ASU Beebe Seeks Development Officer/Major Gifts, Multi-Media Specialist

ASU Beebe

Development Officer/Major Gifts

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NOTE: If you are a veteran, disabled veteran, or spouse of a deceased veteran and would like Veteran’s Preference, we will need to see proof of status in order to grant that. Please see Veteran’s Preference section of the application for specific proof.

Posting Details

Position Information

Position Type Non Classified
Job Title Development Officer/Major Gifts
Classification Title Administrator of Grants & Contracts
Campus Location ASU Beebe
Job Description The Development Officer/Major Gifts is responsible for planning, organizing, and directing all of ASU-Beebe fundraising activities including, the major gifts program, annual fund, planned giving, specials events and capital campaigns. The Officer reports directly to the Associate Vice Chancellor of Institutional Advancement.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Build the planned giving program and endowments with a focus on deferred gifts.
2. Identifying, qualifying, cultivating and soliciting major gifts from alumni and friends and managing relationships with prospective donors.
3. Direct the annual fund program, including mailings and annual fundraising drives.
4. Coordinate and direct capital campaigns, major fundraising activities and special events.
5. Responsible for maintaining development records on all donors, activities, and relationships.
6. Develop and oversee prospect research.
7. Work closely with Associate Vice Chancellor of Institutional Advancement, Chancellor, Development Council, Board of Visitors and President of the Arkansas State University System Foundation, Inc.
8. Make public appearances/accept speaking engagements to represent ASUB and the Advancement team at local and business community meetings, events, etc. to share information about ASUB as assigned.
9. Plan and staff quarterly all ASUB development council meetings.
10. Create and implement a comprehensive development plan for ASU-Beebe.
11. Collaborate with Executive Director of Marketing and PR in creation of publications to support fundraising activities.
12. Provide oversight fundraising database and tracking systems. Responsible for maintaining development records on all donors, activities, and build relationships.
13. Create effective and impactful proposals and other communications to prospects/donors based on ASUB strategic priorities and prospect interest.
14. Steward existing relationships and prepare reports for donors reflecting the uses of their gifts and maintain other gift recognition programs.
15. Develop a comprehensive understanding of the college, its history, programs and funding priorities and be able to articulate the ASUB story to prospects, donors and our stakeholders.
16. Demonstrate professional conduct at all times while representing ASU Beebe.

Some light travel and occasional overnight travel is required.

NOTE: If you are a veteran, disabled veteran, or spouse of a deceased veteran and would like Veteran’s Preference, we will need to see proof of status in order to grant that. Please see Veteran’s Preference section of the application for specific proof.

Required Qualifications Bachelors degree plus 3 years related experience and/or training, and 19 to 23 months related management experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Previous experience in fundraising, capital campaigns, and supervision of such activities.

Preferred Qualifications CFRE certification is preferred.
Minimum Salary or Salary Range 50,000-55,000

Physical Activities

Stand occasionally
Walk occasionally
Sit occasionally
Use hand to finger, handle, or feel occasionally
Reach with hands and arms occasionally
Climb or balance occasionally
Stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl occasionally
Talk or Hear continuously
Taste or smell

Physical Exertion

Up to 10 pounds occasionally
Up to 25 pounds occasionally
Up to 50 pounds
Up to 100 pounds
More than 100 pounds

Vision Requirements

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Posting Detail Information

Background Check Statement This position will be subject to a pre-employment criminal, sex-offender registry background check. In cases where pre-determined, an additional financial/credit history/ background check may be required as well. Convictions that have been sealed or legally eradicated and misdemeanor convictions for which probation was completed and the case was dismissed, will be excluded. Disclosure does not constitute an automatic bar to employment. Factors such as dates of the offense, seriousness and nature of the violation, rehabilitation and position applied for will be taken into account.
Background Check Requirements Both
ASU Beebe EEO Statement Arkansas State University-Beebe shall provide equal opportunity for employment to all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status, and shall strive to achieve full and equal employment opportunity throughout our campuses for faculty and staff. Our goal is to foster a workplace community where individuals are valued for their diverse backgrounds and differences.
Posting Number NC0252014
Open Date 08/18/2017
Close Date 09/01/2017
Open Until Filled No
Special Instructions to Applicants NOTE: If you are a veteran, disabled veteran, or spouse of a deceased veteran and would like Veteran’s Preference, we will need to see proof of status in order to grant that. Please see Veteran’s Preference section of the application for specific proof.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents

  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Unofficial Transcripts

Optional Documents

  1. Other
  2. Proof of Veteran’s Preference
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