The Chief Institutional Advancement Officer is responsible for leading the Normandale Foundation team and providing oversight for all marketing and communication efforts of the College. This position is responsible for designing and implementing comprehensive institutional advancement programs and increasing constituent involvement and fundraising outcomes. This position directs and oversees department activities including fundraising, marketing, public relations and alumni events. The advancement function includes responsibility for annual fund, corporate relations, major gifts, endowment, capital campaigns, and alumni relations efforts. The Chief Institutional Advancement Officer is the primary advisor to the President and the Foundation Board of Directors regarding Foundation activities and works to improve the visibility of the College and the Foundation in the community.
This position is responsible for the day to day management of the resource development operation and directly supervises the Normandale Foundation staff. The incumbent is expected to provide active leadership for achieving fundraising goals, by cultivating, soliciting and stewarding annual, capital and endowment major gifts. The incumbent is also responsible for providing leadership and management to fundraising efforts, including the creation and maintenance of a strong alumni relations program which will be key for future fundraising successes. The Chief Institutional Advancement Officer also directly supervises the Directors of Marketing and Public Relations, and indirectly the Marketing and Communications team.
This position reports to the College President and works in close collaboration with the Foundation Board, and the President's Cabinet in developing and executing strategic fund raising plans. As a member of the president's leadership team, the Chief Institutional Advancement Officer represents the College with other external agencies and bodies, and serves as a College officer/representative on public occasions.
Bachelor's degree in Business, Education, Public Administration or a related field
At least seven (7) years of experience in fundraising with demonstrated success in securing major gifts from individuals and corporations
At least two (2) years of experience in supervising a team
Experience in managing major giving campaigns or capital campaigns
Ability to make independent decisions regarding sensitive matters and to maintain confidentiality
Ability to apply complex federal and state regulations and laws governing non-profit organizations
Strong written, presentation and verbal communication skills
Ability to understand, manage and explain financial information
Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to interact with people from a variety of backgrounds
Strong attention to detail and commitment to ethical action
Experience analyzing data to determine appropriate courses of action
Demonstrated sensitivity to the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, religious, gender identities, sexual orientation, national origin and ethnic backgrounds reflected by members of the College community
Experience in the areas of planning, development, and budget management
Master's degree in Business, Education, Public Administration or related field
Knowledge of gift planning strategies
Experience providing leadership in a non-profit or higher education environment
Familiarity with the philanthropic community in the Twin Cities metropolitan area
Comprehensive knowledge of non-profit financial and accounting processes and charitable giving laws such as IRS code 501(c)(3)
Demonstrated understanding of the diverse backgrounds and needs of community college students.
Demonstrated understanding of strategic planning and evidence of systematic decision making
HOW TO APPLY
Please apply online via this website http://agency.governmentjobs.com/normandale/default.cfm In addition to completing the online application, you must upload (attach) a cover letter and a current resume or Curriculum Vitae (CV), along with the names and contact information for at least five (5) professional references who can address your qualifications for this position (we do NOT accept letters of recommendation). Application deadline is 11:59 pm CST Friday, January 19, 2018.
Note: Official academic transcripts may be requested from those invited for an interview.
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Normandale Community College is an urban two-year college serving primarily the communities of the southwestern metropolitan region of the Twin Cities. Established in 1968, the college is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. More than 10,000 students from diverse backgrounds take courses at the college annually.We offer developmenta...l courses designed to improve academic skills required for successful performance in college-level courses. Continuing education and customized training opportunities are provided through a variety of non-credit courses offered through the Normandale Center for Opportunity. Normandale is a community of excellence, respect and inclusiveness. Normandale is the right choice for a bright future.