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Development Officer HV-NTP-11322

Company: Hudson Valley Community College
Location: Troy
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

Founded in 1953, Hudson Valley Community College (HVCC) located in scenic Upstate NY is a multi-campus College with locations in Troy and Malta New York. HVCC offers more than 80 degree and certificate programs in three schools: Business and Liberal Arts; Health Sciences; and Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). Hudson Valley is one of 30 community colleges in the State University of New York (SUNY) system and serves nearly 9,000 students each year. The college is a recognized leader in career and transfer preparation, workforce training initiatives, distance learning and service to a diverse population of students. Hudson Valley has an extension center in Malta, NY known as HVCC North and sponsors the Capital District Educational Opportunity Center in Troy, NY. With more than 80,000 alumni and nearly 1,000 employees, the college and is a catalyst for educational opportunity and economic development in the Capital Region of New York State.
Hudson Valley seeks experienced, dynamic, capable, creative and caring individuals who would like to join our team and continue to build on decades of successful service to our community.
Applications are being accepted for the position of Development Officer on the Non-Teaching Professional staff in the Office of Institutional Advancement.
In order to be considered an applicant for this position you must meet the minimum qualifications as stated in this announcement. HVCC does not support Visas. Applicants must currently hold an unrestricted employment authorization to work in the United States and appointment will be contingent upon completion of a background check.
Development Officer
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree and two (2) years of experience in fundraising, or a professional environment, non-profit setting preferred, which should include a broad exposure to various components of an advancement operation including annual campaigns (unrestricted and restricted), leadership corporate giving solicitation, and a working knowledge of marketing, communications, event planning and social media required. Must demonstrate a proven track record of cultivating one-on-one relationships with potential donors, including soliciting and closing leadership-level annual and major gifts. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, proficiency in all Microsoft Office applications, working knowledge of donor database software (Raiser's Edge strongly and Academic Works preferred), first-hand knowledge of the local philanthropic and corporate community, experience managing staff, board and community volunteers, and time spent in a foundation and/or development office required. Must be able to attend early morning, evening and weekend events and work with a team in a fast-paced environment.
Nature and Scope of Duties:
The Development Officer reports to the Chief Advancement Officer and/or their designee and performs the following duties:
1. Will be responsible for the supervision of the Alumni Relations/Special Coordinator. And will act as the department liaison for the Chief Advancement Officer in his/her absence.
2. Responsible for major gifts, scholarship development the annual campaign, special events sponsorships, alumni relations and the corporate and employee giving programs.
3. Working with the Alumni Relations Annual Fund Coordinator develops support materials for the implementation of the annual campaign strategy, including, budgets, timelines, direct mail, telemarketing, electronic giving strategy, electronic communications/solicitations, timing, audience segmentation, tailored messaging, marketing inserts, plus special event invitations and programs.
4. Meets established fundraising goals for annual, corporate and special campaigns, and Foundation events and develops a pipeline for leadership and major gift prospects/donors.
5. Conducts an average of 10 - 15 monthly face-to-face donor/prospect visits including 4 non-donor discovery visits with a focus on leadership-level annual gifts.
6. Develop on- campus relationships to support philanthropic giving and program initiative, including annual employee appeal.
7. Working with the Alumni Relations Coordinator, cultivates, solicits, and stewards a large portfolio of alumni and non-alumni donors/prospects. Supports alumni chapter events.
8. Develops steady and increasing revenue streams for unrestricted and restricted gifts, including but not limited to challenge and matching gifts.
9. Support the Advancement Operations and Campaign Administer in prospect research for new donor engagement and campaign administration
10. Develops strategy to engage and connect "corporate" alumni to the College and significantly increase alumni giving/participation rates.
11. Prepares Foundation, private and corporate grant proposals and identifies grant funding opportunities for campus program initiatives.
12. Prepares and produces with the assistance of the Chief Advancement Officer, foundation and advancement marketing materials including newsletters, brochures, programs, solicitation letters, acknowledgment letters, donor reports and the annual Impact Report.
13. Performs additional tasks as assigned to further advance the Mission of the College and the Foundation.

This is a Full-Time position with a salary range of $50,000-$55,000.
Hudson Valley offers a competitive benefit package which includes low cost health insurance, tuition waivers for employees, their spouses and children and a generous leave policy. Please visit for additional HVCC benefits.
To apply, please visit and complete the online application before the close date ofJanuary 27, 2023.
Hudson Valley provides educational access to a diverse community of traditional and non-traditional learners in an environment that fosters lifelong learning and freedom of inquiry and expression. Hudson Valley values equity, inclusion, and dignity for all.
Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Bi-lingual applicants strongly encouraged to apply.
Hudson Valley Community College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

Keywords: Hudson Valley Community College, Troy , Development Officer HV-NTP-11322, Other , Troy, New York

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