Vice President for Robeson Community College Foundation Division

Vice President for Robeson Community College Foundation Division


Robeson Community College
5160 Fayetteville Road
Lumberton, NC 28360
Phone: 910-272-3700

Job Location

RCC Main Campus


Commensurate with experience


State of NC Benefits

Job Category

  • Executive/Administrative/Managerial

Application Period

Opens: Tuesday, February 20, 2024
Closes: Friday, March 8, 2024

Target Start Date

Monday, April 1, 2024

Expected Work Hours

8a-5p M-F

Employment Type


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university in Business, Finance, Marketing, Human Relations, Communications, or related fields
  • At least 5 years successful experience in securing funding and providing leadership of successful philanthropic or advancement efforts, OR deep knowledge of and connection with our constituent communities and a willingness to participate in fundraising coaching
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office including Excel, Word and PowerPoint, and have the ability to adapt to other professional software applications for resource development.
  • Experience working with a CRM (Customer Relationship Management) system.
  • Comfortable asking for contributions of any kind, at a variety of levels

Preferred Qualifications


Position Description

  • Encourages and supports a “culture of philanthropy” among The RCC Foundation members and college employees.
  • Oversees The RCC Foundation’s endowed gifts:
    • Develops and implements a strategy for continuous growth of the endowed resources.
    • Formulates goals and objectives for the sustainability and development of the endowed resources.
    • Continuously evaluates endowment investments and other assets to ensure fulfillment of donor restrictions and The RCC Foundation guidelines.
  • Administrative oversight and responsibility for developing, managing and continuously improving the operations and relationships related to The Robeson Community College Foundation. 
  • Provide leadership and support for the Foundation staff and The RCC Foundation Board, overseeing fundraising and development efforts that are aligned with the College’s strategic plan.
  • The vice president is the College’s “chief friend-raiser”, providing opportunities for our donors, alumni, partners and community members to engage with the college mission and vision in authentic and meaningful ways.
  • Oversees the College scholarship selection process for all scholarships funded through The RCC Foundation as well as scholarship recognition activities (collaborating with Financial Aid and Student Engagement internal partners).
  • Reviews and recommends revisions to The RCC Foundation By-laws, policies, procedures, guidelines and practices.
  • Manages comprehensive records for the foundation including state and federal reporting, audits, standard operating procedures, legal agreements, 501(c)(3) requirements, and investments. Prepares periodic reports on the status of the foundation endowments and donors as requested by College administration.
  • Solicits private monetary contributions through annual fund drives, planned and deferred giving, capital and major gifts campaigns, and special events.
  • Engages actively in the College’s service area, including participation in civic groups and other community events, promoting the benefits of The RCC Foundation. Maintains professional working relationships with stakeholders in the local service area governments, communities, and businesses.
  • Provides other support and advisement to college administration as appropriately requested.
  • Duties assigned may vary according to the specific needs of the Division and/or allocation of workload.

How to Apply

Candidates for the position should apply online at and submit a Professional Resume, a photocopy of Official Transcripts, and any other supporting documentation related to the qualification requirements. Robeson Community College reserves the right to perform consumer background checks on applicants who are considered for employment and the College may administer personality profile testing as part of the selection process.

Job Post Contact

Robeson Community College

PO Box 1420

Lumberton, NC 28359