Executive Director, CCM Foundation

Executive Director, CCM Foundation

locationUnited States
PublishedPublished: 12/18/2023
Leadership / Executive
Full Time

Position Title
Executive Director, CCM Foundation

Job Category
Administrative Staff

Range Minimum
$126,500 (minimum starting salary dependent on experience)

Position Type
Full Time

President's Office

Job Summary

County College of Morris seeks a dynamic and experienced development leader to serve as its next Executive Director of the CCM Foundation. The Executive Director will play a critical leadership role as a member of the President’s Cabinet and will work together with CCM’s senior administrators and the Foundation Board to advance the mission of New Jersey’s best community college. The Executive Director must be a high energy leader with vision and a strong appreciation for the unique mission of community colleges. Key responsibilities include cultivating significant gifts from corporate and private businesses and organizations, private foundations, activating an alumni base of more than 50,000, and high-net worth individuals who see the value in the community college mission.
This is a Cabinet-level position.

Qualifications - Education

Bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited college or university.

Qualifications - Experience

Minimum of 5 years of experience leading a successful foundation with substantial fundraising experience.

A track record of success in significant major gift acquisition.

Demonstrated leadership and board development experience.

Familiarity with the laws, regulations, and professional standards related to fundraising.

Outstanding written and oral communication skills that include the ability to influence, with sincerity and passion, for a mission driven organization.

Ability to lead a team within the CCM Foundation and to work successfully with the CCM administrators, Foundation Board of Directors, college community, and the community at-large.

Qualifications - Skills

Proven ability in leading employees.

Experience working with a variety of financial vehicles related to gifting approaches.

Experience working effectively with donor management systems, such as Donor Perfect.

Familiarity with best practices for annual giving programs, corporate and foundation relations, major gift programs and donor stewardship.

Proven ability to navigate the college environment and function effectively in coordination with multiple administrative offices.

Experience serving as a key consultant and advisor to a president or other senior executive on matters of donor, board relations, and philanthropic initiatives.
A track record of fostering diversity, equity, and inclusion; experience building and leading in an inclusive environment.

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