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Development Officer

University of Dubuque, Dubuque, IA

The University of Dubuque is a growing University which is seeking a Development Officer. Do you have a passion to help others? Do you want to succeed in a rewarding environment? If you answered “yes” to these questions this is the position for you!


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Secure external funds by identifying, cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding prospects and investors
  • Draft individual cultivation plan and goals for each prospect in his/her Portfolio
  • Represent the University with investors and prospects
  • Prepare and submits visit reports, weekly reports and monthly reports
  • Perform other essential duties and tasks of the Office of Advancement as required



  • Bachelor’s degree; along with five years of increasingly successful experience in fundraising in higher education, non-profit, or similar settings or commensurate related sales/public relations experience
  • Effective communication skills; both oral and written
  • Strong organizational skills and detail oriented
  • Ability to set priorities and meet deadlines
  • Exceptional skills using Microsoft Office
  • Local, regional and national travel is expected; weekend and evening work is required


The University of Dubuque offers a competitive wage and an excellent benefits package including tuition remission, paid holidays, 4 weeks’ vacation and sick time. As well as contributes to retirement and life insurance.


To apply with a growing University for the Development Officer position, please submit a cover letter, resume, three professional references, and UD employment application, located on our website, to HR@dbq.edu or to the Director of Human Resources, at the University of Dubuque, 2000 University Avenue, Dubuque, IA 52001.

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Apply by Mail:2000 University Ave
Dubuque, IA  52001-5099
Apply by Email:HR@dbq.edu

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Job Details

Req Num --
ID 499598
Dubuque, IA
Positions 1
Full Time
Pay --
Health Insurance
Dental Insurance
Vision Insurance
Life Insurance
Retirement Plan
Paid Vacation
Paid Sick Leave
Paid Holidays
Tuition Reimbursement

Preferred Candidates

Years of Experience 5-10 Years
Education Bachelors

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