Director - College Development I
Job Number: P794
Work Type: Administrative
Location: Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Categories: Development and Foundation
Director - College Development I
$57,113 - $71,487; commensurate with experience
Job Summary/Basic Function
MTSU seeks a skilled Development Officer to lead a comprehensive fund-raising program in the College of Behavioral and Health Sciences. Responsibility for all advancement activities in the college, focusing primarily on relationship building leading to successful cultivation and solicitation of major and planned gifts ($25,000+) to include campaign planning, leadership annual giving, and donor stewardship. Manage and build a portfolio of 50 - 80 major gift prospects; coordinate extensive schedule of personal visits with individuals, corporations and foundations, involving the dean and other faculty appropriately. Support the overall fund-raising efforts of the Development Office and the University. Develop strategic fund-raising goals and plans, elevating overall fund-raising in the College of Behavioral and Health Sciences to a new level of excellence. Occasional night and or weekend hours are required. Perform other related tasks or special projects as assigned.
Bachelor's degree required.
Required Related Experience
Three (3) years progressively responsible and successful fund-raising experience required. Must provide evidence of excellent written communication skills.
Desirable Related Experience
Prior experience in higher education preferred. Five (5) years progressively responsible and successful fund-raising experience preferred.
Documents Needed to Apply
Cover Letter & Resume Required
MTSU offers a comprehensive benefits package, including but not limited to the following:
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- Sick Leave
- Vacation Leave for Administrative/Classified Staff/12-month Faculty
- 13 paid University holidays
- Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance
- Retirement plans
- Optional 401K and 403B Deferred Compensation Plans
- Educational benefits for the employee and their spouse and dependents
MTSU is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that values diversity in all its forms. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.
Proof of U.S. citizenship or eligibility for U.S. employment is required before employment (Immigration Control Act of 1986). Clery Act crime statistics for MTSU are available at https://www.mtsu.edu/police/docs/2022AnnualSecurityReport.pdf or by contacting MTSU Public Safety at (615) 898-2424.
MTSU is a Tobacco & Drug-Free campus.
This position requires a criminal background check. Therefore, you will be required to provide information about your criminal history to be considered.
For individuals requiring reasonable accommodation to apply: In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation to apply for a position with MTSU, please call 615-898-2929 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Application Review Date: December 4, 2023; for optimal consideration, please apply before September 15, 2023
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