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Vice President of Institutional Advancement

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Position Information

Job Title Vice President of Institutional Advancement
Job Description

Under the direction of the President, the Vice President of Institutional Advancement provides leadership and management of operations and personnel in the institutional advancement division to achieve a high standard of excellence and innovation in marketing, resource development, and institutional effectiveness. As a member of the Senior Leadership Team, the Vice President of Institutional Advancement is responsible for pursuing success in three key areas: securing revenue from individual, institutional, and community donors with dedicated stewardship that will increase contributions over time; integrating campus-wide assessment, institutional research, and institutional effectiveness data and activities to enhance the quality and organizational health of the college; and promoting the college through marketing and effective communications to support and advance programs, initiatives, and the mission of South Piedmont Community College to all stakeholders.

Essential Duties Summary

• Strong and visionary leader that will direct institutional advancement with integrity, accountability, and service
o Prepare, administer, and monitor the operational and budget goals for all areas under purview
o Demonstrate knowledge of state and federal codes, statutes and regulations that govern North Carolina community college resource development, institutional effectiveness, and college-level policy and process
o Establish operational processes and make necessary modifications based on analysis of operations, demographics, and other pertinent data
o Direct the development and administration of a cost-effective budget for assigned functions; direct the forecast of additional funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials and supplies; monitor and approve expenditures; and make midyear corrections
o Maintain confidentiality of sensitive records and information
o Ensure quality in recruiting, selecting, training, and evaluating staff
o Develop and maintain strategic partnerships and collaborative working relationships with faculty, staff, administrators, the media, business and industry leaders, government officials, elected officials, and community representatives

• Provide leadership, management, and supervision for all college resource development
o Serve as liaison to the board of directors of the South Piedmont Community College Foundation, Inc.
 Ensure the maintenance of accurate and appropriate records
 Work in concert with the Foundation board chair to schedule and plan meetings
 Work in concert with the Foundation treasurer to maintain appropriate financial records
 Develop, implement, and evaluate policies and procedures related to the effective operation of the South Piedmont Community College Foundation, Inc.
 Manage Foundation fundraising campaigns and related events
 Solicit and acknowledge gifts
 Train volunteers
 Plan donor recognition activities
 Produce fund-raising and promotional materials
o Acquire external resources for the college
 Provide leadership, management, and supervision for the annual campaign and other college fund drives
 Assist the Director of Grants and other college stakeholders to identify needs and assist with the development of grant proposals that fit the college mission
o Cultivate internal and external relationships to establish partnerships and garner resources to better serve students and the community
o As the president’s designee, facilitate the college’s Donations of Items while adhering to college, system, and statewide policy

• Provide leadership, management, and supervision for all college marketing and communications.
o Develop and implement an effective marketing plan to enhance the community image, branding, and programs/initiatives of South Piedmont Community College
 Work in collaboration with other areas of the college and the community to promote the goals of the college through marketing and communication strategies
 Identify relevant and effective marketing and communication strategies designed to promote, support, and create awareness of South Piedmont Community College programs and initiatives to target audience groups
 Establish branding guidelines to enhance the image of South Piedmont Community College
 Oversee the design and creation of promotional materials and presentations highlighting or describing college programs, initiatives, and information
o Ensure relevancy and efficiency for print shop activities
o Develop effective, efficient, and innovative communication strategies to enhance the internal and external communication of the college.

• Provide leadership, management, and supervision for all institutional effectiveness processes and policies
o Oversee college-wide and division-specific goal development, progress, achievement, and reporting
o Oversee SACSCOC accreditation compliance and reporting requirements
o Oversee institutional research activities and ensure integration of data into marketing and development strategies

• Willingness to be involved in community activities and groups

• At the President’s direction, serve as liaison to government agencies, commissions, associations, and stakeholders in public higher education

• Make presentations at meetings, workshops, and events as assigned

• Advise the President on matters of resource development, marketing, institutional effectiveness and other college-wide issues

• Perform other duties as assigned by the President

Required Qualifications

• Bachelor’s degree from an institution accredited by an accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education
• Minimum of five years of senior administrative experience in resource development or marketing
• Ability to communicate effectively (oral and in writing) to diverse external and internal stakeholders
• Proven ability to deal effectively, cooperatively, and tactfully with diverse groups, which may include faculty, staff, administrators, the media, business and industry leaders, government officials, and community representatives
• Demonstrated ability to develop external relationships that benefit the institution
• Experience in identifying needs and problems, creating innovative solutions, and managing multiple projects
• Proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet, media development, and presentation software applications
• Demonstrated experience in managing departmental or divisional human, physical, and financial resources

Preferred Qualifications

• Master’s degree from an institution accredited by an accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education
• Minimum of five years of senior administrative experience which include oversight of both resource development and marketing

Physical Demands
Special Conditions Eligibility Summary
Eeo Statement Summary

South Piedmont Community College provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees based on job related criteria without reference to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, disability, genetic information, or any other legally protected classification. Applicants are requested to complete questions at the end of the online application process that are strictly voluntary. Answers to these questions will not be provided to the hiring manager, selection committee, or any other employees of South Piedmont other than the Human Resources Office. The Human Resources Office uses this information to maintain accurate confidential records on the composition of each applicant pool. If you require accommodation due to a disability in order to complete the application process, please make your request to the Human Resources Office.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number JP00128FY16-17
Open Date 07/25/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Is there any reason known to you why you might be unable to perform consistently and promptly any of the job duties? If Yes, please explain.

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Have you ever been discharged or asked to resign from a position? Yes/No. If Yes, please explain.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Have you ever been convicted of a crime that has required you either by North Carolina law or any other state or federal law to register as a sex offender?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * What is the highest level of education attained?
    • GED/High School Equivalent
    • High School Diploma
    • Associates Degree
    • Bachelors Degree
    • Masters Degree
    • Doctorate Degree
  5. * Do you have a minimum of five (5) years of senior administrative experience in resources development or marketing?
    • Resource Development
    • Marketing
    • Both
    • Neither
  6. * Are you able to communicate effectively (orally and in writing ) to diverse external and internal stakeholders?
    • Yes
    • No
  7. * Please describe your ability to deal effectively, cooperatively, and tactfully with diverse groups, which may include faculty, staff, administrators, the media, business and industry leaders, government officials, and community representatives.

    (Open Ended Question)

  8. * Please describe your ability to develop external relationships that benefit the institution.

    (Open Ended Question)

  9. * Please describe your experience in identifying needs and problems, creating innovative solutions, and managing multiple projects.

    (Open Ended Question)

  10. * Please rate your proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet, media development, and presentation software applications.
    • Below Average
    • Average
    • Above Average
  11. Please describe your experience in managing departmental or divisional human, physical, and financial resources.

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Transcripts (2)
  2. Transcripts (3)