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Texas A&M University Development Officer I in United States

Job Title

Development Officer I


Texas A&M University - Texarkana


University Advancement

Proposed Minimum Salary


Job Location

Texarkana, Texas

Job Type


Job Description

The Development Officer I identifies , cultivates, solicits , and stewards donors. Builds, supports, and promotes awareness of the Alumni Association and helps develop projects to strategically engage the Texas A&M University-Texarkana alumni. This position also helps plan and coordinate various university events.


  • Solicits prospects for gifts to support university programs and scholarships. Travels locally and out of town as necessary.

  • Assist with alumni engagement process to include attending events off campus.

  • Assists with proper acknowledgement, recognition, and stewardship of donors. Works in collaboration with advancement team to prepare prospect research materials and prepares call reports.

  • Participates in developing advancement materials and brochures.

  • Coordinates arrangements for alumni committee and board meetings and other responsibilities as needed to build engagement among alumni.

  • Helps develop and implement university special events .

  • Develops and maintains an online giving program and social network initiative.

  • Works with the advancement team and various campus constituencies to assist with campus fundraising.

  • Maintains call reports and university gift processing in the Blackbaud Database System . Enters personal and confidential donor giving information and confidential biographical records into the database . Designs and runs regular reports from database as a tracking mechanism for Administration . Maintains security of the database by discussing confidential information on the Blackbaud System only with licensed users.

  • This document represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions. Other duties may be assigned.


    Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in applicable field or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • No prior experience required .

  • Knowledge of database and spreadsheet applications.

  • Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others .

  • Ability to work in an environment of constant demands and frequent interruptions.

  • Ability to always maintain confidentiality .

  • Preferred Qualifications

  • E xperience in development , marketing, or similar field s .

  • E xperience planning and implementing special events .

  • Experience in Higher Education

    Other Requirements

  • Ability to travel and w ork beyond normal office hours.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.


    This position generally does not supervise employees .

    OPEN UNTIL FILLED. To ensure full consideration, applications must be submitted by 05/27/2024 .

    To apply: Upload your cover letter, resume and 3 professional references with contact information and with one reference being a supervisor/manager in the questionnaire section of your application.

    Please remember once you submit your application you will not be able to “revise” or upload any documents. If you have any questions about uploading or a revision to your application, you may contact

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.

As a member of The Texas A&M University System, Texas A&M University-Texarkana is a comprehensive regional university that provides students with academically challenging, engaging, and rewarding educational experiences through quality teaching, scholarship, student support services, co-curricular programming, research, and service.Through the personal attention of our faculty and staff, students are afforded the opportunity to acquire the knowledge, abilities, and skills to become leaders in their chosen professions and to prepare for the opportunities of serving in a global environment.A&M–Texarkana began in 1971 as part of East Texas State University and joined The Texas A&M University System in 1996. Our 375-acre campus, which opened in 2008, is near beautiful Bringle Lake in Texarkana, Texas, in a region known as the Ark-La-Tex.With a commitment to academic excellence, student success, and community leadership, A&M-Texarkana is comprised of three academic colleges: education and liberal arts; business; and science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). The university accommodates students by offering flexible class schedules, web-based courses, and online degree programs.A&M-Texarkana is a member of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) Red River Athletic Conference, with men’s and women’s soccer, men’s and women’s tennis, baseball, and softball programs.

The Texas A&M University System is one of the largest systems of higher education in the nation, with a statewide network of eleven universities, seven state agencies and a comprehensive health science center. The A&M System is committed to providing an educational and work environment that is conducive to the personal and professional development of each individual employee. Equal opportunity and access will be provided throughout the A&M System to all students, employees, and prospective employees. Employment opportunities for all A&M System members and locations are updated daily and posted on this searchable website.

The Texas A&M System is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.

If you need assistance in applying for this job, please contact (903) 223-3113.