Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy, and broad access. Founded in 1885 by the 13th Arizona Territorial Legislature, ASU is one of the largest universities by enrollment in the United States. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural, and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real-world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity and welcomes students from all 50 states and more than 100 nations across the globe.
The ASU Foundation builds partnerships and relationships, uniting ideas, people, philanthropic support, and investments to advance ASU’s goals for inclusion, student success, discovery, and local and global impact. The history of Arizona State University is rich, bold, and vibrant. The future, with philanthropy, is limitless.
Reporting to the Chief Global Advancement Officer, ASU Foundation, the Senior Director of Advancement, Texas, will serve as a leader in the market for strategy development regarding philanthropy from both individual and corporate partners. This individual will be a senior professional who will work collaboratively as a leader at Arizona State University Foundation (ASUF) and partner across ASU. The Senior Director builds and directs ASUF’s overall presence in Texas to support ASU’s Charter. They will be responsible for all aspects of advancement in this key market, including alumni and community cultivation, development, stewardship and campaign creation, direction, and engagement, while proactively managing a major gift portfolio. The successful candidate will lead ASUF’s ongoing effort to generate financial support in Texas, enabling ASU to exceed its goals.
This newly created position is a testament to the tremendous growth of Arizona State University and the presence of engaged and philanthropic donors, alumni, and friends. With this new role, the University looks to expand its footprint in the state to showcase the impact of internal and external partnerships through philanthropic support.