The primary purpose of this position is to teach graduate courses required for the certification in fundraising, in the Community Development Program. Candidates should have a record of teaching, community engagement, grantsmanship, and fundraising. As well as being capable of devoting full-time to teaching, research/scholarly work, and service with a focus on fundraising to support the Community Development program.


  • Teach graduate courses required for the certification in fundraising in the Community Development Program, such as Fundraising Campaigns and Gifts, Capital Development, Grant Development, and other courses as assigned.
  • Conduct scholarly research.
  • Participate in service activities to benefit School of Architecture with focus on fundraising.

Required Education and Experience:

  • Master’s degree in an applicable field.
  • Three years of Higher Education Experience.

Preferred Education and Experience:

  • Master’s degree in Community Development with fundraising and Non-profit Management.
  • Professional registration as a manager will be given extra consideration.
  • 15 years of administrative experience in positions directly involving community development, non-profit and/or real estate experience.
  • A record of outstanding experience in the non-profit and community development (public or private practice), along with teaching at a university level, administration, grants writing and development in the private or public sector. Experience with action-based learning through community experiences to enhance the student learning environment.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Outstanding interpersonal, communication and managerial skills.
  • Excellent work habits and an enthusiastic approach to work.
  • Strong ability to promote the Community Development program through community and professional contacts.
  • Knowledge of policy development, implementation and consensus building.

Job Posting Close Date:

  • 08/23/2018

Required Attachments:

Please attach all required documents listed below in the attachment box labeled as either “Resume/CV or Resume/Cover Letter” on the application. Multiple attachments may be included in the “Resume/CV” or Resume/Cover Letter” attachment box. Any additional attachments provided outside of the required documents listed below are considered optional.

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae

Application Submission Guidelines:

All applicants are required to apply via our Career Site on or before the closing date indicated on the job posting. Applicant inquiries received via email and websites such as Indeed, HigherEdJobs, etc. will not be considered unless the individual has applied to the available position via the PVAMU Career site.

The required documents listed in the above Required Attachments section must be attached to the application prior to the job closing date indicated to ensure full consideration for the application submitted. Please contact the Office of Human Resource on or before the closing date indicated above at 936-261-1730 or jobs@pvamu.edu should you need assistance with the online application process.

Background Check Requirements:

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

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