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Director of Development, Institute for Emerging Issues (IEI) and Shelton Leadership Center (SLC)


The Director of Development’s responsibilities will be:

  • Serves as the chief development officer for the Institute for Emerging Issues (IEI) and the Shelton Leadership Center (SLC).
  • The incumbent advises the directors and provides innovative leadership and strategic direction on constituency and external relations and philanthropy. This includes planning, managing, and implementing an annual operating plan and budget designed to attain the development goals of IEI and SLC.
  • The ability to understand, shape, and articulate the organizations’ value propositions is essential.
  • Preparation and implementation of a comprehensive major gift program that generates individual, foundation, corporate and organizational donors and other philanthropic support on a continuing basis is an essential part of this responsibility. These duties will be conducted in close coordination with the Office of the Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost and all relevant units of University Advancement.

Director of Development


The Director of Development is a member of the Education Development team reporting to the Executive Director of Development. This position is responsible for identifying, cultivating, and soliciting major and planned gifts from individuals, corporations, organizations and philanthropic foundations in support of all components of NC State’s College of Education.

Associate Director, Prospect Development


NC State seeks an Associate Director (focusing on Prospect Research) with strong communication, interpersonal and problem-solving skills. The successful candidate will have exceptional judgment and the ability to embrace and guide change. The Associate Director is responsible for partnering with frontline fundraisers to provide timely research and new suspects for qualification, all in an effort to maximize returns for solicitations.

Business and Technology Applications Analyst


We’re looking for our next Business Intelligence analyst to join a collaborative team of five experienced analysts in a fast-paced and innovative environment where we are responsible for proactively providing data visualizations and reports that support NC State’s philanthropic and alumni engagement efforts. Now is the right time to join our Analytics & Data Services team; as NC State celebrates the end of our successful $2 billion Think and Do the Extraordinary campaign, our team is focusing on enhancing our analytics and data strategies with a Tableau implementation, a complete revamp of our analytics and reporting strategy and an enhanced focus on customer consultation and outreach. 

Assistant Director of Annual Giving, CALS


The Assistant Director is responsible for serving as a liaison between the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. The position will be the annual giving fundraising advocate, resource, and expert for assigned college(s) and unit(s) while maintaining a strong working relationship with associated staff.

Executive Assistant


The purpose of the Executive Assistant position is to both provide executive-level administrative support for the Chief Communications and Marketing Officer, provide project and calendar coordination, serve as the primary administrative contact and coordinator for University Communications units within Holladay Hall, and assist in and proactively resolve challenges. The Executive Assistant is responsible for understanding the Associate Vice Chancellor’s priorities and anticipating needs. The position requires the consistent exercise of professional sensitivity, confidentiality, and independent judgment. It also requires a comprehensive knowledge of NC State University and the ability to interpret, communicate, and apply state and university policies and procedures.