Director of Development - American Islamic College in Chicago Illinois

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American Islamic College

Chicago, Illinois 60613

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Director of Development at American Islamic College

American Islamic College (AIC) is seeking a qualified candidate for the “Director of Development” position. The Director of Development will be responsible for cultivating relationships with donors on an ongoing basis to ensure informed awareness of AIC activities and accomplishments, develop new donor relationships to diversify support from private sources, and develop and implement fundraising plans and strategies in accord with the strategic goals and financial objectives of AIC, both annual and long term.  This position reports to the President of American Islamic College.


  • Excellence in communication and marketing skills
  • Exemplary writing, speaking, and presentation skills
  • Resourceful, reliable, goal-oriented, self-motivated, takes initiative, and is able to work both independently and with a group in an optimal way
  • Actively engage trustees, faculty, staff and other volunteers in reaching out to donors and building
community support
  • Works with the board and staff to implement a planned giving and endowment building programs
  • Upholds American Islamic College’s Mission, Vision & Philosophy
  • Performs other duties as necessary or assigned
  • Travel, and evening and weekend work



  • Successful fundraising history
  • Strong track record of achieving positive contribution to non-profits


  • Position requires a Bachelor's degree. A degree in business, sales, marketing, or related field is an advantage 

AIC is an equal opportunity employer, and salary is commensurate with experience.

Keyword Phrases

  • Fundraising
  • Development
  • Donations
  • Donors
  • Non-profit
Employment Type:Higher Education Executives
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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