Director of Major Gifts, Grossman School of Business

University of Vermont Foundation
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Location: Chittenden County,
About the Job

The University of Vermont Foundation is seeking an experienced fundraiser to fill the Director of Major Gifts role within the Grossman School of Business. The person in this position is responsible for managing a portfolio of individual, corporate, and foundation prospects to benefit the school. They will collaborate with Foundation colleagues and Grossman School leadership to cultivate donors and foster an environment for successful fundraising.


This position requires a leader who can be self-directed while collaborating effectively with others to craft effective fundraising strategies. Knowledge of business education and/or business experience is preferred, as is demonstrated success in securing philanthropic investments in the six to seven figure range.

About the Foundation:

The mission of the UVM Foundation is to secure and manage private support for the benefit of the University of Vermont. Our Vision is to foster relationships with alumni and donors that maximize their personal and philanthropic investment in the University, toward the realization of the University’s aspiration to remain among the nation’s premier small research institutions.

Employer's Approach to Diversity, Equity, & Belonging

The UVM Foundation is committed to diversity and building an inclusive environment for people of all backgrounds and ages. We especially encourage members of traditionally underrepresented communities to apply, including women, people of color, LGBTQ people, and people with disabilities.

Wage or Salary
120,000 - 150,000