Vice President for Institutional Advancement - FA078 Open Until Filled
Hiring Range: Commensurate with qualifications and experience
General Information: John Tyler Community College is a two-year public institution of higher education and the fifth largest of the 23 community colleges in Virginia. With campuses in Chester and Midlothian in the metropolitan Richmond area and at off-campus classrooms throughout the area, John Tyler Community College provides quality educational opportunities that inspire student success and community vitality. The College’s vision is a success story for every student.
Responsibilities: John Tyler Community College (JTCC) is seeking a proven leader with strong executive and management skills, and a proven track record of success to lead JTCC advancement and marketing efforts as the Vice President for Institutional Advancement. The position is a full-time, twelve-month administrative faculty position. The Vice President will be responsible for measurable growth in the College's current fundraising, alumni relations, major gifts, planned giving, research, advancement service, special gifts and grant programs. Along with working closely with the President and JTCC's Foundation Board of Directors, the Vice President will have close interaction with constituent groups across the community, including faculty, staff, students, and alumni. The successful candidate will also oversee JTCC marketing efforts to ensure innovative strategies are implemented to maintain the College’s brand in all communications and special events. Responsible for managing the implementation and design of marketing materials to promote fundraising participation. This position reports directly to the President and serves as a member of the College's leadership team. The Vice President will provide leadership to the following offices and staff: alumni and donor relations, grants, marketing relations, while being personally involved in donor cultivation, solicitation and stewardship. The Vice President will also serve as the Executive Director of the Foundation.
Please review the detailed application instructions to ensure consideration to the position. This is a position reposting and previous candidates interested in the position are required to reapply.
Qualifications: Required Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required with the ability to obtain a Master’s degree as a condition of employment. Previous fundraising and management experience. Prior experience in effective marketing techniques including print, electronic, media, event planning, etc. The successful candidate must demonstrate direct fundraising success; commitment to student-centered leadership; the ability to coordinate internal and external resources; ability to manage multiple assignments concurrently; knowledge of fundraising program development; ability to establish, maintain, and enhance professional relationships; sound professional judgment, integrity, and resourcefulness; familiarity with a variety of giving structures (planned giving, annual giving, giving clubs/societies); and successful experience in major gifts required. Demonstrated ability to manage operating budgets, scholarship awards, and endowment fund investments and allocations. The successful candidate must possess the ability to write and speak clearly, passionately, and persuasively; effectively utilize data to make informed decisions; articulate and execute a comprehensive, systematic approach to philanthropy; work effectively with partners on and off campus; cultivate a culture of philanthropy across the College and its constituencies; and build and lead an effective, results-oriented advancement team. Strong organizational skills, including the ability to create the structure and processes that meet appropriate regulations and best practices. Awareness of current trends in philanthropy, two-year colleges, and marketing strategies with the willingness to pursue promising approaches. Successful completion and passing of a criminal background check will be required. Preferred Qualifications: Master’s degree and Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) preferred. The preferred candidate will have evidence of a successful track record of securing funding and leadership of successful advancement efforts.
Application Instructions: Acceptable application packages are those submitted through the state job website located at https://jobs.agencies.virginia.gov.
**** A fully completed state application, CV or resume to include a list of three professional references, cover letter, and copies of all unofficial transcripts must be submitted through the state job website to receive consideration.
**** Please also submit a one-page description of how you see the role of a Foundation program in a two-year college evolving over the next 5 - 10 years, and how your strengths and experiences can lead such an effort at John Tyler Community College.
The position is open until filled and screening of applications will begin upon receipt.
Should you need assistance or have questions, please contact Adrienne Green at (804) 706-5033. The state job website will provide a confirmation of receipt when the application is submitted for consideration. Please refer to your RMS account for the status of your application and the status of this position.