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. 

*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 afpic@nashams.com. 

Current Postings Shown Below - Date Added

Associate Director of Development, The Nature Conservancy in Indiana - May 3, 2021
Digital Fundraising Manager, The Children's Organ Transplant Association (COTA) - April 19, 2021
Advancement Specialist and Database Administrator, University of Indianapolis - April 13, 2021
President of Damar Foundation, Damar Services, Inc. - April 8, 2021
President & CEO, Girls, Inc. of Greater Indianapolis - April 6, 2021
Director of Development for the College of Health, Ball State University - April 2, 2021
Director of Development for Teachers College, Ball State University - April 2, 2021


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ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT, THE NATURE CONSERVANCY IN INDIANA


Date posted:  May 3, 2021
 

The Nature Conservancy in Indiana seeks an Associate Director of Development (ADOD) based in Indianapolis, IN to implement and coordinate effective multi-year strategies and plans for gift prospects, including corporate, foundation, and/or individual donors.  The ADOD will build a portfolio of qualified donors, develop strong donor strategies, and build lasting donor relationships.  They will effectively communicate the programs of the Conservancy in broad terms and will engage donors through a variety of methods, such as meetings, presentations, events, and field trips.  The ADOD will be responsible for direct asks to both global and local priorities to meet the funding needs of the Indiana Chapter and other Conservancy programs; and listen for opportunities for gifts of assets or other non-cash gifts, such as planned gifts and trade lands.  They will use the Conservancy’s donor database, develop donor proposals, and involve appropriate partners and staff, keeping them apprised of interactions, issues, or concerns, as appropriate.

 

The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree and a minimum 5 years of related experience; or equivalent combination.  They will have extensive experience soliciting and closing major gifts; building and maintaining long-term relationships with fundraising constituents; and experience working with cross-functional teams.  Knowledge of the principles, practices, and procedures of charitable giving, particularly in the areas of capital campaigns, major gifts, and planned giving is a must.

 

The Nature Conservancy is a global conservation organization dedicated to conserving the lands and waters on which all life depends.  Guided by science, we create innovative, on-the-ground solutions to our world’s toughest challenges so that nature and people can thrive together.  Working in over 70 countries, we use a collaborative approach that engages local communities, governments, the private sector, and other partners.  To learn more, visit www.nature.org or follow @nature_press on Twitter.

 

For more information and to apply, please visit www.nature.org/careers and use keyword “Indiana” to search for this and other available positions.  Deadline to apply is 11:59 PM EST, May 21, 2021.  The Nature Conservancy is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Our commitment to diversity includes the recognition that our conservation mission is best advanced by the leadership and contributions of people of all genders, diverse backgrounds, beliefs, and culture.



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DIGITAL FUNDRAISING MANAGER, THE CHILDREN'S ORGAN TRANSPLANT ASSOCIATION (COTA)


Date posted:  April 19, 2021


Want To Make A Difference In Your Career?


The Children’s Organ Transplant Association (COTA), a national charity serving the financial needs of transplant patients and families, seeks an exceptional career-minded team member to serve as Digital Fundraising Manager (DFM) for our organization.

 

The DFM will be part of a comprehensive fundraising team, and will generate gifts through the development of online programs as well as fundraising initiatives involving new and developing media and technologies, including social media, text, and COTA web platforms.

 

We seek an applicant who has experience and/or formal education equivalent to a Bachelors Degree in fundraising, business or communications fields. We work with minimal supervision and with regular deadlines, and deal with the public in a clear, tactful, informative, and courteous manner on a daily basis.

 

Salary and benefits provided are outstanding. Our work does not follow a routine daily schedule, and the selected candidate will report to the Chief Development Officer.

 

If this opportunity appeals to you, please send your cover letter and resume to: jobs@cota.org with Digital Fundraising Manager Posting in the subject line. The position will remain open until an exceptional candidate is identified, and no phone calls will be taken.

Job Description:

Position Title: Digital Fundraising Manager

 

Position Summary: The Digital Fundraising Manager will be part of a larger fundraising team, and will generate gifts through the development of targeted online programs as well as fundraising initiatives involving new and developing media and technologies, such as social media and COTA web platforms. The Digital Fundraising Manager meets short-term and long-term goals from new and existing Miracle Maker’s (MM) who are the volunteers and contributors to the Children’s Organ Transplant Association (COTA) sources by developing “best practices” for digital fundraising across multiple platforms. 

