OCC Director of Development Events and Donor Experiences

Ozark Christian College

Ozark Christian College is a focused Bible college in Southwest Missouri.

Church Information

Church/Organization Employee Average Attendance Location
Ozark Christian College 600-700 Joplin, USA

Contact Information


Whitney Morgan
mail   hr@occ.edu

Joplin, MO

Position Information

Position Category Position Title Position Type Weekly Hours
Christian School OCC Director of Development Events and Donor Experiences Paid Full-Time 30-40+

Job Description

Position Title: Director of Development Events and Donor Experiences
Department: Advancement
Reports to: Executive Vice President of Advancement

A. Summary: 
The Director of Development Events and Experiences will advance Ozark Christian College by implementing high-quality events and creative constituent experiences aligned with the overall advancement strategy. This role will include team building, travel, administrative work, personal calls/visits, creative projects, sponsorships, and appeals for partnerships on behalf of the college. 

B. Primary Duties and Responsibilities: 

  1. Planning, marketing, and execution of development events and resources such as: Preaching-Teaching Convention, President’s Banquet, President’s Gathering, NextLevel, Branson Retreat, ICOM, Spire, alumni chapter events, phonathon, etc.). Included in this is cultivation of our event sponsorship relations and strategy. 
  2. Development of an assigned portfolio of individual, organization, and church donors.
  3. Facilitating donor experiences (online, campus visits, appreciation gifts, etc.).
  4. Performs other duties as assigned by the Executive Vice President of Advancement.

C. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: 
Prior experience in planning and executing large events, experience building, and leading teams. Experience in project management, cultivating donors and/or sponsorships, and well-networked in the Restoration Movement. Someone who is a self-starter, adaptable, creative, organized, quality-focused, relatable, and willing to travel. 

D. Supervision (if applicable):   
Directly: student event teams
Indirectly: 2-3 office staff

E. Minimum Education and Experience Requirements: 
Experience in event planning, customer service, and donor/sponsor relations. A graduate degree relevant to the field of work preferred.

F. Work Environment and Physical Requirements: 
The responsibilities associated with this role will often include physical exertion beyond the average office job such as, walking, lifting, bending, stooping, reaching, etc. 

This full-time position includes benefits after 60 days of employment. To apply, submit a cover letter, OCC application, and resume to hr@occ.edu. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. No walk-in applicants.

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