FOUNDATION DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST
FOUNDATION DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST
RESPONSIBILITIES: Under the direction of the responsible administrator, perform a variety of technical, programmatic, administrative, advanced clerical, and routine staff and analytical duties to assist in planning, organizing, and implementing fundraising activities for the Southwestern College Foundation; provide support for producing publications and public relations materials; cultivate community and College-wide support for the Foundation and its fundraising activities; and maintain stewardship activities and strategies of the Foundation.
REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES: Perform a variety of duties in support of planning, organizing, and implementing annual fund campaigns among employees, SWC Foundation Board and committee members, students and alumni, business and industry, and friends of the College; establish and maintain alumni and fundraising/public relations database for record keeping and reporting; ensure confidentiality of database; draft and produce correspondence, customized solicitation/appeal letters, thank-you letters, and publications in connection with the College's fundraising, public relations, and donor recognition programs; prepare SWC Foundation annual calendar; determine meeting dates for Foundation Board of Directors monthly meetings; reserve meeting space; arrange food service; arrange for guest speakers; provide staff support to SWC Foundation Board, committees, and other groups as assigned; prepare agendas for assigned meetings; provide necessary and pertinent information/reports prior to meetings; attend meetings to take notes or record proceedings; prepare and distribute agendas, background materials, and minutes as appropriate; research, compile, summarize, record, and review information from various sources on a variety of specialized topics related to the SWC Foundation; analyze fundraising data; participate in the preparation and distribution of narrative and statistical recommendations and reports; prepare summary reports including those utilized for the development of targeted solicitation campaigns; coordinate special event fundraisers and "friendraisers" as assigned; develop and promote an alumni constituency for Southwestern College; coordinate content for SWC Foundation social media accounts to engage new and existing donors and alumni; promote and maintain working relations with College administrators, faculty, and staff regarding SWC Foundation and alumni activities; communicate with counterparts at other institutions regarding SWC Foundation trends, policies, and activities; coordinate development of SWC Foundation publications and collateral materials; coordinate activities with donors, businesses, and other community leaders regarding collaborative efforts for projects involving the SWC Foundation; coordinate with representatives to process agreements, resolutions, and/or MOUs for collaboration on projects; provide general administrative support to the Executive Director; draft, prepare, and/or edit a variety of correspondence, memoranda, agenda items, reports, proposals, and other documents and material according to established procedures, policies, and standards; type from rough draft or verbal instruction; compose correspondence independently; perform related duties and responsibilities as required.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: Any combination equivalent to: graduation from high school supplemented by two years of college level course work in business administration, public administration, marketing or related field; and three years of increasingly responsible administrative support and technical experience preferably involving fundraising in a nonprofit/foundation setting. Experience with Blackbaud Raiser's Edge donor database highly desirable.
SALARY & BENEFITS:
Range 24, Steps 1-6, $4,127.00-$5,020.00. Initial placement for external applicants is Step 1. An excellent benefits package which includes medical, vision, dental, retirement, vacation, generous sick leave package, and life insurance is available for the employee and eligible dependents.
WORKING DAYS & HOURS:
Monday-Friday: 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. (Approximately). Work schedule may be adjusted to meet the needs of the office.
STARTING DATE: As soon as the successful candidate is identified and following the subsequent governing board approval.
All application materials must be received on-line at https://jobs.swccd.edu/postings/2474. Position is open until filled. Applications received by the first screening deadline of 11:59 p.m. on Friday, February 16, 2018 are guaranteed to be reviewed by the selection committee. Any application received after the deadline is not guaranteed a review.
FAXED MATERIALS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.
APPLICATION PROCEDURES: Submit the following application materials on-line at https://jobs.swccd.edu/postings/2474:
(1)	Letter of application (cover letter)
(2)SWC on-line application
(5)Unofficial copies of college transcripts with date degree conferred
It is the sole responsibility of the applicant to ensure that all application materials are received by the deadline date. A separate, complete application packet is required for each position for which you are applying for.
All materials included in your application packet become District property,
will not be returned, will not be copied, and will be considered for this opening only.
We reserve the right to re-open, re-advertise, delay or cancel filling this position.
If additional positions become available in this classification, applications received in response to this posting may be considered for those additional positions for up to 90 days after final board approval.
INTERVIEW TRAVEL COSTS MUST BE BORNE BY THE APPLICANT.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer and in compliance with the American with Disabilities Act,
Southwestern Community College District will make reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities.