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Development Director

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MidPointe Library System
April 4, 2024
Middletown, ohio
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MidPointe Library – Development Director – Full Time – Middletown, Ohio

Do you have a passion to make a positive impact on your community? You can fulfill our mission of enriching our community through access & experiences through our newly created Development Director position! We seek a creative, passionate, forward-looking individual to oversee all aspects of fundraising and development.

As development director, you'll collaborate with the executive director to establish a development plan & strategy to increase revenue; and seat, develop, and work with the library foundation. You'll also implement & manage the development & giving program; identify, cultivate & solicit donors; create giving opportunities such as gifts, bequests, annual & planned giving; establish, track & monitor giving metrics; grant procurement as applicable; acquire fundraising software; make revenue focused calls & visits; attend library events to fund-raise; and liaison with the library foundation. 

MidPointe is located on the east side of Butler County, Ohio in a vibrant, dynamic, diverse community that enjoys community support. Nestled between Cincinnati and Dayton, the county has a wide variety of schools, entertainment, dining experiences, sports, and cultural events. We have something for everyone!

To Be Successful, you will need to:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent related experience is required. CFRE is a plus.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in fundraising including development principles, practices, concepts, skills & techniques.
  • Must have a valid drivers’ license with an acceptable motor vehicle record, have continuous insurability on the library’s insurance, and have reliable transportation for travel to events, branches, and meetings.
  • Ability to think strategically, analyze data, develop, and implement strategies for successful donor engagement and fundraising results.
  • Excellent leadership skills needed include commitment; passion; strategic planning; integrity; vision; decisiveness; collaboration; managerial & supervisory; analytical reasoning; resourcefulness; attention to detail; sound judgment; able to work independently and with teams; and top-notch communication skills including public speaking in a passionate, professional manner.
  • The ability to communicate effectively, professionally, clearly, and concisely both orally and in writing through multiple platforms is required.
  • Excellent computer skills using various software programs such as fundraising software, databases, the Internet, Microsoft Office suite skills, and calendar software.
  • Must possess sufficient manual dexterity to operate library equipment and perform general typing and keyboard operation that will enable assurance of position requirements.
  • Must have regular and predictable attendance as required.

Rate of Pay:

The pay range for this job is $32.80 - $54.60, the pay rate will depend on job factors such as experience, job skills, education & certifications, and languages spoken. This is an exempt position, not eligible for overtime.


The hours include days, evenings & weekends as needed for activities and events.

Physical Requirements:

-Must be able to work indoors & outdoors in different temperatures and in areas that contain odors, dust & other possible allergens.

-Must be able to move carts, crates & library equipment that could weigh up to 100 pounds.


Benefits include the state retirement plan (OPERS); direct deposit; medical, HSA & wellness incentive, dental, vision, and life insurance; accrued vacation, sick, and short-term disability; paid granted personal time; paid holidays & floating holidays; relocation expense; OH Deferred Compensation; EAP; education assistance; attendance to professional development & conferences; and more!


Complete a required MidPointe Library System employment application found at: Please, only call the library if you need assistance in completing the required online application.


The full job description for this opening is available on our website at:

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