Supports the vision and mission of Tulsa Community College by diversifying and strengthening the College’s funding base and constituent relationships. The Vice President, as the College’s chief advancement officer, is responsible for the overall leadership and performance of a comprehensive advancement program for the College formulating policies, programs and relationships that grow both the financial and human investment in the College. Serves as the primary liaison with the TCC Foundation Board and is responsible for the vision, leadership, strategic direction and oversight of all advancement programs including annual giving, alumni relations, corporate and foundation relations, government relations, all public and private sector grants, major and planned giving and campaign leadership.
Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate field.
Experience in senior level management positions.
Proven successful record of raising significant funds of $10 million or more.
Experience in cultivating donor relationships, soliciting gifts, overseeing investments and the distribution of funds for various purposes and identifying potential donors.
Familiarity with computerized record keeping systems and knowledge of accounting and budget management processes in a non-profit environment.
Experience in leading a volunteer board of community leaders, planning and setting strategic direction for fund-raising initiatives and complying with governmental and IRS regulations.
Personal characteristics and experience that will create and maintain relationships and excitement for supporting the foundation within the college community.
Ability to attend frequent on and off campus meetings and willingness to work in the evening and on the weekend as required. Extensive travel within the region.
Master’s degree preferred.
Experience in leading and supervising at least one of the following functions: alumni, planned gifts, annual and major gifts campaigns, government relations or marketing and communications.
Eight years of increasingly responsible direct experience in private fundraising activities preferred including five years of experience as a chief development officer of a foundation or nonprofit.
Additional experience in external affairs, marketing and communications.