Associate Director, Development – IVEY BUSINESS SCHOOL

The Associate Director, Development is responsible for increasing philanthropic revenue for the Ivey Business School by: managing a significant personal portfolio of assigned major gift prospects; assuming responsibility for cultivating and soliciting support from them, both individually and/or in collaboration with the Dean, Executive Director, Associate Deans, senior faculty and volunteers.  The Associate Director, Development will manage a portfolio of approximately 80-100 major gift donors with an annual major gift fundraising goal of $1-$3 million.  Salary Range:  $82,800-$103,500

Posted On:  January 23, 2023

Closing On:  March 9, 2023

Location:  London, Ontario (possibility to be Toronto based)

Employment Type:  Full Time

Job Experience:  Senior

Salary Range:  $82,800-$103,500


Ivey Business School acknowledges and respects the traditional lands of the Anishinaabek, Haudenosaunee, Lūnaapéewak, and Attawandaron peoples, where Western University and Ivey Business School are located. This land continues to be home to diverse Indigenous peoples, whom we recognize as contemporary stewards of the land and vital contributors of the community.

Ivey Business School ( at Western University ( is Canada’s leading provider of real-world, case-based business education. Drawing on extensive research and business experience, Ivey’s faculty provides the best classroom experience, equipping students with the knowledge, skills, and capabilities they need to confidently take on today’s leadership challenges and opportunities through Case-Method Learning. Ivey offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs, as well as Executive Education at campuses in London, Toronto, and Hong Kong.

What You’ll Do:

  1. Major Gift Portfolio Management


  1. Faculty Engagement


 What You Have:

Education and Experience:


Skills and Abilities:


What We Offer:



London, Ontario (possibility to be Toronto based)

Position Type:

Full-time (35/hours a week) 3-year renewable contract.

Hiring Range

Based on the salary band for this role, candidates can expect to be offered a starting salary in the range of $82,800-$103,500. When determining salary, Ivey Business School considers the external market, candidate qualifications, as well as internal equity. Once in the role, successful candidates will have the opportunity to progress through the range and beyond the hiring range of the band, through annual increases.


If you are excited about the opportunity to work for Canada’s most prestigious business school, working alongside the brightest staff, students, and globally recognized faculty, tell us why by submitting your resume and cover letter via the Ivey Careers page today.

Candidates will be considered as applications are received and the posting will remain open until a candidate is identified.



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Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion at Ivey

Ivey Business School is committed to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion. Please explore Ivey’s EDI homepage for more information on Ivey’s commitment to EDI, to read about Ivey’s progress in the EDI Update, and to meet Ivey’s EDI Advisory Council members.

Ivey Business School invites applications from all qualified individuals. Ivey is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace, and welcomes applications from women, members of racialized groups/visible minorities, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, and persons of any gender identity or gender expression.

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