Corporate and Donor Relations Coordinator - Patrick Henry Community College

  • 08 Mar 2016 3:53 PM
    Message # 3869062
    Scott Ramsburg (Administrator)


    Patrick Henry Community College (PHCC) is a comprehensive two-year college of the Virginia Community College System, serving the City of Martinsville and the counties of Henry and Patrick.  PHCC serves approximately 3,500 credit and almost 2,700 non-credit students annually and, consistently ranks among the top ten “Most Tech-Savvy” community colleges in the country by the Center for Digital Education. It is one of the nation's 82 "Achieving the Dream" Leader Colleges. The college offers transfer programs, in addition to career-track and certification programs, and serves more than 200 employers through workforce development. It is a member of the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA).


    Duties and Responsibilities: 

    Patrick Henry Community College is seeking a self-motivated professional and team player to serve as the Corporate and Donor Relations Coordinator.  This position will provide communications support, event management, and alumni support for the college foundation.  A role of this position is to build new and improve existing relationships between the college and employers within the service region (including private-sector companies, non-profit and governmental organizations) by helping them access campus resources such as faculty expertise, student career services center, Business and Industry Leadership Teams, professional development and customized training, and to connect to appropriate philanthropic opportunities. Responsibilities also include, but are not limited to, coordinate alumni and donor events; manage alumni database; produce a newsletter; plan and implement the foundation’s social media program and maintain the foundation’s website; and collaborate with public relations staff to develop multimedia content and market events when needed.

    This position is funded through the foundation and is contingent upon renewal of funding.


    Salary:  Minimum $32,619 based on qualifications and experience, plus excellent benefits package. 

    Application Deadline:  Screening of applications will begin Friday, March 18, 2016 and serious candidates should have all materials submitted that date; however, applications will be accepted for screening until position is filled.

    • Minimum Qualifications: 

    Education, training, and/or work experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Relations, Marketing, Business or related area that demonstrate the ability to perform the essential functions of the position.

    KSA’s and or Competencies required to successfully perform the work

    ·         Ability to provide alumni development

    ·         Experience with event planning and coordination

    • ·         Excellent interpersonal and networking skills; the ability to be persuasive and influential while establishing positive working relationships with external and internal constituents, always demonstrating professionalism

    ·         Ability to independently perform research and compile information in a form appropriate to the medium required

    ·         Public relations and/or journalism experience

    • Must effectively demonstrate attention to detail, strong organizational skills, and an ability to handle multiple tasks, deadlines and changing priorities with good judgment

    ·         A thorough understanding or ability to learn about different social media platforms is necessary

    • ·         Communicates effectively orally and in writing with individuals of diverse backgrounds
    • ·         Intermediate level computer skills and ability to utilize Microsoft Office programs as well as VCCS and college adopted computer software programs

    Preferred Qualifications: 

    ·         Experience with alumni development

    • ·         Demonstrated success in executing events and fund raising campaigns
    • ·         Experience in business development
    • ·         Patrick Henry Community College alumnus or graduate

    Special Requirements
    Selected applicant must pass a criminal records background check.  Documents verifying identity and eligibility to work in the United States must be presented upon employment. 

    Required Materials:

    Only applications submitted through the Virginia Jobs online application process will be accepted.  Submission of application must also include:

    1) Resume

    2) Cover letter

    Applicants who fail to submit the required materials will not be considered. 

    Special Instructions to Applicants
    Failure to complete all sections of the application including the "Posting Specific Questions", or any other sections of the application, will render the application incomplete and applicant will not be considered. Using the statement "See Resume" on the application will render the application incomplete.

    Reference letters submitted by a third party or transcripts can be sent to the attention of the HR Department, Patrick Henry Community College, 645 Patriot Avenue, Martinsville, VA  24112.

    Patrick Henry Community College complies with E-Verify which is an internet based system operated by the Department of Homeland Security in partnership with the Social Security Administration that allows participating employers to electronically verify the employment eligibility of their newly hired employees.

    Patrick Henry Community College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.   The College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, age, or veteran’s status.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

    Posting Specific Questions:

    • 1.       Please describe your experience with non-profit foundations.
    • 2.       Please describe your experience with alumni relations.
    • 3.       Please describe your experience with special events.
    • 4.       Please describe your experience with business development. 
    • 5.       Please describe your public relations and/or journalism experience.

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