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Assistant Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations

  • 30 Nov 2022
  • 30 Jan 2023
  • New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), Newark NJ


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Assistant Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations

Office of Development & Alumni Relations

New Jersey Institute of Technology's Office of Development & Alumni Relations seeks an Assistant Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations. This position works closely with the Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations to build, maintain and expand relationships with corporations and foundations for the benefit of NJIT's strategic priorities.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

• Prepares, or assists in the preparation of, letters of interest, grant proposals, and progress and impact reports, identifies and qualifies corporate and foundation prospects, maintains prospect lists, collates research, and compiles research profiles.

• Coordinates, and prepares briefing materials for, visits and meetings (virtual or in-person) between corporate and foundation representatives and the President, Provost, deans, department heads, faculty, and others.

• Maintains and updates data on top prospects, institutional priority projects, faculty grant activity, rankings, institutional designations, corporate engagement activity, etc.

• Establishes, cultivates, and manages relationships with a portfolio of corporate and foundation prospects capable of making grants in the range of $5,000-$50,000.

• Solicits corporations, foundations, and other institutional funders for grants and gifts of up to $50,000.

• Works closely with the Director to establish and manage long-range strategies and goals of the Corporate & Foundation Relations department.

• Collaborates with the Director and other colleagues in the Office of Development & Alumni Relations to ensure effective, efficient, and coordinated fundraising strategies.

• Participates in other projects as needed; provides support for office-wide fundraising campaign and events, as needed.


• Bachelor's degree or higher and at least three or more years of related experience, preferably in a higher education or non-profit setting.

• Knowledge of institutional giving, and experience in corporate and foundation research and prospect development.

• Demonstrated ability to work productively as a team member collaboratively in an academic setting with a wide range of university and external representatives, including deans, faculty, staff across departments and disciplines, and institutional giving officers

 • Demonstrated record of successful grant solicitation.

• Ability to adjust to changing priorities and to manage multiple, deadline-driven responsibilities. • Excellent computer, database, and research skills.

• Very strong relationship-building and communication skills, both written and verbal.

This is a full time position with a salary range between $60,000 - $70,000. 

To apply:

Submit cover letter and resume at https://apptrkr.com/3659508.

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