Gardner-Webb University is a coeducational, residential, private Christian institution with a strong emphasis in the Liberal Arts, located in Boiling Springs, North Carolina with easy access to Charlotte, Asheville, and Greenville-Spartanburg. The university offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs to approximately 3,500 students.
University Advancement (UA) is the friend-raising and fundraising arm of Gardner Webb University. The office’s activities are designed to generate support, both financial and otherwise. The University seeks an experienced and highly motivated individual for the position of Major Gifts Officer (MGO) within University Advancement. Reporting to the Vice President for Advancement, this person is responsible for helping to develop a philanthropic culture through portfolio management and by implementing industry best practices.
Gardner-Webb University is North Carolina’s recognized leader in private, Christian higher education. A Carnegie-Classified Doctoral/Professional University, GWU is home to six professional schools, 14 academic departments, more than 80 undergraduate and graduate majors, and a world-class faculty. Located on a beautiful 225-acre campus in Boiling Springs, N.C., Gardner-Webb prepares graduates to impact their chosen professions, equips them with the skills to advance the frontiers of knowledge, and inspires them to make a positive and lasting difference in the lives of others. GWU Athletics competes at the NCAA Division I level in the Big South Conference (with select sports in the Southern Conference and the Coastal Collegiate Sports Association).
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Candidates should complete the application using the link below and include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references with their application submission.