Location: Fall River, MA Category: Professional Posted On: Wed Mar 18 2020 Job Description:
POSITION TITLE: Director of Development and Alumni Affairs
DEPARTMENT: Office of Development
REPORTS TO: Executive Director of Development
POSITIONS SUPERVISED: Development Office clerical staff, as assigned.
STATEMENT OF DUTIES: The Director of Development and Alumni Affairs is a senior level position with primary responsibilities that include, but are not limited to, managing the day-to-day operations of the Development/Foundation office, managing events, managing staff as required, leading the college's alumni affairs program and the annual Bristol Fund campaign, and implementing all fundraising communications initiatives.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS, DUTIES, AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Promote the Commonwealth's Equity Agenda through the application of related best practices throughout all job functions.
Develop and maintain relationships across the campus community in order to identify and shape campus priorities for Development Office fundraising initiatives.
Build a culture of philanthropy among college constituencies including but not limited to alumni, faculty, and staff via email, phone, social media, video conferencing, texting, and cloud platform; perform multiple outbound touch points per day that include digital outreach.
Implement and lead the annual Bristol Fund campaign and other fundraising initiatives that support the college's priorities.
Design and implement a comprehensive fundraising communications plan for the Development office in collaboration with the Marketing and Communications team, including but not limited to the annual Bristol Fund appeal and fundraising campaigns.
Use a suite of technological fundraising tools including but not limited to; email, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, and other social media, to advance Bristol's outreach and brand to internal and external constituents.
Collaborate with Marketing and Communications for the development of fundraising related materials, including but not limited to the annual President's report, contributions to the college's Fact Sheet, donor acknowledgements, reports, correspondence, and all fundraising campaigns.
Oversee and build participation in all Development Office digital platforms, including but not limited to Connect2Bristol and Give Campus, to maximize alumni and other college constituent engagement.
Oversee and lead the college's alumni affairs program, serving as the primary liaison to the Alumni Affairs committee; work to build college engagement with alumni.
Oversee all Foundation events, including but not limited to the annual Bristol Awards, annual Golf Tournament, the Gala, and the annual donor scholarship lunch.
Identify, cultivate, and solicit existing and new potential donors to establish a pipeline of donors to fund Development initiatives and campaigns; identify and share potential major gift prospects as appropriate with Development Office front-line fundraisers.
Implement and direct a comprehensive donor stewardship plan.
Implement and direct a Planned Giving campaign.
Assist the Executive Director of Development with planning and implementation of all planned comprehensive and/or capital campaign initiatives.
Oversee management of the Raiser's Edge and all other office databases.
Attend and facilitate Foundation Board meetings and all Development and Foundation events, as directed by the Executive Director of Development.
Hire, supervise, develop, and lead the office's clerical support. Conduct regular performance evaluations to ensure continuous improvement and identify potential opportunities for growth. Work closely with Human Resources to develop staff capabilities and expectations
Promote a positive and inclusive work environment that supports the professional growth of staff while fostering a commitment to service excellence.
Perform other duties as assigned.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Minimum of a Bachelor's degree.
Minimum of three (3) years of experience in fundraising or a combination of fundraising and marketing and communications.
Demonstrated experience managing an office of two or more direct reports.
Demonstrated proficiency with Office 365, including Outlook, PowerPoint, and Excel.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Reliable transportation in order to travel to and from meetings, trainings, or campus and community locations as required.
The ability to work effectively with a diverse student body, faculty, and staff.
Minimum of a Master's degree.
Demonstrated experience working in fundraising and/or marketing and communications in a higher education environment.
Robust understanding and demonstrated inclusion of access, equity and student success practices.
Demonstrated proficiency with Raiser's Edge software.
Demonstrated knowledge and consistent experience in using varied social media tools, such as Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn, on behalf of a business or organization that has proven to increase the digital footprint of the organization's brand.
Ability to speak a language in addition to English.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT: The employee must meet the physical demands and work environment of the position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable those with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.
POSITION STATUS: This is a full-time, non-unit position with benefits, some nights and weekends required.
SALARY: Hiring salary $85,000 - $92,000 commensurate with education and experience.
Bristol Community College has core values rooted in student success and lifelong learning. For more than 50 years, Bristol Community College has served as a leading resource for education and workforce development in the region.
The college offers a rich variety of degree, certificate, and training programs along with flexible online offerings that lead to an associate degree, a career-ready certificate, or the ability to transfer to baccalaureate colleges throughout the state and country. The Center for Workforce and Community Education provides customized training for businesses and the community. The college also strives to put the needs of learners first with support services and career advancement opportunities that lead to student success by reducing barriers to educational access.
With locations in Attleboro, Fall River, New Bedford, and Taunton, Bristol Community College is nestled in charming Southeastern Massachusetts - a great place to learn, grow, live and work. From city life to seaside, Bristol Community College locations are in close proximity to bustling metro areas such as Boston and Providence and centrally located to the spectacular beaches and coastline of... Cape Cod, Newport, Nantucket, Martha's Vineyard, and Block Island. The area is also home to fine dining, thriving historic districts, and a short commute to New England ski areas.
The College annually serves more than 11,000 credit students and 18,000 students who participate in noncredit activities. Bristol Community College is one of the largest employers in the region and is dedicated to fostering an inclusive environment with a rich diversity of beliefs, cultures, languages, abilities, and lifestyles. Committed to enriching its educational experience through a supportive community, Bristol Community College actively encourages candidates of all backgrounds to apply and achieve our vision to change the world by changing lives, learner by learner. Bristol Community College is a public community college accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC). www.BristolCC.edu