Director of Development
Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium
The Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium (LUMCON) was formed in 1979 to increase awareness of the environmental, economic and cultural value of Louisiana’s coastal and marine environments by conducting research and educational programs. A public institution that is a program of the Louisiana Board of Regents system, LUMCON offers educational programming and research opportunities at the W.J. DeFelice Marine Center in Cocodrie, LA, at sea onboard its research vessels, and across the state and region via outreach efforts. LUMCON is a premier marine research and education facility entering a 5-year growth phase.
Reporting to the Executive Director, the Director of Development will be responsible for establishing and building a fundraising program for LUMCON, including individual, corporate and foundation gifts from local, regional and national sources. The Development Director will direct fundraising strategy for LUMCON, will secure philanthropic gifts for LUMCON, will partner with state, regional and national stakeholders to maximize LUMCON’s fundraising, and will provide senior-level development expertise to the Executive Director. This is a new position with an initial 3 year funding commitment by the Louisiana Board of Regents.
Submit resume and cover letter to Mary Ontko, The Moran Company.