Major Gift Officers

University of South Dakota Foundation
Vermillion, SD
Mar 11, 2012
Apr 10, 2012
Employment Status
Full Time


The University of South Dakota Foundation

Is seeking two experienced development officers to raise major gifts for the University. One would be for the Athletic Program and one for the Schools of Business and Education and the College of Fine Arts.

The University of South Dakota is the state's flagship liberal arts university with a medical school as well as a law school and is in the final stage of its transition to NCAA Division I Athletics.

Qualifications include a bachelor's degree and three years experience in fundraising, preferably in higher education. Related experience will be considered in lieu of fund-raising. Excellent interpersonal skills, communications skills (both oral and written), a high energy level, and extensive travel are required. Self-starters who are familiar with South Dakota and the upper Midwest are desirable. Both positions will report to the Foundation's Vice President for Development and the Athletic position will coordinate with the Senior Associate Athletics Director and work closely with other members of both the development and athletic staffs.

Applicants should submit a resume and at least three professional references to Kathleen Chandler, Director of Administration, USD Foundation, P.O. Box 5555, Vermillion, SD 57069 or by email Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled. Title and salary are commensurate with experience. The USD Foundation is an equal opportunity employer.

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Telephone 1-800-521-3575

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