Position title
Executive Director, RRCC Foundation

Summary of Position


Red Rocks Community College is seeking applications for a full-time Executive Director of the RRCC Foundation to join our Executive Leadership team!

Red Rocks Community College exemplifies extraordinary. We are dedicated to our Vision and Mission, which promote student achievement, staff empowerment, and community engagement. We live our values: Integrity, Collaboration, Learning, Inclusiveness, and Communication. We encourage applications from individuals whose background and interests align with our commitment to inclusiveness and welcome you to visit the RRCC Inclusion & Diversity webpage for additional information.

With an unrivaled reputation grounded in our Values, we stand out as a cutting-edge model in higher education. We are one of the first community colleges in the country to offer both Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programs. Our continued pursuit of excellence is instilled in our employees and has inspired a dynamic and passionate culture.

Department Summary: The RRCC Foundation, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, was established in 1991 with the vision of removing the financial barrier and helping students of all income levels to have access to higher education. Now, more than 28 years later, generous supporters have provided more than $17 million in donations allowing the Foundation to award more than 6.4 million dollars in scholarships and over 5.6 million dollars for other Red Rocks Community College programs and assisted nearly 3,800 students in meeting their educational and life goals.

Position Summary: The Executive Director of the RRCC Foundation position provides broad oversight for all functions of the institution’s Foundation Office, Grant Development, Major Gift Fundraising and Alumni Relations. The Director has oversight of and provides direction for the creation, coordination and execution of all fundraising and relationship building on behalf of the Foundation.

All applications will be reviewed in the order that they are received on an ongoing basis until the position is filled. Candidates are encouraged to submit a complete application packet early for full consideration.


Description of Position

Responsible for the RRCC Educational Foundations Operations, Annual Giving, Major Giving, Planned Giving, Capital Fundraising, Donor Stewardship, Alumni, and Foundation Programs. Direct and manage all fiscal responsibilities of the Foundation as well as of the actions and activities of the Foundation Board.

Serve as the Executive Director of the Foundation overseeing the administration of programs and strategic planning of the foundation as well as managing fundraising, marketing and community outreach. Manage the affairs of the RRCC Foundation, staff the board and committees, and assure timely compliance with all legal and fiduciary requirements.

Serve as the College’s Development Officer. Participate in development activities including individual meetings with donors, prospects and campus constituent groups. Act as primary development liaison to both campus communities focusing on Major Gift fundraising.

Engage in development activities to increase foundation assets and respond to student needs through the creation and implementation of a comprehensive development and alumni relations plans.

Direct, supervise, and evaluate the work of support staff.

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Job Location
10280 A & B West 55th Ave, Arvada, CO, 80002
Job Type
Employment Type
Date posted
March 15, 2023
Valid through
April 19, 2023
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Position: Executive Director, RRCC Foundation

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