Senior Development Officer – IVEY BUSINESS SCHOOL

The Senior Development Officer will help grow overall fundraising through teamwork, creativity, problem-solving and leadership annual giving solicitations. The Senior Development Officer will help identify prospective major gift donors so that together, the Development team can more deeply engage, cultivate and solicit philanthropic support for the School. This position will also hold a portfolio of approximately 200 leadership giving donors and prospective donors from which this individual will cultivate and solicit support for the Ivey Business School with an annual major gift fundraising goal of $500,000 to 1.5 million. Salary Range:   $72,600-$90,800 

Posted On:  December 7, 2022

Closing On:  December 17, 2022

Location:  London, Ontario

Employment Type:  Full Time (35/hours a week) 3-year renewable contract

Level:  Intermediate

Salary Range:  $72,600-$90,800



Who We Are:

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. Leadership Giving Portfolio Management
  1. Ivey Society Stewardship Programming
  1. Faculty Engagement


What You Have:

Education and Experience:

 Skills and Abilities:

What We Offer:


London, Ontario

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 $72,600-$90,800. 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.

Application will close Friday, December 16th, 2022 at 11:59PM.


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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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