Reporting to the Chief Development Officer and working closely with Executive Director of External Relationships and Director of Technology & Digital Media, the Digital Fundraising Manager focuses on cultivating donations through email from current and lapsed supporters; new methods of electronic fundraising such as social media and mobile; and is responsible for renewing donors through various avenues. 

 

  1. DUTIES:

The Digital Fundraising Manager is accountable for contributing to COTA’s financial health and for active collaboration.

  1. Develops and implements digital fundraising programs (including new and existing e-newsletters and e-renewals), online content monetization, widgets, online application development, and hybrid events such as the Miracle Maker Celebration (MMC).
  2. Responsible for delivery of fundraising campaigns across digital, mobile, social media, and developing channels. Provides leadership for improving COTA’s online fundraising pages and communications, for projects such as continuing MM development, micro-donations, and other activities.
  3. Manages cultivation of prospects through digital fundraising tools and initiates strategies to foster higher giving levels. Oversees current and ongoing email marketing programs including e-renewals. Key focus on developing email campaigns for donor cultivation directed at new markets, lapsed donors, and both current families and volunteers.
  4. Develops standardized digital fundraising procedures and ensures those standards are followed by staff so that online and digital facing constituents receive a tailored and structured set of online and digital giving opportunities and services.
  5. Works closely with Fundraising Team to set performance benchmarks and targets across all digital channels. Implements user testing techniques to improve response rates and increase donor retention. Evaluates and reports on monthly project accomplishments and budgets.
  6. Analyzes and makes recommendations regarding all COTA electronic communications strategies to ensure the highest potential level of fundraising and partner connections. Also works to ensure all digital fundraising offers a great user experience.
  7. Focus on ethical fundraising including COTA’s Donor Bill of Rights (https://cota.org/give/donor-bill-of-rights/) to ensure accountability and transparency in all solicitations.

 

  1. JOB REQUIREMENTS:
  • Bachelor’s degree and at least three to five years of experience in progressively challenging professional roles.
  • Strong knowledge of current and developing online fundraising strategies, social media, mobile and new technologies.
  • Must understand “best practices” across multiple platforms and the knowledge base to develop “best practices” for emerging media types.
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group of stakeholders across an organization(s).
  • A team player who understands how to work productively in a team environment with others who may have disparate and conflicting goals.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Microsoft Office suite of applications including Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint.
  • Working knowledge and strong interest in public media, digital fundraising, marketing and design. Knowledge of customer relationship management systems (CRM), email service providers, internet applications, and content publishing tools.
  • Familiarity with a variety of resources to keep up-to-date on the latest news in digital fundraising, marketing, sales, and design.
  • Excellent organizational skills and strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and goals while working under pressure.
  • Project management experience in digital media required.
  • Appreciation for COTA’s mission.
  • Experience with graphic design desired, but not required.

 

  1. LEVEL OF SUPERVISION AND RESPONSIBILITY:

Received

Perform duties according to policies and guidelines established by COTA. Work is periodically reviewed but exercises judgment in implementing decisions affecting compliance with these requirements. Unusual situation and interpretations of policy are discussed with other staff members. 

Incumbent will report to the Chief Development Officer with some connection with Executive Director of External Relationships and Director of Technology & Digital Media 

Exercised

Candidate performs a variety of duties, which are somewhat broad in scope. Must apply a variety of policies, laws, and public relations knowledge in the performance of the duties of this position. Work requires analysis and solution of a variety of complicated challenges. Errors in judgment are not immediately apparent through supervisor review and may result in substantial loss of time, and inconvenience to patients. Individual must continually monitor and update records. Will work with all other staff members to maximize resources.

 

 

  1. DIFFICULTY OF WORK:

Incumbent primarily performs duties in a modern office environment with no unusual physical demands. Work does not follow a routine daily schedule, and a flexible work schedule will be followed, with occasional travel. Frequent evening and weekend work required. Position is required to meet frequent deadlines. 

 

  1. PERSONAL WORK RELATIONSHIP:

Position maintains frequent contact with COTA personnel, patient families, volunteers, transplant center personnel, the general public, the media and the business community for a variety of purposes including, providing information during varied situations and circumstances.

 

Click here to view the general interview questions.   


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ADVANCEMENT SPECIALIST AND DATABASE ADMINISTRATOR, UNIVERSITY OF INDIANAPOLIS


Date posted:  April 13, 2021



COMPANY DESCRIPTION

Thank you for your interest in the University of Indianapolis! The University is a private, liberal arts university located on 65 acres, just minutes from downtown Indianapolis. With more than 700 faculty and staff, it is a place where you can become part of a close-knit campus community that emphasizes the importance of community partnerships in the future growth of the University.   

