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SUNY Oneonta Manager of Foundation and Corporate Giving Programs in Oneonta, New York

Manager of Foundation and Corporate Giving Programs



Department:University Advancement

Locations:Oneonta, NY

Posted:May 22, 2023


Position ID:162673


Job Description:

The Division of University Advancement at the State University of New York Oneonta invites applications for the position ofManager of Foundation and Corporate Giving Programs.

The Division of University Advancement raises charitable gifts and grants, strengthens alumni programs, traditions and networks, and builds sustaining long-term relationships that enhance the financial resources, reputation and visibility of the university. The successful candidate will join an experienced, dynamic Advancement team that has forward momentum as it completes the Grow. Thrive. Live. comprehensive campaign. To learn more about SUNY Oneonta and the Division, please visit

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Develop and submit grant proposals to foundations and corporations that support theRegaining Momentumagenda and priorities of SUNY Oneonta.

  • Identify and apply to new funding sources to broaden the scope and range of proposals as identified by the SUNY Oneonta/University Grants Team, which includes the Associate Director of Scholarly Activities and the Sr. Grants Writer in the Office of Sponsored Programs, and by meeting regularly with them.

  • Work with campus colleagues, alumni, University Foundation board members, and potential funding sources in the development of proposals.

  • Fulfill a leadership role in comprehensive campaigns such as the current Grow.Thrive.Live campaign which has exceeded its $25 million goal.

  • Participate in the travel grant review committee, which awards funds to students for attendance at professional conferences and workshops.

Base Salary:$50,148 - Commensurate with experience. Information on SUNY's comprehensive benefits offerings can be found at


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree.

  • Strong communication skills.

  • Familiarity with grant proposals.

  • Experience working with foundation databases or similar software.

  • Experience developing community relationships and partnerships.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated success in securing funds through private foundations and corporations.

  • Experience working as a member of an Advancement team.

  • Experience working in higher education.

  • Experience working with and serving diverse populations.

Additional Information:

SUNY Oneonta enrolls about 5,500 students who pursue bachelor's or master's degrees or certificates in one of 70-plus academic programs. Known as an exemplary residential campus that values inclusion, service and sustainability, SUNY Oneonta is a nurturing community where students grow intellectually, thrive socially, and live purposefully.

The university is located in the City of Oneonta, nestled in the northern foothills of the Catskill Mountains about a four-hour drive from New York City, Boston, and Philadelphia. With a population just shy of 14,000, Oneonta is one of the 20 Most Picturesque Small Towns in America, according to Microsoft News. The natural beauty of the region is breathtaking year-round. Each season offers outdoor activities such as hiking, biking, boating, swimming, and skiing. Employees give SUNY Oneonta high marks for work/life balance, management, and culture. The university's rating is 4.4, with one recent review noting that the people are what make SUNY Oneonta so special.

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SUNY Oneonta values a diverse university community. Please visit our website on diversity at: Moreover, the University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Women, persons of color, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

Application Instructions:

To apply online go to: Please upload a letter of interest and copy of your resume. Contact information for three professional references is required.

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