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DEVELOPMENT - Director of Development

Job Classification

  Salaried Administrative

Position summary

The Director of Development reports to the Vice President for University Advancement and is responsible for leading Andrews University in its comprehensive Elev8 Campaign and directing the major gifts program, including outright and deferred individual gifts, corporate, and foundation gifts.  The Director of Development works with the President, Vice President for University Advancement, President’s Council, Board of Trustees, respective deans, program managers, and development staff to identify, cultivate, and solicit major individual, corporate, and foundation donor prospects for gifts in support of Andrews University’s strategic mission and priorities. 

Qualifications summary

Must be a Seventh-day Adventist in good and regular standing.

Duties and responsibilities

Supervisory responsibilities


Must be a Seventh-day Adventist in good and regular standing.

Technical competencies

Oversees the development and maintenance of gift stewardship policies and procedures, including appropriate gift acknowledgment, thank you policies and implementation, pledge reminders, donor recognition and matching gifts systems. Is responsible for and strives to establish policies that insure a high level of quality control and promptness.

Interpersonal interactions


Physical demands

Must be able to handle a heavy work travel schedule.

Work environment

Will be in a typical office setting as well as remotely.