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Senior Associate Director, Advancement (Faculty of Education) - Simon Fraser University

Burnaby, BC

Job Description

Union/Affiliation: Administrative and Professional Staff (APSA)

Pay range: $82,458 To $98,466 Annually

SFU Department Description: Advancement & Alumni Engagement

Position Grade: 12

# of openings: 1

Biweekly Hours: 72

The incumbent is responsible for managing relationships with donor prospects determined to have the ability to make major gifts (defined as $10,000 and up) and managing individual, corporate and foundation prospects at the major gift level by developing and implementing strategies for securing financial support from a portfolio of donor prospects including identifying, qualifying, cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding these relationships. The incumbent provides support to and works in partnership with a Faculty or departmental team comprised of professional and academic staff or as a member of the central Advancement team to develop and implement strategies that facilitate and generate maximum support for the Faculty and/or University.

Salary Range:
$82,458 - $98,466

Job Requirements


  • Undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline and four years of related fundraising experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication (oral and written), and relationship management skills.
  • Proficient in the use of word, database, spreadsheet, and presentation applications and prospect management systems.
  • Excellent research, solicitation, and cultivation skills.
  • Excellent organizational, problem-solving, and analytical reasoning skills.
  • Excellent human resource management and teamwork skills.
  • Excellent strategic planning skill.
  • The incumbent will report to the Executive Director of Advancement and the Dean of the Faculty of Education.

Please include your cover letter and resume in one attachment.