The Development Officer supports the strategic fundraising efforts of the Foundation, which may include designing, implementing, evaluating and refining the Foundations development activities, with an emphasis on major gifts and alumni fundraising efforts. Fosters collaborative relationships with development colleagues and College constituents by coordinating joint solicitation efforts, developing internal processes and procedures, and aligning marketing and outreach efforts for multiple development programs and initiatives within the Foundation.
Review of applications for these position will begin November 15, 2019 and continue until a candidate is selected. Interested candidates must submit a Florida State College at Jacksonville online application. A resume will not be accepted in lieu of submitting an online application. Please visit https://Jobs.FSCJ.edu to learn more about this position and to complete the required online application.
At a minimum the selected candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution and a minimum of four (4) years of related experience. Additionally the preferred candidate will be a Certified Fund Raising Executive with five (5) years of successful experience in soliciting and closing major gifts ($25,000+) from individuals and corporations. Higher education fund raising and development experience, community college setting a major plus. Understanding of the Blackboard Raiser’s Edge donor software. Experience working with high-level decision makers, trustees, and top-level volunteers. Good listening skills and the ability to build quality relationships with donors. Highly organized, detail-oriented, capable of working individually and in a team setting; ability to manage numerous projects simultaneously; excellent written and verbal communication skills; effectively recruit and work with volunteers and proficient working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs.
About Florida State College at Jacksonville
Success Starts with the Right Education - In a fast-moving global economy, the knowledge and skills people learn must be relevant, purposeful and quickly adaptable. That’s why people are coming to Florida State College at Jacksonville in record numbers. More than ever, leaders in business, education and government are recognizing the tremendous value of community colleges and the difference our programs make in people’s lives.
We are growing our reputation as the largest, most dynamic and most influential higher education institution on the First Coast.
Our workforce development program is the largest in Florida, helping thousands of students prepare for high-demand careers each year. We also have built the state’s largest online learning program, military education program and information technology curriculum.
The size and quality of our education programs produce significant economic impact for the region. Employers depend on us to deliver the highly skilled employees they need to compete and grow in the future.
The impact of our College extends beyond student success and economic growth — to the arts and culture in our community. Through the Artist Series, honored b...y the State of Florida as a “Major Cultural Institution,” we bring top-rated Broadway productions, concerts and cultural performances to Jacksonville each year.
Annual Enrollment: 42,446 (students served, 2017-2018, FLDOE Fact Book 2017)
Average Student Age: 28 years old
The majority of students pursue associate degrees or other career-training credentials. The balance of the student population is pursuing a bachelor's degree or enrolled in high school completion or basic education programs, special academic programs, or professional development classes. Our diverse student body closely mirrors the diversity of Northeast Florida. We have students from more than 154 countries around the world and students range in age from 12 to 106 years old — a marvelous complement to the rich diversity of our campus experience.
Among the nearly 8,000 students receiving their degrees and certificates for the 2016-2017 academic year are:
778 with the Bachelor's degree
3,011 with the Associate in Arts degree
1,025 with the Associate in Science or the Associate in Applied Science degree
1,861 with Technical and Advanced Technical Certificates
1,148 with Workforce Certificates
• FSCJ bachelor’s program graduates’ first-year earnings are $8,148 more per year than those earning bachelor’s degrees from Florida universities.
• FSCJ Promise program is the first “promise” program in Florida, covering the cost of tuition, fees and books for eligible full-time students.
• Community College Week named FSCJ as 11th in the nation for associate degree production.
• College Choice ranked FSCJ as the 14th Best U.S. Community College.
• Aspen Institute named FSCJ a Top 150 college in the nation for exceptional student outcomes for the second consecutive time
Faculty and Employees(2016 - 17)
Full-time Faculty: 388
Adjunct Faculty: 727
Total Employees: 2,585