Director of Development

Nebraska Lutheran Outdoor Ministries
Ashland, Nebraska

NLOM is seeking a dynamic person to join the year round staff as our Director of Development! Please read the position summary and download the job description below to learn more about this full-time position.

Job Responsibilities:

The Director of Development is responsible for the planning, organizing, directing and leading of NLOM’s fundraising activities including major gifts, annual fund, planned giving, special events and capital campaign programs. The Director of Development works closely with the Executive Director and the NLOM Board in all development and fundraising endeavors. The Director of Development works to ensure that the mission, goals, accomplishments and opportunities that lie before Nebraska Lutheran Outdoor Ministries are interpreted to individuals, groups and organizations and that those individuals, groups and organizations are invited to make charitable contributions that further the ministry of NLOM.


  • Passion for the mission of NLOM, especially the faith formation of children.

  • 5+ years of successful direct major gifts fundraising experience required. Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) accreditation encouraged.

  • A commitment to personal faith formation, including active membership in a congregation (ELCA preferred) and a working knowledge of the ELCA teachings and structure.

  • Adhere to ethical development practices and abide by the ALDE “Code of Ethical Principles and Practices”

  • Maintain the confidentiality of sensitive information