Director of Development for Computer and Data Science Initiatives



Director of Development for Computer and Data Science Initiatives

Brown University

Providence, RI

Brown University welcomes and challenges independent, creative, diverse and courageous thinkers to collaborate, innovate and explore with life-changing and world-changing impact. Brown is a place where ideas and passion lead to lives of purpose and positive consequence. It is a leading research university that maintains a particular commitment to exceptional undergraduate instruction.

Founded in 1764, Brown University is the seventh-oldest college in the United States. Brown is an independent, coeducational Ivy League institution comprising undergraduate and graduate programs, plus the Alpert Medical School, School of Public Health, School of Engineering and the School of Professional Studies. In recognition of its exceptional undergraduate teaching, generous financial aid and singular student experience, Brown University continues to place among top schools in national and international rankings of colleges and universities. U.S. News & World Report’s 2018 “America’s Best Colleges,” ranked Brown #14 in the Best National Universities category. The University garnered the #3 rank among national universities for undergraduate teaching and #14 on the “Best Value Colleges” list. In other rankings, the University ranked #9 on Forbes’ list of “America’s Top Colleges for 2018.”

Brown University’s Division of Advancement is seeking an exceptional fundraiser to serve as Director of Development for Computer and Data Science Initiatives. These initiatives are essential to Brown’s future direction. They represent a vision in which advances in technology, computing, data and mathematics will have significant influences on analyzing and solving societal problems. Ideally, the person in this position should be passionate and knowledgeable about computing and data science, as well as their broader applications to the world-at-large.

Candidates with university development and/or high-tech business development backgrounds are encouraged to apply; experience with both is ideal. This position is for someone who wants to drive a significant development effort in one of the most intriguing and active areas in academics today. The Director of Development for Computer and Data Science Initiatives position is for a special individual who wants to help make a big impact on those disciplines and on Brown. With approximately 17% of undergraduate students as Computer Science majors, there is tremendous interest in and enthusiasm for these courses of study. Alumni are eager to be involved as Brown leads the way in these pursuits.

To apply or to refer qualified candidates, please contact Megan Abbett, Senior Consultant, LOIS L. LINDAUER SEARCHES at