Director of Development

Miami, FL or San Juan, PR

Summary: AU is seeking an experienced leader to serve as Director of Development (DOD) to organize and lead the institutional efforts towards securing and raising funds to support the instructional, research, clinical, and service activities of AU’s mission, through annual and major gifts. The DOD will develop the operational structure for raising funds in a cost-effective and time-efficient manner. This structure will contribute to the advancement of the institutional short-range and long-term strategic objectives through gifts from foundations, corporations, individuals, and alumni support. The DOD will create and implement cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship plans that will yield a positive return on investment. The DOD reports to the President. The position will work form either the Miami or San Juan campus.  Available to travel.


  • Master’s degree in Business Administration, Communications, Marketing or related field.
  • Five years of successful experience in fundraising, including prospect research, grant writing, special events, and alumni affairs.
  • Networking and negotiation skills.
  • Fluency in Spanish and English is strongly preferred.

To be considered, applicants should apply to Candidates should submit a cover letter by July 22 to ensure full consideration.

Albizu is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.