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>> VICE PRESIDENT FOR INSTITUTIONAL ADVANCEMENT  — SUNY CORTLAND

Serve as chief institutional advancement officer of the college, providing leadership and vision for the areas of alumni engagement, development, publications and electronic media, and public relations.  

Responsible for the strategic planning and oversight of all fundraising initiatives including annual, major and planned giving, and capital campaigns, as well as alumni engagement, governmental affairs, community relations and print and electronic communications; in coordination with appropriate staff and College constituents, establish goals for the Division of Institutional Advancement offices: alumni engagement, development, publications and electronic media, and public relations; oversee the operations and activities of the Division of Institutional Advancement and work with the heads of the Division's departments to ensure that goals and objectives are met; direct the development and management of the division's annual budget; serve as the chief development officer to lead the overall fundraising program; actively engages with and manages a portfolio of major gift prospects, including personal cultivation, solicitation, closing of gifts and stewardship; serve as the executive director of the Cortland College Foundation Board and work closely with the board members, foundation staff, deans and faculty to increase private funding for a variety of academic and other campus needs; support the president's advancement activities by managing the engagement of prospects for major College priorities, providing research, and conferring on strategies; oversee and participate in the development of proposals and applications for funding from corporations, foundations, and individuals; ensure that these are monitored from submission through action by grant maker and that appropriate stewardship and follow-up are provided; work with the Alumni Engagement staff and serve on the Alumni Association Board of Directors to support a comprehensive alumni engagement program that encompasses class and affinity reunions, young alumni programs, online communities, and regional programming and chapter events for the purposes of supporting active engagement with the College; manage the College's visibility with internal and external constituents; create an environment where opportunities for positive public relations are skillfully managed and negative attention is appropriately handled; represents the College in external affairs and events involving corporate and foundation representatives, trustees, alumni and friends of the college; ensure that print and electronic institutional marketing initiatives and messages support the College's strategic priorities; serve on the five-member President's Cabinet, the institution's primary leadership team; work closely with the president, the President's Cabinet, and the President's Council in matters concerning formulation, review, revision and implementation of procedures and policies relating to Institutional Advancement; participate in institution-wide strategic planning, the identification and assessment of goals and priorities, and the execution of relevant programs, policies, and initiatives; provide a level of leadership that encourages staff enthusiasm, confidence, and a cooperative attitude in dealing with faculty, students, and staff; lead staff to embrace efficiency and competency in their respective areas; research ways to improve allocations of scarce funding and personnel; seek out opportunities to improve efficiency and effect cost reductions; ensure that the campus is kept informed about activities of Institutional Advancement departments, and that the Institutional Advancement Office is aware of activities and needs of the rest of the campus; attend important campus functions including, but not limited to: convocations, commencements, faculty and staff meetings and other official meetings/events as required.  

Required qualifications: Master's degree; demonstrated record of progressively responsible leadership and management in development related operations; successful record of fundraising relevant supervisory/management experience in a similarly complex organization, excellent written and oral communication skills, proven record of successful interactions with a variety of constituents.

For application instructions and to apply go to: https://jobs.cortland.edu.

>> DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT (TWO POSITIONS) -- BINGHAMTON UNIVERSITY

Binghamton University, consistently ranked among the top 50 public universities in the nation by U.S. News & World Report and among the most selective universities in America, has a well-deserved reputation for academic excellence that continues to increase with stellar undergraduates, high-quality graduate programs and a rapidly expanding research enterprise.

It is a time of unprecedented progress for Binghamton, with commitments from New York state and SUNY clearly demonstrated through new buildings and infrastructure, new programs and a hiring initiative unmatched in the University’s history. Successful candidates will join an energized and growing team in the Division of Advancement that is involved and engaged in every area of the campus and that plays an active role in bringing Binghamton University’s strategic plan to life with the full support of University and volunteer leadership.

The Office of Development is seeking two (2) highly motivated, articulate and experienced self-starters with a commitment to public higher education for the position of Director of Development. These are key university advancement positions that serve as full partners with colleagues from the Division of Advancement, the Binghamton University Foundation and the campus community to further the mission of Binghamton University. The selected candidates will establish and foster enduring relationships with a vast range of constituents, assist the University in securing private support and solicit individual gifts in the range of $25,000 or more. 

For full position description and application instructions, please see http://binghamton.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=53009. To learn more about Binghamton University, please visit www.binghamton.edu.

Apply at http://www.Click2Apply.net/9fd8tph

>> WEB AND SOCIAL MEDIA COORDINATOR – GENESEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE

The Marketing Communications Office of GCC has a full time, permanent position open for a technical specialist to create and manage a variety of interactive online media that enhances the public image of the college. Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Marketing, Journalism, New Media or related field with excellent communication skills and a minimum of three years of experience managing content and production for high traffic web sites and social media platforms is required.  

For details and to apply online visit: www.genesee.edu/employment. Applications accepted through October 13, 2014. Please include a cover letter, resume and contact information for four references. Electronic samples of prior work encouraged. 

>> ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF ANNUAL GIVING, YOUNG ALUMNI PROGRAMS -- UNIVERSITY AT ALBANY

The UAlbany Fund, in the Division of University Development at the University at Albany, is hiring an Assistant Director of Annual Giving, Young Alumni Programs. The primary responsibilities will include the engagement, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of young alumni donors; designing and implementing a comprehensive social media strategy and UAlbany Fund’s GOLD (Graduates of the Last Decade) direct marketing and solicitation efforts with special emphasis on the GOLD 1844 Society. 

Bachelor’s degree required. For a full description and instructions as to how to apply, please visit: http://albany.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=51329

>> ASSOCIATE VICE PRESIDENT FOR DEVELOPMENT -- SUNY CORTLAND

SUNY Cortland seeks candidates for the full time position of Associate Vice President of Development in the College's Division of Institutional Advancement. 

Major responsibilities include: The Associate Vice President maintains responsibility for developing and cultivating solicitation strategies for assigned major prospects including goals for the number of contacts, ask amounts and gifts obtained for their personal portfolio and that of gift officers; collaborates with the Vice President to develop strategic goals and objectives as well as annual operating objectives; oversees and supervises the design and production of all development material including publications, brochures, web-based, and social media content; develops and assures implementation of programs for staff development which will stimulate creative and innovative programs resulting in new levels of achievement for staff with varying levels of experience; directs development staff and volunteers to accomplish goals of the division's strategic plan and to develop and implement solicitation strategies for donor prospects at all levels; supervises the Planned Giving Manager, the Scholarship Coordinator, and two Major Gifts Officers, and the Advancement Services Manager; serves as a partner to the Associate Vice President for Communications and Executive Director for Alumni Affairs and works to steward programs designed to engage and inform all constituency groups through communications, events and volunteer management. 

Required Qualifications: Demonstrated record of developing, structuring and closing large gift opportunities; excellent written and oral communication skills; proven record of successful interactions with a variety of constituencies; ability to travel. 

For application instructions and to apply go to: https://jobs.cortland.edu. Application materials will be accepted until the position is filled.