University Human Resource Services

Director of Development, University Development

Professional position available immediately.  

Responsibilities:  identify, engage, and successfully solicit individuals and corporations for the purpose of securing major and annual 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; at least three years of professional work experience; 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 communications skills are necessary in order to articulate departmental and institutional viewpoints, goals, priorities, and needs.  

Preferred qualifications:  master’s degree; three years of experience in development; strong organizational management and interpersonal skills together with self-motivation 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.  

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

Send letter of application, resume, official transcript of highest degree earned, and the names of three references to:  

Chair, DOD Search Committee 
University Development 
Ball State University 
Muncie, IN  47306  

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  www.bsu.edu

Ball State University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community.

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