Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations

New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) is seeking a Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations (CFR) who will be responsible for identifying and cultivating corporate and foundation gift and grant opportunities, and for soliciting and stewarding corporate and foundation gifts and grants that advance the university’s various institutional priorities. The Director of CFR works closely with NJIT’s senior administrators, deans, faculty, volunteers, staff, and other staff in the Development & Alumni Relations office in preparing and submitting to corporations and foundations solicitation letters, grant proposals, program and project budgets, and grant and stewardship reports.


Requirements include: Master’s degree from an accredited college; minimum of 6 years of progressive successful fundraising experience in the area of corporate and foundation relations or other relevant experience managing business relationships. Exceptional writing, speaking and interpersonal skills. Strong computer and database skills (Microsoft Word/Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe Acrobat, Google) and proficiency with the Raiser Edge system preferred. Extended work hours required, as needed.


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As an EEO employer, NJIT is committed to building a diverse and inclusive teaching, research, and working environment and strongly encourages applications from individuals with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women.