Delaware County Community College
Media, Pennsylvania
Aug 01, 2017
Executive Administration Jobs
Vice Presidents
Institution Type
Community College




Delaware County Community College (The College) is seeking a dynamic leader for the position of Vice President for Institutional Advancement and Executive Director of the Education Foundation.

The Vice President for Institutional Advancement and Executive Director of the Education Foundation will serve as a member of the Senior Leadership Team 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 campaigns; 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, including grants; coordinating public relations; publications, marketing and communications initiatives; leading initiatives with alumni programs; and coordinating annual giving as the Executive Director of the Delaware County Community College (DCCC) Education Foundation.

The VP of Institutional Advancement 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. 

Candidates should possess an earned Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, although a Master’s Degree is preferred; 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 (2) years of supervisory experience; experience in a comprehensive community college setting strongly preferred; and strong communications and interpersonal skills.

A two-year community college in the Philadelphia area, founded in 1967, the College has grown to serve approximately 24,000 credit and non-credit students each year in Delaware and Chester Counties. With nine locations that offer a total of 28 associate degrees, 23 transfer degrees, and 35 certificate programs, the College offers day, evening and weekend options including on-campus, hybrid and online courses.

The College has been recognized as an Achieving the Dream Leader College, and for eight years in a row has been named a “Great College to Work For” by The Chronicle of Higher Education.

Confidential applications and nominations will be accepted until the position is filled. Candidate screening will begin immediately. For best consideration, applications and nominations should be provided no later than October 1, 2017. A complete application will include a letter describing relevant experiences and interest in the position, current curriculum vitae, and the names of five references with titles, mailing addresses, business/home telephone numbers, and email addresses. All documents should be submitted in pdf format. Individuals who wish to nominate a candidate should submit a letter of nomination, including the name, position, address, telephone number, and email address of the nominee. Greenwood/Asher & Associates (GAA), an executive search firm, is assisting Delaware County Community College in the search.

Applications and letters of nominations should be submitted to:
Jan Greenwood, Betty Turner Asher, Partners

Greenwood/Asher & Associates, Inc.

42 Business Centre Drive, Suite 206

Miramar Beach, Florida 32550

Phone: 850-650-2277 / Fax: 850-650-2272





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Delaware County Community College is an equal employment and educational opportunity institution conforming to all applicable legislation that prohibits discrimination. The College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by state or federal laws in its educational programs, activities, admission or employment policies, as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and other applicable statutes.