Corporate & Foundation Engagement Coordinator

The University of Texas at San Antonio - San Antonio

Job Type: Fundraising/Development
Closing date: 04/30/2021

Corporate & Foundation Engagement Coordinator

To apply:

Posting End Date

This posting will remain open until filled.  At the discretion of the hiring department, this position posting may close to applications once a sufficient number of qualified applications have been received.


Up to $46,324/Annualized

Hours per Week

40 hours per week.  Occasionally requires weekend or evening work.

Required Application Materials

Required:  Resume and Cover Letter

Essential Functions


  1. Provides direct administrative and project management support to the AVP, to include organization and oversight of special projects; preparation for meetings including agendas, logistics, support materials, follow up on action items and deadlines, entering donor meeting/communication reports into database
  2. Conduct ongoing research to identify appropriate sources of corporate and foundation funding
  3. Organize and manage the process for identifying and circulating corporate and foundation fundraising opportunities to internal university constituents
  4. Create and maintain centralized documents to track all engagement between the colleges and units with our partners; provide up-to-date documentation for Corporate Council, as needed
  5. Coordinate with Marketing team to maintain CFE website presence
  6. Conduct the full range of activities required to prepare, submit, and manage grant proposals, budgets, and reports to institutional sources
  7. Track all corporate and foundation activity and progress toward annual goals
  8. Maintain current records in database, including grant tracking and reporting, communications with corporate partners, etc.
  9. Coordinate collaborative partnership efforts with Offices of Research, Sponsored Program Administration, Career Services, and other relevant divisions as needed


  1. Assist with the  implementation of corporate and foundation related events, as needed
  2. Independently manage special projects, as assigned

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.

  • Three years demonstrated successful experience in a development and/or grant-seeking position.
  • Familiarity with the cultivation, solicitation and stewardship process for corporate and foundation gifts and grants.
  • Excellent writing and proofreading skills.
  • Familiarity with the full range of activities required to prepare, submit, and manage grant proposals, budgets, and reports to foundations and corporations.
  • Proven skills in project management, meeting deadlines, accuracy, timeliness, and efficiency; strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to analyze and edit complex information and synthesize into readable and persuasive written material.
  • Excellent verbal and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of funding resources.
  • Ability to relate well to a diverse campus community

  Preferred Qualifications

  • Similar experience in a higher education or non-profit atmosphere.
  • Experience with Raiser’s Edge NXT database or similar fundraising database.
  • Knowledge of grant database resources (Guidestar, Foundation Directory, etc.) preferred.

Additional Information

At present, this role is a UTSA telecommuting position, and the candidate selected for this position will be required to work from home during the COVID-19 pandemic. Telecommuters may be required to work on campus at times; travel and parking expenses are the employee’s responsibility. It is expected that this position will return to campus in the future. Applicants must be adaptable and open to working in both environments.

UTSA is a tobacco free campus

This is a security sensitive position.  Employment is contingent upon a successful background check.

Applicants selected must be able to show proof of eligibility to work in the United States by time of hire.

EO/AA Statement As an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer, it is the policy of The University of Texas at San Antonio to promote and ensure equal employment opportunity for all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status. The University is committed to the Affirmative Action Program in compliance with all government requirements to ensure nondiscrimination. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. The UTSA campus is accessible to persons with disabilities.


Contact Info

Genevieve Tobias