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Researcher I
SIU Foundation
Southern Illinois University Carbondale

EXTENDED DEADLINE

This position is responsible for conducting comprehensive prospect research and prospect management support, which is the basis for cultivation and solicitation of major donors to Southern Illinois University Carbondale. The position collects historical gift and biographical information on SIU Carbondale alumni, donors, and prospects for eventual entry into Institutional Advancement’s information system. The position also assists the Director of Research with miscellaneous information conversion projects.

Qualifications: B.A./B.S. Experience utilizing computer technology as a research tool, word processing & database application experience required. Experience with Alumni/Donor Database is preferred. Strong written & verbal communication skills are required. Experience collecting and disseminating data in written form is required. Knowledge of fundraising strategies and principles is preferred. Prior Prospect Research experience is 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.

Salary: $25,000 - $29,000. This is a term Administrative/Professional position.

EXTENDED Application Deadline: February 9, 2018, or until filled.

UPDATED Application Procedure: Please submit a letter of application, current resume, contact information for three references, and a writing sample to:

Screening Committee
Researcher I
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

carolg@foundation.siu.edu (electronic applications preferred)

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.

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR FOR ADVANCEMENT SERVICES
(SIU FOUNDATION)
SIU CARBONDALE

Description: Southern Illinois University Carbondale invites applications and nominations for the position of Executive Director for Advancement Services (SIU Foundation). This position is responsible for administrative policy making decision regarding the data management requirements to support the fund-raising and alumni activities of the SIU Foundation, and SIU Alumni Association, and the University as a whole.

Duties and Responsibilities: Develops and implements policy in concert with the Vice Chancellor for Development and Alumni Relations, the SIU Foundation Board, and the SIU Alumni Association Board. Responsible for the budget, staff supervision, and the day-to-day operations of the Advancement Services unit of the Division of Development and Alumni Relations, including prospect management system, donor relations and research, data analytics, annual giving and membership. Responsible for the development and implementation of data integrity and security for the Advance alumni development information system. Oversee the efforts to raise funds through annual giving and membership for Alumni Association. Supports directly the office of the Vice Chancellor in the development and accountability systems for the fund-raising function of the Division as well for the execution of a comprehensive fund-raising campaign.

Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree required. Thorough knowledge of Development and Alumni Relations, its priorities, and its decision making processes as well as minimum of five years experience in information systems, database management, and prospect and donor research. Prior supervisory experience is also required.

Preferred Qualifications: An ideal candidate will possess proven leadership and organizational skills, experience with comprehensive campaigns. 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
Executive Director for Advancement Services
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

carolg@foundation.siu.edu (electronic applications preferred)

Application Deadline: January 12, 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.


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.