Director of Institutional Giving

American University of Beirut
  • Location
    New York, New York
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Posted
    May 29

Position description

The American University of Beirut (AUB) is a private, independent, non-sectarian institution of higher learning, functioning under a charter from the State of New York. Since it was founded in 1866, AUB has provided academic excellence and service to the people of the Middle East and beyond. AUB is seeking an experienced Director of Institutional Giving. The successful candidate will proactively engage and support deans, faculty, and university leadership with the cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of corporate and foundation prospects. As a newly created position, the Director of Institutional Giving will be expected to contribute broadly to all aspects of the fulfillment of the university’s mission and growth.


Since its founding, AUB has set standards in higher education worldwide. The University provides a rigorous curriculum in the American liberal arts tradition. The language of instruction is English. Academic programs are offered in undergraduate, graduate, Ph.D, medical, and professional education. The University stresses high academic standards and is committed to the ideals of critical thinking, open debate, and diversity. AUB is a coeducational institution that is open to all qualified students without regards to race, religion, economic status, or political affiliation. The University places a high premium on developing a student's appreciation of, and responsibility to, his/her respective society and culture.


AUB is an institution of higher learning founded to provide excellence in education, to participate in the advancement of knowledge through research, and to serve the peoples of the Middle East and beyond. Chartered in New York State in 1863, the University bases its educational philosophy, standards, and practices on the American liberal arts model of higher education. The University believes deeply in and encourages freedom of thought and expression and seeks to foster tolerance and respect for diversity and dialogue. Graduates will be individuals committed to creative and critical thinking, life-long learning, personal integrity and civic responsibility, and leadership.

Application instructions

The American University of Beirut has retained Freeman Philanthropic Services, LLC to facilitate this executive recruitment. Please send confidential inquiries and applications directly to Freeman Philanthropic Services, LLC via e-mail at [email protected].

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