Development OfficerUniversity of Dubuque, Dubuque, IA
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About the University of Dubuque
The University of Dubuque is a private, Presbyterian, coeducational, professional university with a foundation in the liberal arts. Our commitment is to nurturing the mind, body, and spirit as well as encouraging students to explore their fullest potential, is part of a rich Christian identity that dates back to the University's founding in 1852. Our welcoming interfaith community of 2000 students attracts young men and women from across the country and around the globe who seek the knowledge and the skills to make a difference in our ever-changing world. Within a values and faith base, we offer you an array of perspectives and broad exposure to our truly global society. The University comprises the undergraduate college, the graduate school, and the theological seminary.
Mission and Vision
The University of Dubuque is a private university offering undergraduate, graduate, and theological seminary degrees, and other educational opportunities with the intention of educating and forming the whole person. The University is comprised of individuals from the region, our nation, and the world.
As a community, the University practices its Christian commitments by educating students, pursuing excellence in scholarship, challenging students to live lives of worth and purpose, and preparing students for service to the church and the world.
Therefore, the University of Dubuque is committed to:
- A hospitable Christian environment which respects other faith traditions;
- Relationships which encourage intellectual, spiritual, and moral development;
- Excellence in academic inquiry and professional preparation;
- A diverse and equitable community where Christian love is practiced;
- Stewardship of all God’s human and natural resources;
- Zeal for life-long learning and service.
The University of Dubuque is a growing University which is seeking a Development Officer. Do you have a passion to help others? Do you want to succeed in a rewarding environment? If you answered “yes” to these questions this is the position for you!
- Secure external funds by identifying, cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding prospects and investors
- Draft individual cultivation plan and goals for each prospect in his/her Portfolio
- Represent the University with investors and prospects
- Prepare and submits visit reports, weekly reports and monthly reports
- Perform other essential duties and tasks of the Office of Advancement as required
- Bachelor’s degree; along with five years of increasingly successful experience in fundraising in higher education, non-profit, or similar settings or commensurate related sales/public relations experience
- Effective communication skills; both oral and written
- Strong organizational skills and detail oriented
- Ability to set priorities and meet deadlines
- Exceptional skills using Microsoft Office
- Local, regional and national travel is expected; weekend and evening work is required
To apply with a growing University for the Development Officer position, please submit a cover letter, resume, three professional references, and UD employment application, located on our website, to HR@dbq.edu or to the Director of Human Resources, at the University of Dubuque, 2000 University Avenue, Dubuque, IA 52001.