Development Officer Permian Basin

  • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
  • Odessa, TX, USA
  • Aug 01, 2022
Full time

Job Description



Development Officer Permian Basin


Position Description

Performs the administrative duties of planning, organizing, directing and coordinating special development efforts. Responsibilities may include: cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of individual, foundation, and corporate support for the TTU/System; adherence to the prospect management system; and plans, coordinates and evaluates development goals. Responsible for fiscal management of development goals. Work is performed under general supervision with broad latitude for initiative. May supervise subordinate employees.

Org Level 7

104101 - Development Ode

Org Level 1

Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr


HSC - Permian Basin


Development Ode

Major/Essential Functions

Excellent written and oral communication skills.  Able to make decisions that reflect positively and appropriately on the institution. Computer knowledge of Microsoft Office and Advance database system.

Follows all safety rules set by the TTUHSC Safety Services office.

Meets fundraising goals annually by securing gifts, annual gifts, sponsorships and grants.

Meets goal for number of face-to-face visits.

Solicits a minimum number of gifts annually.

Manages a minimum number of gift prospects, moving prospects through cultivation cycle (discovery, cultivation, ask and stewardship).

Manages top prospects with strategy designed to achieve results.

Exercises dependability and shows a high level of responsibility toward completing tasks.

Knowledge of development process and work.

Coordinates effectively with the Office of External Relations and the TTUS Office of Institutional Advancement.

Coordinates and communicates effectively with Deans, Regional Deans and other leadership.

Assists with oversight of Events including but not limited to ribbon cuttings, donor cultivation events, fundraising events and community engagement events.

Responsible for grant management, endowment compliance, monitoring spending and timely reporting.

Assists with Stewardship oversight to include reporting, endowment monitoring and donor correspondence.

Helps to oversee Our Legacy Now, Our HSC and the Permian Basin Advisory Council giving societies.

Coordinates with Alumni association to build a PB network to start cultivating and stewarding potential donors.

Travel as needed.


Occasional Duties

Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor's degree plus three years development or sales related experience. Additional education may substitute on a year for year basis for experience.

Preferred Qualifications

A minimum of three (3) years fundraising or sales-related experience; a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution; exceptional interpersonal, verbal, writing and presentation skills; exceptional initiative and ability to work with limited direct supervision; excellent time management and multi-tasking skills; a good knowledge of, or ability to quickly obtain knowledge of all aspects of fundraising including annual giving, planned giving, campaign management and strategic planning; demonstrated competency in Microsoft Office and Advance database system. Work with alumni/prospects through annual giving events/efforts and the ability to build a pipeline of major gift donors would be preferred.  Additionally, grant writing experience would be preferred. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Able to make decisions that reflect positively and appropriately on the institution. Computer knowledge of Microsoft Office and Advance database system.

Required Attachments

Cover Letter, Resume / CV

Pay Statement

Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

EEO Statement

As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant's race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

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Pay Basis


Pay Grade Minimum


Pay Grade Maximum


Grant Funded?


Job Type

Full Time

Job Group

Development Professionals



Travel Required

Up to 25%

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