The University of Oklahoma (OU) is a comprehensive research university located across three campuses: the flagship in Norman; the Health Sciences Center in Oklahoma City; and the Tulsa campus. Designation by the Carnegie Foundation as a Highest Research Activity institution, places OU in the highest tier of comprehensive research universities in the nation. The Michael F. Price College of Business, OU’s second-largest college with more than 4,900 students, offers undergraduate, master’s, executive, and doctoral programs across six academic divisions in Accounting, Entrepreneurship and Economic Development, Finance, Management and International Business, Management Information Systems, and Marketing and Supply Chain Management. As a purpose-driven organization, Price College ensures the enduring global competitiveness of Oklahoma and the nation. It does this by generating business insights into the biggest issues of our time and by preparing future business leaders to tackle these issues and add value to their organizations immediately upon graduating and throughout their careers.
Price College of Business seeks a strategic and collaborative leader with a growth mindset to serve as its next Executive Director of Advancement (ED). As an integral member of both Price College’s senior leadership team and the University of Oklahoma Foundation’s Norman Campus leadership team, the ED will provide strategic vision, leadership, and direction for all fundraising and alumni community-building activities for the college. Embracing the mission, values, history, and tradition of OU and the Price College of Business, the ED will build, inspire, and manage a professional staff and will foster collaboration throughout the University.
The successful candidate will be a transparent communicator and skilled fundraiser, with demonstrated success in and a commitment to creating and promoting a diverse, inclusive, and respectful workplace environment. Previous experience soliciting major and principal gifts is required.