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ASSOCIATE ATHLETIC DIRECTOR - MAJOR GIFTS AND CAPITAL PROJECTS
WVU FOUNDATION, INC.

The West Virginia University Foundation, Inc., a nonprofit specifically designed to aid, further, and support the work and purposes of West Virginia University, is seeking a professional to join our fundraising team as the Associate Athletic Director – Major Gifts in the Mountaineer Athletic Club.

The Foundation is engaged in a $1 billion campaign for all parts of West Virginia University – A State of Minds – that will conclude in December 2017.

This position reports directly to the Senior Associate Athletic Director/Executive Director of the Mountaineer Athletic Club.  This position is responsible for management and leadership of overall major gift program including but not limited to capital projects, planned giving and endowment for the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics at West Virginia University. In addition, this position will maintain a portfolio of major gift and high-end annual fund prospects as well as manage all major gift officers in tracking and monitoring progress on specific goals and projects.

A Bachelor's degree is required. Master’s degree preferred. Relevant experience may be substituted for a Master’s degree.  The candidate must have a minimum of five years of progressive development experience.  Experience with intercollegiate athletics, particularly Division I experience and direct experience working with and managing capital giving projects and donors is preferred.  The candidate must have knowledge and understanding of NCAA rules and regulations.

Interested candidates should forward a current resume with a cover letter via electronic mail to:

HR@WVUF.ORG

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

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


ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, INVESTMENTS
WVU FOUNDATION, INC.

The WVU Foundation is the independent, charitable, non-profit organization supporting West Virginia University and its affiliates.  Located in Morgantown, WV, the Foundation manages the endowment for the University and other University related investment portfolios.  The Foundation is seeking an accomplished professional to join our team as an Assistant Director, Investments.  This position will be responsible for the following:

  • For assigned asset classes, with emphasis on private markets, identify and evaluate new investment initiatives, conduct due diligence, and prepare investment recommendations in conjunction with the Director.
  • Conduct on-going research and due diligence on managers and partnerships in assigned asset classes. Manage existing investment relationships including participating in manager meetings (conference calls, on-site and off-site meetings).
  • Present new investment initiatives and assigned asset class performance updates to Investment Committee.
  • Conduct ad hoc projects and manager analysis.
  • Create and interpret investment manager performance reports and charts.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor degree required. MBA or Master of Finance, CFA designation (or progress toward these credentials) preferred.
  • Minimum of 3 years of investment industry experience.
  • Alternative investments experience strongly preferred, particularly private equity.
  • Attention to detail, strict adherence to deadlines, and advanced problem solving skills.
  • Experience with performance measurement.
  • Must be a team player with effective time management skills and the ability to multi-task.
  • Advanced Excel skills and experience with Microsoft Office products.
  • Knowledge of investment management and research tools.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to develop strong relationships with clients.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.

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

HR@WVUF.ORG

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

WVU Foundation is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.


ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT, WVU MEDICINE  CHILDREN'S
WVU FOUNDATION, INC.

WVU Medicine Children’s, Morgantown, WV is searching for an Associate Director of Development to support philanthropic initiatives related to the care of the women and children of West Virginia and surrounding regions, advance research, and promote the education of future healthcare providers. The successful candidate will report to the Senior Director of Development and be responsible for cultivation and solicitation strategies of a prospect portfolio comprised of individuals, corporations and foundations interested in supporting these initiatives.

Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree and 5 or more years of fund raising experience with a proven track record in major gift fund raising. 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 “ASSOCDOD” (all one word – no spaces) in the subject line of the 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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