About Franklin College
Full Time - Experienced
Administrative, Development, Fundraising
4 Year Degree
Franklin College, a selective, residential, liberal arts college in the Indianapolis metropolitan area, seeks an experienced professional to lead all aspects of development including capital campaigns, planned and major giving, annual giving, alumni relations and stewardship. Franklin College has an endowment of approximately $80 million and has completed successful capital campaigns. The college is in the last stages of the Campaign for the Sciences to renovate and expand an historic science center into a state-of-the-art science facility.
The vice president for development and alumni engagement joins Franklin College at an exciting time in our history. The leadership and energy from a recently-appointed president with a development background, Thomas J. Minar, Ph.D., the support from an engaged board of trustees, the vision for experiential learning, professions and health sciences within the context of a liberal arts institution, enthusiasm for a new strategic plan and a history of deep alumni engagement make this a distinctive opportunity for an entrepreneurial and strategic thinker, planner, and leader. For further details, http://franklincollege.edu/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/Franklin-College-VPDAE-Position-Profile-2017.pdf
1,000 students and 75 faculty members enjoy a beautiful campus in a college town twenty miles from the heart of the vivacious eleventh largest city in the country. Major programs in the liberal arts and sciences are complemented by teacher education, journalism, business, and computer science, as well as a recently launched master’s program in athletic training. Founded in 1834, Franklin was the first college in Indiana to admit women. For more information, visit the College web site at: www.FranklinCollege.edu
and review the college’s strategic plan,
Thinking Forward—Embracing New Dimensions
, at www.franklincollege.edu/strategicplan
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Please submit letter of application, resume and three references to firstname.lastname@example.org
Franklin College is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment and to ensuring that educational and employment decisions are based on individuals’ abilities and qualifications. Consistent with these principles and applicable laws, it is therefore the College’s policy not to discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, marital status, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or veteran status as consistent with the Policy on Prohibited Discrimination, Harassment and Related Misconduct. No person, on the basis of protected status, shall be excluded from participating in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to unlawful discrimination, harassment, or retaliation under any College program or activity, including with respect to employment terms and conditions. Such a policy ensures that only relevant factors are considered and that equitable and consistent standards of conduct and performance are applied.
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About Franklin College
Founded in 1834, Franklin College is a residential four-year undergraduate liberal arts institution with a scenic, wooded campus located 20 minutes south of downtown Indianapolis. The college prepares men and women for challenging careers and fulfilling lives through the liberal arts, offering its approximately 1,000 students 50 majors in 24 academic programs. In 1842, the college began admitti
ng women, becoming the first coeducational institution in Indiana and the seventh in the nation. Franklin College maintains a voluntary association with the American Baptist Churches USA. For more information, visit www.FranklinCollege.edu.