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FHSU Foundation Employment Opportunities



The Fort Hays State University Foundation of Hays, KS, invites nominations and applications for the position of President / CEO. A full job description is available by clicking here.

The position will be open until filled, but to assure full consideration, applications should be received electronically (one PDF file preferred) by May 10, 2016. The application should include a signed letter of interest, specifically addressing the applicant’s background in relationship to qualifications of the position (not more than two pages); a current résumé (or curriculum vitae); and the names of at least three professional references with each person’s position, office or home address, e-mail address, and telephone number. References will not be contacted without prior authorization from the applicant. Please direct candidate nominations or application documents to Dr. Betsy Boze of Hamilton Pierce at

All applications will remain confidential. The new President / CEO will assume office on July 1, 2016, or as negotiated.

Background Check: Final candidate will have consented to, and successfully completed, a full criminal background check.

The search is being facilitated by Dr. Betsy Boze of Hamilton Pierce. Please contact Betsy with any questions that you may have about the search via email at




Appointment Date: July

Job Description:

The Fort Hays State University Foundation seeks a full-time Assistant Director of Annual Giving to support the Annual Giving Director who oversees all annual giving campaigns.  This position will also assist the Director of Communications and Marketing with writing and producing marketing pieces.  Strong organizational, administrative and event management skills along with excellent oral and written communication skills are a must. A full job description is available by clicking here.

Please send resume and cover letter by June 6, 2016 to FHSU Foundation, Assistant Search, PO Box 1060, Hays, KS 67601.

Rank and Salary:
12 month position with a competitive salary
Education: Bachelor’s Degree required.
Experience: Knowledge and experience with fundraising, event planning and writing preferred. 

Apply and Send Credentials: Send cover letter, resume, and three references to the address below.  References will not be contacted without prior authorization from the applicant.

FHSU Foundation
Assistant Search
PO Box 1060
Hays, KS 67601

Faxed letters of application and resumes may be submitted to 785-628-5625. Email applications will also be accepted to:  All faxed and e-mailed resumes must be followed by hard copies in the mail.