Senior Development Officer, British Columbia Institue of Technology

Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada · British Columbia Institute of Technology


It's an exciting time to join our Advancement team at BCIT. The Institute is at a transformational time in its history and together with the BCIT Foundation, is preparing to undertake a significant project that will inspire and elevate teaching and learning for the next 50 years. At BCIT, we strive to remain at the forefront of innovation and technology as the destination for applied learning and research innovation, and a dynamic community of discovery and interaction. Students are at the core of our mission and we are committed to preparing tomorrow's leaders and innovators to solve complex problems and make a difference locally and globally. Our Advancement Division is a strategic partner in this mission and we are seeking a skilled and thoughtful fundraising professional to join our growing team to raise funds and increase engagement in support of students.

The BCIT Foundation is hiring a regular, full-time Senior Development Officer to manage major and leadership fundraising for innovative programs, projects and campaigns. Under the direction of the Executive Director, BCIT Foundation, you will work closely with Deans, faculty members, senior administrators, and the Development team, to identify fundraising projects that support the BCIT Foundation's goals and align with Institute priorities. With ultimate responsibility for the development of strategic major gifts fundraising plans, you are an accomplished major gift fundraiser with demonstrated ability to build strong relationships with prospects, donors and colleagues that result in securing internal and external financial and gift in kind support for priority projects.

You will be responsible for cultivating new relationships and nurturing industry partnership development by identifying and executing opportunities for major gifts and donations. Elements of this position include developing major gifts proposals/cases from concept to completion, securing major gifts and developing strategic fund development plans that turn ideas into results. If you enjoy a multi-faceted, fast paced, collaborative and strategic work environment, please apply.

At British Columbia Institute of Technology, we strive to create a vibrant and diverse community, characterized by collaboration, creativity and an unwavering commitment to excellence. Our core mission is to educate students for a life of fulfillment and accomplishment and to create and translate knowledge to meet global and societal needs. We seek accomplished faculty and staff to help us advance this mission.



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