Director of Presidential Events

To advance the purpose of InterVarsity, this position will provide ideas, planning, coordination and implementation of gatherings, events, or experiences for key donor and prospective donor engagement, often with the President.  In partnership with Advancement Leaders and the Executive Office, the Director of Presidential Events will work to create cultivation and stewardship activities to fully engage this population with InterVarsity’s current ministry and future vision. This position is not the primary person responsible for InterVarsity’s relationships with major donors.  This position may have a team to provide logistical, hospitality, and administrative support.


  • Be a maturing disciple of Jesus Christ: growing in love for God, God's Word, God's people of every ethnicity and culture, and God's purposes in the world
  • Be committed to and live consistently with InterVarsity’s Frame of Reference and Code of Conduct

Working in Partnership with Advancement and the President’s Office:

  • Collaborate with Advancement leaders to assure that the programs developed for constituents from all segments will provide an important benefit that will encourage additional philanthropic investment in InterVarsity
  • Design, organize, and lead programs at various InterVarsity events with the goal of providing our key donor and prospect constituents with a better understanding of InterVarsity’s work and financial need
  • Design and organize President’s domestic and international guest program trips in partnership and coordination with InterVarsity’s field ministry teams

Develop and maintain a funding base and prayer support:

  • Raise an agreed upon portion of budgeted expenses
  • Communicate regularly with current and potential donors, churches, prayer support team members, friends and family regarding ministry with InterVarsity


  • Annually affirm InterVarsity’s Statement of Faith
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • At least 5 years of development leadership experience
  • Meaningful experience in event production/leadership
  • Possess a strong work ethic and an ability to work independently and solve problems
  • Theological and spiritual maturity
  • A passion for students and faculty
  • A personal calling to campus ministry

How to Apply

External candidates must submit:
  1. Completed InterVarsity General Application*

*If located in California, Connecticut, Delaware, Hawaii, Massachusetts, Oregon, Vermont, Puerto Rico, Albany and Westchester Counties (NY), New Orleans (LA), New York City (NY), or Philadelphia (PA), use the General Application – without salary history

  1. Completed InterVarsity Staff/Pastor Reference
  2. Completed Employment Reference
  3. Email the completed application along with cover letter and resume to Human Resources.

Internal candidates must submit:

  1. Updated Resume
  2. Internal Application
  3. Email the completed application to Human Resources.

InterVarsity Christian Fellowship/USA is both an equal opportunity employer and a faith-based religious organization. We conduct hiring without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, marital status, parental status, membership in any labor organization, political ideology, or disability of an otherwise qualified individual. The status of InterVarsity Christian Fellowship/USA as an equal opportunity employer does not prevent the organization from hiring staff based on their religious beliefs so that all staff share the same religious commitment.

Pursuant to the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 702 (42 U.S.C. 2000e 1(a)) InterVarsity Christian Fellowship/USA has the right to, and does, hire only candidates who agree with InterVarsity’s Statement of Agreement: Purpose and Doctrinal Basis.