Heritage Christian University seeks a development officer to join the Office of University Advancement in fulfilling its mission of advancing the Lord’s church through undergraduate and graduate programs and continuing education. The primary function of this position is to cultivate and maintain relationships with the churches of Christ locally and across the country. Responsibilities will include helping to craft an overall fundraising/friendraising vision, engaging with churches, and acquiring support for the University.  The position will involve travel, and candidates will be required to live in the Shoals area, be an active member of a non-instrumental congregation of the churches of Christ, and be committed to the mission of Heritage Christian University.

The ideal candidate should have a college degree in business, marketing, sales, communication, biblical studies, or a related field. They should be confident in their public speaking and individual communication. They should have integrity, a strong work ethic, organizational skills, and the ability to manage people effectively. Fundraising experience is highly preferred. The job title and financial package will depend on the applicant’s credentials and experience. 

Those interested in becoming part of the family should submit a resume/vita to J.T. Harrison at jharrison@hcu.edu.