Assistant Director of Development (Development Officer)
Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)
Location: Kokomo, Indiana,
Internal Number: 306187
The Assistant Director of Development plays an integral role in the philanthropic and outreach efforts of the Indiana University Kokomo Campus.
Responsible for developing, implementing and evaluating plans to increase annual giving revenue goals with special focus on annual staff and faculty campaign. This includes serving as the lead fundraiser for all online campaigns alongside the Alumni Relations Director and as the lead annual gift officer for the IU Kokomo campus in partnership with the IU Foundation.
20% of this individuals time will be spent on major gift fundraising, and 80% of this individuals time will be spent on annual gift fundraising.
Manages a portfolio, cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding donors. Including Chancellor's Guild ($1,000 donors) and Seiberling Society ($5,000 donors).
Responsible to find matched-gift opportunities and support all event based fundraising efforts.
Serves as the fundraising lead for the IU Kokomo Campus Campaign and will actively participate in campus and community events to build relationships and a culture of philanthropy on campus.
Works with Development team to plan fundraising and stewardship events, collaborating with Marketing and Communications team for invitations, RSVPs, photography, press releases, coordination of a social media strategy, including crowdfunding campaigns.
Works with campus event coordinator on event logistics.
Develops and delivers an internal fundraising campaign, managing all aspects of the effort including committee development, campaign goals, campaign materials, donor stewardship, and reporting.
Serves as an active team member on all Advancement campaigns as requested.
Represents campus at community functions and develop relationship building activities for IU Kokomo.
Other duties as requested.
Identifies, cultivates, solicits, and stewards gifts through personal visits, phone calls, correspondence, and other campaigns and events.
Maintains personal contact with a range of constituent to provide information concerning gift and engagement opportunities and develop their interest and support.
Provides unit leadership and university partners professional fundraising assistance planning and coordinating various programs, projects and efforts that help acquire gifts and engage key stakeholders.
Manages and tracks activity, collaborates in the development of gift agreements and stewardship. Generates reports relative to development plans and activities with other donor relations personnel.
Makes recommendations for solicitation strategies to accomplish fundraising goals. Help create targeted appeals or specific strategies for departments, centers or programs.
Stays current on unit, university and IU Foundation activities and policies related to fundraising, mission and goals.
Bachelor's degree in related field
3 years of professional fundraising experience in nonprofit sector, in higher education fundraising, with a demonstrated track record of success
Combinations of related education and experience may be considered
Proficient communication skills
Ability to build strong customer relationships
Maintains a high degree of professionalism
Demonstrated time management and priority setting skills
Demonstrates a high commitment to quality
Possesses flexibility to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment
Seeks to acquire knowledge in area of specialty
Working Conditions / Demands
This role requires the ability to effectively communicate and to operate a computer and other standard office productivity equipment. The position involves sedentary work as well as periods of time moving around an office environment and the campus. The person in this role must be able to perform the essential functions with or without an accommodation.
Join the team at Indiana University Kokomo and contribute to the success of our students.
At Indiana University Kokomo, we believe in dreaming big, in taking big, bold steps, and in the limitless future of our students. Here, you'll be met with one-on-one support and instruction from inspired, accomplished, and dedicated faculty. You'll dig in to your studies, performing research side-by-side with peers and faculty alike. You'll build community through joining student groups, participating in campus events, and cheering your peers on at athletic events. Every year we're raising the bar. We're adding majors and programs that work to guide our students into the most promising jobs and industries of the future, like mental health counseling, computer science, and sport and recreation management--to name a few.
At IU Kokomo, there's something for everyone. You'll earn a prestigious IU degree - for under $8,000 a year - while getting the preparation, skills, and real-world experience that set you up for a lifetime of success -- and have a ton of fun in the process.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be differences in the working conditions as advertised in our standard job postings (e.g., the ability to travel from one campus to another, etc.). If you are invited for an interview, please discuss your questions or concerns regarding the working conditions at that time.
This posting is scheduled to close at 11:59 pm EST on the advertised Close Date. This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days. To guarantee full consideration, please submit your application within 5 business days of the Posted Date.
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About Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)
IUPUI, a partnership between Indiana and Purdue universities, is Indiana’s urban research and academic health sciences campus.IUPUI’s mission is to advance the state of Indiana and the intellectual growth of its citizens to the highest levels nationally and internationally through research and creative activity, teaching and learning, and civic engagement.By offering a distinctive range of bachelor’s, master’s, professional, and Ph.D. degrees, IUPUI promotes the educational, cultural, and economic development of central Indiana and beyond through innovative collaborations, external partnerships, and a strong commitment to diversity.