The Philanthropy Career Center features professional opportunities in the field, both nationally and in Iowa. If you are an employer and wish to post a job opening, contact us. Please note that ICoF members and Regional Association colleagues can post job announcements free of charge and non-members can post 90-day job announcements for $100.
Acsendium Education Group – Senior Program Officer
Madison, WI – Full-Time
Ascendium Education Group (formerly Great Lakes Higher Education Corporation & Affiliates), the nation’s largest federal student loan guarantor and a leading postsecondary education and workforce training philanthropy, recently unveiled a new funding strategy that builds on the organization’s existing grantmaking approach and expands its focus to new areas. The organization’s grantmaking focuses on increasing equity for low-income populations, especially those in historically underrepresented groups: first generation students, incarcerated adults, rural community members, students of color and veterans. We’re looking for an experienced grantmaker to advance our rural education and workforce training focus area. Senior program officers are responsible for leading work in a particular area of team strategy by contributing deep subject matter expertise and designing and leading complex grants and partnerships to advance team goals. Please find qualifications and more details on how to apply here.
Acsendium Education Group – Deputy Director
Madison, WI – Full-Time
Ascendium’s grantmaking focuses on increasing equity for low-income populations, especially those in historically underrepresented groups: first generation students, incarcerated adults, rural community members, students of color and veterans. We’re looking for an experienced grantmaker to develop and execute strategies to support specific Ascendium focus areas and lead a team of Program Officers as they develop and manage a portfolio of grants. The Deputy Director will lead and coordinate activities on high profile grants as needed and will collaborate with the Director to achieve Ascendium’s philanthropy priorities and advance team goals. This position is based in Madison, Wisconsin. Please find qualifications and more details on how to apply here.
Community Foundation of Northeast Iowa – Development Director
Cedar Falls, IA – Full-Time
The Community Foundation of Northeast Iowa (CFNEIA) is looking for a dynamic individual seeking to make a positive difference in Iowa communities as its Director of Development. This candidate must be a fundraising leader who possesses a passion for cultivating relationships with existing and potential donors to help them meet their philanthropic goals through gift planning and endowment building options. The Director of Development is also key in nurturing partnerships with CFNEIA’s network of local volunteers, and must have the ability to collaborate with individuals, businesses, nonprofits and community leaders to help grow the impact of CFNEIA and its 24 affiliate community foundations.
The ideal candidate must be self-motivated, have previous nonprofit fundraising experience and demonstrated abilities contributing to fund development including planned giving knowledge, major gift experience, and excellent communication skills. This position requires up to 50% travel within the CFNEIA region. More information on how to apply can be located here.
Siouxland Community Foundation-Executive Director/President
Sioux City, IA – Full-Time
The mission of the Siouxland Community Foundation is to enhance the quality of life in Siouxland by assisting donors in building and preserving enduring assets for charitable purposes in the Siouxland area; providing a flexible vehicle to receive and distribute gifts of all sizes; making grants in response to community needs; and providing services that will help shape the well-being of Siouxland. The Siouxland Community Foundation is hiring an executive director/ president. The Executive Director / President is responsible for providing professional leadership and direction to the Foundation by assisting the Board of Directors in maintaining an effective and viable organization. More information on position details and how to apply can be requested here. Applications will be accepted through May 24, 2019.
Iowa Commission on Volunteer Service
5 Position Openings
The Iowa Commission on Volunteer Service is seeking applicants for the following five position openings:
- AmeriCorps Program Officer;
- Communications and Engagement Officer;
- Senior National Service Program Officer;
- Mentoring Program Officer; and
- Volunteer Promotion Coordinator.
The position descriptions and instructions for how to apply can be found here.
Quad Cities Community Foundation – Vice President of Finance
Quad Cities, IA – Full-Time
The Quad Cities Community Foundation seeks a professional with 5-10 years of successful experience as a financial executive with experience and knowledge of the non-profit sector, foundations, public/fund accounting and investment management. This position is a member of the Community Foundation’s Executive team with leadership responsibilities to manage and evaluate all financial activities including planning, forecasting and analysis; development and management of accounting and investment procedures, compliance, and budgets. This position ultimately ensures the timely accuracy of all financial reporting activities for the Community Foundation. To be considered, please submit cover memo and resume to Sherry Ristau, President/CEO of the Quad Cities Community Foundation. Download the full position description here.