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Job opening for Executive Director of PCC's Foundation
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Reporting to the college’s Institutional Advancement Director, the Executive Director of the Foundation works closely with the District President and the PCC Foundation Board to develop strategies to raise funds for college priorities. The Executive Director manages $3.5M in assets and a development program consisting of annual fund and endowment support.
Currently there are three full-time direct reports (one scholarship coordinator and two administrative assistants) in addition to a contracted grant writer, event planner, and bookkeeper. Major gifts and alumni programs are being developed, and a major gifts officer and annual fund/alumni coordinator are currently being recruited to support ambitious fundraising goals.
The Foundation is building capacity for a future capital campaign with plans to add a prospect researcher, planned giving officer and database manager. In addition to managing the Foundation’s budget and staff, the Executive Director will be directly involved in major gifts and will assist top college and Foundation leaders in the cultivation and solicitation of donors.
The Executive Director will be a strong and innovative leader with extensive experience leading and implementing development programs, as well as driving and managing a capital campaign. The ideal candidate will be skilled in all areas of fund development, be comfortable being a key face of the organization and have a solid track record of creating strategic and tactical plans to achieve fundraising goals. The ideal candidate will also be entrepreneurial, demonstrating ability to creatively build philanthropy to support many different programs.