Researcher I
SIU Foundation
Southern Illinois University Carbondale

This position is responsible for conducting comprehensive prospect research and prospect management support, which is the basis for cultivation and solicitation of major donors to Southern Illinois University Carbondale. The position collects historical gift and biographical information on SIU Carbondale alumni, donors, and prospects for eventual entry into Institutional Advancement’s information system. The position also assists the Director of Research with miscellaneous information conversion projects.

Qualifications: B.A./B.S. Experience utilizing computer technology as a research tool, word processing & database application experience required. Experience with Alumni/Donor Database is preferred. Strong written & verbal communication skills are required. Experience collecting and disseminating data in written form is required. Knowledge of fundraising strategies and principles is preferred. Prior Prospect Research experience is preferred.

This is a security-sensitive position. Before any offer of employment is made, the University will conduct a pre-employment background investigation, which includes a criminal background check.

Salary: $25,000 - $29,000. This is a term Administrative/Professional position.

Application Deadline: January 22, 2018, or until filled.

Application Procedure: Please submit nominations or letter of application with current resume and three letters of reference and a writing sample to:

Screening Committee
Researcher I
Office of the Vice Chancellor for Development & Alumni Relations
Colyer Hall 101B – Mail Code 4309
Southern Illinois University Carbondale
1235 Douglas Drive
Carbondale, IL 62901

carolg@foundation.siu.edu (electronic applications preferred)

SIU Carbondale is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of 
individuals with disabilities and protected veterans that strives to enhance its
ability to develop a diverse faculty and staff and to increase its potential to
serve a diverse student population. All applications are welcomed 
and encouraged and will receive consideration.