Executive Director for Advancement, Trulaske College of Business

University of Missouri - Columbia, MO
The University of Missouri seeks an Executive Director for Advancement, Trulaske College of Business to direct a portfolio of individual, corporate, and foundation major gift prospects, develop annual advancement plans for the college, and foster relationships that lead to gifts in support of the college’s strategic vision for its future. The Executive Director will collaborate with the Dean, department chairs, and MU Advancement to secure six-, seven-, and eight-figure gifts and serve as the primary steward for the Trulaske College of Business.

Since 1839, and as Missouri’s only state-supported member of the Association of American Universities, the University of Missouri (MU) has been engaged in groundbreaking research and comprehensive academics that define its strength as a higher education institution. Today, MU supports 31,103 students in 300+ degree programs, including 97 undergraduate majors, 96 master’s degrees, 69 doctoral degrees, and over 70 certificates. Students work side by side with some of the world’s best faculty to advance the arts and humanities, the sciences, and the professions. At MU, scholarship and teaching are driven daily by a commitment to public service—the obligation to produce and disseminate knowledge that will improve the quality of life in the state, the nation, and the world. MU’s NCAA Division I Athletics program in the Southeastern Conference (SEC) has 550 student-athletes across 20 sports. There are 344,000 MU alumni living around the world, 185,000 of which remain in the state of Missouri, maintaining MU’s positive impact globally and locally.

"We are seeking an exceptional advancement leader who possesses a strong sense of urgency and seasoned leadership to maximize the philanthropic potential of the Trulaske College of Business. The ability to drive strategic initiatives forward swiftly and decisively is essential. As a member of the Constituent Units team, you will find a supportive, collaborative environment focused on maximizing donor relationships and fostering personal growth as a fundraiser." — Dr. Balaji Rajagopalan, Robert J. Trulaske, Sr. Dean, Trulaske College of Business and Christine Smith, Assistant Vice Chancellor for Constituent Units

For more information, including core competencies and qualifications, please refer to the full prospectus.