DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT
The Fort Hays State University Foundation seeks an experienced Director of Development who will prepare and execute strategies to identify, cultivate, solicit, and steward major gift prospects (individuals, corporations, and foundations) as part of a new and comprehensive campaign at FHSU. As an integral member of the relationship manager team, this position is responsible for raising endowment, capital, and other support to meet priority needs of FHSU. The position will work closely with the President/CEO of the Foundation, the development and planned giving team, as well as FHSU faculty, alumni, and other key constituents. This position is full-time with a comprehensive benefit package. A full job description is available by clicking here.
The Foundation is the fundraising arm of FHSU, which raises and manages all private funds in support of the university. A bachelor’s degree and a minimum of three years of professional fundraising experience, or appropriate related experience, is required.
Applicant must be a self-starter and have the ability to interact in a professional manner that instills confidence in FHSU and the Foundation. Excellent writing, listening, and speaking skills are required, as well as organizational skills, ability to manage a budget, computer competence, and willingness to travel extensively.
Please send cover letter, resume, and three references by July 15, 2016 to the address below, email your materials to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax to 785-628-5625. References will not be contacted without prior authorization from the applicant.
Director of Development Search
PO Box 1060
Hays, KS 67601
Please call 785-628-5620 with questions.