UIndy’s mission is to prepare its graduates for effective, responsible, and articulate membership in the complex societies in which they live and serve, and for excellence and leadership in their personal and professional lives. The motto of "Education for Service" provides the foundation for our work to better our communities, both near and far.   

As University employees, we know the work we do is important to our students and our communities. To accomplish our mission, we welcome talented, civic-minded and diverse individuals from all career levels to help maintain our high standards of excellence and quality. If you want to join our dynamic environment and experience hard work, creativity, and teamwork, we welcome your application!

The University of Indianapolis is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, citizenship status, military status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. The University of Indianapolis does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission as required by Title IX.


JOB DESCRIPTION

The University of Indianapolis is accepting applications for an Advancement Specialist and Database Administrator. This is a full-time, exempt staff position. This position is responsible for researching, processing and maintaining gift data records in the Raisers Edge system and auditing the integrity of that data. This individual serves as the database administrator for the Raiser’s Edge Database and is responsible for accurate entry of the daily receipt of gifts to the University. 

This role interacts with donors when necessary to ensure smooth processing of gifts and gift agreements, and assists in completing and distributing planned gift documents and gift agreements to ensure all parties are aware of the gift and the process. The individual hired will also assist in organization of the comprehensive campaign as well as provide reports and other documents requested by individuals in development and the President's office.  

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Leads database management, data analysis and reporting, and data entry/data integrity and serves as liaison between University Advancement and Information Systems
  • Works closely with consultants at Blackbaud to maintain and manage the Raisers Edge database
  • Receives, accurately processes, acknowledges, records, and properly documents information relating to all charitable donations in the form of cash, checks, credit cards, online transactions, securities, gifts-in-kind, bank drafts, matching gifts, payroll deductions, etc.) to the University from wide variety of constituents
  • Responds appropriately and professionally within two business days to all requests for information relating to donors
  • Develops daily, weekly, monthly, and yearly financial and donor reporting for Advancement and the University, including the annual audit of University finances
  • Maintains expertise on the Raisers Edge system and identifies inefficient/ineffective processes and implements improvements in procedures
  • Responsible for data content and quality control standards as related to gift processing guidelines
  • Protects and enforces the privacy of donor records, including the management, organization, and security of archiving paperless documentation of donor giving files and gift agreements
  • Liaises with multiple departments across campus to coordinate gift processing and recording of grants
  • Maintains policies and procedures to ensure effective and accurate processing and documentation of gifts, pledges, gift agreements, etc.
  • Acts as Liaison to Information Systems and as a representative to various campus committees
  • Assists with donor data-related projects as well as special campaign-related activities and event planning and management

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Two or more years working experience in a similar role is required
  • Bachelor's degree required
  • Proven ability to work with confidential information, processing and reporting financial transactions is essential
  • Advanced experience in Windows-based software packages, including Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook required
  • Experience with Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge and Raiser’s Edge NXT preferred
  • Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge trainings and certifications a plus

BENEFITS

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Tuition Discount
  • Free Parking
Interested candidates can applying using the following link: 

https://uindy.hyrell.com/VirtualStepPositionDetails.aspx?TemplateId=344681



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PRESIDENT OF DAMAR FOUNDATION, DAMAR SERVICES, INC.


Date posted:  April 8,2021

The Foundation President reports to CEO & President of Damar Services, Inc. for the coordination, supervision, planning, and implementation of the Foundation’s development program. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, major gift fund raising, planned giving, prospect research, direct mail, grant seeking communications, donor recognition, stewardship, and special event activities. Special attention will be given to major gift management, planned gift development, and institutional outreach.

 

The President will lead in planning, implementing, and delivering an integrated philanthropic plan enterprise wide, with external organizations and individual donors. Success will be determined through increases in financial support of donors, coordination of secured grants with outside foundations, and growth of the organization’s known inventory of planned gift expectancies.  The President is an integral member of the Damar executive staff team. The President will work closely with other executives and board members to lead the development functions for the Damar enterprise.

