Executive Director of Development

Kilgore College

Kilgore, Texas

Kilgore College is a publicly supported, two-year comprehensive community college located in northeastern Texas. With more than 11,000 students each year, Kilgore is dedicated to serving the needs of Texas residents, particularly those in East Texas. The college opened its doors in 1935 and has evolved to provide a wide range of educational opportunities in fields that include nursing, law enforcement, manufacturing technology and other vocational fields. With campuses at Kilgore and Longview, the school was named the 8th best community college in the nation by College Choice.

The Opportunity

The Executive Director (ED) of Development will have the opportunity to lead annual, capital and planned giving campaigns at Kilgore College. Reporting directly to the school’s president, the ED will create comprehensive solicitation and cultivation strategies for donors. Major gifts will be an important part of the job responsibilities as well as developing and managing a communications strategy. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 7-10 years of experience in fundraising, preferably with designation as a Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE).