Job of the week: Corporate & Foundation Relations Officer at Kent State University

Kent State University, Institutional Advancement Division

The Corporate & Foundation Relations Officer will initiate, develop and coordinate fundraising approaches to secure gifts, grants and donations from corporations and foundations to support university priorities. To maintain a pool of corporate and foundation prospects, both locally and nationally, to generate support for university priorities to meet or exceed established fundraising goals and responsibilities.

The Institutional Advancement office is currently raising funds for The Centennial Campaign, an unprecedented effort to raise substantial new resources for Kent State’s students, faculty and programs. Kent State completed its first major capital campaign in 2003, surpassing a $100-million goal by $22 million.

Kent State University has been selected as one of the 2011 “Great Colleges to Work For” by The Chronicle of Higher Education, the nation’s number one source of news and information about colleges and universities.

Job Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in Business, Public Relations, Communications, Marketing or relevant field; minimum of five years progressively responsible experience in development, donor relations or relevant field is required. Experience in higher education administration and corporate and foundation fundraising is preferred.

Information and Application Process Instructions Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Application Process: Please apply online at or quick link: You will also find a complete job description as well as other open positions in Institutional Advancement. For additional information about the division, visit our website:

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Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

When inquiring or applying for this position, please also reference Academic Careers Online. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find postings of other employment opportunities at this and at other institutions of higher education in the region on

To obtain more information or to submit your resume you can contact as shown below. If you apply for this position, please say you saw it first on Thank you.


Posted on February 26, 2012, in Personal blog and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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