Director of Annual Giving and Development Services - Categorical, CLOSING DATE EXTENDED
Closing Date: April 1, 2013
Job Opening # 4737/4134
PLEASE NOTE: In order to be considered for this opening, you must apply through the District website at https://jobs.socccd.edu
Salary and benefits:
$103,140 to $145,128 per year. The District offers a comprehensive package of insurance benefits to eligible employees, which includes medical and dental insurance, a vision-care plan, life insurance and dependent life coverage, accidental death and dismemberment coverage, and a long-term disability income-protection plan. All premiums are fully paid by the District. Manditory retirement incentive program is through California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS)
THIS POSITION IS CATEGORICAL FUNDED, WITH EMPLOYMENT CONTINGENT UPON FUNDING THROUGH COLLEGE FOUNDATION REVENUE.
To be considered a full complete Application (do not state "see resume"), and Resume are required. Incomplete applications will not be considered. All submitted materials become the property of the South Orange County Community College District, and will not be returned, will not be copied, and will be considered for this position only. Applicant bears the sole responsibility for ensuring that the application is complete when submitted. Any supporting document submitted must reference the Job Opening ID #4737/4134 and may be attached online, faxed to 949-340-8007, mailed via U.S. Mail under separate cover, or hand delivered to the District offices.
After the closing date of a position, all applications will be submitted to a hiring committee for review. As this process is very comprehensive, the length of this period may vary from 6-8 weeks from the position close date, depending upon the size of the committee and the number of applications received for the position. Please be patient during this review period as your application is very important to us.
Those qualified applicants who are to be interviewed will be contacted by a Human Resources/District representative. Since you applied through our new on-line applicant site, you may review the status of your application after the closing date by returning to the applicant site with your personal user name and password.
To work with senior management and provide development and strategic execution and management of a comprehensive annual giving program, including the coordination and oversight of supporting initiatives in the areas of development services and donor relations. Receives direction from the Director of College Foundation or President's designee. Exercises functional and technical supervision over support personnel assigned to annual giving, development services, and donor relations.
DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS: The Director of Annual Giving and Development Services is a mid-level management position. The incumbent is required to be significantly self-directed, self-motivated and capable of working independently with a minimum of supervision. The incumbent possesses expert management skills and the ability to create and perform complex plans and strategies to reach significant fundraising goals. The incumbent also possesses the skills, experience and personal qualities to provide leadership to the staff, volunteers and colleagues to successfully meet the Foundation's annual fund and development goals.
• Budget preparation and administration.
• Community and business relations, outreach and resources.
• Correct English composition, grammar, spelling and vocabulary.
• District and College organization, operations and objectives.
• District and College policies and procedures.
• Financial record-keeping skills.
• Interpersonal skills including tact, patience and diplomacy.
• Investment principles and procedures.
• Knowledge of, and adherence to, the highest professional, ethical standards and practices as identified and agreed to by the National Society of Fund Raising Executives (NSFRE), the • • Partnership for Philanthropic Planning (PPP), and the National Council on Resource Development (NCRD).
• Methods of donor development, solicitation, recognition and stewardship.
• Operation of computer, peripherals and software programs, including student information systems, database management, spreadsheet, word processing and specialized constituent software.
• Oral and written communication skills.
• Planning and organizational skills.
• State and federal laws and regulations related to assigned program, such as nonprofit regulations, tax regulations, estate planning and fiduciary responsibilities.
• Analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions and implement recommendations.
• Collect, compile and analyze data.
• Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
• Demonstrate ability and interest in managing, developing, motivating and mentoring staff.
• Demonstrate critical analytical skills regarding fundraising to recognize opportunities, identify critical, high pay-off activities and prioritize them to attain goals.
• Demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills, including the desire and ability to listen and be responsive to donors, professional advisors and other community partners.
• Demonstrate openness to new ideas and their implementation.
• Demonstrate proficiency in the use of technology, in particular database management and online marketing and fundraising programs.
• Demonstrate strong managerial, leadership and supervisory skills.
• Demonstrate organizational and communication skills.
• Establish and maintain positive, effective and cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
• Initiate and build relationships with existing and prospective donors including individuals, and business, industry, philanthropic and other organizations.
• Interpret and apply complex and technical State and federal laws and regulations related to assigned duties.
• Listen carefully and attentively to and understand customers' needs, both internally and externally, and proactively respond to those needs in a consistent and timely manner.
• Maintain a high level of poise and professionalism in all circumstances.
• Maintain current knowledge of an effective annual giving and development services program, including legal gift receipts.
• Maintain the security of confidential materials.
• Manage multiple priorities simultaneously.
• Operate office equipment such as computer, printer, calculator, copier and facsimile machine.
• Plan, organize, coordinate and direct a comprehensive annual giving and development services program.
• Prepare and administer budgets for assigned program areas.
• Prepare oral and written reports and recommendations.
• Provide direction and motivation to others through communication, modeling appropriate behavior, optimism and high achievement.
• React and adapt to changing situations easily and appropriately.
• Recruit and train volunteers to serve on governing board.
• Relate effectively to people of varied academic, cultural and socio-economic backgrounds using tact, diplomacy and courtesy.
• Solve complex problems and meet deadlines and goals with limited supervision.
• Support cooperation, collaboration and the sharing of information while providing the best quality product available and continuously upgrading standards to maintain quality in all areas of responsibility.
• Train, supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned personnel.
• Understand database management, gift processing and donor relations.
• Work effectively and cooperatively to achieve common goals.
• Work effectively with and motivate other development professionals and volunteers.
• Work independently and within a team environment.
Bachelor's degree or above from an accredited college or university with major course work in business administration, communications, public relations, marketing, philanthropic management or related field.
Three years of increasingly responsible foundation management experience involving managing budgets and effectively leading, managing and developing support staff, with demonstrated success in raising external resources from multiple channels. Five or more years of fund raising and donor services management experience preferred. Demonstrated track record for developing external resources at a college or university preferred.
Please visit the District’s Employment Opportunities website at https://jobs.socccd.edu for a detailed job description, to learn more about the District and to complete an on-line application.
NOTICE TO ALL CANDIDATES FOR EMPLOYMENT: The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, Public Law 99-603, requires that employers obtain documentation from every new employee which authorizes that individual to accept employment in this country.
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