Company: Iowa Wesleyan University
Location: Mount Pleasant
Posted on: November 22, 2021
Iowa Wesleyan University is seeking Iowa Wesleyan University
invites applications for the Development Director position to
oversee the fundraising activities of the university. The
Development Director reports to the Vice President for Advancement
and Athletics. This is an exempt position and is an integral member
of the Campus Community, the Advancement Staff. PRIMARY JOB
- Manage a portfolio of 125-175 alumni donors and prospective
- Responsibility for the design and implementation of their
cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship strategies.
- Frequent travel (currently limited by Covid-19 pandemic) along
with virtual (Zoom) visits to engage these key members of the Iowa
Wesleyan University community.
- Work to increase the diversity of the college's donor base so
it more closely aligns with the diversity of the alumni body.
- Closing give- and six-figure gifts in support of the mission
and values of the University. SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:
- Bachelor's Degree.
- Demonstrated ability to cultivate and advance relationships
strategically and proactively across a diverse alumni base.
- A sense of judgment and integrity.
- Personal capacity to thrive in a fast-paced environment.
- Demonstrated commitment to contributing to an inclusive
- Able to travel 35-50% of the time to different areas of the
- Strong organizational, interpersonal, and written and verbal
- Valid driver's license with the ability to drive university
vehicles. Review of resumes will begin immediately and continue
until the position is filled. Qualified candidates must upload
their letter of interest, resume/CV, and contact information for
three professional references at https://www.iw.edu/careers. No
phone calls please, candidates will be contacted if search
committee needs further information. Iowa Wesleyan University is an
equal opportunity employer. Are you having trouble getting you
files to upload? Director of Human Resources, Deputy Title IX
Coordinator Open Door Office Hours for Staff & Faculty: Tue & Wed
10:30 - 11:30 "Choose a job you love, and you will never work a day
in your life" Confucius
601 North Main Street
Mount Pleasant, Iowa 52641
- Phone numbers:
800.582.2383 - 319.385.8021
- Business hours:
Monday - Friday 8 AM - 5 PM CST
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