Chemeketa Community College welcomes applications for a full-time Executive Director of Institutional Advancement
This exempt leadership position is a key position within the Governance and Administration Division, serving throughout the Chemeketa Community College district and reports to the Vice President of Governance and Administration. In charge of public information, marketing, and college advancement activities. Oversees and supervises Marketing and Foundation staff, part-time hourly staff and student employees. Directs, develops, and establishes college-wide activities related to Marketing and Foundation. This person also serves as the Public Information Officer.
Closing Date: Thursday, March 1st, 2019
You would be challenged to find a college that matters more to its community than Chemeketa means to the residents of Oregon’s Mid-Willamette Valley. If you can affirm our mission to provide opportunities for students to explore, learn, and succeed through quality educational experiences and workforce training, then Chemeketa will be a rewarding workplace to fulfill your potential and contribute your expertise.
The Community We Serve
Chemeketa Community College is the third largest post-secondary institution in Oregon, with approximately 29,000 students enrolled from a diversity of backgrounds. Chemeketa has seven locations, Salem campus, Yamhill Valley campus, Brooks Regional Training facility, Woodburn center, Polk center, Center for Business & Industry and Viticulture at Eola. Chemeketa's district encompasses nearly 2,700 square miles of the Mid- Willamette Valley and includes all of Marion, Polk, and most of Yamhill counties with a small portion of Linn County. About 465,000 citizens live in the district, with Salem, the capitol city of the state of Oregon, comprising the largest single concentration of citizens.
We are a college community enriched by the diversity of our students, staff, and community members. Each individual and group has the potential to contribute in our learning environment. Each has dignity. To diminish the dignity of one is to diminish the dignity of us all.
What We Have to Offer
The college also provides an excellent benefits package, which includes medical, dental, and vision coverage (subject to employee and college collective bargaining agreements). Other benefits also include generous vacation/holidays as well as: life, and disability insurance and membership in the Public Employee Retirement System (PERS) or Oregon Public Services Retirement Plan (OPSRP).
The successful candidate will have:
Master's degree from an accredited institution in a related field -AND- Three years of experience in a related position in higher education
Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in a related field -AND- Combined five years of successful management experience in marketing, public relations and non-profit management
A commitment to continuous quality improvement
Excellent oral and written communications skills
Demonstrated skills in group processes, project management, consensus building, and creativity in marketing strategies for diverse audiences
Ability to function in a complex environment and inspire staff to high levels of performance
Proven track record of achievement
Experience working with a Board of Directors
Experience supporting the Vice President and/or Chief Executive Officer of an organization
Experience in planning, developing, and managing budgets
Demonstrate skill and experience in
Group processes, project management, consensus building, and developing creative marketing strategies for diverse audiences
Functioning in a complex environment and inspiring staff to high levels of performance
Building partnerships with business, governmental agencies, legislative bodies, and community groups
The ability to engender trust, foster consensus, build teams, manage conflict, solve problems, and collaboratively work among diverse interest holders in accomplishing college-wide and divisional goals
Value comprehensive community college mission
Work with a culturally diverse faculty, students and staff, and a work environment conducive to cultural and linguistic diversity and mutual development
Value student success; an ability to connect with students; sensitivity to the needs of current and emerging community college student populations
Seek continuous quality improvement
Continuous professional development and learning
To be considered for this position, a complete online application is required. For complete information on this and other job opportunities, please visit our web site at http://jobs.chemeketa.edu.
Chemeketa Community College is the third largest post-secondary institution in Oregon, with approximately 50,000 students enrolled from a diversity of backgrounds. Chemeketa has seven locations: Salem campus, Yamhill Valley campus, Brooks Regional Training facility, Woodburn center, Dallas center, Center for Business & Industry, and Viticulture at Chemeketa Eola. Chemeketa's district encompasses nearly 2,700 square miles of the beautiful Mid-Willamette Valley and includes all of Marion, Polk, and most of Yamhill counties with a small portion of Linn county. About 465,000 citizens live in the district, with Salem, the capitol city of the state of Oregon, comprising the largest single concentration of the population. For more information visit http://www.chemeketa.edu/aboutchemeketa/
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