Director of Development School of Liberal Arts

Tulane University   New Orleans, LA   Full-time     Education
Posted on September 11, 2022
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In 2006, following Hurricane Katrina, the School of Liberal Arts was established at Tulane. It encompasses 16 departments, and 19 interdisciplinary programs, as well as three centers. Covering the arts, humanities and social sciences, it offers 41 majors and 29 minors, and confers BA, BFA, BS, MA, MFA, and PhD degrees. It has a unique vision comprised of an inter disciplinary approach, a dedication to place-based creativity, and a commitment to public service, and has identified Digital Arts and Humanities, Gulf South Culture, Global Latin America, and Crisis and Innovations as distinctive interdisciplinary strengths. In addition to its numerous majors and minors, it reaches out to all students at Tulane through its oversight of much of the core curriculum, service learning, and writing courses. Its monthly newsletter is sent to over 50,000 parents, students, and alumni.

The Director of Development, School of Liberal Arts is a professional fund-raising position reporting to the Senior Director of Major Gifts. The position will be responsible for identifying, cultivating,soliciting, and stewarding a targeted portfolio of priority prospects, with a focus on securing commitments in the range of $100,000 and above, in concert with the Schools strategic priorities and objectives and the undergraduate priorities overall. The Director of Development will coordinate overall school-based giving and major gift activities at the School of Liberal Arts, including managing the Deans development activities and all fundraising matters related to the College. The position will work closely with other departments within Advancement including Major Gifts, Reunion and Annual Giving, Gift Planning, Stewardship, Corporate, Foundation, and Research Relations, and Advancement Information Services, as well as Alumni Relations, Advancement Communications and Marketing, and other departments throughout the university.

Tulane University

New Orleans , LA