Executive Director of Alumni Programs
Office of Alumni Programs
Professional position available immediately. Responsibilities: plan, direct,
manage, and coordinate alumni relations, programs, and services for Ball
State University; supervise the operational, budgetary, and personnel
activities of the Ball State University Office of Alumni Programs; serve
as Executive Director of the Ball State University Alumni Association.
Minimum qualifications: bachelor's degree; six years of experience in
alumni administration, development, marketing, public relations, or
experience in a senior administrative position in a related field. Preferred
qualifications: master's degree; five years of management experience
leading a team in alumni administration, development, or public
Send cover letter, resume, copy of transcript of highest degree earned, and
the names and contact information for three references to: Hudson Akin,
Vice President for University Advancement, Ball State University,
Muncie, IN 47306. Review of applications will begin immediately and
will continue until the position is filled. ( www.bsu.edu).
Ball State University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action
employer and is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its
Director of External Affairs
United Cerebral Palsy of Los Angeles,
Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties
United Cerebral Palsy of Los Angeles, Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties
(UCP) seeks a Director of External Affairs to create, implement and
expand a comprehensive external affairs program for one of the largest
disability non-profit organizations in Southern California. Reporting to
the President & Chief Executive Officer, the Director will serve as the
organization’s chief advancement officer, overseeing all fund-raising,
communications/marketing and branding efforts.
The successful candidate will have a bachelors' degree, a minimum
of 7 years of relevant experience and be able to demonstrate a record
of success in providing vision for and growing a comprehensive fund
development program. Salary is commensurate with experience and
appropriate to the level of responsibility sought. EOE
To apply or for a complete position description, please send a cover
letter, résumé and references to email@example.com.
President/Director of The Museum of Russian Art
The Museum of Russian Art (TMORA), Minneapolis, Minnesota is
seeking a President/Director to be responsible for the management
of a non-profit museum. The Trustees are searching for a charismatic
leader who is passionate about the arts and preferably has applicable
experience in Russian culture and art history. This individual must be
excited for the opportunity to transform a young, yet sophisticated
nonprofit into a nationally known organization with the resources to
fulfill its mission and potential. In addition to providing organizational
leadership, the President/Director must be a highly accomplished
fundraiser. The President/Director will spend the majority of his/her
time working to develop awareness and create relationships that will
result in a significant increase in private and institutional financial
support. TMORA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For full job posting:
Go to http://tmora.org/new-director-search/.
Chief Operations Officer
National Council of Jewish Women
Seasoned finance professional with high-level
operations experience for progressive, Jewish women’s org.
Superior management & non-profit experience,
financial planning, budget, cash flow, oversight of HR.
Min. 10 yrs. Exp., MBA pref.
Solid knowledge of financial software programs
Send résumés, cover letters, salary history & requirements to:
New Jersey Council for the Humanities
The New Jersey Council for the Humanities, located in Trenton, NJ,
seeks an Executive Director. Established in 1972 as a state partner
of the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), it receives
funding from NEH as well as the private sector. Its mission is to serve
the people of New Jersey by developing, supporting and promoting
projects that explore and interpret the human experience, foster
cross-cultural understanding, and engage people in dialogue about
matters of individual choice and public responsibility.
The Council seeks a director with an advanced degree in the
humanities and a prior record of at least five years of distinguished
service and leadership experience in the non-profit world. As the
Council’s leader, the executive director is responsible for carrying
out its mission, executing its strategic plan, and serving as its primary
spokesperson, fundraiser-in-chief, and ambassador, bringing the
message of the humanities’ significance to all of New Jersey’s
inhabitants (with implications for regional, national and global
concerns). Key skills include developing a strong working relationship
with the board of trustees; hiring, managing and evaluating staff;
and cultivating a variety of diverse constituencies: donors, elected
officials, grantees, and indeed the general public. Also required are
the abilities to draft and manage the annual budget, fulfill reporting
requirements to NEH, recruit board members, and develop and
manage a highly diverse and changing range of programs.
Salary is commensurate with experience. The Council offers a full
benefits package and, if applicable, a subsidy for moving. Additional
Procedure for Applying: A substantive letter of interest directed to
the Search Committee, a brief career summary or bio (250 words), a
current résumé, and names and titles of 3 references with complete
contact information must be sent electronically to http://njch.
slideroom.com. Screening begins September 30, 2011 until the
position is filled.
Vice President for Development
and Institutional Advancement
Executive Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations (Search R40657) The University of Massachusetts Amherst has an opening for an Executive Director of Corporate & Foundation Relations and is seeking a highly experienced, motivated and energetic individual to join its Development team as the campus prepares for a new comprehensive campaign. A national public research university and the flagship campus of the Commonwealth’s university system, UMass Amherst is located in the top
college town in North America according to a recent article on MSN.com
and offers the perfect blend of New England natural beauty and
cosmopolitan culture and energy. With more than 26,000 students,
the campus showcases top-rate undergraduate and graduate programs,
top-notch faculty and competitive NCAA Division I athletics.
Reporting to the Assistant Vice Chancellor for Development, the Executive
Director of Corporate & Foundation Relations is a senior fundraising officer
responsible for all phases of planning, operation and management of a
campus-wide program for promoting, developing and increasing foundation
and corporate support for the University’s academic and campaign priorities.
This encompasses management of staff; strategic thinking; proposal
development and submission; prospect management; capacity building and
pipeline work; managing relationships with foundation and corporate
officers; working with campus and academic leadership, school, college and
unit Directors of Development, and faculty members.
Required Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree. Six or more years of fundraising
or related experience required, with at least three years of demonstrated
success in securing major foundation and corporate grants/gifts. Extensive
proposal development/management experience. Experience working with
both senior-level officers and volunteers. Excellent verbal, written and
interpersonal communications skills. Ability to analyze and manage
competing priorities in a complex environment. Management experience
with demonstrated leadership abilities. Ability and willingness to travel.
Preferred Qualifications: Advanced degree. Working with a comprehensive
university. Knowledge of prospect management systems and fundraising
Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Review of applications will begin on September 9, 2011; however,
applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
To be considered for the position, please submit a letter of application,
resume, and the names, addresses and telephone numbers of three
professional references (who will not be contacted without permission) to:
Search R40657, Employment Office, 167 Whitmore Administration
Building, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst, MA 01003.
The University of Massachusetts Amherst is an Affirmative Action/Equal
Opportunity Employer. Women and members of minority groups are
encouraged to apply.
Heal the hurt Break the cycle
The Makers of Memories Foundation
seeks an experienced, dynamic nonprofit leader to launch our
national campaign to end domestic violence in America.
The successful candidate will have a minimum of 10 years of
experience at the national level in strategic planning, program
development, staff and operations management, communications
and fundraising with an exceptional record of accomplishment in
institution building and social action movements.
The Executive Director can choose to work at the organization’s
headquarters in New York City or at its operation center in Montclair,
NJ. A competitive compensation package is offered.
Ashland University seeks Vice President for Development and
Institutional Advancement who will be chief administrative officer
responsible for the planning, leadership and implementation of
all university fund-raising initiatives, research and records, grant
writing, planned giving, endowment, scholarships, and alumni
and parent engagement programs. The vice president serves
on President’s Cabinet and various appointed committees and
coordinates the efforts of the University’s Board of Trustees
Development Committee. Bachelor’s degree required, master’s
or doctorate preferred; and minimum of 7 years’ experience
in the field of development or institutional advancement with
demonstrated successful record required. For consideration, send
application letter, résumé and list of three references to: Human
Resources Office, 106 Founders Hall, Ashland, OH 44805 or
e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Employment will require a
criminal background check as well as a credit record check.
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To apply, please send a résumé, cover letter and writing sample to:
Elliot Dee, Executive Director, at email@example.com.
Senior Vice President
JCC Association seeks highly
fundraiser to lead FRD efforts.
The Senior VP of Development
reports directly to the President
& CEO and designs and
implements annual and multi-
year strategies to achieve or
exceed the Association’s goals
for contributed income from
foundations, government, and
special events. Ideal candidate
for position will have 7 to 10
organizations, preferably in
the Jewish communal service
arena, proven achievement
to successfully leverage and
personally solicit major gifts.
Please e-mail résumé and cover
letter to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
formation requests. Inter-Unit Coordination: Collaborating with the other units.;
Working with the Communications Unit on
the development of promotional materials,
online blogs and web content.; Providing input to Development Unit for reports to existing donors and proposals to potential donors. Experience and qualifications: Bachelor’s degree but JD, MBA or other advanced
degree preferred. Minimum of five ( 5) years
relevant program development, management, and implementation experience in a
fundraising role with a preference for attorneys with practice experience. Experience in developing training or mentoring
programs. Strength in new media or online
communications is necessary to advance the
growth and visibility of the Fellowship Program. Experience with law firm and corporate giving a plus. Experience managing a
student, fellowship, or internship program
a plus. Superior computer skills, including
advanced use of Microsoft Office applications such as Word, Excel, and Outlook and
experience with fundraising databases such
as FR100 or Raiser’s Edge. Commitment to
public interest work and social justice issues.
Salary and Benefits: Salary will be competitive. Compensation includes a comprehensive and generous benefits package, including loan repayment assistance, full health
insurance coverage for employee, employer sponsored disability insurance program,
monthly transportation stipend, retirement
plan and two weeks’ vacation, sick leave, and
holiday schedule. To apply: Send cover letter detailing how your experience meets the
above qualifications, resume and salary history to Program Manager Search, Equal Justice Works, 1730 M Street, N W, Suite 1010,
Washington, DC 20036 or email us at email@example.com. Resumes
will be reviewed as they are received.
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INDEX OF POSITIONS AVAILABLE IN BOXED ADS
Accounting and finance 54, 55
Administrative/other 48, 54
Alumni affairs 47-52, 54, 55
Annual fund 47-52, 54, 55
Arts administration 53
Capital campaigns 48-50, 53-55
Community outreach 51, 54
Corporate and foundation
relations 48, 50, 54, 55
Direct marketing 48-50, 55
Donor relations 47-55
Fund raising/other 47-52, 54, 55
Grant administration 54
Grant seeking 49, 53
Human resources 55
Major gifts 47-55
Managing volunteers 51, 54, 55
Membership 48, 50, 55
Planned giving 47-51, 54, 55
Program administration and
management 48-51, 53, 54
Programs/other 48, 52, 54
Prospect research 47-50, 53-55
Public relations and
Sales and marketing 55
Special events 48, 50, 53-55
Jobs by field
Academic centers 47-50, 52-55
Advocacy 51, 55
Arts 48, 54, 55
Community development 51,
Community foundations 51,
Health 50, 53, 54, 55
Legal services 50
Religion 48, 50, 54
Social services 54, 55
Other fields 48, 54, 55