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Capital Campaign Manager

Company: Indiana University Hillel, Bloomington IN
Date Posted: January 31, 2018

Capital Campaign Manager, Indiana University Hillel:

Position Description: IU Hillel seeks a Capital Campaign Manager, a newly created, full-time position responsible for completing a $15 million national capital campaign. This fundraising effort will support the construction of a new Hillel Center and raising new endowment funds for its future operations. The campaign is in its planning stages and has already received significant leadership gifts. The Campaign Manager may choose to live in either Bloomington or the Indianapolis area.


The primary responsibilities include: Implement and manage a capital campaign, taking the campaign from quiet phase to public launch, through building grand opening and campaign completion; work with staff, local and national volunteers, and donors to recruit, train and support campaign volunteers and assist in soliciting gifts and grants. Serve as primary staff to the Campaign Committee for all meetings, solicitations, events and other needs; plan and execute regional and national educational/cultivation events and manage volunteers for those events. The Capital Campaign Manager will commit at least two to three years to this task and we hope she/he will consider staying in a continuing staff leadership role following the completion of the campaign. 


About IU Hillel: Indiana University Hillel is a non-profit, charitable organization governed by a volunteer board and it is the foundation of IU campus Jewish community, providing the infrastructure for Jewish life on the campus and in the surrounding Bloomington community as well.  IU Hillel is among the nation's largest campus Hillel organizations and serves 5,000 Jewish students and their families who come from Indiana and the nation. The mission of IU Hillel is to help students at Indiana University find community, create Jewish connections and build leadership skills that will serve them for life. IU Hillel staff and volunteers foster a strong Jewish identity in order to enhance students' commitment to Jewish life that will continue during and beyond their college years. The website: 


Required Qualifications: Because we support and foster the work of college students, a completed Bachelors degree is required; familiarity with nonprofit organizations, higher education fundraising and alumni/parent relations; at least five years of professional experience in nonprofit fundraising; proven success in managing the work of volunteers in a fundraising campaign; demonstrated skills in planning and managing meetings; superior verbal and written communications skills; excellent interpersonal, analytical and organizational skills; capable of working effectively with board leaders, staff members, volunteers, consultants, donors, IU and community leaders.


Preferred Qualifications: A degree from Indiana University preferred but not mandatory; An appreciation of Jewish culture; Demonstrated work as a volunteer in fundraising; A track record of success in managing capital campaigns and/or soliciting major gifts from individuals; Knowledge of Indiana philanthropy.


IU Hillel is an equal opportunity employer and considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status. 


We anticipate filling this position by mid-2018. Resumes will be reviewed until such tie as the Search Committee determines satisfactory finalists are found. 




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