Columbia Basin College ("CBC" or the "College") seeks a Senior Director for Development who will be responsible for successfully identifying potential donors and raising significant funds, cultivating donor relations, soliciting gifts and overseeing investments and distribution of funds for various purposes for the College. The Senior Director for Development works within the College's Foundation Office and collaborates with the Director of Resource Development. This position is the most senior-level position working in the Foundation with significant responsibilities in terms of fundraising, capital campaign, stewardship operation and designee responsibilities for the Vice President for Institutional Advancement (VPIA) when needed. The Senior Director for Development reports to the VPIA.
Closing Date: Open Until Filled (First consideration closes February 3, 2019 at 11:59 PM Pacific Time)
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CBC is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Protected groups are encouraged to apply.
Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university;
Two (2) years of executive administrative and staff supervisory experience in increasingly complex positions;
Four (4) years in a leadership development role at a nonprofit organization;
Experience with computerized record keeping systems and knowledge of accounting and budget management processes in a non-profit environment, preferably with Blackbaud Raiser's Edge NXT;
Experience in development, including major gifts, planned giving and campaigns (fundraising from multiple donor channels);
Experience in planning, leading and managing development projects, including coordinating with peers to achieve desired outcomes and tracking and reporting on progress to senior managers/board of directors; and
In-depth computer proficiency with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and proficiency in the use of other office equipment and software.
Master's degree from a regionally accredited college or university;
Experience working in a higher education setting, preferably at a two year community college setting;
Previous experience in leading a volunteer board of community leaders, planning and setting strategic direction for fundraising initiatives and complying with governmental and IRS regulations;
Columbia Basin College (CBC) serves the citizens of Benton and Franklin counties in Washington state with two-year associate degrees for transfer to a four-year university, and applied degrees for workforce employment. CBC also provides one-year certificates and basic skills for those pursuing a GED or high school diploma. CBC serves approximately 7,000-8,000 students each quarter.Columbia Basin College now offers bachelor degrees in Nursing, Project Management, Applied Management, Cyber Security, Information Technology, and Dental Hygiene. These bachelor degrees are in direct response to the needs of our community. As a result of community needs, Columbia Basin College has recently opened our new state of the art Social Sciences and World Languages Center at the Pasco campus.In July 2017, CBC will open its second, four-story Health Science Center in Richland. In addition to training CBC healthcare professionals, the Wortman Medical Science Center will also be a functional medical clinic as part of Kadlec Regional Medical Center’s family medicine residency program.CBC will open a student housing facility in September. This first phase will house 125 students.Columbia Basin Co...llege continues its rich tradition of meeting our community's needs with a dynamic faculty, state-of-the-art facilities, and a diverse student body from all walks of life.