North Hennepin Community College, one of the largest and most diverse two-year colleges in Minnesota, is accepting applications for a Capital Campaign Director – CITA (Administrator 3).
This position is responsible for organizing, managing and executing a vigorous, and well-planned $40M campaign, of which approximately $6M to $10M is already committed. The Capital Campaign Director will work collectively with development leaders, fundraising consultant advisors, and staff from the Center for Innovation and the Arts (CITA) Collaborating Partners to assess fundraising opportunities and play a lead role in conceiving, planning, implementing and fundraising for this major CITA fundraising initiative.
The Capital Campaign Director will be both internally and externally focused and will offer strong strategic planning and capital campaign skills plus a proven ability to cultivate and solicit gifts from major donors (individual, corporate and foundation). The Capital Campaign Director will work with the Collaborating Partners to design and execute a successful campaign program on a timely basis.
Seven years of successful senior level development and fundraising experience required.
Experience planning and managing a successful capital campaign
Demonstrated passion for the arts (dance, theater, music, visual arts, performance) and/or community–centered educational programming
Proven ability to coordinate, motivate a committed group of experienced fundraisers and volunteers from various collaborating partners.
Experience identifying, cultivating and soliciting major individual and corporate gifts.
Experience in the Twin Cities with knowledge of the local philanthropic community, especially those with a history of supporting arts and culture (both locally and nationally).
A natural collaborator who has impeccable character and integrity and able to gain the respect and support of the CITA Board, CITA Advisory Council, Collaborating Partners, Colleagues, Donors and Volunteers.
An exceptional listener who is comfortable receiving input from many sources and able to analyze and formulate a variety of information into a sound, well-organized plan.
An effective communicator who is enthusiastic, articulate and persuasive, with excellent writing skills.
Ability and commitment to working with diverse groups in terms of gender expression, race, sexual orientation, religion, ability, age, class and immigrant status.
CFRE preferred but not required – Certified Fund-Raising Executive
Experience in budget development and management
Experience working in Higher Education or Arts Organization
Knowledge of media and communications
Choose to work at North Hennepin Community College (NHCC) and you will be joining a vibrant, and diverse professional community who believe in the power of education to change lives. NHCC welcomes their students and values their employees.
NHCC has a rich tradition of excellence in teaching and learning. Founded in 1966, the college is a respected, thriving comprehensive community college with a strong history of liberal arts education and career programs. NHCC is one of the largest and most diverse community colleges in the state of Minnesota. NHCC is a member of Minnesota State which is the fourth-largest system of two-year colleges and four-year universities in the nation.
Offering more than 70 academic programs to over 10,000 students NHCC prepares students to transfer or for immediate entry into the workforce. The thriving campus is also home to more than 25 clubs and organizations supporting a largely part-time student body with co-curricular and recreational activities.
Join our NHCC community and help us create opportunities for students to reach their academic goals, succeed in their chosen professions, and make a difference in the world.
State of Minnesota Health and Dental Benefits: The State Employee Group Insurance Program (SEGIP) provides comprehensive health benefits and excellent medical and dental coverage.
Life Insurance: The state offers basic group term life insurance and the option to purchase additional coverage for the employee, spouse or dependent children.
Disability & Long-Term Care: Optional plans to protect your income and assets are available for purchase.
Pre-Tax Benefits: Benefit eligible employees have the option to enroll in pre-tax accounts (flexible spending accounts) such as a Medical/Dental Expense Account (MDEA), or a Dependent Care Expense Account (DCEA).
Retirement Plans: Minnesota State offers a mix of mandatory and voluntary retirement plans that help you save for the future.
Employee Assistance Program: The Employee Assistance Program provides, expert, confidential, personal consultation for concerns including financial and legal matters, relationship challenges, and personal and family problems.
Health & Wellbeing Programs: Services are designed to address most aspects of wellbeing, such as personal, family, physical, financial, legal, work life, etc. North Hennepin Community College also has an on-site Wellness Committee that provides training and wellness events for employees.
Tuition Waiver: Minnesota State offers a tuition waiver benefit to eligible employees which provides the cost of tuition and, in some cases, certain fees. Along with tuition waivers North Hennepin Community College also offers Staff and Faculty Professional Development Funds for Employees.
Internal Number: 1607
About North Hennepin Community College
Conveniently located in Brooklyn Park, North Hennepin Community College offers a variety of quality programs with flexible scheduling options and affordable tuition. NHCC offers more than 70 associate degrees and certificates that prepare students for transfer to university baccalaureate programs and/or for immediate entry into the workforce. NHCC also offers professional training programs and certifications that can lead to career-advancement opportunities. Highly credentialed faculty and staff are dedicated to our students success.