Advancement Officer

Reporting to the Associate Vice President for Advancement, and working with other staff and volunteers, the Advancement Officer is responsible for identifying, cultivating, and soliciting individual major gift prospects that are capable of making gift commitments of $10,000 or more to support Ferris State University’s funding priorities. Travel is required, including evenings and weekends.

Required: Bachelor’s degree, valid driver’s license, and at least two years' experience in fundraising, sales, direct marketing, or related field, preferably in higher education or in other complex organizations.

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