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25 Mar 2021

Full-Time Executive Assistant for Principal Gifts and Campaign

Ball State University – Posted by Ball State University Muncie, Indiana, United States

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Executive Assistant for Principal Gifts and Campaign

Ball State University


Do you have an interest in helping drive Ball State’s largest capital campaign in history? Are you interested in supporting and assisting a small team of professionals committed to raising over $300MM for Ball State’s top priorities, while working closely with the University President’s Office, other campus leaders, and top volunteers and donors? If so, come fly with us!


Ball State University Foundation is seeking a professional, experienced and motivated executive assistant to support the work of its Campaign Strategy and Principal Gifts team. We’re committed to diversity, equity, inclusion and excellence. Would you like to join us?


This position will provide high-level support in the planning, organization, and administration of activities within the Principal Gifts and Campaign Strategy department of the Ball State University Foundation. Provide high-level administrative support for the Foundation’s Chief Advancement Officer and other executive staff. Perform a variety of complex assignments in support of the day-to-day operations. This position involves frequent contact with donors, external constituents, and internal colleagues in order to coordinate fundraising efforts within the university.


Minimum qualifications: Associate’s degree or equivalent in business administration or related field. Three years in development or related experience working with external constituents. Strong organization, management, and interpersonal skills together with computer literacy, including familiarity with database management; strong verbal and written communication skills; ability to work as part of an organization without direct daily supervision; ability to work as a team member in a complex institution; a high level of discretion and ability to work with sensitive and confidential information is necessary.


Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.


Preferred qualifications: Bachelor’s degree. Over five years of experience in development; donor relations, volunteer management, event planning, marketing, public relations, or related experience; experience with donors and alumni. Self-motivation and the ability to motivate others, including staff, faculty and volunteers.


Apply online at: Resume and cover letter are required. Please make sure to answer all supplemental questions within the application. Review of applications will begin immediately and will be accepted through April 14, 2021.


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, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.

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