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Director of Advancement

New Mexico Highlands University
New Mexico, United States
$80,000.00 - $100,000.00
Closing date
Sep 8, 2022

New Mexico Highlands University, invites applications for the position of Director of Advancement. The Director of Advancement provides oversight to the New Mexico Highlands University (NMHU) Foundation operations as well as leading the Major and Planned Giving efforts of the Foundation. Under the direction of the Vice President for Student and Donor Engagement, the Director of Advancement will supervise the Foundation Financial Officer, and all externally contracted vendors and consultant relationships, as well as carry a portfolio of high level major and planned giving donors. The Director of Advancement will be responsible for meeting revenue goals for major planned giving, a significant portion of Foundation total revenue.

We seek an experienced advancement professional with progressively responsible managerial and leadership positions in advancement with minimum two years of work experience in a Foundation or non-profit fundraising setting, as well as a proven track record in principal and major gift fundraising. Proficiency in working with Raiser’s Edge donor database a plus. A bachelor’s degree from an accredited university is required, and an advanced degree is preferred.

To view the detailed job description for this position, please click the following link:  Director of Advancement.

Nominations and applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  Inquiries, nominations, and applications may be directed in confidence to:  Gonser Gerber Search, c/o Gonser Gerber LLP, 1776 Legacy Circle, Suite 100, Naperville, IL 60563;  To apply, please submit a cover letter, résumé, and three professional references.  References will not be contacted until later in the search process. Diverse and traditionally underrepresented candidates are encouraged to apply.

New Mexico Highlands University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. We are committed to the University values of diversity, accessibility, excellence, and responsiveness.

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