Job Title Major Gifts Officer Department Development
Reports To Vice President of Development
Employment Class Exempt, Benefits Eligible
EEO Class 2 - Professional Authorized Driver Yes
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The University of Saint Mary of the Lake/Mundelein Seminary (USML) is the major seminary and graduate school of theology for the Archdiocese of Chicago. Mundelein Seminary is the largest priesthood preparation program in the United States having graduated over 4,000 students since 1926 and serving over 30 dioceses in the United States and abroad.
The Major Gifts Officer (MGO) will be charged with developing, cultivating, stewarding and implementing fundraising efforts to ensure lasting relationships in support of the University. Building off a steady annual fund, the MGO will collaborate with colleagues to enhance donor engagement and philanthropic giving while developing robust relationships within the local and regional Catholic community.
The MGO will represent the Mundelein Seminary with poise and confidence to secure essential funding to support the mission and priorities of USML. Working with members of the Board of Advisors, donors, volunteers and University colleagues, the MGO will manage a portfolio of donors, diligently leveraging all resources to further cultivate donor relationships and maximize potential giving of major gift donors.
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