Mississippi Valley State University

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June 11, 2014

Director, Corporate and Foundation Relations






University Advancement     




Director, Corporate & Foundation Relations 





Full Time



Commensurate with experience and qualifications


Position Available:

July 1, 2014   


Job Description:


Responsible for developing and managing a portfolio of current and new prospects; working within a team dedicated to raising corporate and foundation support for Mississippi Valley State University; collaborating with corporations and program officers for Foundations; create relationships with University employees to successfully identify opportunities for corporate and foundation philanthropic support for institutional priorities; identifying and cultivating long term relationships with local and national corporations and foundations; preparing budgets, work plans, and  research proposals to ensure alignment with University policies and procedures; monitoring and evaluating progress towards set goals

Qualifications Required :

Bachelor’s degree, advanced degree preferred; must be a proven fundraising professional with five (5) or more years of experience with corporations and foundations, preferably within Higher Education; must possess excellent research, written and interpersonal skills; proven ability to build strong relationships with prospects, faculty, administrators, alumni and volunteers; must have the ability to multitask and manage multiple projects requiring stringent  deadlines


Application Deadline:

Open until position is filled


Application Procedure:

Please send application, resume, official transcript and three letters of professional recommendation to:

Mississippi Valley State University

Department of Human Resources

MVSU 7260

14000 Highway 82 West

Itta Bena, MS 38941