Reporting to the Foundation Director, The Development Coordinator serves as the major gifts officer who will design, develop, and implement the LCC Foundation’s major gift and planned giving programs. The Development Coordinator will be responsible for managing and cultivating relationships with existing major prospects, as well as identifying new prospects. An ability to empathize with donors and clearly communicate the mission of Lansing Community College and the Foundation is key. The Development Coordinator is expected to energize team members, internal and external constituents, persuade prospects, and secure impactful gifts.
Bachelor’s Degree or an Associate's Degree with a minimum of 2 years demonstrated related fundraising work experience.
Demonstrated history of cultivating, soliciting, and securing major gifts.
Experience with creating, organizing, and maintaining a portfolio of major/planned donors.
Experience speaking in public, creating written materials for publication.
Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE).
Experience working in higher education environment.
Additional Salary Information: The full salary range for this position is $51,440 - $78,608; new hire starting salary is typically in the range of $51,440 - $53,241
Internal Number: FA9711
About Lansing Community College Foundation
The Lansing Community College Foundation believes that a lack of financial resources should not be an obstacle to education for anyone. The LCC Foundation partners with Lansing Community College to provide financial resources to students, programs, and capital projects at the college to educate and elevate the community. The Foundation provides over 200 donor-funded scholarships annually, manages more than 50 program development funds, and has a diverse donor population of thousands.
Lansing Community College is one of the largest community colleges in Michigan, serving more than 23,000 students each year. It offers more than 200 associate degree and certificate programs in addition to career and workforce development and personal enrichment options. The college was founded in 1957 and has since grown from its flagship campus in downtown Lansing to include locations in Delta Township, East Lansing, Mason and Livingston County. LCC is consistently named one of Michigan’s best community colleges, and students enjoy unsurpassed instruction, beautiful facilities, cutting-edge technology and comprehensive support services to help them succeed.