Manager, Advancement Services

<strong>Manager, Advancement Services</strong>

POSITION OVERVIEW Vancouver Island University (VIU) is a dynamic, internationally-recognized university supporting a student population of 12,000 full- and part-time learners (including 1,500 international students and over 1,400 Indigenous students) and employing over 2,000 faculty and staff.  Located on the

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Director of Development

Director of Development

Responsibilities The Director of Development will execute the strategy for successfully identifying, cultivating and soliciting a pipeline of prospective donors in alignment with Lethbridge College’s priorities and strategic goals. The Director will oversee the stewardship of all donors, including major gifts and planned initiatives, annual giving, endowed funds, annual reporting, naming opportunities, events and thank you letters. Reporting to the Vice President of Research and Partnerships (VPRP) and working with the Director of LC Extension and Director of Applied Research Operations, the Director of Development is part of the Research and Partnerships leadership team. The Director supervises the team’s staff and provides coaching, feedback, and growth opportunities, including professional development and performance management. As a member of the College Leadership Council (CLC), the Director communicates, collaborates, identifies, and supports Lethbridge College initiatives and direct fundraising initiatives. The Director will monitor the implementation of college policies of naming rights, gift acceptance, gift processing, fund management, and sharing of personal information. The Director will work with the Director of Finance to ensure compliance with CRA guidelines and regulations. The ideal incumbent will be able to design and implement a centre-wide service model and sustainability plan that aligns with the strategy and goals of Lethbridge College. This includes representing the centre on appropriate boards, committees and working groups at various levels, internal and external to the institution. Land Acknowledgement Located on the traditional lands of the Blackfoot Confederacy, Lethbridge College is committed to honouring the land from a place of knowing. We honour the Siksikaitsitapi as both the traditional and current Land Keepers of this area, and we welcome all Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples who call Blackfoot territory their home to disclose as such when submitting applications. Lethbridge College is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse environment for all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, and age. Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

At Lethbridge College, we know we all benefit when the rich diversity of our campus community is fully represented, and all students and employees are included. We are committed to identifying and overcoming systemic barriers that impede individuals from underrepresented groups. We are ready to work together to ensure Lethbridge College is a place where all individuals feel valued for their unique perspectives, skills, and contributions and are afforded equal opportunities to participate in learning, research, and innovation.

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