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Job Title: Director of Development
Company Name: Purchase College
Location: Purchase, NY United States
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 01/23/2019
Expire Date: 03/23/2019
Job Categories: Development and Fund Raising
Job Description
Director of Development
Director of Development
Purchase College
Purchase, NY

The Purchase College, Office of Institutional Advancement, is seeking an experienced, energetic, and entrepreneurial Director of Development (the Director) to work on major and planned giving across the campuses, schools and programs. The successful candidate must be a master fundraiser, committed to and enthusiastic about the goals of the college and have the desire to work in an environment that celebrates individuality, diversity, and creativity in a community of educational excellence.

The Director will build meaningful relationships with constituents that result in closing significant major gifts and moving prospects to intermediate and higher levels of giving. The successful candidate will build genuine relationships, and be skilled in the process of identifying prospects and donors to move them along the continuum of engagement. The Director will create a donor-centric environment aligned with the direction of the Vice President of Institutional Advancement and will be critical to the success of a special campaign launching in 2019.

The Director of Development will report directly to the Vice President of Institutional Advancement and will work closely with and collaboratively with the Provost and Deans.

Purchase College Foundation has retained Freeman Philanthropic Services, LLC to facilitate this executive recruitment. Please send confidential inquiries and applications directly to Freeman Philanthropic Services, LLC via e-mail at
Qualifications & Requirements
The successful candidate will inspire donors, have superior interpersonal skills that build confidence amongst colleagues and donors, and possess the empathy and listening skills to foster relationships and trust. The Director will be motivated and passionate about philanthropy and committed to providing first-rate, donor- centered service.
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Contact Information
Contact Name:Flavio Furtado
Company Name: Purchase College
Company Description:
Purchase College (the College), part of the State University of New York (SUNY) network of 64 universities and colleges, is situated on 550 acres in Westchester County. The college of 4,200 students is unique among public institutions as it combines highly renowned professional and conservatory programs with distinguished liberal arts and sciences programs. Purchase College is the cultural and educational gem of the SUNY system.
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