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Deputy Director, Foundation

Dallas College
District Office
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Job no: 501579
Work type: Full-time
Location: District Office
Work Schedule: Monday-Friday (8:00-5:00)

Working Title
Deputy Director, Foundation

Job Title Code

Salary Level

Salary Range (Full-Time)
$110,000.00 - $126,500.00 (dependent on experience and other considerations)

Business Travel
$200.00 monthly


Position Type

Position Summary
Responsible for managing key internal and external foundation stakeholders and events, oversees Foundation’s campus support activities, fosters a strong, collaborative culture within Dallas College Foundation.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
• Experience enhancing the college’s relationship with external customers.
• Knowledge of college and foundation policies and compliance procedures.
• Understanding of what is required to create a collaborative, high-performing non-profit that encourages and takes advantage of diverse viewpoints and backgrounds.
• Well-developed management and supervisory skills that provide leadership and direction to key areas of oversight.
• Understands and effectively manages group dynamics and ambiguity; maintains confidentiality; acts ethically and with integrity.
• Embraces diverse viewpoints and works with colleagues in a spirit of partnership and transparency.
• A highly energetic, motivated self-starter with the creative drive to generate new ideas and strategies that help to build a dynamic and effective Foundation team.
• Builds positive and effective relationships and teams internally and with key Foundation stakeholders.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Highly diligent about time and project management; works independently and effectively prioritizes workload.
• Excellent attention to detail.
• Thinks strategically; develops options to address foundation needs and solve problems.
• Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.
• Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.

Physical Requirements
Normal physical job functions performed within a standard office environment. Reasonable accommodations may be made to individuals with physical challenges to perform the essential duties and responsibilities.

Minimum Knowledge and Experience
• Master’s degree or higher and four (4) years of related experience as an administrator, plus demonstrated experience in a significant combination of the areas of responsibility described in this job description, including supervision. Official transcripts are required. Current and valid Texas driver’s license required for offsite travel. *** Will be subject to a criminal background check. Some positions may be subject to a fingerprint check. ******

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
• Works closely with Executive Director to develop and update Dallas College Foundation’s strategy and manage staff, including building and nurturing a professional, equitable and high-performing office culture.
• Liaises with Chancellor’s Office and other senior leaders at Dallas College on behalf of Dallas College Foundation.
• Engages with major funders, board members and other VIPs on an as-needed basis
• Contributes to the Foundation’s Development and Finance teams when they need outside support or support from internal decision-makers.
• Oversees office operations, including:
o Designs and oversees the administration of systems that make the office operate more effectively and efficiently.
o Oversees individuals responsible for office logistics and technology.
o Ensures high-quality and effective special events and presentations for key audiences and VIPs
• Leads special projects as they arise.
• Supervises two or more full-time employees.
• Maintains the highest ethical standards and adherence to applicable rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
• Completes required Dallas College professional development training hours per academic year.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Incumbents may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Position requires regular and predictable attendance.

Dallas College is part of an equal opportunity system that provides education and employment opportunities without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Dallas College complies with the Americans with Disabilities and Veterans Act.

Advertised: 09 Jul 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications close: 23 Jul 2021 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time


Since 1965 the seven colleges of DCCCD — Brookhaven, Cedar Valley, Eastfield, El Centro, Mountain View, North Lake and Richland — have served more than 3 million people. That's a lot of students! The colleges of DCCCD equip students for successful living and responsible citizenship in a rapidly changing local, national and world community by providing: — the first two years of a bachelor's degree — more than 100 high-demand career programs — enrichment and certification classes for a lifetime of learning — professors who are dedicated to your success, not a research grant — unparalleled quality at a tuition you can afford Check out jobs over on our careers page at

Industry                                                        Higher Education
Company size                                               5,001-10,000 employees
Headquarters                                                 Dallas, Texas
Type                                                              Educational Institution
Founded                                                        1965
Specialties                                                    Higher Education, Technical Certificates, and Vocational Degrees and Certificates


Locations                                                      The District Office (DO) houses the core districtwide administrative operations.
                                                                      We are situated just south of downtown Dallas, across the street from Dallas Police HQ and South Side on


District Office                                               1601 S Lamar St, Dallas, Texas 75215
District Service Center                                  4343 IH – 30 Mesquite, TX 75150
Eastfield College                                           3737 Motley Drive Mesquite, Texas 75150
El Centro College                                          801 Main St. Dallas, Texas 75202
Richland College                                           12800 Abrams Rd. Dallas, Texas
Brookhaven College                                      3939 Valley View Ln. Farmers Branch, Texas
Cedar Valley College                                    3030 N Dallas Ave. Lancaster, Texas 75134
Mountain View College                                4849 W Illinois Ave. Dallas, Texas
North Lake College                                       5001 N MacArthur Blvd Irving, Texas 75038

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