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Associate Vice Chancellor of Advancement


​The Dallas County Community College District (DCCCD) invites nominations and applications for the Associate Vice Chancellor for Advancement.

Also serving as the Executive Director of the DCCCD Foundation, the Associate Vice Chancellor for Advancement provides strategic leadership for the creation and execution of a development plan in support of the strategic initiatives of the district. This individual will work closely with the DCCCD Chancellor, Dr. Joe May; the Foundation Board and staff; and the Presidents of the seven district colleges to achieve the outcomes established by the Board of Trustees.

The Associate Vice Chancellor will be responsible for devising strategies to achieve outcomes in five key areas: planning, capacity building, donor development, direct fundraising and board development. The successful candidate must have the ability to think critically and creatively; write and communicate effectively; work independently and collaborate well; manage multiple projects and multiple timelines simultaneously; and navigate complex issues and people with a high level of sensitivity and success. He or she will be passionate about the mission of community colleges; possess superb planning, execution, facilitation and training skills; and be energetic and highly adaptable.

A bachelor’s degree is required for this position, with a master’s degree preferred. Other critical skills and experience sought for this role include 10 years or more of increasingly responsible and successful positions in nonprofit leadership and fundraising, preferably in a higher education setting; demonstrated success working with boards and cultivating relationships with donors; and in-depth understanding of the community college sector.

R. H. Perry & Associates is assisting DCCCD in this search. The job description is available for review at and (PDF - 29KB). Direct inquiries may be made in strict confidence to Dr. Larry Tyree, Senior Consultant, at 941-993-5179 and Dr. Toni Murdock, Senior Consultant, at 206-795-7252. For full consideration, please send a letter of interest, a full résumé and a list of five references via email to by Oct. 3, 2014.

The seven independently accredited colleges of the Dallas County Community College District are part of an equal opportunity system that provides education and employment opportunities without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Dallas County Community College District complies with the Americans With Disabilities and Veterans Act. If you require special accommodations in order to apply for a position, please contact the District Human Resources Office at​.​​