Director of Development Student Affairs and Services
Michigan State University seeks an entrepreneurial, creative, strategically-minded, and results-oriented Director of Development to lead the fundraising program for the Division of Student Affairs and Services. The Division serves the entire student population of the university through a variety of organizational entities, programs and services. All of this support is rooted in three over-arching themes for the student population:
Living, Learning and Leading – includes focus on career services, service-learning and civic engagement, leadership development, and college life;
Culture and Identity – creating a welcoming and safe environment for all students, this includes greek life, the LGBT Resource Center, the Multicultural Unit Center, and the Resource Center for Persons with Disabilities;
Health, Wellness and Safety – information and services to help students develop and maintain good physical, psychological and emotional health.
The new Director of Development will lead and provide direction to an advancement program that includes major gift fundraising, leadership annual giving, strategic engagement, and communications. Starting with a strong strategic focus based on past fundraising success, this Director will work to build a portfolio of approximately 150 individuals and to focus on 5, 6, and 7-figure support. To accomplish these objectives, the Director will work closely with both the Vice President of Student Affairs and Services, and the Executive Director of Constituency Programs. Requirements: Knowledge equivalent to that which normally would be acquired by completing a four-year college degree program in Communications, Public Relations, Marketing and/or Business; three to five years of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in public relations, volunteer administration, professional and higher education fund raising, marketing or related field; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Desired Qualifications: A bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience; a master's degree is preferred; five years' experience in professional fund raising, public relations, marketing or a related field or three years of progressively responsible professional experience in higher education fundraising, public relations or a related field; working knowledge of tax laws affecting charitable giving; travel involving automobile.
If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Pat Karam, Recruitment Manager at email@example.com.
An electronic version of this posting is available at www.advancement.msu.edu – follow the “Career Opportunities” link.
All candidates must submit an application and resume through the Michigan State University Human Resources web-based system the URL for that website is www.careers.msu.edu. Please indicate the position number 519362 when submitting your application.
Screening of applicants will continue until the position is filled. All candidates must submit an application and resume through the Michigan State University Human Resources web-based system the URL for that website is www.careers.msu.edu
Screening of applicants will continue until the position is filled.
MSU is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.
MSU is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The university actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans and persons with disabilities.Apply Here