PT Assistant Director of Development

Central Piedmont Community College is Mecklenburg County’s resource for academic excellence and cultural enrichment. Located minutes from uptown Charlotte, Central Piedmont Community College is in close proximity to the Queen City’s growing greenway project, professional sports arenas, and a number of premiere restaurant and shopping outlets that attract visitors from Mecklenburg County and beyond. Today, more than 70,000 students call Central Piedmont Community College home, making it the largest community college in the Carolinas and a job training powerhouse as it strives to be the national leader in workforce development.

The Central Piedmont Community College Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit charitable organization established in 1965. Our aim is to generate financial support to further the mission of Central Piedmont Community College.

General function:
Supports the development function of the Office of Institutional Advancement through the coordination of fundraising events, strategies, and programs to increase organizational support from individuals, corporations, foundations, and other funding sources. Assists in the identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewarding of donors for event fundraising activities and annual giving campaigns.

Responsibilities:
• Assists the development team with strategic visioning, coordination, execution, reporting, and evaluation related to annual fundraising events and campaigns
• Develops, manages, and executes events-based fundraising initiatives
• Leads the planning efforts of volunteer planning committees for college events and activities such as, but not limited to, Sporting Clays Classic, Swirl and Sensoria
• Assists in the identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of sponsors and annual giving prospects and donors
• Performs other duties as assigned

Minimum requirements:
Bachelor’s degree and two years of related work experience in special event fundraising and/or annual campaigns.

Knowledge, skills, abilities and worker characteristics:
• Knowledge of fund-raising fundamentals and practices
• Knowledge of fund-raising fundamentals and practices
• Excellent interpersonal and community relations skills
• Ability to communicate and work effectively within a diverse community
• Ability to plan, organize, and multi-task
• Excellent time management skills
• Ability to prepare and deliver presentations and reports
• Ability to research, compile, analyze, and prepare information for reports

Conditions of employment:
This is a part-time position with up to 29 hours a week. Salary for this position is $20-25 an hour. Ability to work a flexible schedule, which may include off-shift hours, evening and weekend assignments may be required of any position. All positions are subject to budget approval.