Responsibilities: 

  • Work with the CEO & President and Foundation Board to formulate an aggressive development plan with targets, goals, and a realistic timetable.
  • Plan, develop, coordinate, and implement the planned giving program and oversee the annual fund-raising activities.
  • Prepare, in concert with the appropriate committees, all materials needed for the planned giving sector.
  • Work with staff and volunteers to ensure that all fund-raising and community relations programs are consistent with the overall mission of Damar Services, Inc. and with the philosophy and concepts of each program and service.
  • Manage the various development vehicles: planned-giving, prospect research, direct mail, grant seeking communications, donor recognition, stewardship, and special events in support of these development activities.
  • Create and foster constituent relations with the goal of activating and building support.
  • Develop and maintain an effective and focused volunteer committee structure.
  • Participate along with volunteers in major gift and planned giving solicitations. As appropriate, include the CEO & President and the Board.
  • Develop budgets for all organizational activities.
  • Ensure that short-term and long-term goals for each area are developed and submitted to the CEO & President and the Board of Directors of the Foundation on an annual basis.
  • Measure success of outlined and approved goals.
  • Keep professional expertise current.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Utilize and maximize available financial and staff resources to provide necessary supports to individuals and/or their families.
  • Project annual monetary service requirements for each community-based service.
  • Monitor monthly revenues and expenditures and recommend corrective action, as necessary.
  • Monitor the preparation and submitting of billing documentation to bookkeeping department to facilitate accurate and timely billing for services provided.
  • Seek the best use of materials, equipment, and staff to maximize efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Act as a good steward of Damar and/or client finances.
  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with appropriate state agencies.
  • Maintain an active role within our agency’s trade association.
  • Respect the culture, diversity and rights of all clients, their families, and the community.
  • Show initiative by identifying solutions to work towards improving stakeholder satisfaction.
  • Prioritize duties in a manner consistent with organizational objectives and growth.
Campaign Assignments

  • Recruit top-level leadership for steering committee.
  • Meet on scheduled dates with Board members.
  • Relay information about the campaign to Board member, steering committee, and other committees as appropriate.
  • Serve as campaign liaison with the campaign chair.
  • When appropriate, call on key prospects - on a selective basis - for major gifts.
  • Oversee the solicitation program and provide encouragement to all campaign members.
  • Keep the campaign on schedule within the timeline.
  • Plan, direct and manage the day-to-day activities for the development and execution of the major donor campaign.
  • Assist with prospect research and review.
  • Help develop and supervise distribution of campaign materials and information as needed.
  • Send personal thank-you to all major campaign donors.


Qualifications:

Education
: Bachelor’s degree required and a CFRE; a master’s degree preferred in business or philanthropic studies. We seek an individual who can blend technical knowledge of the craft with proven practical experience.


Experience: Minimum 7 years of experience supervising or running all phases of development operations including annual appeal, major gifts, planned-giving and capital campaign management.


Equipment Familiarity: Proficiency with MS Office applications including: Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint.


Certifications, Licenses or Special Training:

  • Minimum age of 21 depending on program and / or department requirements.
  • Certified Fundraising Professional Executive - CFRE, or equivalent.
  • Must meet and maintain background screening requirements for all Damar Programs as detailed in policy 1.HR.02 Pre-Employment and Employee Background Checks.
  • Valid Indiana driver’s license and driving record that meets eligibility requirements of Damar’s insurance carrier (for all positions requiring driving).
  • Successful completion of pre-employment drug screen and physical required.


Abilities:

  • Adhere to the principles of the AFP Code of Ethics and Donor Bill of Rights.
  • Understands the dynamics behind establishing a culture promoting excellent service, high integrity, and honorable conduct and can create such an environment.
  • Ability to relate to a diverse population of prospects and effectively solicit major gifts.
  • Can plan and execute a results-oriented development strategy.
  • Able to effectively lead a team in a cooperative environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with volunteer leaders to carry out the development plan.
  • Understand and can implement an effective planned giving strategy.
  • Possess a blend of technical expertise, business acumen, and leadership skills. It is essential to have someone who can understand Damar’s mix of businesses.
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills, including listening, and an ability to communicate effectively with and at all levels of the organization.
  • Self-motivated, independent, cooperative, flexible, creative, innovative.
Interested candidates can apply by using the following link:  https://careers-damar.icims.com/jobs/4930/job?mobile=false&width=1263&height=500&bga=true&needsRedirect=false&jan1offset=-300&jun1offset=-240


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PRESIDENT & CEO, GIRLS INC. OF GREATER INDIANAPOLIS


Date Posted:  April 6, 2021

Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis (Girls Inc. Indy) has been serving girls in the Indianapolis area since 1969. The organization, formerly known as The Girls Clubs of Indianapolis, was founded by three mothers who desired a safe space for their girls to grow up and be independent. Girls Inc. Indy has grown tremendously since its inception, providing programming to girls in two facility locations in the Indianapolis area. Throughout its 50-year history, Girls Inc. Indy has serviced more than 140,000 girls. 

