Drew University, a Phi Beta Kappa liberal arts university, includes the College of Liberal Arts, the Drew Theological School and the Caspersen School of Graduate Studies. Drew is located on a beautiful, wooded, 186-acre campus in Madison, New Jersey, a thriving small town close to New York City. It has a total enrollment of more than 2,000 students and has 145 full-time faculty members, 94% of whom hold the terminal degree in their field. The Theological and Caspersen Schools offer MA and PhD degrees and the College confers BA degrees in 30 disciplines.
Drew is dedicated to exceptional faculty mentorship, a commitment to connecting the campus with the community and a focus on experiential learning. Particularly noteworthy opportunities for undergraduates include the Charles A. Dana Research Institute for Scientists Emeriti (RISE), home of 2015 Nobel Prize Winner for Medicine and Drew Fellow William Campbell, the Drew Summer Science Institute, the Center for Civic Engagement, as well as the Wall Street Semester, Semester at the United Nations, Semester on Contemporary Art and Semester on Communications and Media in New York City and several international semester programs. The University also houses the Center on Religion, Culture & Conflict, the Center for Holocaust/Genocide Study and the Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey, an independent professional theater, as well as the United Methodist Archives and History Center and one of the country's leading concentrations of materials on Willa Cather.
Drew University is seeking an Associate Director of Corporate & Foundation Relations (AD-CFR).
The AD-CFR will be responsible for researching, identifying, evaluating, cultivating, and soliciting corporations and foundations for support of institutional priorities and academic programs. The AD-CFR will coordinate the involvement of faculty, deans, and senior University officials; develop funding ideas; write letters of interest, proposals, and concept papers; assist in the development of project budgets; and maintain reporting requirements on current awards. The AD-CFR will also help faculty and staff identify opportunities and prepare requests to corporations and foundations. Finally, the AD-CFR will coordinate and participate in both on- and off-site visits with current and prospective corporate and foundation funders. This position will report to the Vice President for University Advancement and work closely with the Associate Director of Foundation & Government Relations.