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Major Gift Officer
The University of Houston seeks major gift officers for its central
development team, which manages portfolios of individual donor
prospects rated primarily at $100,000 and above.
UH has a hybrid organization including college-based development
officers focused mostly on gifts of less than $100,000 and a central
team of major gift officers which raises funds for colleges and university-level priorities.
Job duties for major gift officers include:
• Manages a portfolio of donor prospects rated primarily at $100,000
• Identifies, cultivates, solicits and stewards donor prospects
• Works with deans, faculty, staff, volunteers and other development
professionals as appropriate and provides guidance on major gifts
Successful candidates will possess a high level of knowledge and
expertise in principals of fundraising, moves management and major
gift fundraising, mid-level or higher knowledge of planned giving, a
minimum of five ( 5) years of fundraising experience and a four-year
Located in the nation’s fourth largest city, and a vital economic engine
for the region and State of Texas, the University of Houston is a Carnegie
designated Tier One research university. This recent achievement is
one more milestone in, and affirmation of, UH’s tremendous journey
in becoming the state’s third tier-one public university.
To apply, please visit https://jobs.uh.edu and select Development
Officer 3 /posting #066043.
The University of Houston is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are
encouraged to apply.
Competitive salary and benefits
Every now and then an opportunity arises to play an important part in a truly world-class institution. This is a rare
chance to head up the University of Oxford’s prestigious and successful development office. Philanthropy is recognised
as playing a critical role in enabling the University to retain and build on its standing as a world-class centre of learning
and research. Oxford’s many generous benefactors, from both the UK and overseas, have enabled the Oxford Thinking
Campaign to reach an impressive £ 1 billion milestone, on the way to its current minimum goal of £ 1.25bn. One of the first
tasks of the new Director of Development will be to implement plans to take the Campaign to the next level. Reporting to
the Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Development and External Affairs) and supporting the Vice-Chancellor and Chancellor, this senior
level role requires a highly talented individual with exceptional leadership and relationship building skills.
Please note: Following the appointment of the Director of Development, the University of Oxford will be
seeking to appoint an Associate Director -
Major Gifts. This role will be advertised
in due course. Please contact Nina Chu
(details above) if you would like us to
register your interest in this role.