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Western Illinois University Development Officer-3 POSITIONS in Moline, Illinois

This job was posted by https://illinoisjoblink.illinois.gov : For more information, please see: https://illinoisjoblink.illinois.gov/jobs/9949916 Development Officer-3 POSITIONS r rCategory: r rAdministrative, Professional & Staff Positions r rDepartment: Foundation and Development Office r rLocations: Macomb, IL r rPosted: Jul 29, 2022 r rCloses: Open Until Filled r rType: FT - Continuous r rAbout Western Illinois University: r rRecognized as a "Best Midwestern College" by the Princeton Review. Western Illinois University serves more than 7,500 students at its traditional residential campus in Macomb and its metropolitan, non-residential branch campus in Moline, Illinois. r rJob Description: r rAPPOINTMENT: August 15, 2022 rRESPONSIBILITIES: The Director of Development will report to the Vice President for Advancement and Alumni Relations. Provides leadership in Western Illinois University's fundraising program, with primary emphasis on fundraising through securing major gifts from individuals, corporations and foundations to support academic priorities of the College and the goals and objectives of the University's strategic plan "Higher Values in Higher Education". r rRANK & SALARY: Negotiable, commensurate with experience. Western Illinois University offers a competitive benefits package including domestic partner benefits. For full benefit information visit: http://www.wiu.edu/vpas/human\_resources/benefits/. r rRequirements: r rREQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: r r Bachelor's Degree required. r A demonstrated record of success in higher education or non-profit fundraising, including a knowledge of gift planning techniques and tools, or experience in marketing or outside sales. r A desire to build relationships and convey a passion for WIU and the assigned college with the purpose of raising funds for the College. r Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing, and to coordinate efforts of diverse groups of alumni, volunteers, faculty and staff. r Computer proficiency applicable to the position required. r Weekend and evening work is required, in addition to extensive travel (25 - 50%). Strong organizational and time management skills, including experience in strategic planning and goal setting. r rPREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: r r Graduate degree r Evidence of progressive professional experience in higher education fundraising. r rFor a degree to be considered, it must be conferred from a regionally accredited degree-granting institution of higher education (or equivalent from an international accrediting body). Unless otherwise stated, the degree must be conferred at the time of appointment. r rAdditional Information: r rTHE DEPARTMENT: For additional information on the Western Illinois University Foundation and Development Office, visit http://www.wiu.edu/giving/ r rTHE UNIVERSITY: r rAbout WIU rSince 1899, Western Illinois University has provided outstanding educational opportunities to individuals in west central Illinois and well beyond our region and state. WIU's traditional residential campus in Macomb, Illinois, is the educational, cultural and athletic center of the region, while the WIU-Quad Cities non-residential branch campus in Moline, Illinois, is the only public university in the immediate Quad Cities region. r rWIU-Macomb, IL (Student Population: 6,539): A traditional, residential four-year campus offering a comprehensive slate of undergraduate and graduate programs, including a doctorate in education, WIU-Macomb is located in the heart of west central Illinois in Macomb. Amtrak provides twice-daily service from Macomb to Chicago (and point in-between). Macomb is located approximately 75 miles from the Quad Cities International Airport (Moline, IL) and 70 miles from the Greater Peoria Regional Airport (Peoria, IL). r rWIU-Quad Cities (Student Population: 916): The only public university in the Quad Cities area, WIU-QC offers select undergraduate and graduate programs, including a doctorate in education a d a doctorate in environmental studies, at its metropolitan, non-residential campus in Moline, IL. rWIU Commitment to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Anti-Racism rWestern Illinois University fosters respect, equity, and inclusion for all students, faculty, and staff. WIU is committed to anti-racism, anti-oppression, equity, social justice, and diversity. We value inclusion as a core value and as an essential element of Western's public service mission. WIU embraces individual uniqueness and a culture of inclusion that supports broad and specific diversity initiatives. Western believes in the educational and institutional benefits of diversity in society as integral to the success of all individuals. r rAt WIU, we will: r r Maintain a safe and secure environment for all members of our University communities. r Educate and empower students, staff, and faculty to be social justice advocates. Provide curricula, programs, training, resources, and environments that reflect and strengthen the diversity of our communities, and to elevate cultural awareness and understanding. r Ensure fair, equitable, and inclusive access to University facilities, programs, resources, and services. r Create inclusive and equitable policies and practices. r Diversify the University's workforce by assessing hiring practices to attract, retain, and develop talented staff and faculty from diverse backgrounds. r Address intergroup disparities through areas as representation, retention, learning outcomes,