Xavier University is part of the 500-year-old Jesuit Catholic
tradition of academic excellence in the liberal arts and is
strongly committed to enhancing equity, inclusion, and diversity.
These values are central to our mission. We strive for a climate of
respect and inclusiveness that welcomes and supports members from
diverse backgrounds and life experiences, is committed unreservedly
to open and free inquiry, and deliberately seeks out multiple
The Annual Giving Officer is a key member of the Annual Fund team,
responsible for cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding
contributors to Xavier’s Annual Fund in an effort to promote an
active and engaged donor population while working to raise funds to
meet the board-approved annual giving goal. The Annual Giving
officer will build relationships with donors across constituencies
with an eye towards increasing support at leadership giving levels
of $1,000+ by engaging and building relationships with individuals
who have indicated inclination through prior giving or university
engagement. This individual will work closely with the Annual
Giving Officer and the Director for Alumni Engagement, as well as
Prospect Research and Discovery to support the qualification and
identification of new prospects and stewardship of current donors.
Some travel and night/weekend flexibility is required as a primary
responsibility of this position is to attend university hosted
events and conduct personal visits with donors and prospects.
- Bachelor’s Degree
- A minimum of 2 years’ experience
Xavier is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to enhancing
equity, inclusion and diversity. All qualified applicants will
receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the
basis of race, skin color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age,
marital status, veteran status or disability.
Xavier University requires all employees to be fully vaccinated
against COVID-19. Newly hired employees will be required to provide
proof of their COVID-19 vaccination upon onboarding. Vaccine
exemptions may be granted for medical or religious reasons.
To ensure prompt consideration, applicants should submit a cover
letter, resume and the names and contact information of three
professional references on Xavier University's website by July
. Applications will continue to be reviewed until the
position is filled. Candidates are also asked to include in their
cover letter a brief statement on how they might support/contribute
to Xavier’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.