Dakota Wesleyan University is seeking a highly motivated and dynamic individual to serve as a Capital Campaign Director/Development Officer. This individual must be able to clearly and passionately articulate the mission and vision of DWU to constituents in order to solicit and cultivate current and potential donors. They will also direct our capital campaign, actively participate in annual fund raising and assist with other development initiatives.
Responsibilities include: helping to develop a strong and cohesive capital campaign strategy, overseeing all campaign planning and organization, managing the campaign prospect pipeline, and developing intentional relationships with major donors. The next capital campaign will be focused on building a new sport and recreation center on campus.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree and progressively responsible experience working in fundraising and relationship building required. Previous capital campaign and project management experience is strongly preferred. Successful candidates will have excellent verbal and written communication skills, ability to quickly develop authentic relationships, strong attention to detail, and have a demonstrated commitment to the mission of DWU and our values of learning, leadership, faith, and service. A passion for athletics and wellness is also a plus. Ability to travel regularly will be required to develop relationships locally and nationally.
Dakota Wesleyan University is committed to fostering diversity and is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes the candidacy of underrepresented groups. DWU is a tobacco free campus.
Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. Applicants should submit a resume, cover letter, and a list of three professional references to:
Dakota Wesleyan University
1200 W University Ave
Mitchell, SD 57301
Council for Advancement & Support of Education - 6 months ago