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Southern Illinois University Carbondale

 (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:  Visit Administrative/Professional Job Postings to create an account and apply.

Application deadline:  November 27, 2018, 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.