We’re Hiring a Director of Development!

We are pleased to announce that the Anselm House team is growing! We are currently looking for a Director of Development to join us in our work here at the University of Minnesota. If you know someone who might be interested, please pass along this job posting:



Anselm House
Director of Development
Job Opening
June 2017


Anselm House seeks a Director of Development to help advance its mission of connecting faith and knowledge with all of life at the University of Minnesota.


The position’s responsibilities include setting strategic direction for advancement initiatives and leading a small advancement team; working with Executive Director and Program Director in seeking major gifts and grants for strategic initiatives; stewarding existing donor relationships and developing new long-term relationships that discern alignments between donor interests and Anselm House’s mission; overseeing and coordinating communications between Anselm House and its diverse constituency of university members, churches and church members, volunteers, and donors. The successful candidate will report to Anselm House’s Executive Director.


Essential qualities:

  • Excellent communications skills (speaking, listening, and writing)
  • Task-oriented and self-starting, maintaining an active schedule of meetings and correspondence
  • 5+ years experience in cultivating major gifts using a thoughtful, donor-centered approach
  • Passion for the Anselm House mission and vision
  • Understanding of the importance of academic life (and work more generally) in Christian terms
  • Ability to engage winsomely with a range of denominational and/or theological traditions within orthodox, creedal Christianity
  • Personal Christian commitment and membership in a local church
  • Bachelor’s degree, with formal or informal theological training preferred



  • Flexible schedule
  • Full benefits
  • Start date and salary negotiable


To apply, submit a CV or resume and detailed cover letter electronically to hello@anselmhouse.org. Accepting applications now until position is filled – post will be updated when it has been filled.

Erin Rupe

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