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District Foundation Executive Director - District

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Riverside Community College District

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Riverside, CA

Job Description

Riverside Community College District
Application Deadline: 07/21/2016
Position Title: District Foundation Executive Director - District (Extended) 
Department: Chancellor Office (D) 
Position Type: Classified Management/Supervisor 
College/Campus: District 
If off-site, please specify location: Alumni House 
Employment Type: Full-Time 
Position Length: 12-month 
Salary Range: Grade AA 
Salary Amount: $126,365 - $153,843 
Salary Type: Annual
 
BASIC FUNCTION:
Under the direct supervision of the Chancellor, responsible for the overall development, coordination, and administration of the RCCD Foundation and its policies, procedures, and activities which are subject to policies established by the Foundation Board of Directors and the Riverside Community College District Board of Trustees. This position is also responsible for the creation and implementation of a comprehensive development program in direct support of the District and its colleges and shall serve as the District's Major Gifts Officer.
 
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:
The District Foundation Officer, RCCD Foundation may directly supervise staff employed within the Foundation.
 
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Any combination of training and experience that would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be: Bachelor 's degree. A master's degree is preferred. Degrees must be from a regionally accredited institution. The successful candidate must also have at least five (5) years of progressive experience in a non-profit organization, including the development, execution, and evaluation of successful strategies, with special consideration given to experience in a community college setting. Experience with direct mail programs, direct solicitation programs, annual giving programs, special events, budget development, work plan completion, and evaluations.

KNOWLEDGE OF:
Planned giving options, including charitable trusts, bequeathed contributions, annuities, and insurance; computer knowledge; excellent oral and written communication skills; superior relationship management skills; excellent organizational skills fundraising strategies, including annual giving, major gifts, donor cultivation and solicitation, corporate solicitations, and foundation grant opportunities and processes; the principles and practices of modern public and business administration and management; computerized on-line programs used for accounting, auditing, fiscal controls and financial management including designated fund and fund raising software; the practices and principles of accounting and auditing, financial analysis and research procedures; effective supervisory techniques including successful recruitment and selection processes; appropriate work assignment, delegation and performance evaluation; relevant staff development and training; and meaningful corrective and disciplinary action.

ABILITY TO:
Establish and maintain appropriate cost control and reconciliation measures; make public presentations in a dynamic and convincing manner; Interpret and apply laws, policies and procedures; communicate well with internal and external publics; analyze complex situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action; effectively manage time, meet deadlines and achieve objectives; establish and maintain effective working relationships with the general public, donors, college administrators, managers, faculty, staff, students, vendors and contractors in a diverse, multicultural and multi-ethnic educational environment; communicate well both orally and in writing; and establish and maintain effective working relationships.

COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY:
Candidate must demonstrate clear evidence of sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, staff, and the community.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Employees must possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects weighing up to 25 pounds. Will require occasional travel.

ENVIRONMENTAL ELEMENTS:
Employee works in an office environment with moderate noise levels, controlled temperature conditions, and no direct exposure to hazardous physical substances. Employee may interact with upset staff and/or public and private representatives in interpreting and enforcing departmental policies and procedures.

EXEMPT POSITION:
This is an exempt position and is not subject to overtime.

REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES (ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY):
1. Design and implement a comprehensive development program for the RCCD Foundation in support of the overall mission of the District and the Colleges.
2. Recommend, plan, and implement special revenue-generating projects such as major gift campaigns, annual campaigns, and capital campaigns in accordance with and in support of the priorities of the colleges and District.
3. Supervise special events, direct mail solicitations, proposal writing, planned giving opportunities, and donor solicitations.
4. Establish specific development goals to be met on an annual basis.
5. Coordinate processes for awarding student scholarships across the District.
6. Coordinate alumni giving efforts.
7. Maintain a financial accounting and auditing system for all Foundation accounts, in cooperation with the Vice Chancellor of Business and Financial Services.
8. Supervise the annual audit process.
9. Maintain confidential donor records and mailing lists.
10. Hire, direct, coach, evaluate, train and manage assigned staff.
11. Interpret District programs for the general public through community contacts, outreach, and participation in community activities.
12. Represent the Foundation and District at various community and civic functions.
13. Participate in local, regional, and state activities to promote the Riverside Community College District and its colleges.
14. Performs other related responsibilities as may be assigned.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
This is a Classified Management. Paid vacation, 22 days annually; and paid accruable sick leave, 12 days annually. A pro-rata reduction will be made for employees working less than full-time and less than 12 months. The District provides a health and welfare benefit package for employees and legal qualifying dependents.

The work location and assignment within a job classification is determined by the District and may be subject to change.

All offers of employment will be contingent upon the availability of funds and approval by the Board of Trustees.

The Riverside Community College District is an equal opportunity employer and recognizes the need to provide reasonable accommodations to employees with disabilities. For more information, contact (951) 222-8039.

The Riverside Community College District complies with all federal and state rules and regulations and does not discriminate on the basis of ethnic group identification, national origin, religion, age, gender, gender identity, gender expression, race, color, ancestry, genetic information, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, or any characteristic listed or defined in Section 11135 of the Government Code or any characteristic that is contained in the prohibition of hate crimes set forth in subdivision (1) of Section 422.6 of the California Penal Code, or any other status protected by law. This holds true for all District employment opportunities. Inquiries regarding compliance and/or grievance procedures may be directed to the District's Title IX Officer/Section 504/ADA Coordinator. Harassment of any employee/student with regard to ethnic group identification, national origin, religion, age, gender, gender identity, gender expression, race, color, ancestry, genetic information, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, or any characteristic listed or defined in Section 11135 of the Government Code or any characteristic that is contained in the prohibition of hate crimes set forth in subdivision (1) of Section 422.6 of the California Penal Code, or any other status protected by law, is strictly prohibited. The Title IX Officer, Section 504/ADA Coordinator for the District is Ms. Georgina Villasenor, located at 3801 Market Street, Riverside, CA 92501. Telephone Number is: (951) 222-8039.

Required Applicant Documents:
Resume or Curriculum Vitae
Cover Letter

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