Posted On: 2017-12-04
Closing On: 2018-01-01
Location: Peterborough, ON
Effective: January 2018
Employment Type: Temporary
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Job Description

Type of Position Administrator  

Department Advancement & Alumni Relations

Campus Sutherland

Location Peterborough ON

Date Posted 2017/11/30

Date Closed 2018/01/01

Job ID 1409

Full/Part-Time Full-Time

Regular/Temporary Temporary

Hours per Week 37.5

Salary Range $96,073 to $128,471 Annually


What Are We About?

The Advancement and Alumni Relations Office supports Fleming College’s priorities by engaging our community of alumni, friends, and corporate partners with projects and programs that matter to them most. We aim to build long-term mutually-beneficial relationships that advance the College’s core academic, research and community engagement missions for the betterment of our students and faculty members. We provide services to over 70,000 alumni and facilitate philanthropic giving from alumni, donors, parents and friends. 

Located just an hour and a half northeast of Toronto and only an hour from Durham Region, we deliver the hard-to-find combination of quality learning and quality of life in the communities we serve.

It has been 50 amazing years since Sir Sandford Fleming College was established in 1967. With an original intake of 235 students, Fleming College now boasts 6,000 full-time and 10,000 part-time students enrolled at four campuses in four counties, including over 800 international students from countries around the world. We are also extremely proud of our more than 71,000 Fleming alumni who are contributing to their communities in the region, across the province and around the world.


What This Position is About:

This is a temporary assignment (contract duration to be approximately 13 months beginning in January, 2018).  Resumes will be evaluated as they are received. This competition will remain open until filled.

Fleming has a successful track record in fundraising and alumni activities that support student assistance and major capital projects.  The College is embarking on several initiatives to support exciting facilities development projects and student support programs.

Reporting to the Executive Director, Marketing & Advancement, The Director, Advancement and Alumni Relations is accountable for directing all aspects of Advancement and Alumni Relations at the College.

This role develops the annual and long-term fundraising and partnership goals in line with the College’s strategic objectives, and establishes strategies and plans for achieving the goals. The incumbent identifies needs, then plans and executes requests for financial support for capital campaigns, equipment, student assistance and other significant resources.

The Director provides leadership and advice on institution-wide development policy to senior management and their respective faculties.  The incumbent will conduct research on current trends, market conditions and potential donors and is expected to increase the stream of endowment income and expendable revenue.

The Director develops networks and relationships with corporate and community leaders, alumni, the College's internal community and others to achieve performance goals and builds the partnerships necessary for long term success of the College’s fundraising goals.

This position is responsible for the overall leadership and direction of the College alumni program and is accountable for administration of selected College scholarship and bursary programs.

As leader of the Advancement and Alumni Relations office, this individual is responsible for effective and efficient office management functions, including staff supervision, organizational structure, hiring/termination, and budget administration.


For More Information

For a complete job description please refer to the posting available on our website under careers.

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What We Are Looking For:

Candidates must hold a 4 year post-secondary degree, preferably related to fundraising, advancement, public relations, marketing or communications. Applicants must have progressive work experience in developing, implementing and assessing fundraising plans and strategic relationship management. Possession of the Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) designation is an asset.

Success in this role requires strong and effective communications skills with the ability to negotiate and build consensus, initiate partnerships, foster cooperation and work collaboratively within and across various departments.   You possess solid project management capabilities and the ability to innovate. This position requires experience in employee and volunteer leadership, supervision, motivation and team building and budget management.  Experience working within the confines of government acts and regulations, organizational policies and procedures and unionized environments is beneficial to this role.


How to Apply

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Sir Sandford Fleming College is committed to building an inclusive and accessible learning and working environment.  We believe in and promote the rights of all persons with disabilities as enshrined in the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, the Ontario Human Rights Code, and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA 2005) and its related Accessibility Standards Regulations.  To meet this commitment, Fleming College will make appropriate accommodations available throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities.  If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please inform our Human Resources staff of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require to ensure your equal participation.