Associate Director, Campaign

Posted on 10/14/2021

DePaul University

Chicago, IL

Diversity and Inclusion Statement
Guided by an ethic of Vincentian personalism and professionalism, DePaul compassionately upholds the dignity of all members of its diverse, multi-faith, and inclusive community. We seek to hire collaborative, open-minded, and dedicated professionals who are committed to advancing our university mission to making education accessible to all, with special attention to including underserved and underrepresented communities. Successful candidates thrive in an environment where ideas and perspectives representing a wide variety of cultures, backgrounds, and experiences are welcome and supported.

General Summary
The Associate Director for Campaign (AD) will serve as the primary project manager for DePaul’s comprehensive campaign, which will move into the public phase in Fall 2023. This role, reporting to the Associate Vice President for Advancement, will capture, organize, develop, and produce all campaign plans, timelines, and materials for the comprehensive campaign. The AD will need to have impeccable organizational skills and the ability to communicate with a wide variety of audiences, internal and external.

Responsibilities & Duties

  • Design and production of campaign data and reporting for staff and volunteer leadership
  • Management of campaign timeline, including ensuring the team stays on task and on time
  • Coordination of external campaign communications, including campaign language and publications
  • Coordination of campaign culture, including internal and external campaign-related events
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Education & Experience

  • Bachelors degree.
  • 2-3 years experience of campaign fundraising experience.
Financial Responsibilities
  • Oversight of campaign budget ranging from $700k-$2 million.
Additional Information
For consideration, please include a resume and cover letter.
Salary & Benefits Package:
DePaul offers a comprehensive package including competitive pay and benefits to attract and retain the best talent in order to further the University’s mission.
Required Background Check:
Employment at DePaul University is contingent on passing a background check. Only final candidates who are extended an offer of employment will undergo a background check.

Required COVID-19 Vaccination:
Employment at DePaul University is contingent upon receiving all recommended doses of the COVID-19 vaccine or having a valid religious or medical reason not to be vaccinated. To request a religious or medical exemption, please email
DePaul University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, genetic information or any other legally protected status, in accordance with applicable federal, state and local EEO laws.

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