Chapter Job Center

The AFP Indiana Chapter (AFP-IC) does have a job posting service.  For only $300, your position will be posted on the AFP-IC website for 30 days*, and a blast email will be sent to all members with job details and instructions on how to apply.

Beginning January 1, 2023, AFP-IC will require salary or salary ranges for all job postings. 

*Note - extensions on postings are available

FORMAT - Job title, Organization name, Organization overview, primary responsibilities, desired qualifications, contact information.

For more information, or to post your position online, please contact Sara Nash at 317-824-0940 or 

Current Postings Shown Below - Date Added

Director, Individual Giving, The Children's Museum of Indianapolis - December 2, 2022
Chief Development Officer, Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites - November 29, 2022
Vice President for Advancement, North Park University Chicago - November 22, 2022
Director of Development, Ivy Tech Community College - November 8, 2022

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Date Posted:  December 2, 2022


The Director, Individual Giving works closely with the Vice President of Development to grow contributed revenue through individual relationship development achieve the mission of The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis. The director participates in forecasting the Museum’s annual and long-range potential development revenue and developing strategic long-range plans and strategies to successfully secure these resources. The Director oversees the high-performing annual fund program and staff as well as individual major gift officers. The director has a proven track record of securing six and seven figure gifts and maintains a personal portfolio and actively cultivates, solicits, and closes major gifts within said portfolio of individual prospects.


The Children’s Museum is fiercely devoted to our Diversity, Equity, Accessibility, and Inclusion (DEAI) efforts. Together we are building and sustaining an inclusive culture that encourages, supports, and celebrates differences. 



1. Identifies, cultivates, and sustains strong and fruitful relationships with a portfolio of donors to secure annual, major, and planned gifts. Builds relationships with assigned donors to engage them in the mission of the museum to determine when a prospect is ready to engage in leadership giving.  Plans and executes gift cultivation and solicitation with individual donors aligned with the museum’s constituent relationship philosophy

2. Works closely with the museum’s Vice President of Development to assess and establish development short and long-term goals based on a sound knowledge of the museum’s strategic plan. Engages with the Development team to diversify its donor base.

 3. Oversees the Children’s Museum Fund program ensuring individual annual fundraising goals are achieved or exceeded through the design and implementation of coordinated annual work plans, solicitations, and increased donor giving supported by a robust portfolio of donor-centric communications and events.

4. Oversees the annual fund and major gifts staff, ensuring that individual responsibilities are well defined and communicated while also encouraging an inclusive team environment and individual professional growth.

5. In concert with Vice President of Development, oversees the museum’s moves management program to ensure a collaborative and proactive approach to donor engagement in leadership giving. Works in concert with department colleagues to keep the VP informed of progress and areas for improvement.

6. In concert with staff colleagues and across all funding sources, ensures donor pipelines are created, donor engagement strategies developed and executed, and ensures gift officers have the compelling collateral materials for donors.

 7. Continues personal professional growth through participation in community organizations, philanthropic associations, and professional conferences.

 8. Working closely with the Vice President for Development, prepares, implements, and monitors budgetary requirements and income projections for individual giving.


  1. Bachelor’s degree, with seven (7) years’ experience at a management level in the fund-raising or equivalent field for a major non-profit.
  2. Three (3) years of people management experience. Proven experience managing a professional and diverse fund-raising staff, including a demonstrated ability to attract diverse talent in terms of race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, gender, gender identity, etc.; motivate, mentor and evaluate for success; organize work and develop well-communicated work plans; demonstrated ability to create an inclusive work environment where all staff fell they belong, as well as develop a good working rapport with colleagues across the organization.
  3. Experience in working with non-profit boards, committees, donors and volunteers in project teams and as fundraising resources. Serves as a resource to these partners in development skill-building.
  4. A persistent self-motivator who can work with minimal oversight and achieve team goals on a consistent basis. Must possess exceptional written and oral communication skills.
  5. Demands a sound knowledge of fundraising principles, ethics, and practices.
  6. Excellent problem solving and negotiation skills.
  7. Places a high value on the importance of diversity and inclusion by promoting diversity, equity, accessibility, and inclusion activities. Maintains a professional demeanor by using inclusive language, being tactful, and sensitive.
  8. Proficiency and ability to learn and utilize various types of software and database platforms.



  1. Must be able to perceive space, to read documents, reports and to view computer monitor.
  2. Must be able to communicate in one-on-one conversation with donors; planning and execution of projects; strong presentations of ideas. Team and group dialog required for communication of plans and concepts.
  3. Must be able to lift objects up to 30 pounds of weight.
  4. Required ability to remain stationary for extended periods, to move throughout the building frequently, or move from one location to another outside of the building. Must be able to work at multiple locations and navigate local, regional and international travel to work at those various locations.


Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Salary: $94,000 USD per year
Indianapolis, IN 46208
ndianapolis, IN 46208, US

Interested candidates can apply using the following link:

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Date Posted:  November 30, 2022


Location: Indianapolis, Indiana


About the Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites:

The Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites (ISMHS) is a statewide museum system with 12 locations, including the Indiana State Museum in downtown Indianapolis and 11 historic sites in the Indiana communities of Evansville, Corydon, New Albany, Rome City, Madison, Fountain City, Geneva, New Harmony, Nashville, Vincennes and Metamora.


ISMHS MissionTo serve as a catalyst for informal lifelong learning that connects the stories of real people, places and things.


ISMHS Vision: Be the leader in informal lifelong learning that is recognized, sought-after and celebrated regionally, nationally and globally.


ISMHS Values:

  • Inclusion
  • Integrity
  • Stewardship
  • Transparency


ISMHS Strategic Priorities:

  1. Engage and serve an expanded and diverse audience through transformative experiences: Collections. Exhibits. Programs.
  2. Translate/transform our historic sites from buildings/tours to experiences/legacies.
  3. Brand awareness and reputation management.
  4. Sustainability (product and financial).
  5. Organizational culture.


Purpose of Position/Summary: 

The Chief Development Officer (CDO) will be instrumental in growing the philanthropic support of the ISMHS. The CDO serves as a member of the organization’s leadership team, sets the strategy and oversees the execution of fundraising while carrying a fundraising portfolio focused on bolstering the individual giving program. This is an exciting time in the organization’s lifecycle with a unique opportunity to engage and serve an expanded and diverse audience through transformative experiences.


The CDO is involved with various executive duties at ISMHS involving a high degree of discretion in interpreting, applying and executing a division’s policies and programs.


Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Provides vision and leadership that reflects the mission and core values of the ISMHS. 
  • Oversees all fundraising efforts and leads the development strategy for all 12 statewide locations, including raising funds for annual operating support and capital projects. 
  • Manages a donor portfolio focused on growing the individual giving program.
  • Develops a balanced funding mix of donor sources with geographic diversity.   
  • Works closely with the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and board of directors to identify, cultivate and solicit prospects for Icon Society and major gifts. 
  • Manages the annual development budget and tracks monthly pipeline projections in coordination with the CEO and Chief Financial Officer (CFO). 
  • Provides general oversight of ISMHS development activities, manages the daily operations of the development team and monitors development progress and adequacy through coordination with staff, board of directors and volunteer groups at historic sites. 
  • Leads a team of six (6) full-time employees with three (3) direct reports. The development team includes the vice president of development, director of corporate and foundation relations, grants manager, development database manager and development intern.


Job Requirements: 

  • 5-7 years of progressive fundraising experience, including experience in managing and supervising staff. 
  • Bachelor’s degree required with a concentration in nonprofit management, arts administration or philanthropic studies strongly preferred. 
  • Experience in a museum, arts/culture organization, education and/or nonprofit organization. 
  • A proven record in developing and managing comprehensive fundraising programs focused on moves management and tracking progress to goals and growth compared to prior years. 
  • Ability to develop relationships across diverse communities. 
  • Strong oral and written communication skills. 
  • Working knowledge of donor database applications with a preference for Blackbaud’s Raiser’s Edge or Altru. 
  • This position is located at the Indiana State Museum in downtown Indianapolis but requires the ability to travel to all 12 locations for donor visits and meetings with volunteer groups. 


Supervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports:

This role leads a team of six (6) full-time employees with three (3) direct reports. The development team includes the vice president of development, director of corporate and foundation relations, grants manager, development database manager, and development intern.


Difficulty of Work:

Work is broad in scope involving complex elements which require critical and analytical abilities. The CDO must be able to react to these variables ensuring proper response in accord with accepted practices and principles as the primary representative of the organization. Judgement is essential to adapting policies, procedures, and guidelines to situations encountered, often without prior experience or guidance.



The CDO works independently following statutes, rules, regulations, and industry accepted guidelines. The position instigates changes and improvements to the existing program. The CDO possesses knowledge, experience and authority in fundraising work. The CDO makes a major contribution in the development and implementation of significant programs for the organization. 


Personal Work Relationships:

Ability to work with both internal and external partners and develop relationships with relevant federal, state & local governments and/or community leaders. Exceptional customer service is provided to partners and other external and internal customers.


Physical Effort:

The role performs work in an environment where sitting for extended periods of time could be expected.


Working Conditions:

The role performs work in a standard office environment, may experience periods of high stress and/or pressure, and may require occasional and/or overnight travel.


To apply:

Submit application, resume and cover letter online:

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Date Posted:  November 22, 2022

North Park University, is seeking a person of active and expressed Christian faith as its next highly accomplished Vice President for Advancement. A Christian university in the heart of Chicago, Illinois, North Park has a historic commitment to three distinctive identities including Christian, city-centered, and intercultural devotion. The new Vice President for Advancement will have the extraordinary opportunity to join North Park as the University reimagines and realizes its future in the rich tradition of Christian higher education in 21st Century America. Reporting to the President, the Vice President for Advancement will join a dynamic team of leaders in the President's Cabinet and work collaboratively with the Board of Trustees and other critical stakeholders to ensure the fiscal stability of the University.

We seek an experienced advancement professional with progressively responsible managerial and leadership positions in advancement, a proven track record in principal and major gift fundraising, and a broad understanding of the various roles, functions, and responsibilities of the different units within the Office of Advancement. Direct experience in a complex university with multiple academic units, student success offerings, and NCAA Division III athletics will be particularly beneficial. A bachelor’s degree from an accredited university is required, and an advanced degree is preferred. Salary range is $165,000 - $180,000 annually.

To view the detailed job profile for this position, please click the following link:  Vice President for Advancement

Application Process
This search is assisted by Gonser Gerber LLP. Applications should consist of:
1) a detailed cover letter addressing the expectations of the position,
2) a written statement that describes your understanding, experience, and commitment to North Park’s three core identities of being Christian, city-centered, and intercultural; and describes your faith journey and how it aligns with the mission and values of the University,
3) a current curriculum vitae (CV), and
4) a list of five professional references with contact information and a brief description explaining the working relationship of each to the applicant. References will not be contacted without the explicit permission of the candidate. All documents should be submitted in PDF format.

Nominations and applications may be directed in confidence to or Gonser Gerber Search, c/o Gonser Gerber LLP, 1776 Legacy Circle, Suite 100, Naperville, IL 60563. The position is open until filled but only applications received by December 22, 2022, can be assured full consideration.

North Park is committed to providing and maintaining a welcoming environment, and will not tolerate discrimination, harassment, sexual misconduct, relationship violence, retaliation, or any form of intimidation by any person in any form directed against students, faculty, or staff of the institution. To assure that its commitment is met, North Park has adopted two policies: Policy Against Discrimination, Harassment and Retaliation and Title IX/Sexual Misconduct Policy. The Policies prohibit discrimination or harassment of any member of the University community because of his or her race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran’s status, or other protected status, as those terms are defined by applicable local, state, and federal law, subject to North Park’s right, as a religious institution, to make decisions on the basis of religious beliefs and lifestyle consistent with the religious principles espoused by the Evangelical Covenant Church.

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Date Posted:  November 8, 2022


Indianapolis, IN

Ivy Tech Community College is Indiana's largest public postsecondary institution and the nation's largest singly accredited statewide community college system, accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Role Purpose:
The Director of Development performs as a member of the development team reporting directly to the Executive Director of Development. This individual is responsible for developing, implementing, and evaluating a comprehensive major gift program including identification, qualification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of prospective donors.


This individual will develop, grow, and manage a portfolio of prospects within the institutions database. The Director of Development will work closely with faculty and staff, both within Indianapolis campus service area and statewide to promote the acquisition of philanthropic support. A successful Director of Development works efficiently managing time, develops strategies to obtain solicitations, and creates donor relationships that establish gifts to meet the strategic goals of the institution. 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent combination of training and experience.
  • At least three (3) years of successful fundraising or related experience in identifying, cultivating, and soliciting constituents.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills including the ability to conduct public speaking engagements without instruction
  • Exceptional written communications and research abilities
  • Highly self-motivated and organized ability to understand the needs and interests of leadership and donors in order to develop relationships between them and the college
  • Interest in all aspects of education and a dedication to promoting the college's fundraising priorities through developing excellent relationships with faculty, trustees, volunteers, and the development team
  • Proven innovative ability in fundraising process to develop connections with unrelated prospects

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree or CFRE/equivalent

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Ivy Tech Community College is an accredited, equal opportunity/ affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, marital status, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, age, or veteran status. As required by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Ivy Tech Community College does not discriminate on the basis of sex, including sexual harassment, in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admissions. Questions specific to Title IX may be referred to the College's Title IX Coordinator or to the US Department of Education Office of Civil Rights.

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