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Director of Development

Prince George's Community College
Maryland, United States
Salary Not Specified
Start date
Sep 25, 2023
Job Vacancy Announcement

Position Information

Position Title

Director of Development

Position Type



Strategy, Planning and Effectiveness



Union/Non Union

Non Union

Full Time or Part Time

Full Time



Salary Range

Hiring Salary Range

$84,669-$121,017 Annually

Fixed Term/Tenure Track (Faculty Only)

Regular or Temporary


Job Description Summary

The Program Director of Development provides leadership and management of the direction, planning, and execution of fundraising, development, and advancement services activities for the college. This will include, but is not limited to, cultivating corporate partnerships, prospect management and serving as a liaison for multidisciplinary development efforts. Also provides direct supervision to Office of Institutional Advancement program managers, support staff and volunteers.

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Master’s degree preferred
  2. Bachelor’s degree required in a related field. A minimum of two years of full-time or equated experience in the professional area, five years preferred. Progressively responsible for fundraising experience, including two to three years of major gift ($25,000 and above) fundraising experience
  3. Must have supervised personnel a minimum of two years.


CRITERIA : The following criteria, which are not the sole criteria used in the final hiring decision, will be used to review the applications of those persons who meet the stated minimum qualifications and to select those qualified applicants who will be interviewed. Other information and observations made during the interview process may be considered in the selection process. Resume/CV and cover letter are required with the application. Please ensure that your documents address the criteria listed below for this position.
  • Develops strategic annual plans for Annual Giving, Advancement Services, and Alumni Relations efforts
  • Provides supervisory leadership and guidance for the Manager of Annual Giving and Alumni Relations, Manager of Advancement Services and the Administrative Associate (gift entry/database operator)
  • Establishes and monitors fundraising goals, objectives, schedules, and analysis of results • Supervise and evaluate assigned staff
  • Provides regular and accurate updates to the Executive Director of all activities of the Institutional Advancement Office Staff
  • Directs plans for obtaining private donations from all constituents of the college to include alumni, corporations and foundations, friends, faculty, and staff
  • Assists faculty and staff, in non-duplicative efforts, to identify prospects and prepare proposals to corporations, foundations and private grantors
  • Supervises systematic efforts to identify, solicit, steward, maintain, and upgrade annual giving donors
  • Oversees specialized stewardship and recognition programs for donor philanthropy
  • Coordinates a cohesive annual communication and marketing plan designed to promote the overall fundraising effort and increase annual gifts and alumni involvement
  • Oversees advancement operations (i.e. maintenance of donor records, reports, gift processing, account generation forms and MOUs) to ensure compliance with standard operating procedures and approved best practices
  • Utilizes resources including volunteers, faculty, staff, publications, social media, and the internet to identify linkage, ability and interest of major gift prospects
  • Ensures incorporation of on-going promotion of planned giving and matching gift opportunities into constituent giving programs
  • Assists with at-will high-profile programs and events at the request of the executive director of Institutional Advancement, Chief of Staff and President of the college
  • Creates project plans, workflows and scripts for special events
  • Ensures Office of Institutional Advancement events are consistent with development and fundraising strategic goals
  • Oversees consistent marketing and public relations activities using various mediums (Progressions, news releases, IQ)
  • Other duties as assigned
Job Requirements

  1. Must be able to work Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Work schedule subject to change based on department needs.
  2. Ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written standard English.
  3. As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, be prepared to present acceptable documentation showing your identity and that you are a U.S. citizen or an alien who is authorized to work.
  4. A limited background investigation will be conducted prior to offer of employment. A signed authorization for release of personal information will be required if selected for an interview.

Is Background Check Required?


Is the incumbent responsible for working with minor children or directly engaging with minor children on campus?


Posting Detail Information

Posting Number


Open Date


Close Date


Open Until Filled


Background Check Statement

Prince George’s Community College is committed to providing a safe campus community. PGCC conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, education verification, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Application Status ; you will receive an email acknowledging receipt of your application, upon which time no further communication occurs unless selected for an interview or the position is filled. If recommended for hire, communication is immediately sent to your references listed on your application. Also, you will receive an email notification from HireRight requesting you to submit authorization to complete a background investigation.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Which of the following best describes your level of completed education? (Education details must be included in your application.)
    • Master's Degree or above from an accredited college/university
    • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college/university
    • Associate's Degree from an accredited college/university
    • One to two years of college credit (30 credit hours is equivalent to one year)
    • Less than 30 credits from an accredited college/university
    • High School Diploma or GED
    • None of the above
  2. * Do you have one to two years of related experience? See minimum qualifications for this position.
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have two years supervisory experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Please describe in detail the extent of your supervisory experience.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Do you have (5)five years of full time, progressively responsible fundraising experience, including three years of major gift ($25,000 and above) fundraising experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Please describe your fundraising experience in a nonprofit environment

    (Open Ended Question)

  7. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • HERC
    • HigherEd Jobs
    • Hispanic Outlook
    • Indeed
    • Personal Referral
    • PGCC Website
    • Social Media (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook)
    • The Chronicle of Higher Ed
    • The Washington Post
    • Other: Please indicate below
    • Educause
  8. How did you hear about this employment opportunity? If you selected 'Other' please indicate source:

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation 1
  2. Letter of Recommendation 2
  3. Other

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