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Foundation Executive Director, posted 9.13.2018

North Central Texas College

Posting Number 9000996
Title NCTC Foundation Executive Director
Position Type Full-Time
Department External Affairs
Job Summary

This position will direct, lead and perform the management of Foundation activities; and work closely with the Vice Chancellor of External Affairs to develop and implement the College & Foundation’s mission, vision and goals.
Responsibilities & Duties:
• Serve as the Executive Director of the North Central Texas College Foundation, executing all duties of that office as set forth in the Foundation’s Bylaws with such duties including but not limited to: initiating and executing all activities related to resource development through the Foundation including donor relations and cultivation, special events, publications, friend-raising activities, fund drives, capital campaigns, and annual campaigns.
• The Vice Chancellor of External Affairs will supervise the Executive Director’s position and work collaboratively to set goals and directions for the Foundation.
• Develop, direct and perform activities resulting in the development of resources including major funds acquisition, annual and direct mail campaigns, major gift drives, special fund activities, planned and deferred giving programs and major gift and capital campaigns in concert with the Foundation.
• Work directly with the Vice Chancellor of External Affairs to educate the public as to the College’s mission, vision, goals and opportunities to support the College.
• Responsible for the identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of prospects sending 40% of her time on these initiatives.
• Cultivate relationships with individuals and leaders of the local business community to develop their interest in NCTC and the Foundation.
• Recommend, develop and direct Foundation activities. Develop strategies and processes to identify and solicit gifts from potential donors.
• Maintain records related to Foundation activities and results. Coordinate Foundation activities with College staff to ensure efforts and projects are concentrated in areas of greatest need and interests.
• Oversee Foundation events designed to enhance and advance friend and fundraising efforts.
• Works with Marketing and Public Relations to manage the Foundation’s social media and website including developing alumni spotlights.
• Conducts annual fundraising appeals such as year-end request and other specialized campaigns.
• Provide oversight for the promotion and selection of the Ed Wright Community Service Award.
• Facilitate work of Foundation Board: Plan and prepare for Board meetings and its committees. Generate news releases from the Foundation Board members.
• Maintain research and submit information regarding Foundation budget and accounts.
• The Executive Director will supervise the Foundation Accounts Coordinator and the Accounts Receivable and Payable Specialist.

Open until filled. Successful candidate will be expected to start Jan. 2019.

Required Education

Master’s degree in Business, Fundraising and Non-profit management, or other related fields.

Required Skills & Abilities

Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to work well with others and in a team setting, with a strong collaborative spirit.
Strong marketing and public relation skills and abilities
Ability to build relationships with individuals and understanding of fundraising and donor relationships, cultivation and solicitation.

Preferred Skills & Abilities  
Required Experience

Successful candidates should have three years of business or education experience in fundraising, non-profits, donor relationships, etc.
Must be familiar with latest trends in fundraising and donor relationships and non-profits.

Preferred Experience  
Posting Date 07/17/2018
Closing Date  
Special Instructions to Applicants