Executive Director of Major Gifts

University Advancement
Job Type: 
Administrative and Academic Support Positions

LOIS L. LINDAUER SEARCHES is proud to partner with St. Lawrence University in its search for an Executive Director of Major Gifts.  We are looking for a results-driven development manager and major gifts fundraiser with demonstrated success in metric-based philanthropic development. This is the ideal role for a rising leader adept at navigating complex organizations and balancing internal management with external visibility for maximum impact.  If you are seeking to manage and mentor a front-line team to their fullest potential, this is a fantastic opportunity to help build philanthropic capacity and ensure that the right resources are in place to capture growth opportunities.  For the professional who thrives on a culture of collaboration among the board, administrative leadership, faculty and staff in a close-knit community, St. Lawrence University will be an optimal environment in which to grow one’s career.

The mission of St. Lawrence University is to provide an inspiring and demanding undergraduate education in the liberal arts to students selected for their seriousness of purpose and intellectual promise.  Founded in 1856, St. Lawrence University is the oldest continuously coeducational institution of higher learning in New York State.  It is a vibrant, collaborative community of learners who value thought and action.  Students tap their full potential as they embrace the natural environment, engage with global challenges and experience the relevance and adventure of a liberal arts education in a complex and changing world.

To apply or to refer candidates, please contact Zena Lum, Search Director, Lois L. Lindauer Searches, zlum@lllsearches.com.

For additional information about St. Lawrence, please visit SLU’s homepage at http://www.stlawu.edu.  SLU is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer.