director of tennessee state university foundation resume example with 5+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Accomplished Director with progressive industry background and decisive leadership style. Offers strategic planning abilities, background in change management and forward-thinking mindset. Ready for challenges and focused on meeting future demands.

Dedicated financial expert professional with history of meeting company goals utilizing consistent and organized practices. Skilled in working under pressure and adapting to new situations and challenges to best enhance the organizational brand. Hardworking and passionate job seeker with strong organizational skills eager to secure entry-level Director of Finance position. Ready to help team achieve company goals.

Organized and dependable candidate successful at managing multiple priorities with a positive attitude. Willingness to take on added responsibilities to meet team goals. Reliable employee seeking a Director of Finance position. Offering excellent communication and good judgment.

Experienced Director with over 10 years of experience in Finance. Excellent reputation for resolving problems and improving customer satisfaction.

To seek and maintain full-time position that offers professional challenges utilizing interpersonal skills, excellent time management and problem-solving skills.

  • Leadership and People Development
  • Strategic Planning
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Effective Communicator and Public Speaker
  • Financial Support
  • Financial Performance
  • Financial Reporting And Analysis
  • Decision-Making
  • Strong Communication Skills
  • Client Service
Work History
Director of Tennessee State University Foundation, 07/2021 - 11/2022
Tennessee State University Foundation Operations City, STATE,

● Managed four units (Prospect Research, Financial Analysis, Database Management
and Donor Relations) with the goal of providing support to all supporters of the
university, including the president, alumni, faculty, staff, and volunteers
● Developed and toke responsibility for creating and managing the annual budget,
managing the foundation, including setting, and meeting annual and long-term goals
in support of the operational and strategic goals
● Evaluated and developed reporting tools for philanthropic endeavors as needed
● Evaluated fundraising performance
● Reported fundraising progress and other reporting needs
● Served as liaison to the Foundation Board of Directors
● Use Microsoft Office (Word, Excel & PowerPoint)

Director of Fiscal Affairs – Institutional Advance, 07/2016 - 07/2020
Tennessee State University Foundation Operations City, STATE,

 Developed, tracked, and reported on the fiscal position of Institutional
Advancement and Tennessee State University's Foundation (TSU Foundation).
Prepared reports, presentations and other materials for the TSU Foundation Board
of Directors, University Leadership, and other external constituents.
 Maintain professional working relationships with national funding agencies and
administrative offices on campus.
 Facilitated communications and negotiations between the Foundation Board and
its endowment financial advisors, vendors, and constituents.
 Monitored and developed procedures for budget expenditures and reconciliation.

 Assisted in establishing strategic fundraising goals, identifying the annual budget
needed to fulfill the obligations the TSU Foundation in support of the University's
 Provided fiscal forecasting, planning, execution, and assessment for
comprehensive fundraising campaigns.
 Maintained current knowledge as it relates to federal and state fiscal regulations,
policies, and trends, ensuring that the University and TSU Foundation remains
Partnered on events and fundraising initiatives with the University and the TSU
Foundation to ensure adherence to budgetary constraints and sponsorship

Assistant Director – Development/TSU Foundation Op, 07/2013 - 07/2013
Tennessee State University City, STATE,
  • Projected and analyzed the financial needs of the foundation and all subsidiary
    accounts held within the foundation.
     Maintained day- to-day fiscal operations of the Foundation.
     Prepared monthly investment portfolio reconciliations.
     Monitored all restricted funds and scholarship funds.
     Prepared all annual reports to governmental units, including corporate annual
    reports, federal form 990 filings, federal title III reporting, internal and external
     Reviewed of all depository transactions for the foundation and daily review of all
    expenditures for the foundation.
     Liaison for the Board of Directors with investment advisors and financial
     Monitored daily budgetary activities. Assisted the executive director, as necessary.
MBA: General Business Administration, Expected in 05/2012
Capella University - Minneapolis, MN
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Bachelor of Science: Accounting, Expected in 05/1994
Tennessee State University - Nashville, TN
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School Attended

  • Capella University
  • Tennessee State University

Job Titles Held:

  • Director of Tennessee State University Foundation
  • Director of Fiscal Affairs – Institutional Advance
  • Assistant Director – Development/TSU Foundation Op


  • MBA
  • Bachelor of Science

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