BSUF Major Gift Officers
Director of Development for Teachers College
Ball State University
Ball State University welcomes applications for a Director of Development for Teachers College.
Do you have experience in annual or major gift fundraising and are ready to take the next step in your career? Come fly with us! Ball State University Foundation is seeking motivated frontline fundraisers to join our successful and growing team. Would you like to work with dynamic, results-focused colleagues in a collaborative, team driven model? Do you prefer a silo free environment-one with no barriers between development, alumni engagement, and stewardship?
We’re committed to an empowering, entrepreneurial management philosophy, and our integrated team is raising funds, engaging alumni, and serving donors in better ways to support Ball State students. We’re committed to diversity, equity, inclusion and excellence. Would you like to join us?
Position Function: Identify, engage, and successfully solicit individuals and corporations for the purposes of securing major, annual, and planned gifts for Ball State University; plan and implement ongoing major gift activities on behalf of a college or other university constituent group in order to increase the number and size of private gifts.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution. At least three years of experience in philanthropy, fundraising, or related profession. Willingness and ability to travel; possess and maintain a valid driver’s license and be insurable under the university’s auto fleet policy; ability to work as part of an organization without direct daily supervision; outstanding oral, written, and listening communication skills are necessary in order to articulate departmental and institutional viewpoints, goals, priorities, and needs.
Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.
Preferred Qualifications: Master’s degree from an accredited institution. Prior fundraising experience in higher education setting. Strong organizational management and interpersonal skills together with self-motivation, personal accountability, and ability to motivate others, including staff, faculty and volunteers; ability to work as a team member within a complex institution; knowledge of or experience in an educational setting.
Apply online at: https://bsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/24216. Include the following documents with your application: resume and cover letter. The option to upload transcripts is available. Original, official transcripts showing the highest related degree earner is required at the time of hire (even if obtained at BSU). Degree verification will be conducted.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will be accepted through May10, 2021.
Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, approximately 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 21,000 undergraduate and graduate students enroll each year in diverse academic programs on and off campus. Our students come from all Indiana counties, all 50 states, and 68 countries to pursue knowledge in seven academic colleges offering 190 undergraduate majors, 130 undergraduate minors, 140 graduate programs and 200 study abroad programs.
The Ball State way is rooted in the Beneficence Pledge – a commitment to excellence in teaching and scholarship, honesty and integrity, social responsibility, gratitude and valuing the intrinsic worth of each member of our community. Ball State students, faculty and staff are empowered in a culture that believes in them and demands they believe in themselves. They are partners in an innovative, immersive approach to education. They are supported by living and learning facilities that enable intellectual curiosity. We graduate scholars who are changing the world, and we’ve dedicated our University to do the same.
The university offers an excellent wellness program and extensive benefits offerings to include a generous paid time off package and paid parental leave. For further information regarding benefits please visit:
Ball State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.