Senior Director of Development

at College Relations
Location Buffalo, New York
Date Posted September 9, 2019
Category Staff
Job Type Full-time


Senior Director of Development

Medaille College is currently seeking a Senior Director of Development. The Senior Director of Development (SDD) works directly with the Vice President for College Relations and the President to sustain and grow Medaille College’s Fundraising program. The SDD should be an experienced, entrepreneurial, articulate and highly motivated professional with at least ten years of experience in the non-profit fund or higher education development field. The SDD will foster relationships with key funding organizations and influential/philanthropic individuals to create enduring partnerships with the College. The successful candidate will be held accountable for cycling those relationships inside a moves management system toward new sponsorships, grants and individual philanthropic gifts to the College.

This position requires a Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in marketing, public affairs, fund development or related discipline Preference will be given to candidates with a Master’s Degree and higher education experience. Must have a proven track record for achieving fund development goals, in-depth knowledge of fundraising management systems, major gift cultivation and stewardship as well as excellent written and verbal communications skills. Experience with Microsoft Office products and Donor Perfect or other development databases preferred. Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) designation is an asset

Medaille is a growing, private, four-year, liberal arts-based college in Buffalo, New York, serving the educational needs of a diverse student body in Western New York and Southern Ontario through a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs (

Cover letter, resume and three references should be electronically submitted to Barbara Bilotta, Director of Human Resources, Medaille College. Review of applications will continue until position is filled.  No phone calls please.


Medaille College invites applications from all qualified individuals.  We are an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff and student body.

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