Community College of Philadelphia is dedicated to promoting a work environment which attracts and retains talented and diverse faculty and staff, and which challenges each of us to achieve at the highest level while contributing to the mission of the College. We value and support a culturally diverse and intellectually dynamic community to prepare our students for global citizenship. Join us as we transition from our first 50 years into the next and build upon a legacy that will impact the city of Philadelphia and beyond.
Community College of Philadelphia is seeking to fill an Associate Vice President of Leadership Gifts position. Reporting to the Vice President for Institutional Advancement/Executive Director of the College Foundation, the Associate Vice President of Leadership Gifts provides leadership and oversight in the areas of fundraising, strategy development, leadership of diverse teams, management of major gift prospect portfolios, planned giving, direct mail, annual fund, campaign management, donor communications, stewardship and event management. The Associate Vice President of Leadership Gifts is responsible for strategic leadership and direction of philanthropic programs at the College for targeted major gifts and planned giving that will encompass estate gifts and income arrangements. This position also plays a crucial role in the planning and development of a comprehensive fundraising campaign.
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Community College of Philadelphia recognizes that our employees are important and vital to our success. We offer a high-quality, comprehensive program of benefits, which represents an important component of total compensation.
Our benefits include:
100% College-paid medical, dental and prescription drug for employee and all of their eligible family members
College-paid life and disability insurance
College closes for Winter Break the week between Christmas and New Years and for a week in March for Spring Break
Tuition remission (for classes at the College)
Forgivable tuition loan (for classes at any accredited academic institution)
403(b) retirement plan with 10% College contribution
Healthcare and Dependent Care flexible spending accounts
College operates on a 4-day work week during the summer months
Paid vacation plus holiday and personal time off
Community College of Philadelphia is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
• Bachelor's degree required.
• Minimum 8 years of leadership experience in fundraising/advancement/development.
• High-level campaign management experience, from inception to close.
• Demonstrated personal success in cultivating, soliciting, and closing leadership, principal and transformative gifts.
• Experience in leading a group of fundraisers, training incumbent employees to develop principal and leadership gifts.
• Knowledge of planned giving vehicles and track record of closing significant estate gifts, charitable gift annuities and charitable remainder trusts.
• An established track record of proactively growing philanthropic revenue from diverse constituencies.
• Strong computer aptitude.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• Demonstrated history of superior team leadership including experience building strong, autonomous, and collaborative teams.
• Master's Degree preferred.
• Experience in community college advancement preferred.
Community College of Philadelphia is the largest public institution of higher education in the City. Since 1965, over 500,000 students have passed through our doors seeking associate's degrees, certificates, improved workplace skills and lifelong learning. Many of our degree students transfer to four-year institutions while others seek employment in the Philadelphia region. Over 90 percent of our graduates remain in the area and seek employment, strengthening our local economy and workforce. Local businesses look to us to provide workplace training to keep their workers skilled and their companies competitive.
We offer over 70 degree and certificate programs in art, science, business, technology and liberal arts. Many of our students have hectic schedules, and we know how to accommodate every type of learner. Classes are held during the day, in the evening and on Saturdays at the Main Campus, our three Regional Centers and at neighborhood sites throughout the City. Distance education classes are also available.