The American Indian Graduate Center (AIGC) is looking for a dynamic Development Director. The successful candidate is responsible for planning, organizing and directing all of AIGC’s fundraising, including major gifts program, annual fund, planned-giving, special events, and capital campaigns. The Director will be responsible for stewardship of tribal, corporate, foundation, and individual donors and sponsors in the range of $1K to $5M and identify and cultivate significant new revenue streams to ensure the long-range sustainability of AIGC Scholarships and programs.
Master’s (or higher) in related field preferred, plus ten years’ experience in development and marketing, with a successful track record of directing and securing significant gifts from a variety of private sources, including commitments of $1M or greater. Prior experience working on behalf of tribal organizations or higher education and building local, regional and national relationships and partners required. Native American strongly desired and preferred. Must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment drug/alcohol screen and background investigation.
The American Indian Graduate Center is a national organization headquartered in Albuquerque, New Mexico providing educational assistance to American Indian and Alaska Native graduate and undergraduate students throughout the United States.