Advertised Summary Job Description: Reporting to the Associate Provost and Director, Columbia University Press (CUP), the Development and Grants Manager provides assistance to and advances the careful planning, implementation, and follow-up of CUP's fundraising priorities in coordination with the Columbia University Office of Alumni and Development. The Development and Grants Manager develops the CUP case statement and fundraising plan in collaboration with the CUP development team and the CU Office of Alumni and Development. The Development and Grants Manager is responsible for the management of CUP's fundraising program, including gifts from private and institutional foundations, supplemental donor research, prospect identification, and communications.
General Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree and/or its equivalent required. Minimum 3-5 years' related experience.
Additional Specific Minimum Qualifications: Demonstrated ability to work in a high pressure, fast-paced environment. Demonstrated excellence in a variety of competencies including: project management, teamwork, analytical thinking, and donor relations. Must possess the ability to work with changing priorities and multiple projects.
Preferred Qualifications: Advanced degree preferred. Prior experience in or knowledge of research universities as well as fundraising highly desired.
As a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the Council of Ivy Group Presidents (Ivy League), it is imperative that members of the Columbia University community, in all matters related to the intercollegiate athletics program, exhibit the highest professional standards and ethical behavior with regard to adherence to NCAA, Conference, University, and Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education rules and regulations.
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Columbia University is one of the world's most important centers of research and at the same time a distinctive and distinguished learning environment for undergraduates and graduate students in many scholarly and professional fields. The University recognizes the importance of its location in New York City and seeks to link its research and teaching to the vast resources of a great metropolis. It... seeks to attract a diverse and international faculty and student body, to support research and teaching on global issues, and to create academic relationships with many countries and regions. It expects all areas of the university to advance knowledge and learning at the highest level and to convey the products of its efforts to the world.