Director of Development
Missouri State University is accepting applications for a DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT. Responsibilities: The primary duty of the Director of Development (DOD) is to bring in major gifts (gifts of $25,000 or more) by identifying, cultivating, and soliciting prospects for major gifts on behalf of an assigned area(s). The DOD works closely with University administration and appropriate faculty to cultivate potential donors. The DOD exercises discretion and independent judgment in determining which donors and prospects in their prospect pool (consisting of alumni, friends, parents, businesses, foundations, and organizations) to approach based on prospect research, determining how to approach each potential donor, whether the potential donor would be more receptive to a formal written proposal or a verbal proposal, discussing options for potential outright and/or estate gifts, ways of giving, negotiating the donor agreement for administration of gifts, determining when travel to meet with donors is appropriate, exercising budgetary authority over the their travel and development budget, etc.
For required qualifications and application procedures: https://jobs.missouristate.edu. Pay Grade: 44. Salary is commensurate with experience. Successful candidates must be committed to working with diverse student and community populations. Employment will require a criminal background check at University expense. EO/AA/M/F/VETERANS/DISABILITY/SEXUAL ORIENTATION/GENDER IDENTITY EMPLOYER AND INSTITUTION.
Link to posting: https://jobs.missouristate.edu/postings/72132