Director of Development (UG)

Founded in 1977 UrbanGlass was the first artist-access glass center in the United States and is now the largest, with 17,000 square feet of state-of-the-art studio space. Our mission is to foster experimentation and advance the use and critical understanding of glass as a creative medium.

Each year our glass studios and art center serve over 25,000 professional artists, designers and students seeking to learn about the possibilities of glass. 


The Director of Development is a key member of the development team and works closely with the Executive Director, the Director of Finance, and the staff to create and oversee a comprehensive fundraising plan to support annual programs as well as capital reserves. The Director of Development plans, implements and sustains a comprehensive annual fundraising effort as a part of a team that currently includes two full-time and one part-time staff member.  As an essential member of UrbanGlass’ leadership, the Director of Development is instrumental to UrbanGlass’ sustainability and growth and contributes to the strategic direction of the institution. UrbanGlass is looking for a fundraising leader to accomplish the organization’s financial goals by fostering relationships with donors, funders and stakeholders who are excited to support the organization's mission. This is a hybrid position. You will be expected to come onsite at least one day per week. 


Click here for more information or to apply. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

How to apply: Please submit a resume and cover letter, as a single PDF, to [email protected] and state “Director of Development_Your Name” in the subject line.

We strongly encourage individuals that have not been historically represented in the arts sector to apply. UrbanGlass is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, military status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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