Responsible for the planning, developing, organizing, implementing, and managing of activities of the Office of Institutional Advancement, the STCC Foundation and the College's Alumni base.
Provides leadership to the STCC Foundation in developing and implementing a comprehensive fundraising program that supports the College's mission, strengthens the College's financial base, and enhances college programs and student success by identifying and soliciting private and public funds and increasing the visibility of the College and the Foundation to the community, including Alumni.
Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Establish procedures and goals designed to maximize the College's fundraising efforts, including the coordination of all fundraising activities for the College to avoid overlap or duplication.
Work with the president to strengthen the College's relationship with the community and service organizations.
Oversee fundraising events and oversee the process of receipting, acknowledging, depositing, and investing contributions. Manage the donor databases to ensure that accurate financial records of gifts are maintained and that year-end tax information is provided.
Serve as Executive Director of the STCC Foundation (duties set forth in the Bylaws of the Foundation.)
Develop, publish, and implement policies and procedures for the effective operation of the Foundation Office.
Work closely with the STCC Foundation Board of Directors to ensure that the charter, bylaws, and policies of the Foundation Board of Directors are current and accurate.
Ensure that the distribution of Foundation funds and expenditure of operational funds comply with established guidelines.
Oversee engagement and solicitation of STCC alumni.
Develop strategies and programs to identify prospects for charitable giving and to solicit gifts from them.
Acknowledge all gifts and develop donor recognition systems related to gifts, including naming scholarships and developing other named giving opportunities.
Oversee the Foundation's Planned Giving Program.
Follow applicable policies of the College.
Prepare required federal and state reports.
Oversee the on-going development and management of the Foundation's website to ensure that current and potential donors and other users, including students, have access to accurate and understandable information.
Oversee the collection, analysis, and preparation of relevant information on College needs for use in solicitation efforts.
Work in collaboration with the Grant Development office to secure funding for College initiatives.
Develop and coordinate the strategic plan, budget, and performance evaluation of the Foundation.
Ensure divisional compliance with the College's mission.
Assist the President and other staff regarding divisional issues, development and implementation of the College's goals, policies, guidelines, and applicable laws and regulations as those relate to departments within the College Advancement Area.
Manage a broad-based annual fund program, with goals and metrics, including cultivating and stewarding financial and in-kind gifts from local corporations, foundations, alumni and friends of the College.
Plan and execute all special events associated with the Foundation Office.
Cultivate and steward the Foundation's major gift process, including capital campaigns.
Interface regularly with volunteers and friends of the College.
Develop, coordinate and supervise the process for the production of external communication tools for the Foundation, such as campaign pieces, an annual report and other marketing materials.
Recruit and manage the Foundation Board and community volunteers.
Directly supervise the activities and performance of 2 FTE staff. Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with STCC's policies and all applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
Perform special projects and related responsibilities as requested.
Bachelor's Degree required. Master's Degree preferred, and at least five years demonstrated experience in fundraising, events planning and corporate/community relations. Higher education experience preferred.
Demonstrated administrator/executive skills.
Knowledge of accounting and investment procedures.
Personable individual with proficiency of expression in oral and written communication.
Willingness to work flexible hours as needed to perform the tasks associated with the position.
Additional Salary Information: Salary commensurate with experience
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, Sono...graphy, 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.