Delaware County Community College (DCCC) located outside of the
Philadelphia Metro area, is looking for a dynamic Vice
President for Institutional Advancement to join our
leadership team of higher education professionals who are committed
to student success. If you subscribe to the notion of becoming a
student-ready college and meeting students where they are, DCCC
would like to hear from you!
The Vice President for Institutional Advancement
(VPIA) will serve as a member of the President’s
Cabinet and is responsible for designing and implementing
comprehensive institutional advancement programs, including annual
fund; corporate and foundation relations; major gifts and gift
planning; endowment; capital campaign, and alumni and constituent
relations efforts. The major functions of this critical
position include but are not limited to; fundraising from all
private and public sources; leading initiatives with alumni
programs; and coordinating annual giving as the Executive Director
of the Delaware County Community College (DCCC) Education
The VPIA provides overall leadership, management, and
coordination of DCCC’s fund-raising and alumni relations programs,
and will be responsible for leading an integrated program of
external relations and institutional advancement.
Serve as the Executive Director of DCCC Educational Foundation
and ensures the effective functioning of the Foundation’s board and
Collaborate with members of the President’s Cabinet to achieve
the strategic goals and objectives of the Institutional Advancement
division, as well as the overall College.
Maintain a dynamic portfolio of major gift prospects in all
phases of qualifications.
Participate in strategic discussions and develop programs to
strengthen the financial resources of the College.
Work closely with the President on all phases of the College’s
advancement and campaign activities.
Direct, coach, evaluate and inspire staff to ensure
accountability and goal-oriented outcomes.
Develops a comprehensive fundraising program, including all
public and private sources.
Create and execute development plans that utilize best
practices in annual, major, capital, and planned gift programs to
meet fundraising goals.
Plan and direct the College’s advancement activities through a
program of identification and cultivation of potential individual,
corporate, and institutional donors.
Take an active role in building partnerships between the
College and other organizations, including area school districts,
businesses, other higher educational institutions, and community
Continue to develop an effective alumni association, including
an annual giving campaign.
Participate in various college activities to ensure a broad
institutional perspective and understanding of the College’s
mission, goals, and objectives.
Serve as the institutional coordinator for grant-related
activities, including submission of proposals, monitoring progress,
and overseeing all reporting.
Prepares reports and analyses of the progress of fundraising
and grants initiatives.
Remains active and involved in the advancement profession and
keeps the College visible among other community colleges.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Essential Functions (Including, but not limited
Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree required (Master’s Degree preferred) with a
minimum of five (5) years of experience in Advancement, preferably
in higher education.
At least five (5) years of progressively responsible experience
in development activities, preferably in an institution of higher
education, including three (3) years of supervisory
Experience in a comprehensive community college setting is
Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
Background Clearances: Act 153 Clearances
(Act 34 PA Criminal Background History, Act 151 PA Child Abuse
History, Act 114 FBI Clearance); Verification of educational
DCCC offers a great competitive salary, with an outstanding
benefits package which includes: Medical, Dental, Vision, and
Prescription Drug for all benefit eligible employees; College Paid
Disability and Life Insurance; Flexible Spending Accounts; 403(b)
Defined Contribution Retirement Plans (5% Employee Mandatory
Contribution and a 10% Match by the College); Generous PTO, Holiday
and Winter Break Schedule; Tuition Waiver & Tuition
Reimbursement; and a Compressed Four (4) Day Work Week Each Summer;
Professional Development Opportunities; and a Supportive Work/Life
Balance Campus Environment.
For immediate consideration, interested candidates
can apply online and provide a cover letter and resume. For
more information, please visit: www.schooljobs.com/careers/dccc
In compliance with federal law, all persons hired
will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the
United States and to complete the required employment eligibility
verification form upon hire.
Delaware County Community College recognizes that diversity
enriches life, creates energy, and makes us aware that we share a
common humanity. As such, diversity, equity, inclusion, and
belonging are a part of the College’s core values. We are committed
to fostering a climate that promotes understanding, appreciation,
and respect for the rights of all people. All members of our
community are to be welcomed and empowered to achieve their
personal, education and career goals.