Executive Director, ACC Foundation
Highland Business Center
Generally Monday-Friday, 8 am - 5 pm with some evenings and weekends.
Salary Commensurate Upon Experience.
Criminal Background Check:
Pre-employment criminal background checks are required for all Staff and Faculty positions. Pre-employment urinalyses drug screens are also required for all top candidates considered for positions in ACC's College Police department.
Austin Community College (ACC) is a public two-year institution that serves a diverse population of approximately 41,000 credit students each fall and spring semester. We embrace our identity as a community college as reflected in our mission statement. We promote student success and community development by providing affordable access, through traditional and distance learning modes, to higher education and workforce training, including appropriate applied baccalaureate degrees, in our service area. As a community college committed to our mission, we seek to recruit and retain a workforce that:
The Austin Community College District promotes student success and community development by providing affordable access, through traditional and distance learning modes, to higher education and workforce training in its service area.For more information, see http://www.austincc.edu/about-acc/mission-statement.Commitment to Equity and Inclusion
ACC is committed to the ongoing systemic changes needed to ensure the increased recruitment, inclusion, retention, and completion of historically underserved and under represented populations. Through continual strategic community engagement and professional development of administrators, faculty, staff, and students, the college demonstrates its dedication to fostering a culture and climate for equitable outcomes.As an open access and low-cost institution, ACC is proud to serve a diverse student body. Dedicated faculty members are excellent professors who help students achieve their educational goals and are sensitive to the diverse cultures and socio-economic backgrounds of our students. In 2017 our faculty adopted a Statement of ACC Faculty Values. This Statement affirms that ACC's faculty members value collaboration, service, agency, scholarship, inclusion, and teaching, all of which attest to our commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion at the heart of our mission.General Statement of Job
ACC is seeking a creative, results-driven fundraising professional with an established track record of diverse and sophisticated advancement experience, planning, and leadership who can contribute to the success of ACC and the ACC Foundation sharing its mission, vision and values.Description of Duties and TasksEssential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Demonstrated experience in working with a non-profit Board of Directors and volunteers. Working knowledge of budget development, fiscal administration, and foundation fiduciary responsibilities. Demonstration working knowledge of development practices including annual campaigns, major gifts campaigns, endowments, investment policies, scholarship programs, donor recognition, and community relations. Effective leadership and ethics techniques, including Servant-Leadership. Supervisory practices and principles. Understanding of the community college philosophy and mission.SkillsMust possess required skills and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.
Maintaining an established work schedule, including some evenings and weekends. Excellent planning, execution, facilitation, and training skills. Ability to think critically and creatively. Effective communication and interpersonal skills, in both oral and written forms. Ability to set and achieve fund raising goals; preparation and reporting of proposals and gifts. Ability to connect with potential donors in a way that meets their commitment to invest in the mission and vision of the College. Demonstrated managerial and administrative skills. Ability to manage multiple projects and timelines simultaneously. Ability to work with diverse staff, faculty, students, and donors. Maintaining confidentiality of work-related information and materials. Technology Skills
Intermediate to advanced use of a variety of spreadsheet, word processing, database, and presentation software. Experience with one or all of the following: prospect research, gift processing software, online giving strategies and technology, social media and other emerging technologies to reach potential donors.Required Work Experience
More than five (5) years of experience of increasingly responsible and successful positions in non-profit leadership and fundraising, preferably in a higher education setting. Demonstrated success working with boards and cultivating relationships with donors.Required Education
Valid Texas Driver's License and reliable transportation. Preferred: Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) credentialPhysical Requirements
Work is performed in a standard office or similar environment. Subject to standing, walking, sitting, bending, reaching, pushing, and pulling. Occasional lifting of objects up to 10 pounds.Safety
ACC does not participate in Social Security. ACC participates in the Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS) and the Optional Retirement Program (ORP-Faculty Only). Part-time and Hourly employees participate in the ACC Money Purchase Plan (ACCMPP) as a retirement program required by Federal law. DisclaimerThe above description is an overview of the job. It is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities of the job, nor is it intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Duties and responsibilities may change with business needs. ACC reserves the right to add, change, amend, or delete portions of this job description at any time, with or without notice. Employees may be required to perform other duties as requested, directed, or assigned. In addition, reasonable accommodations may be made by ACC as its discretion to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Austin Community College provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.As required by the US Department of Education, employees are required to report violations under the Title IX and, under the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act), select individuals are required to report crimes. If this position is identified as a Campus Security Authority (Clery Act), you will be notified, trained, and provided resources for reporting.