PNC Entrepreneurship Center Director

Texas Southern University
January 24, 2023
Offerd Salary:$ 10,000
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Contract Type:Other
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Hours of Work 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM M-F

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Position Information

Posting Number TSU202770

Official TSU Title PNC Entrepreneurship Center Director Grant Title PNC Entrepreneurship Center Director Job Description Summary / TWC Summary


Supports the strategic fundraising efforts of the Jesse H. Jones School of Business Entrepreneurship Center at Texas Southern University by designing, implementing, evaluating, and refining the unit's fund-raising activities. Personally identifies, cultivates, solicits, and stewards major gift donors and prospects, fosters collaborative relationships with different colleges/schools by coordinating joint solicitation efforts and aligning marketing and outreach efforts for multiple development programs and initiatives with the School of Business.


Position requires: a) facilitation of collaborative relationships with various constituents to enhance the unit's fundraising efforts; b) facilitation and/or oversight of day-to-day activities of the development office; c) direct identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of major gift donors and prospects; d) supervision of volunteers and/or lower-level staff in the execution of development activities; and e) development, coordination and implementation of strategies targeted at high- level donor base with prospects typically exceeding $ 10,000.

This is a Grant Funded position.

Essential Duties Summary

  • Establishes and maintains collaborative working relationships with the School of Business colleagues, and appropriate BAC board members and/or other constituents to maximize the unit's total gift revenue, plan solicitation strategies, and leverage joint solicitation efforts.
  • Works with dean to develop the entrepreneurship advisor council (EAC)
  • Assists and/or leads in short- and long-range strategic planning activities to create and implement fund-raising goals and objectives.
  • Coordinates day-to-day unit-based development strategies and activities to ensure their integration into the JHJ's overall development program.
  • Makes effective use of the JHJ's and other institutional resources to ensure appropriate management of donors, prospects, alumni, and volunteers to contribute the development of entrepreneurship programs.
  • Identifies, cultivates, solicits, and stewards major gift donors and prospects including individuals, corporations, and/or foundations, through visits and other forms of direct personal contact to conduct the strategy and mission of JHJ School of Business.
  • Conducts research to identify prospects, with an emphasis on major gifts exceeding $10,000, and creates strategies to match prospects' interests to the priorities of JHJ School of Business and the University.
  • Researches, writes, edits, and/or oversees the preparation of persuasive, accurate, and grammatically and syntactically correct solicitations, proposals, case statements, reports, correspondence, and other development-related communication materials in support of JHJ's fund- raising activities in the entrepreneurship and small business areas.
  • Plans and conducts programs and activities designed to increase the visibility of the unit and the University to internal and external constituencies.
  • Trains and supervises staff and student employees, interns, and/or volunteers. performing related work; may participate in the recruitment of volunteers, as
  • Prepares the reports to PNC foundation and Howard University about the development and status of the center and participates in the regular meetings/events/activities related to entrepreneurship/small business.
  • Prepares the reports for annual Dean's Newsletter and department/school annual report about the progress and development of the entrepreneurship center.
  • Aids and suggests to other HBCUs in the assigned geographical areas.
  • Collaborates/works with JHJ's Executive Director of Advancement for promotion, advertisement, publications and developing brochures/web information materials related to the entrepreneurship center.
  • Collaborates/works with Chair of Accounting and Finance to promote to and recruit studies interested in pursuing the entrepreneurship career
  • Collaborates/works with PNC academic/program/curriculum coordinator and PNC student club activities/events coordinator to promote the entrepreneurship center.
  • Participates in the grant and proposal writing in the entrepreneurship/small business area to seek for additional funding.
  • Manages other related tasks at the request of Dean.
  • % FTE


    Hiring Range $84,429.00 - $105,536.00 Education

    Bachelor's degree or higher.

    Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.

    Required Licensing/Certification


    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities


  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to interact effectively with academic leadership, faculty, prospects, donors, and/or volunteers in a wide range of roles.
  • Database management skills.
  • Demonstrated organizational skills and experience in managing events and other complex activities in support of development objectives.
  • Community relations skills and the ability to communicate and work effectively within a diverse community.
  • Program planning and leadership skills.
  • Highly developed verbal and written communication skills and the ability to present effectively to small and large groups.
  • Abilities:

  • Demonstrated ability in securing major grants and gifts from individuals, corporations, foundations, and other private funding sources.
  • Demonstrated ability in planning and implementing long- and short-range development initiatives in conjunction with strategic planning processes.
  • Ability to conduct research, gather data, analyze information, and prepare effective, accurate, and timely reports and other documents to support development objectives.
  • Ability to supervise and train employees, to include organizing, prioritizing, and scheduling work assignments. Ability to exercise good judgment, to demonstrate an understanding of ethics related to development activities, and to use discretion in interactions with donors, prospects, volunteers, and others.
  • Ability to foster effective working relationships within a team environment.
  • Work Experience

    At least 5 years of documented professional experience related to the duties and responsibilities specified.

    Working/Environmental Conditions

  • No or very limited physical effort required.
  • No or very limited exposure to physical risk.
  • Willingness and availability to travel extensively and to work extended hours necessary.
  • Desired start date Position End Date (if temporary)

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    Manual of Administrative Policies and Procedures

    Close Date 01/24/2023 Open Until Filled (overrides close field) No Special Instructions to Applicants Open to all applicants.

    Posting Supplemental Questions

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  • Do you have a Bachelor's degree or higher?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Do you have at least 5 years of documented professional experience related to the duties and responsibilities specified? Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.
  • At least 5 years of documented professional experience
  • Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement
  • None of the above
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  • Resume
  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  • Official Transcripts
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