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Community Foundation of the Ozarks

Grants Management Assistant — Springfield office

The Community Foundation of the Ozarks is seeking a detail-oriented person committed to a high degree of accuracy in database management for a new position that will assist multiple staff departments in carrying out a broad range of grantmaking and distribution activities. This is an opportunity for an individual with initiative to help develop a new role in conjunction with the Foundation’s recent transition to a new financial management system.

In addition to a rewarding work environment in advancing philanthropic resources, the CFO offers a competitive pay and benefits package for full-time staff members, including:

  • Up to 28 days of paid time off annually, effective upon hiring;
  • 10 paid holidays;
  • Employer-paid health, dental and vision insurance for staff members with partial support for eligible dependents;
  • Employer match of up to 5 percent of base salary for a 403(b) retirement plan;
  • Employer-paid life and long-term disability insurance;
  • An Employee Assistance Program and staff mental wellness opportunities; and
  • A commitment to staff development through professional learning and networking and educational assistance.

Please send the completed job application, a résumé and cover letter to: Winter Kinne, vice president of development. The deadline for first consideration is Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2022.

Full Listing can be found here

Missouri State Foundation

Three positions available:

Director of Development

Director of Leadership Annual Giving

Executive Director of Major and Planned Giving


Kansas City University

Mission: “Improving the well-being of the communities we serve.”

Kansas City University is a community of professionals committed to excellence in the education of highly qualified students in osteopathic medicine, dentistry, the biosciences, bioethics and the health professions. Through lifelong learning, research and service, KCU challenges faculty, staff, students and alumni to improve the well-being of the diverse communities it serves.

Job title: Director of Philanthropy and Community Relations
Reports To: Vice President of Philanthropy and Alumni Relations
Summary: The Director of Philanthropy and Community Relations is based on KCU’s Farber-McIntire campus in Joplin, MO. The position assists in establishment and attainment of fundraising and alumni participation goals. Maintains a portfolio of major and planned gift donors, focusing on five-figure gifts and above and developing long-term relationships built on a firm understanding of donors’ interests which match the strategic goals of the university.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: • Qualify a portfolio of 125 donors from a larger group of donors to the organization • Create individual alumni and donor participation goals • Create and execute individual donor communication and marketing plans • Collaborate with program and university relations staff to secure appropriate project information, including project budgets, and create offers, proposals and asks that will inspire greater giving • Maintain donor records that accurately reflects moves management activity, alumni affinity and ultimately reflect staff performance toward goals • Establish and build relationships with a wide range of alumni – locally, regionally, nationally, and internationally • Collaborate closely with development colleagues in increasing support from alumni through alumni reunions, donor events, annual giving and stewardship campaigns • Travel - Approximately 50% of time is spent face-to-face with donors

Qualifications: • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university or equivalent; Master’s degree preferred • 5 - 7 years previous experience in Philanthropy and/or Alumni Relations • Excellent communication (written/verbal) and interpersonal skills • Communicates verbally and non-verbally with diplomacy and tact • Demonstrated confidence and experience in public speaking • Able to work effectively and diplomatically with all constituents: alumni, senior administration and staff, deans and faculty, students, visitors, and donors • Excellent planning and organizational skills and detail-oriented • Self-motivated, self-disciplined, able to tolerate ambiguity, sense of humor, and produce high-quality results • Effective leadership attributes and demonstrated competence in leading peers to optimal levels of performance and goal attainment • Working knowledge and proficiency in database management. Raiser’s Edge preferred • Creative ideas and be resourceful in meeting the needs of constituents • Inspires and motivates others • Clearly and consistently demonstrates KCU’s mission, vision, and values in words and action

Interested candidates should email Angela Howard at
Full job description available here: Job Description

Foundation for Springfield Public Schools

Position Title: Program Director

Directly Reports to: Executive Director

Full time position: 40 hours per week


A successful Program Director will:

  • Strive in an organized environment: You will be responsible for planning, maintaining and executing, several existing and new programs which will require a well-organized system.
  • Excel in strategic thinking and executing: You will not only be responsible for executing our current programs, you will have the opportunity to look for ways to improve and update our programs, and adding potential new programs.
  • Excel in both working independently and with a team: You will have the opportunity to work alongside our current Foundation team, but will many times be tasked with working independently to achieve your goals.  You will also be working with both Foundation staff, and Springfield Public Schools staff.


Qualified applicants should have:

  • 2-5 years of experience working in the non-profit industry, the field of education, or in a programs department.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field.
  • Experience in Microsoft Office.
  • Excellent communications skills, both written and face to face.
  • Excellent problem solving skills.
More information here: Job Description

Arc of the Ozarks

Hiring a Development Coordinator.

Drury University

Director of Parent, Family, and Athletic Giving

Department: University Advancement Division: University Advancement

Supervisor: Associate VP of University Advancement

Schedule: Full-time, 12 months, M-F

FLSA Classification: Exempt-Administrative IPEDS Classification: 13

Job Summary: The Director of Parent/Family Giving & Athletic Giving is responsible for the overall management of the parent giving and athletic giving program at Drury University. Working with the EVP, the Director will set and achieve annual program metrics to advance and increase philanthropic resources for the university. The Director will also collaborate closely with frontline fundraisers to oversee parent philanthropic engagement, including creation, implementation, and direct management of the Parents Leadership Council (PLC.) He/she will be responsible for the overall management of the athletics giving program and will achieve annual metrics as set in concert with the EVP and in consultation with the Director of Athletics.

To view more details, as well as apply, please visit DruryEmploymentOpportunities

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Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity is hiring a Grants Officer! This is a benefits-eligible 32 hour per week hybrid position that is primarily work-from-home. We offer unlimited PTO, 99% employer paid health insurance, dental/life/vision options, and 3% IRA match.

More information at the following link: