Director of Development

MSU Alumni Foundation   Bozeman, MT   Full-time     Education
Posted on July 5, 2020

Director of Development (2 Positions):

The Alumni Foundation seeks to hire 2 development officers to serve as fundraisers for Montana State University. Preference will be given to candidates that demonstrate an interest in Science, Technology Engineering and Math, Architecture and/or the Arts including Film, Photography, Art, Music.

A Director of Development (DOD) for the Montana State University Alumni Foundation is
responsible for securing and stewarding private charitable gifts from individuals, foundations, & other philanthropic entities to benefit Montana State University. Fundraising responsibilities include cultivating philanthropic relationships by traveling in-state, regionally, and nationally and promoting MSU's strategic plans & priorities, academic units, funding priorities, and general needs.

Desired candidates must possess a baccalaureate degree, be passionate about the importance of higher education, be highly organized, strong communicators, collaborative and can motivate MSU friends, volunteers, peers, and donors. DOD's are self-starters, possess a high level of professional integrity, and are motivated by setting and meeting goals. Demonstrated success in major & principle gift fundraising, within a university setting is preferred.

Compensation will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The MSU Alumni Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.