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Associate Vice President for Institutional Advancement and College Relations

Community College of Rhode Island

February 13, 2018
Job location:
Lincoln, Rhode Island

Full Time - practiced
Annual Giving, Grants, Major Gifts
Required suitable education
4 Year Degree


JOB SUMMARY: Responsible and accountable for institutional advancement and grants, fund raising and external relations. Also, to function as the Executive Director of the Community College of Rhode Island Foundation, as well as develop and supervise the College’s alumni affairs activities.

Job location: Community College of R.I.; Primarily located at the Flanagan Campus; Lincoln, RI
REPORTS TO: College President
income: Hiring income range $84,577-$134,215; Hiring income commensurate with education and practice
SCHEDULE: Non-Standard; 35 hours per week
SUPERVISES: Professional and support staff

ESSENTIAL tasks AND Job responsibilities:

   » Develop, monitor and promote all phases of external funding activities including state, federal and private funding relationships.
   » Supervise functions pertaining to donor relations and stewardship, strategic planning and goal setting, scholarship development and management, special events, donor recognition, and volunteer recruitment and direction.
   » Supervise staff hiring, professional development and training, and performance evaluation.
   » Identify current and future grant funding needs and establish priorities for seeking grant funding; ensure these needs and priorities reflect and/or complement the mission and goals of the Community College and its departments.
   » Supervise the areas of grant and fiscal programs management including research, writing and budget development, as well as all facets of the review, processing, submission, contract agreement finalization and reporting as they relate to proposals to foundations, business concerns, organizations and individuals for grant funding.
   » Identify and publicize sources of grant monies to Community College divisions and departments; provide technical assistance to administrators, faculty and staff in obtaining financial support.
   » Develop and maintain corporate and foundation, governmental and legislative relations for purposes of grant funding and institutional support.
   » Serve as the executive director of the CCRI Foundation and provide creative leadership abilities in working with trustees and their committees to develop and implement the vision and strategic plan to guide the Foundation’s work.
   » Provide support to the Foundation through Board development; provide leadership abilities guidance to standing and ad hoc committees in carrying out annual action steps and the plan of work as related to the strategic plan.
   » Seek out and secure major gifts from individuals, foundations and corporations including monetary gifts, in-kind contributions, mail solicitations and cultivation and stewardship of prospects.
   » Provide oversight and integration of all fundraising functions, as well as maintain authority over prospect research, information systems and development communications.
   » Initiate, organize and supervise the Annual Fund Campaign, as well as Comprehensive and Capital Campaigns as they are authorized by the Foundation. Work with consultants to develop case statements, research prospects, and develop and write proposals for corporate and private funding.
   » supervise the Alumni Association Office by coordinating the activities of the Alumni Affairs Director and providing direction and encouragement.
   » Demonstrate a commitment to the philosophy and mission of a comprehensive community college.
   » Work collaboratively with others in a diverse and inclusive environment.
   » Other related tasks as assigned by the President.
   » This position is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions
   » Various computer hardware and software relating to fund raising and communications.
   » Must have access to and use of own transportation.

Appropriate qualifications:
   » Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s preferred.
   » At least five years of prosperous professional fund raising practice for an institution of higher education or similar non-profit organization required.
   » Evidence of prosperous practice in supervision, management, record keeping and data analytics is required.
   » Must be able to communicate effectively orally and in writing, as well as be able to organize, coordinate and supervise professional and support staff.
   » Demonstrable practice with grant writing, management and reporting.
   » expertise of the grant writing, management and reporting processes.
   » Must possess exceptional interpersonal expertise.
   » Strong leadership abilities expertise and capability to bring together different constituencies in order to achieve goals and build consensus among constituents.
   » Proven track record in revenue diversification and growth.
   » practice working with non-profit boards desired.

Review of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until the position is filled; however, to ensure full consideration, complete application materials should be received by February 16, 2018.

Application Process:
To apply for this position, complete CCRI’s online application located at , and attach a cover letter and resume. Please include information of three references within the application. Finalists will be required to provide official college transcripts.
If you need assistance with the online application process, Contact Us by Human Resources at 401-825-2311.

CCRI is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer.
CCRI recognizes that diversity and inclusivity are essential to creating a dynamic, positive and high-performing educational and work environment and to helping prepare our students for lifelong success. We welcome candidates who can contribute to the College’s commitment to excellence created by diversity and inclusivity.
CCRI prohibits discrimination, including harassment and retaliation, on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, gender, gender identity or expression, religion, discapability, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or status as a protected veteran. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination shall be referred to the College’s Director of Institutional Equity & Title IX Coordinator, Elizabeth Canning, E-Mail:
The Jeanne Clery Act requires institutions of higher education to disclose campus policy statements and crime statistics. Our annual report is available here:


Additional income Information: Hiring range $84,577-$134,215; Hiring income commensurate with education and practice

Internal Number: 501679

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About Community College of Rhode Island
The Community College of Rhode Island is the state's only public comprehensive associate degree-granting institution. We provide affordable open access to higher education at locations all over the state. Our primary mission is to offer recent high school graduates and returning adults the opportunity to acquire the expertise and expertise necessary for intellectual, professional and personal growth through an array of academic, career and lifelong learning programs. We meet the wide-ranging educational needs of our diverse student population, building on our rich tradition of excellence in teaching and our dedication to all students with the capability and motivation to succeed. We set high academic standards necessary for transfer and career success, champion diversity, respond to community needs, and contribute to our state's economic development and the region's workforce.

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