SAINT PAUL COLLEGE - A COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL COLLEGE 235 Marshall Avenue Saint Paul, MN 55102
MnSCU Academic Professional 2 (Unclassified MAPE)
The Major Gifts Officer is chiefly responsible for identifying, cultivating, soliciting and stewarding donors in partnership with other stakeholders. The person in this position reports to the Executive Director of Foundation and Alumni Relations and has a direct professional working relationship with the Friends of Saint Paul College Board of Directors, donors to the Foundation and College alumni. This person will also play a key role in external relationship strategies like events, marketing and communications.
All employees of Saint Paul College are responsible for promoting a culture that supports diversity and inclusion in all forms as well as providing excellent customer service continuously to all internal and external contacts
Three years of successful experience in major gift fundraising;
Experience working with a 501(c)(3) non-profit;
Ability to understand the needs and interests of leadership and major gift donors in order to develop relationships between them and the college;
Demonstrated successful experience in making appointment calls as well as developing cultivation and solicitation strategies;
Effective written and verbal communication skills sufficient to participate in discussions and communicate technical information to both technical and non-technical personnel;
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail, ability to set priorities and meet deadlines;
Computer skills and a general working knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite applications;
Ability and willingness to work a flexible schedule involving travel throughout the Minneapolis/St. Paul metropolitan area, and on occasions out of state;
Demonstrated knowledge of current best practices in development, including annual and major gift giving;
Interest in education and a dedication to promoting the college's fundraising priorities by developing excellent relationships with faculty, academic leaders, staff, other fundraising professionals, volunteers, and other supportive members/areas of the college community;
Ability to embrace the culture and values of Saint Paul College as well as the ability to articulate the College mission;
Demonstrated inter-cultural competency.
Master's degree preferred;
Experience in higher education major gift fundraising
Experience in writing corporate and private foundation proposals.
Saint Paul College is committed to supporting diversity in all of its forms. Applicants representing diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
Applicants must apply on-line at: http://www.saintpaul.edu/AboutUs/Employment. You must attach an electronic resume and copy of your transcript(s) to your online application in order to be considered for this position. Salary and benefits will be based on the collective bargaining agreement between MAPE and the State of Minnesota.
This document can be made available in alternative formats such as large print, Braille or audio tape by calling 651-846-1400. The college regrets that it is unable to offer H-1B sponsorship at this time. The successful candidate under U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services regulations must be able to accept work in the U.S. by the day employment begins.
Saint Paul College is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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Internal Number: 16686
About Saint Paul College
Saint Paul College was recently ranked the #1 community college in the nation by Washington Monthly magazine, for student engagement in active and collaborative learning, student-faculty interaction, and support for learning. The college offers 39 associate degree programs, including the Associate in Arts degree, 60 career certificate and diploma programs. For over 100 years, Saint Paul College has been helping students succeed in high-demand careers.