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Director of Development position

The seminary is currently seeking candidates for the position of Director of Development. The director, under the general direction of the president, shall be the chief administrative officer to develop and conduct short-term and long-term gift income and public relations programs and activities for the seminary. The director shall assist the president in interpreting and conveying the image and needs of Concordia Lutheran Seminary to the church and the public thought institutional publication and news releases, and shall assume responsibility for the success of achieving gift income objectives. The director shall identify research, qualify and cultivate, and personally visit legitimate prospects for capital, endowment, and legacy gifts. The director shall be responsible for the efficient operation of any support staff assigned to the development and public relations office. Applicants for the position should have a bachelor's degree and experience in the areas of fund raising and public relations. Advanced training in public relations and/or fundraising would be helpful. Commitment to the mission of Concordia Lutheran Seminary and Lutheran Church-Canada is essential. Resumes, including educational background and three references, should be sent to the presidents' office, Concordia Lutheran Seminary, 7040 Ada Blvd, Edmonton, AB T5B 4E3, or emailed to The application deadline is November 30, 2006, and interviews for the position will start shortly thereafter.


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