Stanford University is one of the world’s leading teaching and research universities. Since its beginning in 1891, Stanford has been dedicated to finding solutions to big challenges and to preparing students for leadership in a complex global culture. At the forefront of innovation for nearly a century, the Stanford University School of Engineering creates pivotal technologies that transform the world. The School’s research continues to have a significant impact on society, training the engineers of the future to meet the challenges of the 21st century. Consisting of nine departments, several institutes and many labs and centers, the Stanford University School of Engineering focuses on a multidisciplinary approach to research, teaching and problem-solving.
The Senior Director of Development will possess significant experience in developing and leading successful fundraising efforts and share the school’s commitment to driving innovation and positive social impact through scientific discovery and technology. Reporting to the Senior Associate Dean for External Relations and a member of the School’s external relations leadership team, the Senior Director of Development will play a crucial role in defining and implementing the School’s development strategy and priorities. S/He will create and implement high impact programs that span major gifts, annual giving, volunteer management, and development operations. In this collaborative position, the Senior Director of Development will work closely with the Dean, faculty, high level volunteers and donors, and represent the School and its goals to a variety of internal and external audiences.