Development Officer

Hesston College seeks applicants for a Development Officer. The position is a full-time, benefits eligible position.

The Development Officer builds and maintains relationships with alumni, churches and friends of the college within their assigned territory. Responsibilities include advocating for and representing Hesston College at external and internal gatherings and events, working within a team to develop and maintain a pool of major donors and gifts within territory, working to achieve annual fundraising/donor goals, keeping up to date records within the donor prospect management system, and helping with department strategic priorities and projects as assigned.

Qualifications include relational skills, integrity, significant attention to detail, strong writing skills, ability to work independently, business acumen and a passion for the mission of Hesston College. Preferred background includes a bachelor’s degree or higher, more than five years of professional experience, exceptional relational skills, and successful fundraising experience with demonstrated success in meeting goals. Minimum qualifications for this position include an associate degree and related experience. This position will include travel of two weeks per month on average. Travel will include locations within Kansas and locations within another geographic region of the country. The ideal applicant would have alumni connections and must demonstrate a commitment to Christian higher education and the mission and values of Hesston College. To apply, send a letter of interest, application and resume to joinus@hesston.edu. Review of applicants begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. EOE