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CCCU institutions are located around the world. Though they are diverse in size, scope, and mission, they are each committed to faith-integrated higher education.
Maintains a portfolio of key givers (parents, alumni, friends, and foundations) which will be 75 to 80% of the focus of this position. May provide strategic and operational leadership for an individual or a team, depending on the person’s experience and abilities, which could include Foundation and Corporate Relations, the Annual Fund, Development Events, Funded and Endowed Scholarships, Alumni & Parent Relations, Advancement Services and Advancement Data
Positive personal characteristics including a servant attitude, team player, creativity, leadership, and self-motivation; ability to lead by example;
Relevant professional skills include fundraising experience with major donors, the ability to set and reach goals, the ability to set and manage priorities, project management skills, ability to set and meet deadlines, ability to create vision for a program, attention to details and the ability to delegate to and develop staff resources;
Ability to create good will with students, staff, faculty, and the community;
Desire to be a role model for students by demonstrating an active Christian faith in personal example and in work;
Commitment to the Articles of Faith, Mission, and Objectives of the University.
75 to 80% or more donor and prospect contact including cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship; personable presence, demeanor, and ability to work face-to-face with donor prospects;
Position responsibilities depending on abilities and experience:
May provide strategic and operational leadership for an individual or a team, depending on the person’s experience and abilities, which could include Foundation and Corporate Relations, the Annual Fund, Development Events, Funded and Endowed Scholarships, Alumni & Parent Relations, Advancement Services and Advancement Data
Skills and Experience:
Strategic thinking, ability to contribute to overall Advancement short- and long-term goals;
Advanced organizational and project management skills. Ability to perform complex tasks and to prioritize multiple projects;
Ten or more years of experience in fundraising preferred. Experience in higher education leadership and fundraising helpful.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both orally and in writing, and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community;
Ability to manage budgets to accomplish fundraising goals.