Girls Inc. Indy inspires girls to be strong, smart and bold by delivering engaging and empowering programs to girls in outreach locations. Girls can find programs, which are delivered by trained volunteer facilitators, at schools, youth organizations and other community centers throughout greater Indianapolis. The program curriculum focuses on issues that all girls face like conflict management, college and career planning, and body image. 

Girls Inc. Indy seeks a leader who is passionate about the empowerment of girls. This leader will work collaboratively with stakeholders, partners, donors, volunteers, Board and staff in a dynamic operating environment. This person will be an effective leader who will foster vibrant teamwork, pursue quality, support equity and diversity, engender mutual respect, and nurture a culture that is grounded in a shared vision. This dynamic leader will inspire stakeholders, community leaders, partners, donors, Board and staff to work collaboratively to achieve the vision of Girls Inc. Indy as a place where everyone can prosper and reach their full potential. 

This is a high-energy position for a dynamic leader who is excited about expanding opportunities for youth through the impact of empowerment and mentoring.  This results-oriented leader works collaboratively with teams and diverse constituencies to achieve goals. This person is a compelling and credible advocate who tirelessly works as an ambassador for the organization.  
 

The ideal candidate should demonstrate a career path of progressive leadership and management experience in the nonprofit, corporate and/or government sectors. Applicants should have significant experience in growing the capacity and impact of an organization that focuses on complex, systemic issues. Candidates should demonstrate the ability to operate effectively within a nonprofit governing environment.  Ideally, this individual has experience working in volunteer-driven organizations and/or in an organization that serves a statewide or multijurisdictional audience. 

The most qualified candidates will possess the ability to establish and maintain effective and collaborative external relationships with current funders, potential donors, as well as allies in business, government and community-based organizations.  An ability and desire to raise private contributions is necessary. 

To apply, submit a current resume and letter of introduction to Kittleman & Associates, LLC at https://bit.ly/2PYUNfG (click on the Apply button at the bottom of the page). 

For more information about Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis, visit https://girlsincindy.org/


It is the policy of Girls Inc. to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, citizenship, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information, military status and political belief or any other protected characteristic as protected by law.  Girls Inc. prohibits and will not tolerate any such discrimination or harassment by supervisors or employees.  Girls Inc. will not tolerate harassment of our employees by anyone, including vendors.



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DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT FOR THE COLLEGE OF HEALTH, BALL STATE UNIVERSITY


Date Posted:  April 2, 2021

Ball State University welcomes applications for a Director of Development for the College of Health. 

Do you have experience in annual or major gift fundraising and are ready to take the next step in your career? Come fly with us! Ball State University Foundation is seeking motivated frontline fundraisers to join our successful and growing team. Would you like to work with dynamic, results-focused colleagues in a collaborative, team driven model? Do you prefer a silo free environment-one with no barriers between development, alumni engagement, and stewardship? 

We’re committed to an empowering, entrepreneurial management philosophy, and our integrated team is raising funds, engaging alumni, and serving donors in better ways to support Ball State students. We’re committed to diversity, equity, inclusion and excellence. Would you like to join us?

 

Position Function: Identify, engage, and successfully solicit individuals and corporations for the purposes of securing major, annual, and planned gifts for Ball State University; plan and implement ongoing major gift activities on behalf of a college or other university constituent group in order to increase the number and size of private gifts.

 

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution. At least three years of experience in philanthropy, fundraising, or related profession. Willingness and ability to travel; possess and maintain a valid driver’s license and be insurable under the university’s auto fleet policy; ability to work as part of an organization without direct daily supervision; outstanding oral, written, and listening communication skills are necessary in order to articulate departmental and institutional viewpoints, goals, priorities, and needs.

 

Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.

 

Preferred Qualifications: Master’s degree from an accredited institution. Prior experience in healthcare, health-related field or higher education. Ideal candidate will have experience working in corporate giving. Strong organizational management and interpersonal skills together with self-motivation, personal accountability, and ability to motivate others, including staff, faculty and volunteers; ability to work as a team member within a complex institution; knowledge of or experience in an educational setting.

