BSUF Major Gift
Ball State Foundation is driven by our commitment to students,
alumni, donors, and the exceptional individuals on our team. We
place an emphasis on fiscal responsibility, the principles of
accountability, transparency, and responsible stewardship. Join our
team as we continue to grow the culture of beneficence for Ball
State University through focus on intentional engagement and
exceptional fundraising as we embark on our most ambitious
fundraising goal ever — to take student support to the next level,
both financially and academically.
At Ball State University, Inclusiveness and freedom of
expression are a part of our enduring values and inform all of our
efforts. We encourage applicants to familiarize themselves with our
Excellence Plan to learn more about our commitment and to
identify how you might contribute to these efforts.
Position Function: Identify, engage, and
successfully solicit individuals and corporations for the purposes
of securing major, annual, and planned gifts for Ball State
University; plan and implement ongoing major gift activities on
behalf of a college or other university constituent group in order
to increase the number and size of private gifts.
- Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.
- At least three years of professional work experience.
- Willingness and ability to travel.
- Possess and maintain a valid driver’s license and be insurable
under the university’s auto fleet policy.
Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be
employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.
- Master’s degree from an accredited institution.
- Three years of experience in fundraising.
- Strong organizational management and interpersonal skills
together with self-motivation, personal accountability, and ability
to motivate others, including staff, faculty and volunteers.
- Ability to work as a team member within a complex
- Knowledge of or experience in an educational setting; ability
to work as part of an organization without direct daily
- Outstanding oral, written, and listening communications skills
are necessary in order to articulate departmental and institutional
viewpoints, goals, priorities, and needs.
Apply online at: https://bsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/33082
. Include the following documents with your application: resume,
and cover letter.
The option to upload transcripts and one letter of
recommendation is available. Original, official transcripts showing
the highest related degree earner is required at the time of hire
(even if obtained at BSU). Degree verification will be
The annual salary for this opportunity is $65,000 –
$70,000.Review of applications will begin immediately and will be
accepted through 09/25/2022.
Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, on an
attractive campus 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately
22,000 graduate and undergraduate students enroll in one of eight
academic colleges that offer 120 undergraduate programs. We offer
more than 140 master’s, doctoral, certificate, and specialist
degrees, with many of them ranking among the best in the nation.
Ball State aspires to be the model of the most student-centered and
community-engaged of the 21st century public research universities,
transforming entrepreneurial learners into impactful leaders –
committed to improving the quality of life for all.
The Ball State way is rooted in the Beneficence Pledge – a
commitment to excellence in teaching and scholarship, honesty and
integrity, social responsibility, gratitude and valuing the
intrinsic worth of each member of our community. Ball State
students, faculty and staff are empowered in a culture that
believes in them and demands they believe in themselves. They are
partners in an innovative, immersive approach to education. They
are supported by living and learning facilities that enable
intellectual curiosity. We graduate scholars who are changing the
world, and we’ve dedicated our University to do the same.
The university offers an excellent wellness program and
extensive benefits offerings to include a generous paid time off
package and paid parental leave. For further information
regarding benefits please visit:
Ball State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
employer that is strongly and actively committed to diversity
within its community. Women, minorities, individuals with
disabilities and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to
apply. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration
for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion,
sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression,
national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any
other legally protected status.