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VP, Advancement & Executive Director BC Foundation

Broward College
Florida, United States
Salary Not specified
Closing date
Feb 16, 2023

Broward College invites applicants for the position of VP, Advancement & Executive Director BC Foundation.


Job Profile Summary

This senior management position reports to the President of Broward College and serves in an executive capacity as the chief advancement and development leader.  The position builds and fosters productive relationships among philanthropic, corporate, and community leaders.  Serves as liaison to the Broward College Foundation Board of Directors. The incumbent will administer and coordinate district-wide fundraising programs that have significant impact related to planned giving, donations, major gifts, corporate and foundation giving.


The incumbent shall be:

  • A person who maintains the highest standard of ethics and integrity
  • A strategic thinker with the ability to develop a long-term strategic plan as well as the ability to acknowledge and seize imminent opportunities
  • A learner who embraces continuous improvement
  • A leader who knows how to execute and operationalize a vision
  • A professional with a history or demonstrated ability to generate large donations
  • A professional with a history or demonstrated ability to develop and effectively execute donor relations and stewardship programs
  • A person with the willingness to represent the college in various civic, community and professional organizations at the local, state, and/or national level


Minimum Education:

  • Master's Degree


Minimum Experience/Training:

  • Fifteen or more years of relevant experience including ten or more years of management/leadership experience.
  • Strong investment management and financial management experience
  • Experience leading a large-scale capital campaign capable of generating seven figure gifts or evidence of the capacity to do so
  • Strong professional presence, public speaking, and interpersonal skills
  • Proven success in managing and leading individuals and teams
  • Experience reporting to or working closely with a board of directors preferred
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience maybe considered


Essential Functions:

  • Daily -10%: Provides senior management level direction in fulfilling the mission of the college as such relates to major institutional initiatives.
  • Daily -10%: Provides overall direction and administration of strategic planning and institutional effectiveness reporting on initiatives related to the college's advancement activities including development, grants, events, alumni, advancement services, finance and operations
  • Daily -10%: Provides overall direction and administration of the Broward College Foundation, including Board recruitment, development, strategic planning, campaigns, fundraising, fiscal recordkeeping, funds management, and associated community activities.
  • Daily -10%: Provides overall direction and administration of the college's advancement activities ensuring compliance with the provisions of all applicable federal and state regulatory standards, and adherence to college policies and procedures.
  • Daily -5%: Works collaboratively with district, campus administration and academic units to ensure a college-wide perspective while working towards effective attainment of district goals, objectives, community engagement, advancement and fundraising initiatives.
  • Weekly- 5%: Leads the administration of all major gifts fund raising tasks of the BC Foundation, e.g., donor identification, development research, solicitation of prospects, stewardship of donors.
  • Daily -10%: Represents and serves as liaison for the college in various civic, community and professional organizations at the local, state and national level; conducts speaking engagements to promote the mission and goals of the college; serves on various college committees as appropriate.
  • Monthly -5%: Develops and administers all advancement programs and operations under charge to achieve established short and long term goals, objectives, initiatives and mission of the college.
  • Weekly -5%: Evaluates and formulates policies and procedures related to the college and the BC Foundation required thorough analysis of comprehensive data, which includes emerging trends, standards and requirements, Foundation administration, and resource allocation.
  • Monthly - 5%: Develops and recommends various budgets for those units of responsibility and participates in consultation and cooperation with other senior management staff to distribute and allocate funds.
  • Daily -10%: Maintains professional contacts with other higher education institutions and serves in leadership roles in professional organizations and associations concerning existing and developing community initiatives, and seeks opportunities for joint ventures and partnerships.
  • Weekly- 5%: Establishes a reputation of personal integrity and models ethical behavior in all interactions with internal and external constituents. Commits to creating and working in a collaborative and team-building environment.
  • Monthly -5%: Creates, leads and manages a commitment to diversity in the workplace and an ability to work effectively with people from a variety of backgrounds, ages, genders and personalities.
  • Weekly -5%: Communicates and negotiates professionally and effectively as a collaborator, decision maker, and problem solver with a comprehensive knowledge in the field of higher education. Ensures that Classroom Research Award results and other faculty publication efforts are developed and disseminated.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Models inclusive excellence
  • Competence in planning, management and oversight of a college-wide department, including organizational structure, staffing, hiring, termination and discipline, setting performance standards and evaluating staff.
  • Able to set strategic direction for college-wide advancement and fundraising initiatives.
  • Develops budget for a large area of the College
  • Develops and maintains active liaisons with national, regional, and state peer groups
  • Collaborates on large-scale projects and resource development
  • Ability to influence others of the benefits/importance of an idea or plan of action and to gain their support or commitment
  • Strong negotiation skills and ability to reach mutual points of agreement and benefit among peers and colleagues
  • Responsible for developing and recommending policy related to operations of the Broward College Foundation (naming, gift acceptance, investment)
  • Must possess sound judgment, credibility and integrity


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Special Instructions to Applicant:

For positions requiring a degree, the official transcripts are required upon hire. An unofficial copy of the degree/transcript is acceptable during the application process and must be attached to the online application. If unable to attach the documentation, please email document to or fax to 954-201-7612, stating clearly the position name(s) and position number(s) the transcript is to be attached to.


Foreign Transcript: Transcripts issued outside of the United States require a equivalency statement from a certified transcript evaluation service verifying the degree equivalency to that of an accredited institution within the USA. This report must be attached with the application and submitted by the application deadline. All required documentation must be received on or before the job posting end date.


**Please note that multiple documents can be uploaded in the “Resume/CV/Transcript/License/Certification” section of the application**


Please refer to link with the instructions on how to submit an application with multiple documents.


Employment is contingent upon successful completion of the required background screening process.


Broward College uses E-Verify to check employee eligibility to work in the United States.  You will be required to complete an I-9 Form and provide documentation of your identity for employment purposes.


Diversity and Inclusion are a priority at Broward College

Broward College is an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages applications from eligible veterans and spouses of veterans, underrepresented groups, including minorities, women, and persons with disabilities. The College does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation or any other legally protected classification.


For inquiries regarding Title IX and the college’s non-discrimination policies, contact the Vice President for Talent and Culture at 954-201-7288, Broward College, 6400 NW 6th Way, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309.


Applicants needing a reasonable accommodation with the application process, please contact the Talent and Culture Department at



The intent of this description is to illustrate the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and should not be interpreted of describe all the specific duties and responsibilities that may be required in any particular position. Directly related education/experience beyond the minimum stated may be substituted where appropriate at the discretion of the Appointing Authority. Broward College reserves the right to revise or change job duties, job hours, and responsibilities.

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