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Current Openings (Updated May 21, 2019)

PR Grant Writer at Goodwill Industries of Michiana in South Bend, IN

Director of Development at Charles A. Tindley in Indianapolis, IN

Director of Advancement Services at Indiana Tech in Fort Wayne

Director of Advancement Services at Parkview Health in Fort Wayne

Assistant Director of Resource Development at Ivy Tech Community College (Ft. Wayne)

Constituent Records Specialist at Valparaiso University

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PR Grant Writer at Goodwill Industries of Michiana in South Bend, Indiana


To conduct research and prepare grant proposals for private foundations and government programs. This position reports directly to the Vice President of Mission Advancement. Position will also work closely with the Vice President of Workforce Development. Job performance is reviewed annually.

Job Functions

  • Grant research and writing.
  • Assist with prospect research.
  • Develop and maintain grant calendar and lists of potential grant opportunities.
  • Research and prepare presentations.
  • Maintain contact with grant funding sources and deadlines.
  • Perform additional duties as directed by supervisor.

To learn more or to apply click here

Posted May 21, 2019

Charles A. Tindley Accelerated School

Director of Development at Charles A. Tindley in Indianapolis, Indiana

The Director of Development leads the Development Department and works closely with the CEO and Board of Directors to oversee and manage all aspects of Tindley’s development program. The Director of Development must be able to think strategically and practically to implement a comprehensive and results-oriented development plan that includes traditional and innovative strategies. Key components of this plan should include goals, strategies, and timetables for the Tindley, major and capital gifts, the endowment campaign, alumni giving, planned giving, and matching gifts, and should include a complementary focus on prospecting and tactics to build key relationships with alumni, families, and community, corporate, and foundation leaders.

To learn more or to apply click here

Posted May 21, 2019

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Director of Advancement Services at Parkview Health in Fort Wayne

The Director of Advancement Services is the information systems manager for Institutional Advancement, managing resources that support all university fundraising. This position will have the opportunity to establish systems and procedures in advance of a significant comprehensive campaign for the university and establish best practices for the division in the areas of gift processing, gift and pledge counting, database integrity, reporting, data analysis, and system utilization.

The Director of Advancement Services supports the university’s quality improvement efforts by focusing on improving the performance of owned processes that have direct or indirect impact on related departmental and/or institutional results.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities

  • Create processes and procedures for creating and maintaining accurate constituent records
  • Supervise the Advancement Services Manager and the Gift Processor/Administrative Assistant
  • Create reports and dashboards that allows the entire Institutional Advancement team to view and monitor progress toward key goals and performance indicators
  • Oversee all pledge and gift processing and reporting
  • Ensure accurate monthly reconciliation between Advancement CRM and Finance
  • Complete annual VSE report and other annual gift related surveys as needed
  • Liaise with other departments in gathering and syncing information from other College databases including but not limited to employee data, retirees, student data, etc.
  • Lead prospect management meetings for the frontline fundraising team designed to identify new prospects, discuss strategies for existing prospects, and move donors through the gift cycle
  • Research and implement best practices for University Advancement data systems, and develop goals for department data priorities and continued improvement.
  • Assess training needs, approaches, and course materials for University Advancement data systems. Collaborate with the development team to improve and standardize services.
  • Create reports, mailing lists, regional prospect lists, donor lists, and alumni lists as requested and needed
  • Track, monitor, and report on the performance of owned processes that have direct or indirect impact on related departmental and/or institutional results
  • Generate and implement solutions (individually or collectively with other process users) to improve the performance of owned processes


  • prospect research and fundraising: 1 year (Required)
  • higher education or non-profit: 3 years (Preferred)
  • relational database management, and information systems: 1 year (Required)


  • Bachelor's (Required)
For more information or to apply click here.

