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Vice President of Institutional Advancement

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Only complete, on-line applications will be accepted. Applicants MUST complete all applicable sections of the seven-section, online application in order for the online application materials to receive full consideration during the recruitment process. Submission of on-line application must also include a resume, cover letter and transcripts of all college work completed. An "other" document, such as a letter of reference or additional transcripts, is optional and may be included as part of the online application process. We MUST receive copies of transcripts from all undergraduate and graduate institutions. If the transcripts are not attached to the on-line application, please provide in the transcript text field a written letter to indicate that the transcripts will be mailed or sent separately to fulfill this requirement of the online application process. The application will not be accepted without this "required" documentation. Incomplete on-line applications will not be accepted. Materials submitted via regular e-mail attachment, postal mail, fax, or in-person in lieu of the on-line application will not be considered. All documents must be received by 11:59 pm (EST) on the closing date. For more specific information regarding the application process at Virginia Western, visit: http://www.virginiawestern.edu/hr/careeropenings.php. Questions about the on-line application process call 540-857-7282 or 857-7283. Females, minorities, and those with disabilities are encouraged to apply. TTY: "711" or 1-800-828-1120. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Acts (ADA and ADAAA), Virginia Western Community College will provide, if requested, reasonable accommodation to applicants in need of access to the application, interviewing and selection processes. Virginia Western is committed to Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action and Diversity.

Position Information

Position Information

Working Title Vice President of Institutional Advancement
Role Title Faculty-Administrative
Job Open Date 08/28/2017
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)? No
Hiring Range Range begins at $107,559, salary commensurate with experience
Agency VA Western Community College (286)
Agency Website http://virginiawestern.edu/hr/careeropenings.php
Location Roanoke (City) - 770
Sublocation
Position Number FA096
Job Posting Number 1028595
Type of Recruitment General Public - G
Does this position have telework options? Yes
Bilingual/Multilingual Skill Requirement/Preference No
Job Type Full-Time (Salaried)
Job Type Detail Salaried Faculty- S-2
Pay Band UG
Job Description

Virginia Western Community College, a two-year public institution of higher education located on a 70-acre campus in Roanoke, VA, is accepting applications for the Vice President of Institutional Advancement (VP of IA). This 12-month administrative faculty position reports to the College President and is a highly visible senior leadership role, focusing on enhancing the college’s positive involvement in the service area, resulting in expanded opportunities for faculty, staff and students to increase external visibility, relationships and activities. As an office, Institutional Advancement serves the college by promoting understanding of its people, programs, policies and needs, resulting in securing adequate public and private support essential to the fulfillment of its mission. Core leadership responsibilities include support of initiatives developed in collaboration with the Virginia Community College System (VCCS) or at the college level, strengthening the college’s role with various private and public entities, and building regional and national relationships with associations, other institutions, and systems. The Vice President provides strategic and operational oversight to the Office of Institutional Advancement, comprised of Marketing & Strategic Communications, the Virginia Western Educational Foundation, and Grants Development & Special Projects.

Salary will be commensurate with education and experience.

This posting is Open Until Filled with initial review of applications to occur September 15, 2017.

Minimum Qualifications

The successful candidate will possess a Master’s degree in Business, Marketing, Communications, or a closely related field. Excellent leadership, communication, strategic planning, and budget management skills. Knowledge of resource development, marketing, and branding strategies. Demonstrated experience working collaboratively with a Board of Directors, as well as business, governmental, community, and volunteer leaders. Experience in public relations functions and providing effective presentations. Strong organizational skills and successful team-building efforts.

Preferred Qualifications

The ideal candidate will possess a thorough understanding of the community college mission, as well as experience leading a team of professionals in areas such as resource development, marketing, and grant development. Experience in public and governmental affairs preferred. Experience in an educational setting preferred.

Special Requirements

The incumbent in this position is subject to the Commonwealth of Virginia Statement of Economic Interest reporting requirements, as a condition of employment then semi-annually.

Selected applicant will be subject to criminal history, driving, and credit background checks as a condition of employment.

Documents verifying your identity and authorization to work in the United States must be presented upon employment.

