Chief Development Officer

Children's Discovery Museum of the Desert

Rancho Mirage, California

The Children’s Museum of the Desert is seeking an experienced, creative and dynamic Development Officer.


Working with the CEO, the Development Officer will oversee all aspects of our development work, Marketing efforts, Earned Revenue activities, serve as part of the museum management team, work with the Board Development Committee, and a corps of volunteers.


The successful candidate will be an innovative self-starter possessing excellent written and verbal skills. Must have a proven track record of success in major gift programs, special events, planned giving, corporate and foundation solicitation and annual appeals. College degree and 5 years fundraising experience required.


Salary is negotiable and commensurate with education and experience.


Send letter of interest and resume to:


Carol E. Scott
Children’s Discovery Museum of the Desert
71-701 Gerald Ford Drive
Rancho Mirage, CA 92270