Director of Development.314

Director of Development.314

Posting Date: 10/18/2013
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Job Status: Non-Classified
FT/PT Status: Part-Time (20 HPW)
Work Location: HSC – School of Public Health
Work Hours: Varies

Please Note: This is a part-time (20 HPW) position.

The School of Public Health of West Virginia University (WVU) is seeking a part-time, benefits eligible Director of Development.  The director will be responsible for generating gifts from individuals, corporations and foundations.  In consultation with the Dean of the School of Public Health, the incumbent will be responsible for the creation and implementation of a comprehensive development plan to reach the school’s strategic goals and support the university’s ongoing capital campaign.

Candidates must have a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution of higher education and a minimum of three (3) years of progressive experience in development with a history of successful major gift solicitations.  This position requires strong organizational, written and interpersonal skills, as well as the ability to manage multiple projects concurrently.  The successful candidate will possess a high level of integrity and leadership skills, the ability to work successfully with a variety of constituents and understanding of major gift principles.  This position requires the ability to travel and undertake regular weekend and evening work.  Please see the job description for a complete list of requirements and duties.

West Virginia University is a comprehensive, land-grant, Carnegie-designated Doctoral Research/Extensive public institution, with 32,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. The Health Sciences Center includes the Schools of Public Health, Medicine, Pharmacy, Dentistry and Nursing, each of which offers professional and graduate training programs. Patient care facilities include a 460-bed teaching hospital, a Level I trauma center, a children’s hospital, a 70-bed psychiatric hospital, and affiliated facilities statewide. Morgantown is consistently rated as one of the best small towns in the U.S., with affordable housing, excellent schools, a picturesque countryside, many outdoor recreational activities, and close proximity to major cities including Pittsburgh and Washington, DC.

A comprehensive benefits package is offered.  Details of which can be found at

WVU Health Sciences Center is a tobacco-free campus.
West Virginia University is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity.

This position requires the following:

  • Background Check
  • Driver License

West Virginia University considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, race, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.

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