Senior Director of Development School of Law University of Oregon Eugene Oregon

477 Founded in 1876, the University of Oregon (UO) is a world-class teaching and research institution and Oregon’s flagship public university. The UO is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), an organization made up of the 61 leading public and private research institutions in the United States and Canada. The University of Oregon is only one of two AAU members in the Pacific Northwest. The School of Law combines superior legal education with real-life world experience through exceptional law clinics and externships.  Students benefit from small classes and the school’s record of innovation and excellence. Located on the Eugene campus, the School of Law has one of the finest facilities in the country being housed in the Knight Law Center and including a mock courtroom. *The Oregon Law Review was the first law review in the Northwest. *The school established the world’s first environmental law clinic. *Oregon Law is the only school in the Pacific Northwest, and one of the few in the U.S., that has three programs ranked in the “top ten” by U.S. News and World Report (2012) **Environmental and Natural Resources Law **Appropriate Dispute Resolution **Legal Research and Writing In March 2010, prelaw Magazine, a National jurist publication, ranked Oregon Law among its twenty best public interest law schools. Reporting directly to the Dean of the School of Law and the Assistant Vice President of Schools & Colleges, the Senior Director of Development will be responsible for all strategic planning and implementation to increase fundraising for the School, will be a part of a dynamic team advancing both school and university priorities and will be the chief fundraiser for the School of Law. The Senior Director will be responsible for the identification, qualification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of prospects with the capacity to make gifts of $100K or more. The position is field oriented, requiring direct contact with donors and donor prospects. The Senior Director will manage an Associate Director of Development, a Director of Communications, as well as events and support staff. This is a unique opportunity for a seasoned fundraiser to shape the fundraising program, to work closely with an inspirational new dean and an energetic faculty, and to create new relationships with alumni and friends. The UO is an AA/EO/ADA institution committed to cultural diversity.To apply or to refer candidates, please contact Lisa Abair Vuona, Search Director, Lois L. Lindauer Searches,