Advancement Officer

Northwestern College is seeking a warm and relational advancement officer to join a creative, successful fundraising team. This individual will assist with the philanthropy efforts of Northwestern College by cultivating relationships with college constituents and inviting them to invest in the college’s mission through giving to the operational fund, capital projects and the endowment, as well as through including Northwestern in their planned giving. This person’s cultivation efforts will include personal visits, various forms of communication, assisting with events, and meeting yearly goals and objectives.

Qualifications: The successful candidate will have a bachelor’s degree with preference given to advanced training and fundraising experience. Experience in communications, sales and marketing, and public relations is a plus. The candidate must be a person with strong organizational and computer skills; outstanding interpersonal, oral and written communication skills; and the ability to multi-task. The candidate must be a self-starter with attention to detail and a team player willing to contribute in a collegial environment. Travel is required.

The successful candidate will have an authentic Christian faith and support the college’s mission and identity as expressed in our Vision for Learning, Vision for Diversity and Statement of Christian Identity.

Northwestern College is affiliated with the Reformed Church in America and seeks to more fully reflect the cultural and ethnic diversity of the body of Christ in its faculty, staff, administration and students. Women and candidates from historically underrepresented groups are enthusiastically encouraged to apply. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until an appointment is made. To apply, send letter of application, résumé and Northwestern College application form (apply online below).

Applying to NWC

We accept applications only for current staff positions posted on our website. Applications for faculty positions are accepted on an ongoing basis. If you have a recent application on file with us, you may contact the human resources office to be considered for additional staff openings. Please update your application before applying for a new position. A completed and signed application is required for all open positions before an individual is considered an applicant. Resumes do not substitute for a completed application.

Current employees may submit a Transfer Request and submit a current resumé for this position.

Submit a letter of application, a resume or vitae, employment application and any additional required files to:

Deb Sandbulte
Director of Human Resources
Northwestern College
101 7th Street SW
Orange City, Iowa 51041

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