Mississippi Valley State University

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August 22, 2012

Director of Development



 University Advancement



Director of Development      





Full Time





Commensurate with experience and qualifications


Position Available:



Job Description:


Serves as the administrative officer for the advancement division and assist the Vice President for University Advancement in maintaining daily activities; supervises activities including fundraising, annual fund, special initiatives/projects and donor relations; maintains portfolio of major gift prospects; assist the Vice President in building the University’s giving portfolio; monitor departmental budget; prepare and maintain policy and procedure manual for the division  


Qualifications Required :

Bachelor’s Degree preferably in business, communications, journalism or Public Affairs; 5-7 years of solid higher education and grant research and development preferably in higher education, corporate, government, non-profit, philanthropic; experience in grant writing and managing multiple projects; knowledge of donor relations; experience with prospect research and donor tracking; an extensive major gift portfolio consisting of various industries and private donors


Application Deadline:

Open Until Filled


Application Procedure:

Please send application, resume, official transcript and three letters of professional recommendation to:


Mississippi Valley State University

Department of Human Resources

MVSU 7260

14000 Highway 82 West

Itta Bena, MS 38941


Mississippi Valley State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer