Charitable Advisors LLC
  • 16-Jul-2017 to 14-Aug-2017
  • - Purdue Research Foundation
  • West Lafayette, IN, USA
  • Full Time

The Purdue Research Foundation has an opening for a Director of Development in the College of Liberal Arts. This position will be responsible to develop and execute a plan to bring donors to the unit and the University through active use of the development process, including solicitation of major gifts; secure major gifts aimed at meeting the strategic goals of the unit leadership, their programs, disciplines, and the University, with an expectation of raising a minimum of $1M annually; identify and establish personal contact with current and prospective major gift donors whose interest and financial capacity have the greatest likelihood of meeting the Unit and University fundraising goals; and make 144 visits annually with a minimum of 50 of those focused on discovery (prospective donors who have previously had little to no contact with the University Development Office).

Requirements include a Bachelor's degree and a minimum of three to five years of experience in fund development, including solicitation of major gifts and/or related work, internship, or volunteer experience. Knowledge of philanthropy and fundraising principles is required. Candidates should also possess: excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to speak before large groups; ability to interact with stakeholders from a wide range of professional and cultural backgrounds; ability to use good judgment, diplomacy, maintain confidentiality and represent the University with tact and diplomacy at all times; possess initiative and the ability to collaborate effectively as part of a team; and the ability to travel and perform evening and weekend duties as required.

This position is located on the Purdue University campus in West Lafayette, IN.

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The Purdue Research Foundation is unable to sponsor an employment related visa for this position. 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.




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