Advancement Officer, Sr. (Major Gifts)
Who we are
For nearly 200 years, Rensselaer has been defining the scientific and technological advances of our world. Rensselaer serves over 7,600 undergraduate and graduate students from 49 states and 63 countries. Guided by the Rensselaer Plan 2024, Rensselaer seeks to transform the delivery of pedagogical innovations, and to be a transformative agent in the 21st century and beyond.
The Sr. Advancement Officer, Major Gifts is responsible for cultivating and soliciting 150-200 prospects capable of making gifts to Rensselaer of $100,000 to $2.49 million. The Sr. Advancement Officer will work in an assigned region and support a group of campus leaders to develop and implement strategies to close gift commitments.
Applicants must meet stated minimum education and experience requirements.
Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Business Hours with weekends or evenings occasionally required
|Travel is a significant component of the position (greater than 25%)|
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COVID-19 Pandemic Protocols
As Rensselaer welcomes undergraduate and graduate students back to campus for an in-person academic experience, all faculty and staff are expected to work onsite, with no remote work allowed.
In addition, Rensselaer requires all faculty and staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Requests for exemptions for medical or religious reasons will be evaluated on a case by case basis.
We welcome candidates who will bring diverse cultural, ethnic, national and international perspectives to Rensselaer’s work and campus communities.
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