Director of Development, Arrupe College

at Loyola University Chicago in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job Description

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Position Details Position Details Job Title DIR DEVELOPMENT Position Number 8101375 Job Category University Staff Job Type Full-Time FLSA Status Exempt Campus Chicago-Water Tower Campus Department Name PRINCIPAL & MAJOR GIFTS Location Code MAJOR GIFTS (03634A) Is this split and/or fully grant funded? No Duties and Responsibilities JOB SUMMARY :

Under general direction, this position is responsible for establishing strategic short- and

long-range fundraising goals for the University by identifying, cultivating, soliciting and stewarding donors for major & planned gifts. Develops and manages strategies and staff to achieve goals.


The Director of Development will set and achieve fundraising goals and metrics for Arrupe College in addition to managing a broad portfolio of prospects for other university programs and initiatives. The Director of Development will participate in the qualification, cultivation, and solicitation of high-level annual fund and major gift prospects with a capacity of $100K-$5M for both Arrupe College and other university programs and initiatives. The Director will partner with the Dean of Arrupe College and work closely with faculty and other university leadership to cultivate, solicit and steward major and principal gifts from alumni and friends in the successful attainment of university priorities and campaign initiatives.


The Director of Development, Loyola University Chicago, will:

+ Manage the total range of fundraising activities (qualification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship) of an assigned portfolio of prospects and donors including directly soliciting and managing the solicitation of principal and major gift prospects;

+ Make a defined number of visits and solicitations per year designed to move prospects toward making a philanthropic commitment to the university;

+ Provide support to the Dean of Arrupe College and for the volunteer leadership for Arrupe College;

+ Write and edit correspondence, proposals, and reports to prospective donors and major/capital campaign gift donors;

+ Prepare contact reports on meetings and interactions with donors and prospects;

+ Coordinate appointments and prepare any required materials for meetings, visits or phone calls with Deans, President, alumni volunteers, or other senior administrators with alumni and friends within prospect pool; and

+ Work collaboratively to facilitate the qualification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of prospects.

+ Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Education and/or Work Experience Qualifications Minimum Education and/or Work Experience

+ Bachelor’s degree required; master’s degree preferred. 3-5 years of fundraising, business development or sales experience required. Experience in higher education required. Equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. Must have demonstrated, successful track record of donor cultivation and solicitation.

Proof of COVID vaccination will be required prior to employment date.



Computer Skills

Proficient computer skills and a working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite

Supervisory Responsibilities No Required operation of university owned vehicles No Does this position require direct animal or patient contact? No Physical Demands Repetitive Motions Working Conditions Irregular Hours Open Date 05/04/2022 Close Date Special Instructions to Applicants Diversity and Inclusion Statement Quick Link for Posting
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Job Posting: JC240916742

Posted On: May 26, 2023

Updated On: Jun 29, 2023

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