We are proud of our rich academic and cultural programs in support of our mission — to prevent disease, promote health, and enhance quality of life locally, across Indiana, throughout the United States, and around the world. The school's leadership embraces a uniquely bold, multidisciplinary approach that capitalizes on its visionary history, as well as its emerging strengths. Key topics include opiates; sexual and reproductive health; obesity and nutrition; rigor, reproducibility, and transparency; exercise science; injury prevention, drowning prevention, and concussion prevention; aging; vector-bourne and infectious diseases; as well as an interest in exploring gun violence, racial, sexual, and other violence. We seek a dynamic fundraiser who has the ability to acquire funding for endowed professorships, department chairs and deanships; endowed research funds and graduate fellowships; new faculty; doctoral students; research lab infrastructure and research projects; endowments for awards, seminars, and lectureships; and undergraduate scholarships.
The Executive Director of Development plays an integral role in the philanthropic and outreach efforts of the Indiana University School of Public Health-Bloomington. This position creates strategies and provides leadership and direction for private gift support; development functions; alumni outreach; and collaborates with communications/marketing/branding efforts for the School.
Responsibilities include major gifts prospecting, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship; campaign development and management; planned giving oversight; and coordination of cultivation and solicitation efforts among the School’s many departments, programs, and centers.
Working with the Dean, faculty, senior staff, the Dean's Alliance, and Indiana University Foundation's designated liaison, the Executive Director of Development will maximize private support for the School. Through fundraising, stewardship, alumni and volunteer engagement, the Executive Director will continue to generate the momentum to reach the financial and programmatic goals for the school and its constituents.
Bachelor’s degree and eight years of professional fundraising experience, including proven success in major gift development work and solid leadership experience.
Combinations of education and related experience may be considered.
Outstanding interpersonal, community, foundation and corporate relations skills, including the ability to communicate and work effectively within a diverse community. Ability to understand and respect confidentiality. Possess an ability to work comfortably within an academic environment that possesses many competing interests, priorities, and opinions. Proficiency with Indiana University and Indiana University Foundation applications. Excellent knowledge of fundraising with a general knowledge of marketing, and communications, as well as demonstrated skills in major and planned gift solicitation and experience with major gift prospect management systems. Possess high energy and focus, and have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment handling multiple projects concurrently. Proficient with Microsoft Office products. Supervisory/management experience.
Master’s degree. Ten years of fundraising experience.
Salary Plan: PAE
Salary Grade: 4DV
Department: SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH-IUB (BL-HPER-IUBLA)
Internal Number: 78352
About Indiana University
Founded in 1820, Indiana University is the state’s public university system, comprised of two core campuses—IU-Bloomington and IUPUI—and six regional campuses located throughout the state. Combined, the total student population is more than 114,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional school students. IU is one of the largest employers in the state, with over 20,000 faculty and staff. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. Diversity and inclusion remains a core commitment to IU’s mission to cultivate an educational environment that supports equal access, participation and representation on all of its campuses and that provides educational and career opportunities for all.