 

Apply online at: https://bsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/242167. Include the following documents with your application: resume and cover letter. The option to upload transcripts is available. Original, official transcripts showing the highest related degree earner is required at the time of hire (even if obtained at BSU). Degree verification will be conducted.

 

Review of applications will begin immediately and will be accepted through May 10, 2021.

 

Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, approximately 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 21,000 undergraduate and graduate students enroll each year in diverse academic programs on and off campus. Our students come from all Indiana counties, all 50 states, and 68 countries to pursue knowledge in seven academic colleges offering 190 undergraduate majors, 130 undergraduate minors, 140 graduate programs and 200 study abroad programs.

 

The Ball State way is rooted in the Beneficence Pledge – a commitment to excellence in teaching and scholarship, honesty and integrity, social responsibility, gratitude and valuing the intrinsic worth of each member of our community. Ball State students, faculty and staff are empowered in a culture that believes in them and demands they believe in themselves. They are partners in an innovative, immersive approach to education. They are supported by living and learning facilities that enable intellectual curiosity. We graduate scholars who are changing the world, and we’ve dedicated our University to do the same.

 

The university offers an excellent wellness program and extensive benefits offerings to include a generous paid time off package and paid parental leave.  For further information regarding benefits please visit:

https://cms.bsu.edu/About/AdministrativeOffices/HumanResources/Jobs/Benefits-and-Community/professional-staff   

 

Ball State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.



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DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT FOR TEACHERS COLLEGE, BALL STATE UNIVERSITY


Date Posted:  April 2, 2021

Ball State University welcomes applications for a Director of Development for Teachers College. 

Do you have experience in annual or major gift fundraising and are ready to take the next step in your career? Come fly with us! Ball State University Foundation is seeking motivated frontline fundraisers to join our successful and growing team. Would you like to work with dynamic, results-focused colleagues in a collaborative, team driven model? Do you prefer a silo free environment-one with no barriers between development, alumni engagement, and stewardship? 

We’re committed to an empowering, entrepreneurial management philosophy, and our integrated team is raising funds, engaging alumni, and serving donors in better ways to support Ball State students. We’re committed to diversity, equity, inclusion and excellence. Would you like to join us?
 

Position Function: Identify, engage, and successfully solicit individuals and corporations for the purposes of securing major, annual, and planned gifts for Ball State University; plan and implement ongoing major gift activities on behalf of a college or other university constituent group in order to increase the number and size of private gifts.

 

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution. At least three years of experience in philanthropy, fundraising, or related profession. Willingness and ability to travel; possess and maintain a valid driver’s license and be insurable under the university’s auto fleet policy; ability to work as part of an organization without direct daily supervision; outstanding oral, written, and listening communication skills are necessary in order to articulate departmental and institutional viewpoints, goals, priorities, and needs.

 

Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.

 

Preferred Qualifications: Master’s degree from an accredited institution. Prior fundraising experience in higher education setting. Strong organizational management and interpersonal skills together with self-motivation, personal accountability, and ability to motivate others, including staff, faculty and volunteers; ability to work as a team member within a complex institution; knowledge of or experience in an educational setting.

 

Apply online at: https://bsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/24216. Include the following documents with your application: resume and cover letter. The option to upload transcripts is available. Original, official transcripts showing the highest related degree earner is required at the time of hire (even if obtained at BSU). Degree verification will be conducted.

 

Review of applications will begin immediately and will be accepted through May 10, 2021.

 

Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, approximately 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 21,000 undergraduate and graduate students enroll each year in diverse academic programs on and off campus. Our students come from all Indiana counties, all 50 states, and 68 countries to pursue knowledge in seven academic colleges offering 190 undergraduate majors, 130 undergraduate minors, 140 graduate programs and 200 study abroad programs.

 

The Ball State way is rooted in the Beneficence Pledge – a commitment to excellence in teaching and scholarship, honesty and integrity, social responsibility, gratitude and valuing the intrinsic worth of each member of our community. Ball State students, faculty and staff are empowered in a culture that believes in them and demands they believe in themselves. They are partners in an innovative, immersive approach to education. They are supported by living and learning facilities that enable intellectual curiosity. We graduate scholars who are changing the world, and we’ve dedicated our University to do the same.

 

The university offers an excellent wellness program and extensive benefits offerings to include a generous paid time off package and paid parental leave.  For further information regarding benefits please visit:

https://cms.bsu.edu/About/AdministrativeOffices/HumanResources/Jobs/Benefits-and-Community/professional-staff   

 

Ball State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.



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