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New Mexico State University Library
Position Announcement
Requisition #2007010204

Department:New Mexico State University Library
Position Title:Development Officer
Date Position Advertised:September 6, 2007
Salary:Salary is commensurate with education and experience.
Special Conditions:Full-time--12 month exempt position; must have a valid driver's license and be eligible to qualify for a state motor vehicle operator license.


Required:   Bachelor's degree in a related field; minimum of two years documented successful related experience in fundraising; excellent interpersonal communication and organizational skills; willingness to travel; must be able to work in a team setting.

Preferred:   A high level of initiative and creativity; ability to manage multiple projects and priorities; strong writing skills; ability to analyze and evaluate information.

Examples of Duties:   Reports directly to the Dean of the University Library. Responsibilities include identification, cultivation, solicitation of gifts, and stewardship of gifts from individuals, corporations, and foundations. Represents the University Library at campus development meetings; drafts proposals; organizes development activities and events. Responsible for records management pertaining to donors, donor contacts, etc. Other projects as assigned.

Benefits Offered:   Group medical and hospital insurance, group life insurance, long-term disability insurance, state educational retirement, workers' compensation, and unemployment compensation. Opportunity for educational advancement. For additional information, visit the NMSU Employee Benefits web page http://benefits.nmsu.edu/.

Reply to/Deadline for Applications:   Review of applications will begin May 15, 2008 and will continue until position is filled. Qualified applicants should submit a letter of application stating qualifications; a current resume; and names, addresses, e-mail, and telephone numbers of three references to: Leticia Phetteplace, Business Operations Specialist, New Mexico State University Library, Box 30006, MSC 3475, Las Cruces, NM 88003-8006; e-mail leti@lib.nmsu.edu; fax 505-646-6940.

New Mexico State University is an EEO/AA employer. Men and women, and members of all racial and ethnic groups are encouraged to apply. Offer of employment contingent upon verification of the individual's eligibility for employment in the United States.

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