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ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR FOR DEVELOPMENT
(DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT, SIU FOUNDATION) (COLLEGE OF BUSINESS)
SIU CARBONDALE

Description: Southern Illinois University Carbondale invites applications and nominations for the position of Associate Director for Development (Director of Development, SIU Foundation) (College of Business). The successful candidate will orchestrate and execute the advancement of relationships with prospective donors through appropriate stages of qualification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship culminating in philanthropic support. This position will be assigned to SIU’s College of Business.

Performance Expectations: Secure $500,000+ annually in new gifts & commitments. Manage a portfolio of 75-120 prospects. Conduct 80-150 substantive face to face personal visits per year, qualifying 40-60 new major gift prospects annually, submitting 10-20 major proposals/year. Become familiar with and understand key initiatives of the university relating to faculty, students, instruction and research. Prepare proposals and gift agreements as required for proper gift documentation. Ensure effective records maintenance, including timely filing of requests for prospect assignments, prospect strategies and contact reports using SIU Foundation’s prospect management system. Extensive travel, including nights and weekends required.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree and a minimum of two years' successful professional experience in fundraising or related non-profit organization work, alumni relations, PR/Marketing, or closely related field. A Bachelor's or Master's degree in nonprofit management or closely-related subject may be substituted for the two years of experience. Must have a valid driver's license.

Preferred Qualifications: A Master’s degree. An ideal candidate will possess proven leadership and organizational skills, experience with comprehensive campaigns, a strong record of success in raising significant major gifts; and the willingness to develop a comprehensive development program that continually surpasses goals and overcomes obstacles. Higher education advancement (development or alumni), healthcare, or arts organization experience preferred.

This is a security-sensitive position. Before any offer of employment is made, the University will conduct a pre-employment background investigation, which includes a criminal background check.

Compensation: The salary for this position is commensurate with qualifications and experience; there is an excellent fringe benefits package.

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:

Screening Committee
College of Business
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

Application Deadline: November 16, 2017, or until filled.

SIU Carbondale is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans that strives to enhance its ability to develop a diverse faculty and staff and to increase its potential to serve a diverse student population. All applications are welcomed and encouraged and will receive consideration.


Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Associate Director for Development
(Director of Development, SIU Foundation)
Multiple Positions


Southern Illinois University Carbondale invites applications and nominations for positions of Associate Director for Development (Director of Development, SIU Foundation). This position is responsible for a portfolio of major gift prospects and is expected to identify, cultivate and solicit private financial support from alumni and friends of Southern Illinois University. These front-line fundraising positions may be assigned to specific collegiate units, programs, or regions. Successful candidates will be members of the University Development Staff and will report to the Associate Vice Chancellor for Development and Alumni Relations. Extensive travel, including nights and weekends, required.

Minimum qualifications: Bachelor's degree and a minimum of two years' successful professional experience in fundraising or related non-profit organization work, alumni relations, PR/Marketing, or closely-related field. A bachelor's or master's degree in nonprofit management or closely-related subject may be substituted for the two years of experience. Must have a valid driver's license.

Preferred qualifications: Professional fundraising experience in higher education, health-care or other non-profit organization.

This is a security-sensitive position. Before any offer of employment is made, the University will conduct a pre-employment background investigation, which includes a criminal background check.

Compensation: The salary for this position is commensurate with qualifications and experience; there is an excellent fringe benefits package.

Application procedure: Please submit nominations or a cover letter of application, current resume and the names, phone numbers and email addresses of at least three references to:

Screening Committee
Associate Director for Development (Director of Development, SIU Foundation)
Office of the Vice Chancellor for Development and Alumni Relations
Colyer Hall 101B – Mail Code 4309
Southern Illinois University Carbondale
1235 Douglas Drive
Carbondale, IL 62901

Application deadline: November 1, 2017, or until filled.

SIU Carbondale is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans that strives to enhance its ability to develop a diverse faculty and staff and to increase its potential to serve a diverse student population. All applications are welcomed and encouraged and will receive consideration.