Notice of Vacancy: College Director of Development

Qualifications & Experience


(M1) Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher learning; (M2) Two years of experience in development or a related field (i.e. banking, etc.).


(D1) Fundraising experience in higher education or a community-based foundation; (D2) Demonstrated ability to prospect and cultivate donors; (D3) Successful track record of working with high-wealth donors; (D4) Strong verbal communications skills and demonstrated ability to write clearly and persuasively.

Application Information & Deadline

Position Description

Position Title: College Director of Development

Salary Classification: Exempt


The College Director of Development is responsible for managing the OTC Foundation, including implementing a comprehensive fundraising program.


Acts independently under the delegated authority and general supervision of the Vice Chancellor for Advancement and Student Affairs and Executive Director of the OTC Foundation.



1. Develops and administers a comprehensive college fundraising program.

2. Develops a plan for identifying, cultivating, and soliciting donors and prospective donors for capital and major gift campaigns, endowment development, business partnerships and planned gifts.

3. Plans and directs activities and programs for the annual fund.

4. Works with the Vice Chancellor and Executive Director of the Foundation to develop and implement the strategic goals and fundraising activities of the Foundation.

5. Coordinates and communicates with the OTC Foundation Board of Directors.

6. Prepares proposals, solicitation letters, and other cultivation materials.

7. Plans cultivation activities with volunteers, donors, and other friends of the college.

8. Supervises staff and volunteers.

9. Manages and monitors donor records.

10. Develops and follows an annual work plan that encompasses major gift fund-raising, constituent relations, administrative responsibilities, and professional development.

11. Plans and develops operating budget for department.

12. Maintains currency and proficiency on technical and tax code matters affecting donors and charitable giving.

13. Represents the college at a wide variety of functions, including evening and/or weekend activities, meetings, and events.

14. Serves on campus committees as assigned.

15. Performs other duties as assigned.

The College:

Ozarks Technical Community College's primary mission is to provide accessible, high quality, affordable technical and general education that is responsive to the educational needs of the community and its diverse constituencies.

Ozarks Technical Community College prohibits discrimination and harassment and provides equal opportunities in its admissions, educational programs, activities, and employment regardless of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, political affiliation, veteran status, and disabilities that include HIV and AIDS, and medical conditions. Bona fide occupational qualifications will be allowed in those instances where age, gender, or physical requirements apply to the appropriate and efficient administration of the position.