    Posted May 10, 2019

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    Director of Advancement Services at Parkview Health in Fort Wayne

    Major Responsibilities: 

    Provides leadership and direction for Foundation advancement operations that support the Foundation’s fundraising initiatives. Responsible for overseeing data base management, prospect research, supervising the gift processing and acknowledgement process, financial reporting and fund management. Provides leadership, supervision and coaching of the advancement team and other Foundation staff. Responsible for recruiting, training, and managing co-workers in support of data analysis services and prospective donor research. Works closely with all fundraising staff to support an array of fundraising activities including annual giving, major gifts, planned giving, and special event fundraising. Leads the effort to produce stewardship reports and works closely with the Finance and Accounting teams.

    Education: Bachelors degree preferably in Computer Science or Information Technology.

    Certification: Membership in the Association of Professional Researchers for Advancement (APRA) preferred.

    Experience: A minimum of five years of experience in advancement operations database management and prospect research including direct experience with data analysis and reporting and prospect qualifying and identification. Experience in the healthcare sector is a strong plus. Innovative and inspiring leadership style with strong critical/analytical and problem-solving skills. Extensive experience in information systems management and expert-level knowledge of Raisers Edge is essential. Ability to lead and train team members for cross functionality. Service-oriented team player with a collaborative and engaging work style. Strong verbal written and interpersonal skills. Excellent organizational skills with the ability to think ahead and effectively manage multiple projects. Proficient in Microsoft Office products including Excel PowerPoint and Word.

    For more information or to apply click here.

    Posted May 10, 2019

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    Assistant Director of Resource Development at Ivy Tech Community College, Fort Wayne

    Major Responsibilities:

    • Assists the Executive Director of Resource Development with all aspects of fund raising and friend raising as needed to further the mission of the College. Maintains confidentiality of donors and gift information.
    • Researches donor information and prospect data as needed for Resource Development Office.
    • Set goals, organizes, promotes, and facilitates employee annual giving programs.
    • Coordinates the administrative processes, donor relations, criteria compliance, and awarding processes for scholarship funds.
    • Coordinates Resource Development committee’s activities, including coordination of volunteer cultivation and solicitation calls as needed. Provide support to staff, volunteers and faculty in making contacts for financial support.
    • Assist Executive Director of Resource Development in Regional Development Planning and Administration, including implementing communication strategies to inform internal and external constituencies about Ivy Tech and the Foundation.
    • Performs other duties as assigned or as judgment or necessity dictates.

    The above list of duties is not to be construed as an exhaustive list. Other duties logically associated with the position may be assigned.

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree. Experience in fund development, research, event planning or marketing.
    • Proficient word processing/computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft applications including Word, Excel and Access preferred. Experience with donor software helpful.
    • Excellent communication, human relations, and organizational skills.
    • Ability to work independently and ability to keep business information confidential.
    • Experience working with volunteers.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Experience in grant writing.

    For more information or to apply click here.

    Posted April 25, 2019

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      Constituent Records Specialist at Valparaiso University

      Valparaiso University is currently accepting applications for a Constituent Records Specialist. The primary responsibilities of the Constituent Records Specialist position are to maintain accurate and up-to-date records for alumni, parents, corporations, foundations and other friends of the University. The Constituent Records Specialist also has a lead role in maintaining updated data entry policies and procedures. This individual must have exceptional analytical skills, a customer service-oriented attitude, and a high degree of proficiency in using the Advance database. As a part of the Research and Prospect Management Team the Constituent Records Specialist also assists with various research projects on an as needed basis.

      Required Skills

      • High level of computer proficiency required. Must have working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, etc…) as well as knowledge of manipulating and retrieving data from standard research tools such as business directories, various database sources, internet resources and written and electronic publications.
      • Demonstrated ability to solve problems, manage multiple projects with competing priorities, and to meet challenging deadlines.
      • Superior interpersonal skills with proven ability to work independently and proactively, yet function positively in a collaborative team environment, exhibiting an ability to form effective working partnerships with colleagues.
      • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
      • Ability to sit for prolonged periods of time at the computer.
      • High degree of professionalism, ethical sensitivity, confidentiality, and discretion.

      Required Experience
      • At least two years of data entry experience and at least one year of previous customer service experience. Previous experience in higher education or non-profit fundraising is preferred.
      • Experience with Advance database or other CRM database preferred.

      To view more information about this position or to apply click here.

      Posted April 22, 2019

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