The University of San Francisco (USF) is globally recognized as a premier Jesuit university with a commitment to making the world a better place through service and academic excellence. Its core mission is to promote learning in the Jesuit Catholic tradition. Established in 1855, USF was the city’s first university and it taps into the rich cultural, intellectual and economic resources of San Francisco’s urban environment. With over 11,000 undergraduate and graduate students, the school is welcoming to enrollees of all faith backgrounds wishing to engage in a personal and intellectually demanding education. USF has been named one of Forbes’ top 20 entrepreneurial universities and was designated a Tier One National University by U.S. News & World Reports.
The Director of Development Communications drives the University’s marketing and communication department and is responsible for ensuring that all donor, alumni and prospect communication delivers a consistent, clear and compelling message about philanthropic support to the University. S/He must be an excellent writer, communicator, researcher and problem-solver with the versatility and judgment to draft clear and consistent messages for a variety of audiences. The ideal candidate has demonstrated leadership and project management skills and will be a strong, persuasive storyteller.