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

Manager of Foundation and Corporate Programs



Department:College Advancement

Locations:Oneonta, NY

Posted:Jan 16, 2023


Position ID:157906


Job Description:

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

The Division works to raise charitable gifts and grants, strengthen alumni programs, traditions and networks, and build sustaining long-term relationships that enhance the financial resources, reputation and visibility of the college. The successful candidate will join an experienced, dynamic Advancement team that has forward momentum as it completes the final year of our 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 the Regaining Momentum agenda 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, College 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 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.

  • Experience writing grant proposals.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of various channels for foundation and corporate philanthropy.

  • Experience working with foundation databases.

  • Experience cultivating and stewarding philanthropic or 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 including major gift officers and leadership on comprehensive campaigns.

  • 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 60-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 College 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 top 20 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 College's rating is 4.5 with one recent review noting that it is the people that make SUNY Oneonta so special.

Application Instructions:

To apply online go to: Please upload a letter of interest, your resume and contact information for three professional references (required).

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