William McDermott, Staten Island, NY, has been appointed director of development in the Office of University Advancement at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT). McDermott will be responsible for fund-raising activities for the School of Management at NJIT and selected departments within the Newark College of Engineering.
McDermott’s background includes non-profit fundraising, special events, staff development, community outreach, and volunteer recruitment through such organizations as Transitional Services for New York and the Seton Foundation for Learning. In addition, in the corporate sector he has experience in public relations, strategic planning, marketing, business and financial development, and partnership building for Partnership Central, YOUNetwork, Market Visibility, Inc., and WMD Marketing Group.
McDermott received his bachelor’s degree in business from St. John’s University.
For more information about the School of Management or Newark College of Engineering, contact McDermott at 973-596-3256.