Employment Opportunities

​The Council of Independent Colleges, located in Washington DC, is the major national service organization for all small and mid-sized independent, liberal arts colleges and universities in the United States.

 Available Position(s):

Vice President for Development
(Posted October 5, 2015)
The vice president for development is responsible for all ongoing fundraising initiatives. Relationships with sponsoring organizations are developed and maintained continuously, and outreach in support of programs is closely coordinated with staff colleagues who responsible for conference programs and marketing materials. The vice president works closely with the CIC president, and a development manager supports the position in these efforts.

Relationships with foundation officers are also continuously developed and maintained. The vice president plays the critical role in developing proposals for projects and programs that benefit member colleges and universities. The vice president communicates extensively with foundations about funded programs and drafts the formal progress and expenditures reports, in close cooperation with CIC’s president and supported by a staff member.

In addition to these core responsibilities, the vice president can play a key role in other programs, depending on his or her interests and experience. In recent years, the incumbent vice president who is retiring, has supervised CIC’s relations with partner organizations in CIC’s leadership development programs, administered a graduate scholarship program, and managed a CIC consortium in online education.