Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations, University Advancement

Job Type

Full Time



Application Deadline



333 South Twin Oaks Valley Road
San Marcos
United States


ANNOUNCEMENT FOR: Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations

Reporting to the Associate Vice President of Development, the Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations (CFR) has primary responsibility for the design, implementation, and management of a comprehensive development plan focused on expanding and enhancing corporate and foundation relationships. The Director of CFR will direct and coordinate activities to obtain corporate and foundation support to meet the fundraising and strategic objectives of California State University San Marcos.


Come join our campus located in North San Diego County just 10 miles east of the beautiful Pacific coast and less than 40 miles north of downtown San Diego. California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) is a modern, forward-thinking university, fueled by the collective innovation and determination of a transformational team. CSUSM is one of the largest employers in North San Diego County, where people are proud to come to work and be a part of something great. Our unwavering commitment to a “People First” philosophy supports a culture in which every employee is a leader, “empowered to decide, change and shape our future.” 

Minimum Qualifications include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field plus five years of professional development experience within a university or other non-profit organization, preferably with specialization in corporate and foundation fundraising; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Master’s degree in related field.
  • Work experience in an academic setting, ideally Public Higher Education.


  • Master’s degree in related field.
  • Work experience in an academic setting, ideally Public Higher Education.

Salary and Position Status:

  • Full-time position
  • Salary Range: $3,726 – $13,150 per month
  • Anticipated hiring salary is commensurate with the background and experience of the individual selected
  • Opening Date: September 19, 2018
  • This position is open with a first review of applications beginning October 4, 2018. For assurance of full consideration, applications and supporting materials should be submitted by 11:59 p.m. on October 3, 2018.
  • This position is subject to a background check including, but not limited to, employment verification, education verification, reference checks and criminal record checks. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.



For position specifications, benefits summary and to apply, please visit our website at and under “Staff & Management Opportunities” click on “Job Openings”. Hearing & speech impaired call our TDD at 760-750-3238

California State University San Marcos is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer that is strongly committed to promoting diversity in all areas of the campus community. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to age, physical or mental disability, gender or sex, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion or religious creed, sexual orientation, and veteran or military status.

Direct your questions to: Human Resources (760) 750-4418


We offer an excellent benefits package which includes medical, dental, vision, long term health care, retirement plans, educational assistance, life insurance, paid holidays, and generous vacation and sick leave benefits.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree