Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi (TAMU-CC) is a vibrant, relatively young doctoral-granting university and Hispanic-serving institution. With approximately 11,000 students from 47 states and 54 foreign nations and 1,318 faculty and staff, it combines a heritage of teaching excellence with innovation in research and community engagement. It offers a highly talented faculty and an array of undergraduate and graduate degrees, including doctoral programs, offered in six colleges: Business, Education and Human Development, Liberal Arts, Nursing and Health Sciences, Science, and Engineering. The only university in the nation located on its own island, Texas A&M – Corpus Christi is at the heart of the Texas Gulf Coast. With palm tree-lined pathways, nearby natural wetlands, and views of the beach and bays, Corpus Christi is a first-choice place to call home.
Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi is seeking a Director of Annual Giving to join its 25-person Institutional Advancement team and transform and grow its annual giving program. Reporting to the Executive Director of Alumni Relations, the Director will be charged with assessing the current annual giving program and building a plan for strategic growth. The annual giving program at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi represents all areas and initiatives across the University, with particular attention to the acquisition and retention of a broad base of alumni, faculty and staff, parents and grandparents, and friends of the University. This is an extraordinary opportunity for an emerging leader to build their own program from the ground up.
The ideal candidate will be an excellent project manager with a passion for creating and implementing data-driven strategies and a proven ability to work across the campus to execute projects and initiatives. They will be donor-centered and excited to experiment and explore new approaches for connecting with donors.