CALL FOR APPLICANTS: Capital Campaign Manager, IU
About IU Hillel: Indiana University Hillel is a
non-profit, charitable organization that is the foundation of the
campus Jewish community, providing the infrastructure for Jewish
life on the IU campus. IU Hillel is one of the nations largest
campus Hillel organizations and serves nearly 5,000 Jewish students
and their families who come from Indiana and the nation. The
Mission of IU Hillel is to help students at Indiana University find
community, create Jewish connections and build leadership skills
that will serve them for life. IU Hillel staff and volunteers
foster a strong Jewish identity in order to enhance students
commitment to Jewish life that will continue during and beyond
their campus years.
Position Description: IU Hillel seeks a Capital
Campaign Manager, a newly created, full-time position responsible
for completing a $15 million capital campaign. This fundraising
effort will support the construction of a new Hillel Center and
raising new endowment funds for its future operations. The campaign
is in the planning stages and has already received significant
leadership gifts. While IU Hillel is based on the campus of
Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana, we are open to
employment of any candidates living in Indianapolis or
The primary responsibilities include: Implement
and manage a $15 million capital campaign that supports
construction, furnishings and endowment needs, taking the campaign
through from quiet phase to public launch, through building grand
opening and campaign completion. Work with volunteers and staff to
identify, recruit and train campaign volunteers. Serve as primary
staff to the Campaign Committee for all meetings, gift
solicitations, events and other needs. Plan and execute regional
and national educational/cultivation events, and manage volunteers
for those events. The Capital Campaign IU Hillel envisions that the
Capital Campaign Manager will commit to at least two to three years
(through fundraising, construction and opening year) and consider
staying in a continuing leadership management role following that
The ideal candidate will possess the following
qualifications and skills, as demonstrated in past work and
volunteer assignments:

Because we support and foster the work of college students
through their graduation at IU, a completed Bachelors degree is
Familiarity with nonprofit institutions, higher education
fundraising and alumni/parent relations is required
At least five years of professional experience in nonprofit
fundraising is required
Proven success at managing the work of volunteers in a
fundraising campaign is required
Demonstrated skills in planning and managing the details of
Superior verbal and written communication skills are required;
and we expect excellent interpersonal, analytical and
organizational skills, capable of working effectively with board
members, staff members, volunteers, consultants and


A degree from IU is preferred but it is not mandatory
An appreciation and deep understanding of Jewish culture is
preferred but not mandatory
Demonstrated work as a volunteer in fundraising is preferred
but not mandatory
We strongly prefer candidates with a track record of success
and experience in capital campaigns, individual giving and/or major
gifts, preferably in educational or youth service
Knowledge of Indiana philanthropy and giving to Jewish
organizations is preferred;
Compensation is competitive and this position comes with
competitive health benefits.

IU Hillel is an equal opportunity employer and considers
applicants for all positions without regard to race, color,
religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital
or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally
protected status.
We anticipate filling this position by mid-2018. Resumes will be
reviewed until such time as the Search Committee determines
satisfactory finalists are found. PLEASE CONTACT our Search
Counsel by mail or email only:
Mark W. Rountree, VP and Partner Ashley | Rountree and
Associates 2525 Nelson Miller Parkway, Suite 106 Louisville, KY
40223 Capital Campaign Manager
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  • Jo-630966
  • Permanent
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