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Executive Director, Development

Company

Salt Lake Community College

Location

Salt Lake City, UT

Job Description

Position Title

Executive Director, Development

Reports to (title)

Vice President of Institutional Advancement

Department

Institutional Advancement

Requisition Number

13078

Position Type

Replacement

Job Category

Administrative

FT/PT

Full-time

Starting Salary

Based on qualifications

Job Open Date

02/04/2014

Job Close Date

Open Until Filled

Yes

Priority Review Date

02/17/2014

Job Summary

The Executive Director leads an extremely busy department and all College fundraising programs and activities. He/she provides
leadership, strategy, supervision, planning and direction in all areas of development and fundraising, including campaigns and activities, business partnerships, and all other programs for private and public financial support of the College.

SLCC seeks a dynamic leader who is:
Able to successfully take on challenging situations
Lead and manage a dynamic team
Able to build and/or maintain upward growth for program
Able to recognize and develop untapped potential
An innovative fundraiser
Able to help the College exceed its goals

Essential Responsibilities and Duties

Develop and set priorities, goals, standards, procedures and policies for College development activities. Create, implement and sustain a strong resource development plan that will support the vision, mission, goals and needs of SLCC. Assure that development activities are in compliance with SLCC policies and procedures, and federal and state laws and regulations.
Implement fundraising and external relations efforts including developing strategic and operational plans, engaging with potential donors.
Coordinating planned and annual giving, major gifts, capital campaigns, alumni relations, corporate and foundation giving, donor research, proposal writing and solicitation, and cultivation of non-traditional funding sources.
Recruit, hire, train, motivate and supervise Development Office staff. Supervise and lead staff in donor research and analysis, including proposal investigation and cultivation research. Monitor employee portfolios to meet established prospect and financial goals. Assure that all development activities are within budget limitations, fiscally well-managed, and cost effective. Perform post-event analysis for return on investment.
Responsible for personal and meaningful face-to-face visits with donors and prospective donors each month. Active management of a development portfolio of major gift donors and prospects.
Serve as the senior campaign strategist for scholarship and community partnership programs.
Work closely with President’s Executive Cabinet and senior administrators to promote constituent engagement, and build scholarship and business partnerships, ensuring coordination of efforts and consistency of message in order for SLCC to build a strong community image.
Supervise the production and publication of fundraising collateral materials, such as brochures, case statements and electronic media.
Other duties as assigned.

Preferred Qualifications

Understanding of development and community colleges preferred.
CFRE certification preferred.
Master’s Degree or Doctorate preferred.
Higher education experience preferred.
SCT Banner software experience preferred.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree required.
Minimum of five (5) years full time direct development experience or business development experience, at least three years of which must have been in a leadership and/or supervisory position.
Demonstrated experience in the major aspects of fundraising including planning, development and successful implementation and outcome of these activities required.
Demonstrated success in fundraising required; record of achievement in cultivating, soliciting and stewarding major gifts from individuals, foundations and corporations.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Experience and ability to use technology, word processing, spreadsheets, internet, etc. Experience in Microsoft Office products.
Experience using development principles and best practices, as well as understanding of current national standards and trends as well as the development opportunities in Utah and the Salt Lake valley, especially in higher education.
General knowledge of contracts and grant writing.
Ability to identify prospects for major gifts.
An understanding of the mission of Salt Lake Community College.
An understanding of, and appreciation for, the nature and value of a public, nonprofit educational organization.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Civility and urbanity are essential attributes of the incumbent.

Special Instructions

Salt Lake Community College will complete a background check on the selected finalist.

FLSA

Exempt

Position Type

Full-Time

Job Functions

Alumni/Foundation

Department/Division

Institutional Advancement

Benefits

401(k), Dental Insurance, Disability Insurance, Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Paid Vacation, Paid Sick Leave, Tuition Reimbursement

Salary Range

Commensurate with Experience

Travel Level

Minimal

Education

Undergraduate Degree

Minimum Experience

5.00

Professional Designation

Contact Name

Salt Lake Community College Human Resources Office

Contact Phone

801-957-4210

Contact Fax

Contact E-mail Address

hr@slcc.edu

Approved

Yes

Approval Date

2/6/2014 12:11 PM
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