Annual Giving Director in the Development Office

Indiana State University

Annual Giving Director in the Development Office


Job Summary: The Annual Giving Director oversees all aspects and operation of the campus-wide Annual Giving program to identify, cultivate, solicit and steward donors, and executes a comprehensive annual giving program incorporating direct mail, telephone, web and social media platforms, and serving university-wide as well as school and unit fundraising initiatives and goals.


Qualifications: Education: Bachelor’s Degree (4 years); Experience: Minimum of 2 years’ experience working with annual giving programs with a record of developing and implementing effective giving programs and achieving metrics-driven goals.


Experience in higher education, not-for-profit, or similarly complex organization, with track record of progressive responsibilities, is preferred.


Successful candidates will have excellent skills and understanding of computer and constituent software; experience in marketing programs through direct mail and the web, and demonstrated experience with use of social media. Understanding of and ability to assess technologies, trends and application of data analytics for target marketing, reporting and results analysis.


Application Process: This position will remain open until filled. For full-consideration, applications must be submitted by July 15, 2018. To view the full description and to apply, please visit:


About the Institution: Established in 1865, Indiana State University is a four-year public university that integrates teaching, research, and creative activity in an engaging, challenging, and supportive learning environment to prepare productive citizens of the world. Indiana State is dedicated to teaching and the creation of knowledge while maintaining its longstanding commitment to inclusiveness.


Located in Southwest Indiana, Indiana State University is conveniently located 10 minutes from I-70 making trips to Indianapolis, St. Louis, Chicago and Cincinnati easily accessible. Indiana State University sits in the central part of downtown Terre Haute making the commute to shopping, food, housing, arts, sports and entertainment within 15 minutes to campus.


Indiana State University has been listed by both Forbes and the Princeton Review as one of the top schools in the Midwest for the 5th and 13th year, respectively. U.S. News Best Colleges rankings describe Indiana State University as pedestrian friendly and beautifully landscaped, and has been recognized by Princeton Review as one the most environmentally responsible colleges. Indiana State University’s commitment to community engagement and public service sets it apart. Students are motivated to apply both knowledge and creativity with local surrounding communities and counties.


As a medium size public university, Indiana State University is known to have one of the most diverse student populations in the State of Indiana. With approximately 12,000 undergraduate students and 2,000 graduate students, our minority student population is nearly 25%. Indiana State University continues to grow in enrollment and is committed to student development, leadership, and success.


Indiana State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All are encouraged to apply including women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.