Associate Director for Development and Alumni Relations
Office of the Vice Chancellor for Development and Alumni Relations
Description: Southern Illinois University Carbondale invites applications and nominations for the position of Associate Director for Development and Alumni Relations who will serve as a Constituent Development Officer to lead and coordinate the fundraising activities of the College of Education and Human Services. The Constituent Development Officer will manage an assignment of donor prospects, including alumni, engaging in personal cultivation and solicitation for the College. Some travel and weekend work will be necessary to fulfill the tasks. The successful candidate will be a member of the University development staff and will report to the Associate Vice Chancellor for Development and Alumni Relations and to the Dean of the College of Education and Human Services. The candidate will work closely with faculty and staff to determine key College priorities including fundraising for College needs, department needs, student scholarships and future building needs.
Minimum Qualifications: A bachelor's degree is required, with a minimum of three years' experience in institutional advancement or related field. Requirements also include excellent communication skills; proven ability to work with volunteers and not-for-profit organizations; and specialized knowledge in at least one advancement field.
Preferred Qualifications: A master's degree is preferred. Evidence of successful mid-management experience is desirable. Candidates should have a broad knowledge of fundraising concepts and strategies necessary to cultivate and secure significant annual and major gifts from individuals, corporations, and foundations.
Compensation: The salary for this position is commensurate with qualifications and experience; there is an excellent fringe benefits package.
Application Deadline: April 18, 2013, or until filled.
Application Procedure: Please submit nominations or a letter of application with a current resume and the names and phone numbers of at least three references to:
College of Education and Human Services Constituent Development Officer
Office of the Vice Chancellor for Development & Alumni Relations
Colyer Hall 101B
Mail Code 4309
Southern Illinois University Carbondale
1235 Douglas Drive
Carbondale, IL 62901
S IU Carbondale
is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer that strives to enhance its
ability to develop a diverse faculty and staff and to increase its potential to
diverse student population. All applications are welcomed and encouraged and
will receive consideration.
Southern Illinois University Carbondale - 8 months ago