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Norwich University is a diversified academic institution that educates residential students, leading both military and civilian lifestyles, and working adults across the globe. Norwich offers a broad selection of traditional and distance-learning programs culminating in baccalaureate and master's degrees, and graduate certificates. Founded in 1819 by U.S. Army Capt. Alden Partridge, Norwich is the oldest private military college in the country and the birthplace of the Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC).


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Development Officer - updated


Norwich University is seeking a self-motivated, results-oriented person of integrity to serve as a Development Officer

The Development Officer coordinates and directs the identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship for major gift prospects in his/her assigned geographic territory in support of University priorities. Works closely with staff in the Class Giving office to coordinate major gift prospect strategies for reunion classes. Collaborates with other areas of the University as required to include, but not limited to, Alumni Relations, Communications and Academic Affairs. Assists in coordinating special and regular University events (on and off-campus) involving the President and appropriate Cabinet members. Assists in the coordination of VIP and executive travel as necessary. Responsible for data accuracy, data updates and reports associated with Banner (Contact Reports, Prospect Lists, Contact Data, etc). Represents the University as required.

We are seeking applicants with a demonstrated track record of raising philanthropic gifts from individuals and who will successfully and directly manage constituents as well as discover prospects who have the capacity and inclination to support the University at the major gift level and above.


Required Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree. Experience in fundraising or sales with a minimum of five years professional experience. A willingness to travel extensively and evening and weekend work is required.

Preferred Qualifications: Direct solicitation of philanthropic gifts for a college/university. Previous work at a college/university. Experience and knowledge of planned giving vehicles.

To apply:

Please submit a cover letter, resume and Norwich University Employment Application to Development Officer - updated Search, via email:

July 20, 2012

Norwich University is an Equal Opportunity Employer offering a comprehensive benefit package that includes medical, dental, group life and long term disability insurance, flexible-spending accounts for health and dependant care, a retirement annuity plan and tuition scholarships for eligible employees and their family members.

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