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Education: Higher Education

Director of Major Gifts

Virginia State University , Petersburg, Virginia

Virginia State University (VSU), a Historically Black College (HBCU) established in 1882, has a rich history of promoting enduring excellence as a leading public land-grant university. By offering opportunities for higher education and a transformative learning environment, VSU cultivates exceptional individuals who emerge as global leaders and accomplished scholars.

The Opportunity

VSU is currently seeking an enterprising Director of Major Gifts who is well-versed in fundraising. The ideal candidate will be adept at engaging donor audiences and securing philanthropic support to drive the university’s mission forward. Reporting to the Vice President for External Affairs, successful candidates will possess an understanding of HBCU culture as well as a strong commitment to fostering a philanthropic culture that benefits students, faculty, alumni, and programs.

The Director of Major Gifts will have the freedom to innovate and make a meaningful impact. If you are a driven leader who is deeply passionate about education and committed to excellence, this is an opportune moment to consider joining VSU.

To Learn More and Nominate Qualified Candidates


Chandra Montgomery

Senior Consultant

Alexus Forte

Associate Consultant

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