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Director of Institutional Advancement for Crowder College

Crowder College
Job Description
The Director of Institutional Advancement at Crowder College provides leadership in the development of a comprehensive, strategic fundraising and giving program to support the mission of the College, including oversight of all annual, major, planned, and campaign projects.  The Director supervises the daily operations of the Office of Institutional Advancement, which includes Grants, Alumni Relations, and the Foundation. The Director is responsible for leadership in implementing strategies to cultivate positive relationships with current and potential donors, alumni, and college personnel. Further responsibilities are the oversight of the financial business of the Foundation, including investment and budget management, and the coordination of the Crowder College Foundation scholarship program. The Director reports to and works closely with the President to provide support to and coordination between the Foundation Board and the College. 

Requirements include:
  1. Bachelor’s degree in communication, education, business, public relations, or other applicable field required.  Master’s degree in related field preferred.
  2. Experience in fundraising and organizing events.
  3. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  4. Demonstrated ability to work with and communicate effectively with all constituencies of a diverse community.
  5. Ability to plan, organize, delegate, and implement responsibilities effectively.
  6. Well developed spelling, grammar, and proofreading skills.
  7. Ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships with students, staff, other professionals, alumni, Foundation members, and the public.
  8. Ability to handle confidential material judiciously.
  9. Ability to use technology for professional productivity and effectiveness.
  10. Ability to work independently with a minimum of supervision.
 This is a 12 month, full-time position, salary commensurate with education and experience. Position has full benefits which includes health and life insurance, retirement, tuition wavier, vacation, and sick leave. To apply, send letter of interest, resume, copies of transcript(s), and employment application to Human Resources or email to Position open until filled with anticipated start date of December 1, 2017.  EOE.  
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