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Coordinator, Annual Giving Programs

Simpson College seeks an enthusiastic fundraising professional to serve as the Coordinator of Annual Giving Programs. This position is responsible for developing, planning, directing, implementing and assessing all annual giving programs at the College; and is key in the leadership of increasing the base of annual support through expanding the number of alumni, parents and friends who make annual gifts to the college.

Candidates should hold a bachelor’s degree, master’s preferred, and have a minimum of 2 years of progressive, successful fundraising experience. The successful candidate will demonstrate an understanding of managing successful annual giving strategies and be responsible for growing the college’s annual giving clubs.   Candidates must have excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills. Occasional evening and weekend work is required as well as over-night travel.   

Simpson College is an independent, selective, and comprehensive liberal-arts college affiliated with the United Methodist Church. The College encourages innovative teaching and seeks colleagues who will help its students of all ages develop critical intellectual skills and nurture values that foster personal worth and individuality for the purpose of living fulfilled lives within a creative, diverse and just community.  To learn more about Simpson College, please visit: www.simpson.edu

Candidates should send a letter of interest, resume, salary requirement and the names and contact information of  three professional references to the Director of Human Resources; 701 North C Street, Indianola, IA  50125 or to employment@simpson.edu.  Consideration of candidates begins upon receipt of application materials and continues until the position is filled.


It is the policy and practice of Simpson College to provide equal educational and employment opportunities for all to help constitute a diverse community. We specifically encourage applications from women, minorities, persons with disabilities and individuals who are bilingual (Spanish). The entire Simpson College Notice of Non-Discrimination can be found at: https://simpson.edu/about-simpson-college/human-resources-office#jobs