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Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations, Katz School

Position Information

Position Information

Date Posted 03/20/2017
Working Title Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations, Katz School
Job Classification Development IV
Department Name 01062-IA-Corporate and Foundation Relations
Job Type Staff
Position Number 0134823
Hiring Range TBD based on qualifications
Position Description

This development position will work to build corporate relationships for the Katz Graduate School of Business and the College of Business Administration. This front-line positon will also work with the Central IA staff to manage and oversee Foundation proposals and coordinate all corporate and foundation stewardship and cultivation for the school. The position will report to the Associate Vice Chancellor for Corporate and Foundation Relations, with a dotted line to the Executive Director of Development, Katz School. Responsibilities will include visiting with corporate alumni and corporate leaders, developing strategies to build long-term University/corporate partnerships, and facilitating proposals to local and national corporations, foundations, and corporate foundations.

Education Required Baccalaureate
Minimum Related Experience Level Required 3-5 years experience
Additional Education and/or Experience Essential to the Position

Bachelor’s degree required; master’s degree preferred; knowledge of effective corporate and foundation fund-raising techniques; strong written and oral communication skills. Must have an understanding of corporate and foundation relations and be willing to travel on University business. Three to five years of university or sales experience.

Required Licenses/Certifications
Child Protection Clearances

The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.

Assignment Category Regular, Full-Time
Percent Effort 100
Scheduled Work Hours 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
If Varied Work Schedule, Please Specify
If Part Time, Actual Standard Weekly Hours
Campus Pittsburgh
University Benefits

The University offers an excellent comprehensive benefits package for all full-time and part-time regular employees including:

• Education benefits and a retirement plan with employer match

• Group medical insurance, life insurance, and optional vision and dental insurance

• Free transit service within Allegheny County for employees of the Oakland campus (Port Authority Transit)

• Time off benefits including vacation, sick and personal time

For more information regarding the University’s benefits package, please visit

Supplemental Questions

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  1. * Do you have a bachelor's degree?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * How did you hear of this position at the University of Pittsburgh?
    • Career Development Center (CDC)
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Commonwealth Workforce Development System (Formerly PA CareerLink)
    • Currently a University Employee
    • Pitt Career Services
    • Pittsburgh Post Gazette
    • Pittsburgh Technology Council
    • PittSource Search
    • Referral (Friend, University Employee, etc.), please specify below
    • Internet Search
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    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents