Development Officer - Part-time


Highland Park Public Library
Library Type: 
Public Library

Position Details

Full Time or Part Time: 
Part Time
Part-time, 25-hour workweek. This is a year-round position.
$24+ per hour, DOQ. Includes retirement, vacation, and sick time benefits.

Duties: Develops and implements plans for donor solicitations and donor recognition. Maintains new and ongoing donor lists; builds and manages a portfolio of annual funds prospects, implementing cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship strategies. Leads development of promotion materials used in donor education and solicitation. Ensures stewardship of past, current, and prospective donors through personal contacts, articulate correspondence, and timely gift acknowledgements. Plans special events to cultivate donors and/or raise money for the library.Serves as liaison and provides support to the Friends of the Library organization. Collaborates with staff on submission of grant proposals.

Requires: Bachelor's degree and two years directly related experience in development for a non-profit or publicly funded organization. Demonstrated success in designing and leading major fundraising efforts. Successful record of accomplishment with developing and sustaining strong benefactor relationships with organizations and individuals.

Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite. Proficient computer and technology skills including the use of the Internet, mobile devices, and social media. Proficiency with Constant Contact or other contact management software.

Certified Fund Raising Executive credentialing desired.

To Apply

Application Deadline: 
Open until filled
Application Note: 

Position is open until filled. Send job application (available at and resumé with three work references to:

Jane Conway
Executive Director
Highland Park Public Library
494 Laurel Avenue
Highland Park, Illinois 60035 847/432-0720

Application Contact: 
Jane Conway
Apply To: 
Highland Park Public Library
494 Laurel Ave
Highland Park , IL 60035-2690
Phone: 8474320216
Fax: 847-681-7027
42° 11' 3.84" N, 87° 47' 48.1128" W