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VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

Louisiana Tech University adheres to the equal opportunity provisions of federal and civil rights laws, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status or disability.

The Title IX Coordinator is Carrie Flournoy, President's Office, Wyly Tower 1620; phone: (318) 257-3785; e-mail flournoy@latech.edu.

The 504 Coordinator is Annie Jantz, Coordinator of Special Programs and Assistant to the VP of Student Advancement, Keeny Hall 305; phone: (318) 257-2445; e-mail ajantz@latech.edu.

Successful applicants must be eligible to work in the United States. Individuals with disabilities needing special accommodations concerning accessibility or application materials/procedures should contact the Human Resources Office for assistance. Telephone (318) 257-2235.

Division of University Advancement
Director of Development


The Division of University Advancement at Louisiana Tech University is accepting applications for the position of Director of Development. This position will be responsible for leading and managing the development operation of the College of Education to increase gift commitments during the comprehensive campaign for Louisiana Tech University. The Director focuses on major gift fundraising for the College of Education, including identification, cultivation, establishing and managing effective relationships with major donors and donor prospects and using work plans and stewardship plans to solicit major gifts of $50,000.00 or more (including planned gifts) from individuals, corporations, and foundations, in support of the University’s mission through the Louisiana Tech University Foundation.

The Director of Development will be expected to conduct 12-15 prospect visits per month and assume stewardship responsibilities for assigned prospects. The officer will be expected to become knowledgeable of the University’s programs and priorities to fully engage alumni and friends of the University. The officer will also assist in coordinating engagement, philanthropic, and stewardship activities of the Division of University Advancement.

Qualifications include a minimum of a bachelor’s degree, with fundraising or equivalent professional experience. The successful candidate must have a commitment to higher education, an understanding of Louisiana Tech’s culture, and a strong desire to associate with the University and to champion its mission. Candidates should possess excellent written and oral communication skills as well as proficiency in the use of Microsoft office software. Some evening and weekend work is required.

Candidates should submit a letter of application, a resume, and three references by mail to Director of Development, Louisiana Tech University, P.O. Box 3183, Ruston, LA 71272, or by email to Beth@LaTechAlumni.org. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Louisiana Tech University is a member of the University of Louisiana System and is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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