Vice President of Advancement & External Affairs, President's Office
Springfield Technical Community College
August 27, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
4 Year Degree
About Springfield Technical Community College :
Located on 35 acres of the Springfield Armory National Historic Site and founded in 1967, Springfield Technical Community College is a major resource for the economic vitality of Western Massachusetts. As the only technical community college in Massachusetts, STCC offers a variety of career programs unequaled in the state. Biotechnology, IT Security, Laser Electro-Optics, Nursing, Robotics, Sonography, Telecommunications and dozens of other career programs produce potential employees each year. STCC's highly-regarded transfer programs in Business, Engineering, Liberal Arts, Science and Technology continue to provide the most economical option for students pursuing a four-year degree. With an annual enrollment of over 9,000 day, evening, weekend and online students S.T.C.C. is a vibrant campus rich in diversity.
GENERAL STATEMENT OF RESPONSIBILITIES:
Reporting to the President, the Vice President of Advancement & External Affairs will be responsible for planning, developing, organizing, implementing, and managing all fundraising, budget-enhancing, Foundation-supported, and institution-sustaining, efforts. Unique interpersonal, relational, and communication skills shape the work of developing and maintaining relationships within the college, and external to the college; with alumni; with business and industry, with community organizations; with individuals and families supporting the college; as well as with government officials. Provides executive administration to the STCC Foundation, and the STCC Board of Trustees Investment Subcommittee, by bringing a comprehensive and holistic approach to strengthening the College's financial base. Works with the President to solicit private funds, advocate for public funds, and increases the essential visibility of the College.
Develops a philanthropic/engagement plan with the President to strengthen the College's relationship with individuals and families, community organizations, businesses/companies, and industries that support STCC
Brings a particular focus to alumni engagement, including an annual plan to solicit support
Manages a broad-based annual fund/giving program, with goals and metrics, including cultivating and stewarding financial and in-kind gifts from local corporations, foundations, alumni and friends of the College
Builds and sustains key relationships with executive and legislative-branch officials (local, state, federal) with a focus on facilities and infrastructure
Assists the President by collaborating with other senior staff on cross-division efforts, including development and implementation of key strategic goals and the college's strategic and campus/master plans Generates/cultivates and leads major gift solicitation/management, as well as capital campaigns
Serves as President's designee to the STCC Foundation, with all of the duties and responsibilities provided to the position by the Foundation's bylaws, policies and procedures
Works with the STCC Foundation Board Chair to recruit, orient, and engage the Foundation Board of Directors
Works with the STCC Foundation Board to develop and administer policies and procedures for the effective operation of the Foundation, including budget development and oversight, and fidelity to the charter and bylaws
With the STCC Foundation Board, establishes guidelines for the distribution of Foundation funds; to include student scholarships, responding to student needs, as well as linking to college initiatives that invite innovation
Supervises STCC Marketing and Communication; to include employee supervision, directing college branding efforts, including management of the college website, as well as special events
Curates the production of all communication and marketing tools and mediums, including campaign pieces, the President's annual report and communication, marketing materials, and social media
Supervises STCC Advancement; to include employee supervision, oversight of the donor database, student scholarship application process, fundraising and gift receipts, acknowledgement, deposits, naming, and investments
Leadership and supervision of employees is guided by a collaborative approach that develops and facilitates comprehensive fundraising planning, and is framed by specific goals that maximize financial sustainability for STCC
Works collaboratively with STCC Grants staff on College initiatives
Serves as liaison to STCC/Springfield Assistance Corporation (Technology Park)
Serves as liaison (or provides a designee) to the WTCC radio station
Serves as President's designee to the STCC Board of Trustees Investment Subcommittee
Prepares needed and required federal and state reports
Follow applicable policies of the College
Performs special projects and other duties as assigned
Ten (10) years of experience in community/corporate engagement; developing fundraising strategies; implementing college/capital campaigns; relationship-building with government officials
Demonstrated collaborative leadership style characterized by excellent written and verbal skills, and positive interpersonal relations
Demonstrated fundraising success with a focus on major gifts, including an ability to specifically manage using deadlines and project-management technology and software
Demonstrated administrator/executive skills, including employee management and supervision
Knowledge of accounting and investment procedures
WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS
Working in an office environment. The person in this positions needs to occasionally move about in the office to access file cabinets and office equipment and/or office machinery. Constantly operates computer, calculator etc. This person frequently communicates with colleagues, organizations; board of trustees and the public. Must be able to exchange accurate information in various situations.
All applicants must apply online by submitting a cover letter**, resume and three (3) professional references to http://www.stcc.edu. **Cover letter must demonstrate how your education and experience qualifies you for this position.
POLICY STATEMENT ON AFFIRMATIVE ACTION, EQUAL OPPORTUNITY & DIVERSITY
The Board of Higher Education and the Boards of Trustees of the Community Colleges maintain and promote a policy of non-discrimination on the basis of race, creed, religion, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information maternity leave, military service and national origin ("protected class(s)/classification(s)." Further, this policy prohibits retaliation and incorporates by reference, and where applicable, the requirements of Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1968; Titles I and II of the Civil Rights Act of 1991; Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and its regulations found at 34 C.F.R. part 106; Equal Pay Act of 1963; Civil Rights Restoration Act of 1988; Sections 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973; Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990; Section 402 of the Vietnam-era Veterans Readjustment Act of 1974, Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA); Age Discrimination Act of 1975; Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, as amended; Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993; Federal Executive Order 11246 of 1965, as amended by Executive Order 11375 of 1967; Federal Executive Order 12900 of 1994; Federal Executive Order 13145 of 2000; Federal Executive Order 13160 of 2000; Federal Executive Order 13166 of 2000; Massachusetts Civil Rights Act; Massachusetts General Laws Chapters 151B, 151C, and Chapter 149; directives of the BHE, the Boards of Trustees of the Community Colleges and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts; and other applicable local, state and federal constitutions, statutes, regulations and executive orders.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT
STCC's personnel and academic decisions, programs and policies are formulated and conducted in a manner which will ensure equal access for all people and prevent discrimination. As part of this effort, a College will ensure that employment and academic decisions, programs and policies will be based solely on the individual eligibility, merit or fitness of applicants, employees and students without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, marital status, military service, gender identity, genetic information, sexual orientation or political or union affiliation.
About Springfield Technical Community College
Located on 35 acres of the Springfield Armory National Historic Site and founded in 1967, Springfield Technical Community College is a major resource for the economic vitality of Western Massachusetts. As the only technical community college in Massachusetts, STCC offers a variety of career programs unequalled in the state. Biotechnology, IT Security, Laser Electro-Optics, Nursing, Robotics, Sonography, Telecommunications and dozens of other career programs produce potential employees each year. STCC's highly-regarded transfer programs in Business, Engineering, Liberal Arts, Science and Technology continue to provide the most economical option for students pursuing a four-year degree. With an annual enrollment of over 9,000 day, evening, weekend and online students S.T.C.C. is a vibrant campus rich in diversity.