Columbia University is a private, non-denominational research university with world-class undergraduate, graduate and professional degree programs. Founded in 1754, the University is an intellectual community that includes over 32,000 students and more than 17,000 faculty and professional staff who work continually to expand its mission of teaching, research, patient care and public service. Columbia's distinguished faculty, alumni and student body are expanding the boundaries of knowledge in medicine, science, the arts, humanities and the professions.
For more than 70 years, Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) has been educating professionals who work in public, private and nonprofit organizations to make a difference in the world. SIPA is where the world connects with new ideas from renowned scholars and policy experts across multiple disciplines and perspectives, bridging theory and practice to advance solutions to critical global issues. Today SIPA is the largest most diverse school of its kind in the United States with 1400 graduate students, more than 75 full time faculty, 200+ adjuncts, and numerous degree programs. Its fields span international security, trade, economics finance and development, global urban policy, energy and the environment and more. It is home to multiple research centers and institutes. SIPA is a unique blend of academic learning, applied experiences and skills. It engages critical areas of relevance for business, governance and civil society.
Columbia University's Center on Global Energy Policy(CGEP) is where the world connects for energy policy. CGEP's mission is to enable public and private sector leaders to make more informed choices about the world's most pressing energy issues by providing an independent, interdisciplinary, and nonpartisan platform for insights and data-driven analysis, convening and information-sharing, education and training, and actionable recommendations on the current and future global energy system.
The Senior Director of Development, Center on Global Energy Policy, will report to the Associate Dean for Development, SIPA, as well as the Center's Director. The ideal candidate will join a robust development team supporting the School of International and Public Affairs and serve as the chief development officer to the Center on all aspects of fundraising. The Senior Director of Development will have the opportunity to closely partner with the academic and administrative leadership throughout SIPA in his/her quest to substantively discover, engage, solicit and steward donors. The ideal candidate will have an appreciation for the work of the Center and be a highly motivated individual who desires to work in an organization focused on having an objective, independent voice in energy policy.
To apply or to refer candidates please contact Megan Abbett, Senior Consultant, or Jon Derek Croteau, Ed.D., Vice President for Client Relations, LOIS L. LINDAUER SEARCHES at http://bit.ly/ColumbiaSeniorDirector