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York College is seeking a dedicated individual to join a successful advancement team. This position will manage or assist with assigned portions of the college’s advancement program, including project management and significant personal contact with donors. The position requires excellent relational and organizational skills, outstanding written and verbal communication, an ability to manage detail, and a passion for the gospel of Jesus Christ and the mission of York College. Fund raising experience is a plus with a background in a higher education advancement setting preferred. Minimum education requirement is a bachelor’s degree. The successful candidate must be able to work variable and extended hours and must be available to spend up to half of their time on the road. This position reports to the vice president for advancement.
York College recently completed a successful $16.8M comprehensive campaign, exceeding goal by more than 50%. Preliminary work is underway for the next comprehensive campaign while pursuing ongoing priorities such as the York College Scholarship Fund, select capital projects, and other campus priorities. The next development officer will have an opportunity to help shape the next phase of activity for the college as we secure the good will and resources needed to advance York College and improve the York Experience for every student.
General Duties for the position include:
Communicate the York College vision to alumni and friends.
Lead or assist with assigned development projects and events.
Identify, cultivate, solicit, and steward donors and prospects.
Recruit, engage, train, and support volunteers.
Represent the college in congregations of churches of Christ.