DIVERSITY STATEMENT

MacEwan University is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion. We encourage Indigenous people, persons living with a disability, sexual and gender minorities, women, and members of all minority groups to apply and self-identify. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Careers

MacEwan University is currently in a hiring restraint. As a result, job opportunities are limited. Available opportunities are listed below.

Senior Development Officer
Alumni & Development

MacEwan University inspires students with a powerful combination of academic excellence and personal learning experiences – ours is a connected culture that focuses on learner-centered teaching, and on providing opportunities for students to grow and achieve.

The university provides a transformative education in a creative, collaborative and supportive learning environment. 19,000 full- and part-time students are enrolled in more than 65 programs: four-year undergraduate degrees, applied degrees, university transfer programs and one- and two-year diploma and certificates. Additional offerings include university preparation, English as an Additional Language, professional and personal development courses and workshops, corporate training and the Conservatory of Music.

Opportunity:

MacEwan University is seeking a Senior Development Officer. This position will be responsible for raising money to advance the strategic priorities of MacEwan University.
This will be achieved through the identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of new prospects and existing donors.

MacEwan University is currently in the planning stages of a major new fundraising campaign, to coincide with the institution’s 50th anniversary in 2021.

The Ideal Candidate:

It is the key responsibility of the Senior Development Officer to establish, build, and maintain relationships with donors and internal stakeholders, with a focus on achieving university fundraising goals.

Highly organized and able to manage and prioritize a large prospect and donor list, the ideal candidate is mature and able to handle situations with exceptional tact and diplomacy. The Senior Development Officer is experienced and confident and has a demonstrated ability to work in a fast paced, diverse stakeholder environment. Politically astute and possessing a good knowledge of the Edmonton business community, the candidate will have a track record of securing major gifts by aligning donor interests with the needs of the organization.

The Senior Development Officer manages prospective donors through the entire pipeline cycle, from identification through to stewardship, while tracking their moves management through the Raiser’s Edge database. The candidate possesses meticulous attention to detail.

Qualifications:

A post-secondary degree is required. A minimum of five (5) years direct experience in fund development work is required. Preferences will be given to those with a minimum of three (3) years experience in major and planned gifts of $25,000 or greater. Membership in good standing with a professional organization/association such as the Canadian Association of Gift Planners, Association of Fundraising Professionals and the Canadian Council for the Advancement of Education is essential. Possession of a CFRE (Certified Fundraising Executive) designation is an asset.

Benefits

When you become part of the MacEwan team, you will enjoy a competitive salary, and:

  • Competitive base pay

  • Generous vacation time

  • Secure pension plan

  • Excellent benefits package

  • Effective recognition and retention programs

  • Continuous learning culture

  • Opportunities for career growth

You can view the benefits using this link: www.macewan.ca/benefits

How to Apply:

Only applications received electronically will be considered. To apply, go to www.macewan.ca/careers and select the job posting.

Thank you for your interest in employment with MacEwan University. We will be reviewing all applications to select the candidates whose qualifications and experience most closely meet our needs. Only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted.

For general inquiries, please contact us at careers @macewan.ca.

This position is included under the MacEwan Staff Association Collective Agreement. Please note, initial salary placement for external candidates is limited to the first five steps of the salary grid.

MacEwan University is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion.  We encourage Indigenous people, persons living with a disability, sexual and gender minorities, women, and members of all minority groups to apply and to self-identify. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Category Full-Time Continuing
Salary Band G
Closing Date Will remain open until filled.
Competition No. 20.03.023


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