Senior Directors and Associate Director of Development

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San Francisco State University seeks applications and nominations for the following positions:

Senior Director of Development, Lam Family College of Business

The Lam Family College of Business is one of the largest business schools in the country with a proud history and great tradition; it is also one of the most diverse. Since 1964, it has been accredited by AACSB International and is a leading institution of business education in the San Francisco Bay Area, with an emphasis on preparing students to succeed in an economy that is global in nature. The Senior Director of Development of the College of Business plans, organizes, and implements the College’s major and principal gifts fundraising program and works to increase philanthropic support for key fundraising priorities in both undergraduate and graduate programs and affiliated centers and institutes.

Associate Director of Development, Lam Family College of Business

The Associate Director of Development of the Lam Family College of Business works closely with the Senior Director of Development and the Dean of the Lam Family College of Business to increase philanthropic support for key fundraising priorities for both the undergraduate and graduate business programs. S/He coordinates with the Senior Director to engage with department chairs and faculty to build and deepen relationships that will help support the College.

Senior Director of Development, College of Science and Engineering

The College of Science and Engineering is committed to providing superior scientific, engineering, and mathematical education in the context of a major urban university with a liberal arts tradition. The Senior Director of Development plans, organizes, and implements the College of Science and Engineering’s major and principal gifts fundraising program and works to increase philanthropic support for key fundraising priorities in both undergraduate and graduate programs and affiliated centers and institutes. The Senior Director of Development will have the opportunity to advance fundraising for a $25 million campaign for equipment and programmatic initiatives for the College’s new 125,000-square-foot Science & Engineering Innovation Center, which will be home to the School of Engineering and the Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry.

San Francisco State University

Located in one of the world’s most vibrant and beautiful cities, San Francisco State University is a recognized leader in addressing issues both global and close to home. It is composed of six colleges, which are comprised of more than seventy-five schools and departments offering over two hundred academic programs, majors, minors, concentrations, and credential and certificate programs. The University has received high honors for encouraging innovations that have placed it at the forefront of academia. As home to the nation’s first and only College of Ethnic Studies, SF State is ranked among the top ten most diverse universities by U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges, and both Variety and The Hollywood Reporter have named SF State’s School of Cinema one of the top film programs in the country. The University’s Estuary & Ocean Science Center makes it the only institution of higher education with a marine science laboratory on San Francisco Bay. With its unwavering commitment to social justice that is central to the work of the University, SF State prepares its students to become productive, ethical, active citizens with a global perspective

For further information about these positions and their requirements, please review the position profile above.

Nominations and Applications

SF State will review applications as they are received, and the positions will remain open until filled. Candidates should submit (i) a current resume; (ii) a letter of interest; and (iii) contact information for four references (to be contacted with candidate’s permission at a later date).

* Please note: candidates may apply to more than one position by submitting application materials to each position of interest.

Please submit applications and inquiries as indicated below:

Senior Director of Development, Lam Family College of Business

Application materials should be sent to: SFSUSeniorDirectorBusiness@agbsearch.com

Associate Director of Development, Lam Family College of Business

Application materials should be sent to: SFSUAssociateDirectorBusiness@agbsearch.com

Senior Director of Development, College of Science and Engineering

Application materials should be sent to: SFSUSeniorDirectorSciEng@agbsearch.com

Search Inquiries and Requests to Speak with a Consultant:

Lynn DellaPietra, Ph.D., Executive Search Associate

lynn.dellapietra@agbsearch.com / (202) 640-6723

AGB Search Consultants:

Jim Lanier, Executive Search Consultant                                                

Mark Jones, JD, Executive Search Consultant

Kimberly Templeton, JD, Principal

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