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Development Officer, College of Integrative Sciences and Arts

ASU Foundation
Arizona, United States
$62,000.00 - $63,100.00
Closing date
Aug 4, 2022

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Position Type
Fundraising, Annual Fund, Corporate and Foundation Relations, Donor Relations, Fundraising Administration, Grant Seeking, Prospect Research, Other Fundraising, Special Events, Programs, Community Outreach, Grant Administration, Grant Making, Other Programs, Program Administration and Management
Advocacy, Community Development, Community Foundations, Research
Employment Type
Full Time
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Who we want:

Development Officer, College of Integrative Sciences and Arts


The ASU Foundation, one of five nonprofit entities that make up ASU Enterprise Partners, is seeking a Development Officer, College of Integrative Sciences and Arts​.


The development officer for the College of Integrative Sciences and Arts (CISA) will work collaboratively with the ASU Foundation for A New American University (ASUF) and with academic leadership across CISA. The development officer will be responsible for implementation and oversight of important solicitation, engagement and stewardship programs.


The development officer’s effectiveness will be evaluated on the ability to achieve financial goals and contact metrics consistent with the programs and prospects assigned. The development officer reports to the ASUF Vice President, Unit Development.  



What you'll do:

  • Manage a portfolio of 50-75 individual prospects to develop and execute strategies leading to a solicitation of annual gifts of $1,000+.
  • Be responsible for core fundraising metrics including high impact contacts with prospects, major gift proposals submitted, and dollars raised
  • Collaborate with various ASUF offices and functions -- including corporate and foundation relations, estate and gift planning, donor relations, research and prospect management, financial services, annual giving, and development – to advance prospect strategies and use the ASUF prospect management and tracking system
  • In partnership with unit leadership, identify top fundraising priorities for the unit.
  • Coordinate Dean’s Impact Council meetings and annual philanthropic commitments from members.
  • Work with unit leadership as well as ASU Foundation to create and implement alumni and parent engagements strategies, as well as donor recognition programs and processes.
  • Work in collaboration with the ASU Foundation’s Annual Giving Office to coordinate annual giving solicitations and messaging.
  • Develop virtual stewardship opportunities to connect donors and prospects to the college 
  • Using the alumni donor database, Salesforce, maintain current and confidential information on development activities
  • Perform general development administrative tasks related to assigned development program components, such as tracking event attendance, gift administration, scholarship administration and development of marketing collateral.
  • Other tasks as assigned.



What you'll need:

  • Collaborative style, combined with the ability and desire to work in a team-based environment
  • Ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality and responsibility regarding information related to Foundation and University business and confidential prospect information
  • Strong and collegial interpersonal skills and an ability to communicate effectively in person, in writing, and by phone
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Problem solver who can take initiative and set priorities while being flexible
  • Team-oriented strategist able to effectively manage complex situations involving numerous and sometimes competing constituencies
  • Ability to represent the institution well
  • An advocate’s belief in the vision of ASU as the New American University
  • Attention to detail and thoroughness in completing assigned duties
  • Highly organized and able to handle multiple projects
  • Adept at navigating complex environments with evolving priorities and communication plans
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, Power Point)
  • Experience with PeopleSoft, Advance, Salesforce and IFAS preferred



Relevant Experience:


Bachelor’s degree and 1-3 years successful development experience, preferably in higher education



Mental demands:


Clarity of focus while juggling projects and/or deadlines.  Ability to meet demanding work schedule expectations.



Working conditions:


Activities are performed in an environmentally controlled office setting subject to extended periods of sitting, keyboarding and manipulating a computer mouse; required to stand for varying lengths of time and walk moderate distances to perform work. Frequent bending, reaching, lifting, pushing and pulling up to 25 pounds. Regular activities require ability to quickly change priorities, which may include and/or are subject to resolution of conflicts. May be required to perform tasks in the field within and/or across University campuses. Ability to clearly communicate verbally, read, write, see and hear to perform essential functions. This position may require some early mornings and evenings to accommodate meetings and events. This position currently requires you to work from the office Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays with Monday and Friday optional remote days.


ASUEP follows federal guidance which requires employees of federal contractors to be fully vaccinated ​for COVID-19, except in limited circumstances in which an employee is legally entitled to an accommodation for medical or religious reasons.



Working equipment:


This position will require laptop computer, desk telephone, mobile communication device ($30 bi-weekly reimbursement), corporate card, and business cards.  



Contact us today.


For more information on ASU Enterprise Partners, visit our web site at


ASU Enterprise Partners and its subsidiaries is an equal opportunity employer that is firmly committed to promoting justice, equity, diversity and inclusion within our organization and throughout our sphere of influence. Because we embrace a spirit of innovation and achievement, we will endeavor to maximize the talent and potential of all employees, directors, and volunteers through bold and strategic action aimed at building success and a sense of belonging. All employees are expected to act in good faith to support these actions and to not impede the efforts of others to build a just, equitable, diverse and inclusive organization




ASU Enterprise Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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