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Associate Director of Development

Job Info

Position Title: 

Associate Director of Development

Job Type

Exempt – Full Time


Director of Development

North Central University  Mission Statement

North Central University is a dynamic Christian learning community educating students for lives of service throughout society, the marketplace, and the church.  In keeping with its Pentecostal heritage and mission, NCU models and expects excellence in both academic practice and Christian faith.

Position Purpose

The Associate Director of Development works closely with the Director of Development to advance all areas of the Office of Development including Donor Relations, Major Gifts, Grant Writing, Database Coordination and Management, Business Relations, , and City Relations.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Reflect, articulate, and promote the mission, vision, and identity of North Central University.
  • Execute Development strategies as outlined by Director of Development.
  • Maintain an individual portfolio of major gift donors making substantiative contact (including face to face visits) and presenting major gift proposals.
  • Coordinate Direct Marketing initiatives with Director of Marketing/Communications.
  • Set and complete fundraising goals for the NCU Fund, 1930 Society, Legacy Society and NCU Church Partners.
  • Represent the University at public functions and events, including social gatherings that may provide direct contact with donors.
  • Serve as a grant writer for the University
  • Assist with database management to identify opportunities with current donors and future donor prospects.

Job Qualifications

Minimum Education and experience

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Two years of experience in Development work or work that has similar skills required showing the potential for success such as business, accounting, finance, sales.

Knowledge, skills, and abilities

  • A committed, Christian faith as demonstrated by the integration of their faith in their daily lives.
  • Appreciation and commitment to the University’s mission and Community Life Standard.
  • Experience and success working in an environment where team goals and individual goals are equally important.
  • Travel required.
  • Ability to build strong collaborative relationships with faculty, staff, and external constituents.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Computer proficiency, with knowledge of Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel and Raiser’s Edge preferred.
  • Working conditions and frequency

Environmental Conditions

  • Daily exposure to repetitive motions of the fingers, hands and wrists.

Equipment and Tools

  • Daily exposure to repetitive motions of the fingers, hands, and wrists.

North Central University employs qualified individuals regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, marital status, genetic information, veteran status, familial status, and status with regard to public assistance. Individuals must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodations.

The aforementioned statements are not intended to encompass all functions and qualifications of the position; rather, they are intended to provide a general framework of the requirements of the position.  Job incumbents may be required to perform other functions not specifically addressed in this job description.