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DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT
WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF PHARMACY
WVU FOUNDATION, INC. 
 

The West Virginia University Foundation, Inc., a non-profit specifically designated to aid, further and support the work and purposes of West Virginia University, is seeking an accomplished professional to join our fundraising team as Director of Development for the WVU School of Pharmacy, Morgantown, WV.

The Director of Development will lead a comprehensive, integrated development program to its next level of accomplishment in support of the WVU School of Pharmacy mission as part of the Health Sciences Center at West Virginia University. As the School’s development officer, the Director of Development works closely with the Dean of the School of Pharmacy on engagement of high potential prospects for support of the School’s priority funding objectives.

The Director of Development will establish and manage relationships with an active portfolio on average of over 100 high potential gift prospects on behalf of philanthropic support for the School. Portfolio prospects will include individuals, corporations and foundations with heavy emphasis on individuals with high gift capacity. Quantifiable performance expectations are part of annual performance objectives.

Candidates must have a degree in marketing, public relations, business or a related field and five years of fund raising experience with a proven track record in major gift fund raising from individual, corporate, and foundation sources. Experience in a university health sciences center and capital campaign experience are highly desirable. Strong written, verbal, organization, and interpersonal skills are required. Successful candidates will be self-motivated and possess the ability to work as a team member within a complex organization requiring collaboration, teamwork and communication.

Screening of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until the position is filled. Interested candidates should forward a cover letter and current resume via electronic mail to:

hr@wvuf.org

Please include “DODPHARM” (all one word – no spaces) in the subject line of email.

The WVU Foundation, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.


ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF DONOR RELATIONS & SPECIAL EVENTS
MOUNTAINEER ATHLETIC CLUB
WVU FOUNDATION, INC. 

The West Virginia University Foundation, Inc., a non-profit specifically designated to aid, further, and support the work and purposes of West Virginia University, is seeking a talented professional to join our fundraising team as Assistant Director of Donor Relations and Special Events for the Mountaineer Athletic Club, the fundraising arm for WVU Athletics.

The Assistant Director of Donor Relations and Special Events will be responsible for assigned activities within the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics at West Virginia University with a focus on assisting the coordination of all special events, all donor stewardship activities, and data entry for all non-annual fund gifts for the Mountaineer Athletic Club, as well as managing communication with donors, overseeing staff, and executing game day and event day operations. This role will be expected to assist with all benefit-related special events, hospitality, and recognition programs, and other special events as assigned, including, but not limited to, programs held concurrently with athletic contests at WVU or opponent venues, the Coaches Caravan, Baseball Leadoff Dinner, Charleston Scholarship Dinner, WVU Classic Golf Tournaments, 1100 Club events, etc.

This Assistant Director of Donor Relations will oversee the following: processing and acknowledgments of all sports specific gifts received by the Mountaineer Athletic Club, data input for all sport specific gifts in Spectra (formerly Paciolan) ticketing/donor software system, and communication plan for all events and sport specific solicitations. This position will also assist with all sport specific and non-annual fund giving programs, stewardship efforts for planned gifts and endowments, and maintain a calendar for all special events and fundraising activities. Generating, processing, and tracking gifts are also included in the role. The ability to run reports and analyze data is very important in this position to make decisions for cultivation and recognition purposes.

A bachelor's degree is required; a Master's degree is preferred. Relevant experience may be substituted for a Master's degree. Minimum of two to four years of progressive development experience. Experience with intercollegiate athletics, particularly Division I experience preferred. Direct experience working with donors preferred. Must have strong attention to detail, along with experience with reporting and databases. Must have experience with Microsoft Office, and experience with Adobe Creative Suite is a plus. Successful candidates will be self-motivated and possess the ability to work as a team member within a complex organization requiring collaboration, teamwork, and communication.

Screening of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Interested candidates should forward a cover letter, current resume, and three professional references via electronic mail to:

hr@wvuf.org

“Please include “ASSTDIRMAC” (all one word – no spaces) in the subject line of email.

The WVU Foundation, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.


TECHNOLOGY SERVICES INTERN
WVU FOUNDATION, INC.

Description:  Technology Services Intern will work on a variety of projects, however his/her main focus will include the following:

Data entry/maintenance, logging and resolving a variety of trouble tickets, and answering help desk calls.

Qualities: Attention to detail, good customer service attitude, troubleshooting skills, and familiarity with Microsoft Operating Systems and Office.

Preferred Majors: Computer Science or Management Information Systems

Schedule: The student will work approximately 15-20 hours per week.  Exact days and time are yet to be determined. 

Contact: Interested candidates should forward a current resume via electronic mail to:

HR@WVUF.ORG

Please be sure to include “TSINTERN” (all one word – no spaces) in the subject line of the email.

The WVU Foundation, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.


SENIOR DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT
WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY CANCER INSTITUTE
WVU FOUNDATION, INC. 

The West Virginia University Foundation, Inc., a non-profit specifically designated to aid, further and support the work and purposes of West Virginia University, is seeking an accomplished professional to join our fundraising team as Senior Director of Development for the WVU Cancer Institute at West Virginia University Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center.

The Sr. Director of Development will lead a comprehensive, integrated development program to its next level of accomplishment in support of the WVU Cancer Institute's (WVUCI’s) mission as part of the Health Sciences Center at West Virginia University. As the Institute’s development officer, the Sr. Director works closely with the WVUCI Director on engagement of high potential prospects for support of the Institute’s priority funding objectives. The Senior Director of Development will report to the AVP for Development for Health Sciences.

The Sr. Development Director will establish and manage relationships with an active portfolio on average of over 100 high potential gift prospects on behalf of philanthropic support for the Institute. Portfolio prospects will include individuals, corporations and foundations with heavy emphasis on individuals and on gift capacity rating of $100K or more. Quantifiable performance expectations are part of annual performance objectives.

Candidates must have a Master’s degree in marketing, public relations, business or a related field and five years of fund raising experience with a proven track record in major gift fund raising from individual, corporate, and foundation sources. Experience in a university health sciences center and capital campaign experience are highly desirable. Strong written, verbal, organization, and interpersonal skills are required. Successful candidates will be self-motivated and possess the ability to work as a team member within a complex organization requiring collaboration, teamwork and communication.

Screening of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Interested candidates should forward a cover letter and current resume via electronic mail to:

hr@wvuf.org

“Please include “SRDIRCANCER” (all one word – no spaces) in the subject line of email.

The WVU Foundation, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.



MOUNTAINEER LINE

The Mountaineer Line is a student-staffed fundraising program at the WVU Foundation.  Employing 50 WVU students, the Mountaineer Line contacts more than 30,000 WVU alumni and friends each year.

Our phone calls allow West Virginia University to make contact with alumni and friends every year that might not otherwise be possible.  Student callers also update demographic information ensuring everyone can stay connected to WVU.

Some of the perks of working at the Mountaineer Line include:

  • Great experience
  • Help your college/school
  • Job contacts
  • Relaxed environment
  • Flexible hours
  • Competitive pay
  • No work during university holidays

Our offices are located in the Wharf District next to the Waterfront Place Hotel.  Adequate transportation is required to be considered for any position.  If you have any questions about the Mountaineer Line, please contact us at 304-284-4071.

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