweaving of liberal education and fundamental knowledge with practical education and impact on societal and world problems. This Ivy League university has earned a reputation as one of the top ten research institutions in the world while also offering the highest level of education possible.

The Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art brings art and people together, creating direct experiences with art and catalyzing interdisciplinary learning, opening new doors to lifelong inquiry and exploration. Visitors experience original works of art across a wide spectrum of global traditions, time periods, and media for education, inspiration, and delight. The Museum actively participates in supporting the teaching and research needs of Cornell’s outstanding faculty and is proud to be one of the many unique resources on campus that inspires excellence in undergraduate and graduate student education at Cornell.

The Opportunity

The Director of Development, Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art will serve as the Development Director at the Museum, with responsibilities for planning and executing a comprehensive alumni affairs and development program to maximize support for the Museum's fundraising goals as identified by the Museum Director and Museum Steering Committee. In addition to managing a personal portfolio of major gift donors, s/he will initiate and execute cultivation strategies for other individuals in coordination with major gift and leadership gift officers in University development. The ideal candidate has the ability to build a constituency for the Museum and establish effective relationships on behalf of the Museum and University.

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