Posted On: 2018-05-17
Closing On: 2018-06-30
Location: Toronto
Effective: July 3, 2018
Employment Type: Contract
Level: Senior

Job Description

York University is known for championing new ways of thinking that drive teaching and research excellence.  The Schulich School of Business at York University is ranked among the world’s leading business schools by a number of global surveys.  Global, innovative and diverse, Schulich offers business programs year-round at its state-of-the-art complex at York University; at its Miles S. Nadal Management Centre located in the heart of the Toronto’s financial district; and at its new campus in Hyderabad, India.  Schulich also operates a number of satellite centres in Beijing and Shanghai, China; Mumbai, India; Seoul, South Korea; Mexico City, Mexico; and Sao Paulo, Brazil.  Schulich offers undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate business degrees that lead to rewarding careers in the private, public and nonprofit sectors, and has 30,000 alumni working in over 90 countries.  

The Schulich School of Business is currently recruiting an Associate Director, Major Gifts & Campaign (contract).  In 2016, the Schulich School of Business launched the public phase of its Leading Change Campaign.  The Leading Change Campaign is the largest fundraising and alumni engagement campaign in the School’s history and supports five core pillars:  Campus Expansion; Research & Discovery; Innovative Thinking; Student Success; and Alumni Engagement.  To date, more than 73% of the Leading Change Campaign goal has been secured. 

Join the Schulich team and provide leadership and management of the School's major gifts, development research, gift planning, sponsorship and campaign activities.  If you possess a minimum of five years professional experience in the areas of major gifts, stewardship, sponsorship, annual giving and gift planning, consider this exciting contract opportunity.

To be considered, you will possess a post-secondary degee in a related field, preference will be given to education at the Master or Professional level, hold the Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) designation, in addition to the aforementioned five years professional experience.


To apply to this exciting opportunity or for full position details, qualifications and application procedures, go to and refer to posting# CPM-11171.

We offer comprehensive benefits and access to superb educational and recreational facilities. For more information on what York has to offer U please visit:


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