Executive Director of the Foundation

Tompkins Cortland Community College   Dryden, NY   Full-time     Management
Posted on March 19, 2024
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POSITION OFFERED: Executive Director of the Foundation


TERM OF EMPLOYMENT: Renewable, Full-Time, 12-Months


JOB DESCRIPTION: Leads fundraising and private philanthropy in support of the College and its students. Manages and facilitates the work of the TC3 Foundation Board operations and development in accordance with Board bylaws, applicable laws and regulations, and best practices. Manages and executes development operations including cultivating and soliciting individual donors, prospect research, researching and writing proposals and foundation grants, developing and managing campaigns, alumni outreach, and special events. Serves as the development officer for all private philanthropic activity of the College.


This position is within the Professional Administrators Union and reports to the President. Candidates must currently reside or be willing to relocate to New York State at time of employment. Additionally, maintaining New York State residency will be required for the duration of employment.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of five years of related experience, including direct responsibility for cultivation, stewardship and service of donors, customers or clients, and documented track record of success with achieving results and goals. Two years of supervisory experience.


DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Professional experience in higher education or non-profit organizations.


EXPECTED HIRING SALARY RANGE:  $72,778-$109,166  Starting salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. As a College employee, this appointment includes NYS retirement benefit options with a choice of a pension or generous employer match to a 414 retirement plan, attractive Health Care options with 80% of premiums covered by the College, post-retirement health insurance and supportive work-life balance with 16 holidays, 20 vacation and 12 sick days per year along with tuition assistance in addition to other benefits offered by the College. Inquire for additional details.


Review of applicants to begin April 15, 2024 and continue until position is filled.


To view the full position description and apply, visit www.tompkinscortland.edu/college-info/employment.


Note: Additional application materials/essays will be requested.


Tompkins Cortland Community College is a culturally diverse campus with over two decades of strong partnerships with international colleges and universities and a commitment to preparing our students for citizenship in a global society. Tompkins Cortland Community College is accredited by the Board of Regents of the State of New York and by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools and awards associate degrees in career-oriented and liberal arts/sciences programs of study. Enrollment is approximately 3,500 students. To learn more about the College, visit our website at www.tompkinscortland.edu. Visa sponsorship not available. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. AA/EOE


Location: Tompkins Cortland Community College is located in the naturally beautiful and culturally rich Finger Lakes region of upstate New York, near Syracuse, Rochester, Ithaca, and Binghamton. The area is host to many colleges, including Cornell University, as well as excellent healthcare, museums, festivals, and business enterprises.


Human Resources Department | P.O. Box 139, 170 North Street | Dryden, NY 13053-0139

Phone: 607.844.8211 | Fax: 607.844.6551 | tompkinscortland.edu

The State University of New York | Tompkins Cortland Community College is an Equal Opportunity Employer