Development Officer

Hesston College seeks applicants for Development Officer. The Development Officer builds and maintains relationships with alumni and friends in their assigned territory. Responsibilities include advocating for and representing Hesston College at external gatherings and events and working within a team to develop and maintain a pool of major donors and gifts. This position also updates the database as it relates to assigned region and duties.

This position resides on campus in Hesston, Kan. Qualifications include relational skills, integrity, significant attention to detail, experience with event planning, strong writing skills, the ability to work independently, a passion for the mission of Hesston College, and knowledge of Mennonite Church USA.

Preferred background includes successful fundraising experience with demonstrated success in meeting goals. Minimum qualifications for this position include a bachelor’s degree and related experience. This position will require travel of one week per month or more. Applicants 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