This position works closely with the college president, Executive Director of the Foundation, and key staff to design, implement and manage external funding opportunities offered by individuals, corporations, foundations, and government sources for the college foundations. The incumbent will become familiar with college priorities and strategic plan and conduct research into external funding opportunities to meet these priorities through the preparation, coordination, and solicitation of potential donors to one of the foundations. The incumbent will build healthy relationships with key leaders in business, foundations, government, and community members and will ask these built relationships for donations to the Foundation.
The incumbent will also function as the staff liaison to the Foundation board of directors, coordinating its works and support its initiatives.
Associate Degree and at least one year experience working in donor relations / philanthropy
Experience soliciting funds from individuals, corporations, or private foundations
Demonstrated expertise working with volunteer boards
Experience in project management and organizational acumen
Demonstrated leadership in working with senior managers, peers, subordinates & diverse constituencies
Effective written and verbal communication skills
Ability to use MS Word and Excel, and other software applications to prepare a variety of documents
Ability to travel
Experience in a college, university or educational setting
Experience soliciting gifts over $20,000
Knowledge of Minnesota State
Previous experience in a public and/or union setting
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About ANOKA RAMSEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE
With its 31 institutions, including 24 two-year colleges and seven state universities, the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system is the largest single provider of higher education in the state of Minnesota. The colleges and universities operate 54 campuses in 47 Minnesota communities and serve about 250,000 students in credit-based courses. Overall, the system produces about 33,500 graduates each year. In addition to credit-based courses, the system offers customized training programs that serve about 153,200 employees from 6,000 Minnesota businesses each year. The law creating the system was passed by the Minnesota Legislature in 1991 and went into effect July 1, 1995. The law merged the state's community colleges, technical colleges and state universities into one system. The system is separate from the University of Minnesota.