Posted On: 2019-02-19
Closing On: 2019-03-18
Location: Toronto, ON
Employment Type: Full-Time
Level: Management

Job Description

York University is known for championing new ways of thinking that drive teaching and research excellence. Our 53,000 students receive the education they need to create big ideas that make an impact on the world. Meaningful and sometimes unexpected careers result from cross-discipline programming, innovative course design and diverse experiential learning opportunities. York students and graduates push limits, achieve goals and find solutions to the world’s most pressing social challenges, empowered by a strong community that opens minds. York U is an internationally recognized research university – our 11 faculties and 24 research centres have partnerships with 200+ leading universities worldwide.


PLEASE NOTE: Applications for this posting will be accepted until 4:30 pm on Monday, March 18, 2019.


A new bold and ambitious vision for the Libraries builds on the strength to create great research libraries that inspires — its spaces and technology encourage collaboration, reflection, creativity, and awe – where students, faculty, community and partners immerse themselves in collaborative interactive learning, multimedia creation, and large-scale visualization—tools that are enabling revolutionary ways to see and use information in transformative learning and research environments where all can gather to research, learn, experiment, collaborate and strengthen York’s long tradition of leading interdisciplinary study and community engaged research.

In this role you will cultivate relationships, understand audience to advance and advocate for York University Libraries strategic vision and its capital aim to be the University’s major competitive advantage for student and faculty recruitment in the development of signature buildings that are recognized for their innovative, interdisciplinary spaces and as “centers of excellence” for libraries.

To be considered for this opportunity, you will bring the following:

A university education or equivalent combination of education and fundraising experience, specifically in an educational setting. You will bring a Certified Fund-raising Executive (CFRE) designation as it is required (or demonstration that candidate qualified to complete the CFRE certification process which must be complete within 3 years of their start date). In addition, you will bring a minimum of 5 years’ experience in professional fundraising, with a focus on major gifts and with significant exposure to stewardship and planned giving. University / Libraries fundraising, and major campaign experience an asset.


For full position details and to apply to this exciting opportunity visit and refer to posting CPM-11711.

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


York University is committed to Employment Equity and encourages applications from all qualified candidates. The University welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including individuals within the University's employment equity categories of women, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities and aboriginal persons, individuals of diverse gender and sexual orientation and all groups protected by the Human Rights Code.  York University is committed to employment equity and diversity and a positive and supportive environment.

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