Charitable Advisors LLC
  • 15-Apr-2017 to 14-May-2017
  • - Purdue Research Foundation
  • West Lafayette, IN, USA
  • Full Time

The Purdue Research Foundation, University Development Office has an opening available for a Director of Advancement in the College of Education. The Director of Advancement will be responsible to: develop and execute a plan for the College of Education team to bring donors to the College and the University through the active use of the development process, including solicitation of major gifts; supervise the College's development professional and support staff; secure major gifts, a minimum of $1M annually, aimed at meeting the strategic goals of the unit leadership, their programs, disciplines, and the University; design and implement a comprehensive Advancement program; and serve as a member of the College leadership team.

Requirements for this position include:
•         Bachelor's degree.
•         Three years of experience in fund development including solicitation of major gifts and/or related work experience.
•         Knowledge of philanthropy and fundraising principles.
•         Experience managing/supervising professional staff preferred.
•         Experience in higher education preferred.
•         Familiarity with the programs of the College of Education preferred.
•         Strong interpersonal and communication skills are essential, including the demonstrated ability to communicate well in writing and speaking before large groups.
•         Ability to travel and perform weekend duties.

Click the APPLY button to apply online, or send cover letter and resume to the Director of Human Resources at

This position is located on the Purdue University campus in West Lafayette, IN. For more information on careers in the Development Office, visit

A criminal conviction check and negative controlled substance test are required for employment in this position. Purdue Research Foundation is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce.

This position has been closed and is no longer available.
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