Applicants who have degrees earned from educational institutions located outside of the United States are required to have their transcripts evaluated by a recognized credential evaluation service prior to applying for Faculty positions. If the transcripts are in a foreign language, applicants also need to have their transcripts translated prior to applying for Faculty positions at Virginia Western.

Applicants who have foreign transcripts may submit a copy of their transcript attached to the original transcript evaluation. Applicants are responsible for the costs associated with translation/evaluation services.

Unofficial transcripts may be provided as part of the application process. However, official transcripts are required of the selected candidate.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Only complete, on-line applications will be accepted. Applicants MUST complete all applicable sections of the seven-section, online application in order for the online application materials to receive full consideration during the recruitment process.

Submission of on-line application must also include a resume, cover letter and transcripts of all college work completed. An “other” document, such as a letter of reference or additional transcripts, is optional and may be included as part of the online application process.

We MUST receive copies of transcripts from all undergraduate and graduate institutions. If the transcripts are not attached to the on-line application, please provide in the transcript text field a written letter to indicate that the transcripts will be mailed or sent separately to fulfill this requirement of the online application process. The application will not be accepted without this “required” documentation.

Incomplete on-line applications will not be accepted. Materials submitted via regular e-mail attachment, postal mail, fax, or in-person in lieu of the on-line application will not be considered. All documents must be received by 11:59 pm (EST) on the closing date.

For more specific information regarding the application process at Virginia Western, visit: http://www.virginiawestern.edu/hr/careeropenings.php. Questions about the on-line application process call 540-857-7282 or 857-7283.

Females, minorities, and those with disabilities are encouraged to apply. TTY: “711” or 1-800-828-1120. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Acts (ADA and ADAAA), Virginia Western Community College will provide, if requested, reasonable accommodation to applicants in need of access to the application, interviewing and selection processes.

Virginia Western is committed to Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action and Diversity.

Contact Information

Name Human Resources
Phone 540-857-7282
Fax 540-857-6222
Email hrapps@virginiawestern.edu
Address

Virginia Western Community College
ATTN: Human Resources
3093 Colonial AVE, SW
Roanoke VA 24015-4705

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have an Interagency Placement Screening Form (Yellow Form) as issued under Policy 1.30 Layoff? (Commonwealth of Virginia Employees Only);
    • Yes
    • No
    • Not Applicable
  2. * Do you have a Preferential Hiring Form (Blue Form) as issued under Policy 1.30 Layoff? (Commonwealth of Virginia Employees Only)
    • Yes
    • No
    • Not Applicable
  3. * How did you find this employment opportunity?
    • State Recruitment Management System (RMS)
    • Agency Website or Bulletin Board
    • Job Board (Indeed, Monster, Dice, etc.)
    • Social Media (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, etc.)
    • Newspaper or Professional Journal (Please specify below)
    • Career Fair or Job Event (Please specify below)
    • VEC (Virginia Employment Commission)
    • Radio/TV (Please specify below)
    • Other (Please specify below)
  4. * Please specify the actual source from your response to question #3 above (Name of newspaper, Journal Title, Job Board, Career Fair, Agency Website, Social Media Type, etc.) If unknown or none, enter: N/A.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * I understand that I must provide a copy of my college transcripts for ALL college work completed and that my application is considered incomplete until this information is received. (During this step of the process, unofficial transcripts will suffice.)
    • No Response - You are required to answer this question.
    • Yes, I understand and I have attached copies of the transcripts on-line.
    • Yes, I understand and copies of my transcripts will be mailed or faxed separately to Virginia Western.
    • Yes, I understand. I am currently employed by VWCC and my transcripts are on file.
    • Yes, I understand and I have requested that my transcripts be sent to VWCC.
  6. * Should I be selected and hired for this position, I am prepared to provide VWCC with "Official" Transcripts of all college work completed. I further understand that failure to provide the official transcripts, may result in delayed compensation.
    • No Response
    • Yes, I understand and I am prepared to send to VWCC, should I be hired for this position.
    • Yes, I understand and should I be hired, I will arrange for the transcripts to be sent.
  7. * Do you possess, at a minimum, a Master's degree from an accredited college or university?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. Transcript
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document