Elon University is currently accepting applications for an Assistant Director of Development. Elon is in the quiet phase of an ambitious comprehensive campaign to reinforce their standing as the preeminent institution for engaged learning and to ensure access for qualified students. We are seeking to expand our fundraising operation by adding a dynamic and committed group of experienced development professionals. The Assistant Director of Development will report to the Director of Development and will be responsible for identifying and developing relationships with Elon’s constituencies with the goal of soliciting them for annual, major and planned gifts. He/she is responsible for implementing strategies to ensure proper qualification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of those donors. The successful candidate will have the ability to establish and cultivate relationships with individuals, and have a willingness to travel extensively. Position will remain open until filled. Apply at https://elon.peopleadmin.com/postings/4107.
Elon University has built a national reputation as the premier student-centered liberal arts university that values strong relationships between students and their faculty and staff mentors. Elon's 6,700 students prepare to become the ethical leaders the world needs, putting their knowledge into action on campus, in the community and around the globe. Elon is known for academic excellence across the curriculum, and for experiential learning programs in study abroad, undergraduate research, leadership, interfaith dialogue, civic engagement and community service. Elon is ranked the nation's #1 master's-level university for study abroad and is a top-producer of Fulbright Student Scholars and Peace Corps volunteers. U.S. News & World Report recognizes Elon more than any other university in the nation for academic programs that "Focus on Student Success." More than 425 full-time faculty members teach in six academic units: Elon College, the College of Arts and Sciences; the Martha and Spencer Love School of Business; the School of Communications; the School of Education; the School of Health Sciences; and the School of Law. Elon's four-year graduation rate of 78 percent ranks in the top 10 percent of U.S. private universities. The student-faculty ratio is 12-1, and the average class size is 20. The university's 636-acre residential campus in the Town of Elon, N.C., is consistently recognized as one of the nation's finest environments for learning. The Elon Phoenix NCAA Division I athletic program is a member of the Colonial Athletic Association.
Elon University is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff and student body and welcomes all applicants.