The American Indian Graduate Center (AIGC) is in search of a Development Officer

Development Officer

Position Summary

Under direct supervision of the Development Director, the Development Officer will manage a portfolio of 60+ major donors and prospects.  The portfolio will consist of individuals, corporations, foundations, tribes and Native organizations. The Development Officer will team with the Development Director and Executive Director to ensure that AIGC has the resources it needs to fulfill its mission.

The DO will spend a significant amount of time in direct interaction with individual donors, tribal leaders, corporate executives, foundation program officers and other decision makers. The DO must be comfortable and confident engaging at the highest levels, and adept at influencing opinion and securing commitments.  The position requires the ability analyze progress and make necessary adjustments throughout the cultivation process.

The DO will be based in AIGC’s office in Albuquerque, and the position will require regular travel throughout the United States.


A strong candidate will have experience of five or more years in fundraising or other experience that demonstrates tenacity, creativity, follow-through and strong relationship-building skills. A Bachelor’s Degree required and a Master’s Degree is preferred or equivalent combination of education and experience. Familiarity with Raiser’s Edge database is a plus. Native American strongly preferred and desired.

Pay Range

Starting Salary $55,000- $60,000

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