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St. Lawrence College

Development Officer, Leadership Giving

Posted On: October 17, 2023
Closing On: October 30, 2023

Location: Tri-Campus
Effective: Immediately
Employment Type: fulltime
Level: intermediate
Salary Range: $66,909 - $83,635 per annum

  • Job ID ADMN-23/24-106
  • Location: Tri-Campus
  • Deadline: October 30, 2023
  • Start Date: Immediately
  • Department: Alumni and Development
  • Number of Positions: 1
  • Duration: Full-Time


Under the direction of the Director, Development and Alumni Relations, the Development Officer, Leadership Giving will play a key role in St. Lawrence College’s fundraising efforts, including prospect qualification, and donor cultivation and stewardship for gifts $1,000-24,999.

The incumbent will work with the Alumni and Development team to execute a data-driven fundraising strategy with the goal of steady and sustainable pipeline growth. The Development Officer, Leadership Giving, will be an advocate for philanthropy at the College and in the community, using strong interpersonal and communication skills to engage donors in support of the College’s philanthropic priorities, including student awards and bursaries.

The Development Officer, Leadership Giving, will be an experienced relationship manager familiar with digital, phone and face-to-face fundraising practices. A successful incumbent will have excellent interpersonal skills, exceptional teamwork focus, strong time management and organizational skills, and will demonstrate a commitment to SLC values.


Education and Experience:

A minimum of a 2-year diploma or post-graduate certificate in Fundraising or Volunteer Management.

A minimum of 4 years of experience in prospect identification, solicitation, stewardship, and with demonstrated success in meeting revenue targets.

Other Required Qualifications:

  • Excellent relationship-building skills
  • Experience in creative problem solving
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to inspire, influence and engage stakeholders
  • Strong networking, negotiating, and listening skills
  • Effective organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to prioritize a high-volume workload, handle multiple task assignments/responsibilities and meet critical deadlines
  • Proficient with computer applications (MS Office Suite) and fundraising software (Raiser’s Edge)

Physical/Work Environment Essential Requirements:

The successful incumbent must have the ability to report to the work location and work temporarily from a remote location with reliable internet access, as approved by the College and in accordance with the college’s Telework Policy.


  • Admin Group:      Pay Band 8: $66,909 to $83,635 per annum, commensurate on education and experience. In addition to the salary, the position is eligible for pay for performance
  • Hours per week:  37.5
  • Posted Date:        October 17, 2023
  • Closing Date:       October 30, 2023 (4:00 p.m.)


How to Prepare your Application for Submission: You will be able to attach only one document to your application. To prepare your application: Combine your cover letter and resume as one document. Save your document in .PDF, .doc, or .docx format using Last Name, First Name as your naming convention. Click on the Apply Here button and complete the application form. Attach your cover letter/resume document to the application form.


St. Lawrence College is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace. We encourage and welcome applications from members of the designated groups, including women, racialized minorities, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities and persons of any sexual orientation and identity.  St. Lawrence College is committed to an inclusive, barrier-free selection process. SLC provides support in its recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant’s accessibility needs. Candidates requiring accommodation during the recruitment process are asked to contact Belonging, People and Culture at To obtain a copy of this position vacancy or any of the position related documents in an alternate format please contact and our Talent Acquisition Consultants will address your requests for accommodation confidentially.

This job opportunity is open to both internal and external applicants. Only those who are selected for an interview will be contacted.

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