Columbia Basin College ("CBC" or the "College") seeks a Vice President for Institutional Advancement to be the senior administrative official responsible for CBC's Institutional Advancement operations including fundraising and resource development, public and college relations, brand management and marketing, alumni, public website, social media and college intranet, graphics and printing, special events and related enterprises. The Institutional Advancement Division includes oversight of the CBC Foundation, College Relations, Marketing, Governmental Relations and Graphics & Printing Departments. The Vice President of Institutional Advancement also serves as the Executive Director of the CBC Foundation and the Public Information Officer for the College.
This position is responsible for implementing an advancement program that meets the fundraising, marketing, communications and legislative goals of Columbia Basin College and through a Quid Pro Quo agreement includes the Columbia Basin College Foundation, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. The Vice President for Institutional Advancement is a senior-level administrative position that reports to the College President and the Foundation Board Chair.
Closing Date: Open Until Filled (First Consideration closes July 5, 2018 at 11:59 pm Pacific Time)
Master's degree OR equivalent combination of education/experience, with Bachelor's degree, preferably in Public Affairs, Public Administration, Business, Educational Administration, Non-Profit Management or closely related field;
Five (5) years of progressive leadership responsibilities, preferably in higher education;
Demonstrated ability to work effectively with and gain the respect and support of various constituencies, including board members, community members, faculty, staff and administration;
Demonstrated success in major gifts attainment with individuals, corporations and foundations;
Solid experience in volunteer board leadership, capital campaign strategy development and/or development of a comprehensive communications plan to reach and expand an internal and external base of constituents;
Successful direct fundraising experience; and
Excellent written and verbal communication skills with demonstrated skill and experience as a spokesperson and presenter.
Doctorate or other advanced degree from a regionally accredited institution;
Administrative experience overseeing fundraising, major gift/capital campaigns, planned giving programs, special events and stewardship and prospect research and communications;
Increasingly responsible management experience in communications, public relations, marketing, community relations and resource development;
Columbia Basin College (CBC) serves the citizens of Benton and Franklin counties in Washington state with two-year associate degrees for transfer to a four-year university, and applied degrees for workforce employment. CBC also provides one-year certificates and basic skills for those pursuing a GED or high school diploma. CBC serves approximately 7,000-8,000 students each quarter.Columbia Basin College now offers bachelor degrees in Nursing, Project Management, Applied Management, Cyber Security, Information Technology, and Dental Hygiene. These bachelor degrees are in direct response to the needs of our community. As a result of community needs, Columbia Basin College has recently opened our new state of the art Social Sciences and World Languages Center at the Pasco campus.In July 2017, CBC will open its second, four-story Health Science Center in Richland. In addition to training CBC healthcare professionals, the Wortman Medical Science Center will also be a functional medical clinic as part of Kadlec Regional Medical Center’s family medicine residency program.CBC will open a student housing facility in September. This first phase will house 125 students.Columbia Basin Co...llege continues its rich tradition of meeting our community's needs with a dynamic faculty, state-of-the-art facilities, and a diverse student body from all walks of life.