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Vice President of Development

North Dakota State University Foundation
Fargo, North Dakota

The NDSU Foundation is committed to building enduring relationships that maximize advocacy and philanthropy to advance the student-focused, land-grant mission of the University through stewardship, communication, and service. The Foundation collaborates with campus partners, students and alumni, and industry and community leaders to effectively communicate NDSU’s accomplishments, raise funds, manage assets, and administer resources. By prioritizing the needs of NDSU’s students, faculty, and staff, the Foundation is dedicated to enhancing their experiences and improving their outcomes. Guided by values of teamwork, accountability, and transparency, the NDSU Foundation strives to improve the lives of North Dakotans and the world.

The Opportunity

The North Dakota State University Foundation seeks a Vice President of Development to lead its major and leadership gifts unit and support the Foundation’s mission of building relationships with alumni, donors, and friends to support NDSU. The VP will report to the Foundation President/CEO, provide strategic leadership, and oversee three direct reports: two Managing Directors and a Director of Development Operations. The ideal candidate should be a skilled strategist with knowledge of compliance issues and organizational best practices and demonstrate an understanding of land grant institutions and the region’s culture. The VP should inspire and lead a passionate team committed to NDSU’s success.

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