Assistant Director of Development Services & Research

Seguin, TX
Nov 11, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Texas Lutheran University is seeking applicants for an Assistant Director of Development Services & Research.  This full-time position reports to the Director of Development Services and assists the Development and Alumni Relations office. A comprehensive understanding of prospecting, researching, fundraising and donor relations is required.

Position requirements include:

  • A Bachelor’s degree is required
  • Proficiency at identifying pools of prospects and individual prospects through constituent list segmentation and analysis, electronic database screening, and peer/constituency screening and rating
  • Knowledge of Jenzabar or any other donor database
  • Word Processing skills required as well as an in-depth knowledge of internet search tools
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Must be able to maintain a high level of confidentiality
  • Must be creative, team-orientated and constituent-focused
  • Must have the ability to set priorities and manage several projects at once with minimal supervision
  • Independent judgment is required to analyze facts and determine actions to be taken within the limits of standard practice
  • Must be resourceful and self-motivated
  • Experience in higher education in a development setting preferred
  • Minimum of one year as a Prospect Researcher, Prospect Developer or demonstrated equivalent preferred
  • Association of Professional Researchers for Advancement (APRA) Membership preferred
  • Understanding of and appreciation for a church-related university

Benefits are competitive.  Texas Lutheran University, an accredited university affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, is located 35 miles from downtown San Antonio.  For more information about TLU, consult our web site at  Please submit an application, a resume, and the contact information for at least three professional references to:

Human Resources

Texas Lutheran University

1000 W. Court Street

Seguin, Texas 78155

E-mail: [email protected]

Fax: (830) 372-6409

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until an appointment is made.  Texas Lutheran University has been recognized as a “Great College to Work For” by the Chronicle of Higher Education and also is on the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll.  The University is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and also is subject to the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 (IRCA).  Texas Lutheran University is committed to diversity.

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