University Human Resource Services

Assistant Director of Leadership Annual Giving, University Development

Professional position available immediately.  

Responsibilities:  secure mid-level gifts from Ball State University alumni and friends; create strategies for developing relationships between prospects and top university administration and volunteers; oversee Discovery, a women’s philanthropy group at Ball State.  

Minimum qualifications:  bachelor’s degree; at least two years of fundraising field work, which includes responsibilities for building relationships with individuals; ability to work as part of an organization without direct daily supervision; outstanding oral, written and listening communication skills in order to articulate departmental and institutional viewpoints, goals, priorities, and needs; strong organizational and interpersonal skills; willingness and ability to travel; possess and maintain a valid driver’s license and be insurable under the university’s auto fleet policy; proficient in Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, and social media.  

Preferred qualifications:  master’s degree; work experience in an annual giving program and/or development work; 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; flexibility and willingness to change fundraising tactics and strategy mid-year to achieve stated program goals.  

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

Send letter of application, resume, official transcripts, and the names and contact information for three references to:  

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

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

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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