Carleton College seeks to hire a Development Officer or Senior Development Officer. This is a tremendous opportunity for both the experienced fundraising professional as well as one with a related skill set who is hoping for a career move into mission-driven work. The Carleton College Development Office provides a collegial and supportive environment of seasoned fundraising professionals in which to work in support of the College's mission.
The College has a well-cultivated pool of donors. Alumni participation in campaigns and commitment to philanthropy is among the highest in the nation.
The ideal candidate must be committed to the values of a liberal arts education, demonstrate intellectual curiosity, and possess the ability to directly solicit gifts. This individual must have experience and ability to build relationships and work collaboratively across an organization, including engaging multiple types of stakeholders in donor cultivation and solicitation. Experience in Development is desirable, applicants will need 7 or more years of experience in fundraising and capital campaigns to be considered for the Senior Development Officer.
This is a full-time benefit eligible position, with a start date of as soon as possible. Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until a hire is complete. For more information and how to apply visit: http://jobs.carleton.edu/postings/4362
In addition, Carleton College offers a generous benefits package, including a 403(b) retirement plan with a 10% employer contribution and immediate vesting, comprehensive health and dental insurance plans, a Health Savings Account that includes a college contribution, tuition assistance for employees' children (after six years of service), as well as a generous time off package (23 days of paid vacation, in addition to paid College holidays and sick days, starting in year one) promoting its value of work/life balance, and access to other campus amenities.
Northfield is a vibrant and welcoming community with an active, open and collegial atmosphere that few other small towns offer. With a population of 20,000, Northfield is home to both Carleton College and St. Olaf College. From hundreds of acres of parks to golf courses to performing arts, there is something for everyone. While quaint and picturesque, Northfield houses more than ten individual arts and entertainment venues, miles upon miles of biking, hiking and cross country ski trails, and indoor recreation facilities to suit any need. Northfield is located just 40 miles south of the Minneapolis/St. Paul metro, a short commute from big city living.
Carleton College is an AA/EEO employer. We are committed to developing our staff to better reflect the diversity of our student body and American society. Members of underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.
About Carleton College
Founded in 1866, Carleton College is a small, private liberal arts college in the historic river town of Northfield, Minnesota. Best known for its academic excellence and warm, welcoming campus community, Carleton offers 37 majors and 15 concentrations in the arts, humanities, natural sciences, and social sciences.Carleton College is committed to providing a true liberal arts education, a curriculum that challenges our students to learn broadly and think deeply. Instead of training for one narrow career path, Carleton students develop the knowledge and skills to succeed in any walk of life.