Annual / Alumni Giving Officer
This position will remain open until filled. To receive full consideration please ensure your application materials are received by January 16, 2017.
Design, direct, implement, and execute an annual fund campaign that addresses all elements of a 2-year community college including business appeals, corporate matching programs, event/sports related appeals, and alumni support. Coordinate and work with staff and volunteers to complete annual fund activities and goals. Assist in maintaining donor database. Participate in board meetings and special events as required.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Create, design, and implement an annual fund strategy on behalf of the College. Plan and direct specific fund-raising efforts such as class gifts, company matching programs, friends of military, thank you campaigns, reunion class giving, and in-kind donations.
Design and implement fund raising campaigns to generate new donations, increase donation of unrestricted funds, grow alumni participation, and engage general support for all college departments and programs.
Actively solicit gifts through a variety of fundraising methods including direct mail, personal contact, and phone campaigns.
Oversee budgets related to assigned fund raising activities including product design, direct mail, special events, and fund-raising campaigns.
Gather insights and information from stakeholders to develop messaging for fundraising activities and campaigns. Determine effective messaging strategies and ensure consistency in messaging delivery by campaign stakeholders, partners, and alumni board.
Maintain portfolio of President's Club donors; solicit renewal donors and first time donors.
Assist in recruitment, training, coaching, and evaluation of support staff and volunteers.
Compile and produce fund-raising reports as required.
Participate in departmental and college wide meetings as necessary.
Maintain cooperative working relationship with College staff, other organizations, and the public.
Follow all safety rules and procedures for work areas.
Perform other related duties as assigned.
Auxiliary Job Functions:
Provide assistance to other college personnel as workload and staffing levels dictate.
Maintain proficiency by attending training and meetings, reading materials, and meeting with others in areas of responsibility.
Maintain work areas in a clean and orderly manner.
The education and/or work experience sections of your online application form must demonstrate that you meet all of the following Minimum Qualifications. The information on the cover letter/resume will not substitute for the completed application.
MINIMUM/MANDATORY EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
Any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the duties as described. A typical way to obtain the knowledge, skills and abilities would be: A Bachelor's Degree AND two years' fund raising and annual gifts experience required.
KNOWLEDGE: Thorough knowledge of the principles, metrics, methods, strategies and techniques of marketing and fundraising in a community college setting. Knowledge of community colleges, general business operations, processes, and procedures. Knowledge of general office practices and procedures, grammar/spelling, and positive customer service.
SKILL: Strong organizational skills; interpersonal communication skills; problem-solving, analysis, and decision-making skills. Skill in establishing and maintaining effective liaison relationships, written and oral communications. Strong skills in donor relations. Skill in the use of personal computers; office software programs including MS applications such as Word, Access, PowerPoint, and Excel; phone system; and standard use of office equipment.
ABILITIES: Demonstrated ability to secure private gifts and donations. Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with volunteers, parents, students, staff, other agencies, and the general public; direct, manage evaluate, and motivate others; plan and organize projects and events; manage time effectively and multitask; work independently and as part of a group; read and interpret policies, regulations, and laws as they relate to this job; communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, including the ability to provide customer service and support to diverse individuals and groups; maintain a high degree of discretion when dealing with sensitive/confidential information. Ability to work after hours as needed. Physical ability to perform the essential job functions.
Valid Driver License acceptable in the State of Oregon
Fund Raising Certificate.
Other Job Elements:
The physical demands listed below represent those that must be met by an incumbent to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with qualified disabilities to perform the essential functions.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS OF POSITION:
While performing the duties of this position, the employee is frequently required to sit, stand, bend, kneel, stoop, communicate, reach, and manipulate objects. The position requires mobility including the ability to move materials weighing up to five pounds on a regular basis such as files, books, office equipment, etc. This position may occasionally require moving materials weighing up to 50 pounds. Manual dexterity and coordination are required more than 50% of the work period while operating equipment such as computers, keyboards, telephones, calculators, and standard office equipment.
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT USED:
Telephone, computer, laptop, keyboard, monitors, mouse, calculators, printers, scanners, and other standard office equipment.
The work environment characteristics described below are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
WORKING CONDITIONS/WORK ENVIRONMENT:
Work is primarily conducted in an indoor office setting where most of the work period occurs under usual office working conditions. The noise level is typical of most office environments where telephones, personal interruptions, and background noise are frequent. Requires routine exposure to construction hazards (debris, fumes, dust), extreme temperatures, and inclement weather when working outside for construction project assignments and/or emergency response.
Direct supervision of others is not a typical function assigned to this position. Provides training and orientation and assigns work to newly assigned personnel and student workers.
Works under the general supervision of the Executive Director, CCC Foundation.
Clackamas Community College is a diverse community that provides equal opportunity in employment, activities, and its programs.It is the policy of the Clackamas Community College and its Board that there will be no discrimination or harassment in any educations programs, activities or employment on the grounds of race, color, religion, ethnicity, use of native language, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, veteran status, age, genetic information or any other status protected under applicable federal, state or local laws.
The College also prohibits retaliation against an individual for engaging in activity protected under this policy, and interfering with rights or privileges granted under anti-discrimination laws.
Persons having questions about equal opportunity and nondiscrimination should contact the dean of Human Resources for Clackamas Community College in Barlow Hall at the Oregon City campus, 503-594-3300. Please note the following areas of responsibility, should you need relevant resources or information: Section 504 Coordinator, Disability Coordinator, Oregon City campus, 503-594-3181; Title II Coordinator, Associate Dean, Oregon City campus, 503-594-3392; Title IX Coordinator, Dean, Human Resources, Oregon City campus, 503-594-3300.
ADDITIONAL POSTING INSTRUCTIONS:
To apply for this position, you must submit:
Completed online application
Cover Letter explaining your interest in the position and describing how you meet the minimum and special qualifications and requirements of the position
Current Resume or Curriculum Vitae
Letters of Recommendation
Completed responses to the Supplemental Questions
Upon hire, candidate will be required to provide official transcripts for degrees earned, if applicable.
To apply, visit: http://www.clackamas.edu
CCC only accepts applications through this online application system. We want you to be successful in applying with us. We highly encourage you to complete and submit your application in advance of the deadline.
For assistance with this, please email email@example.com. For technical assistance with your application, please call (855) 524-5627.
Please note: This is initially a self-screening system. We recognize that our application process can be lengthy, so before you begin, please read all of the stated requirements to determine if you meet them. Applicants must meet all of the stated minimum/special qualifications and additional requirements to be considered for this position. Based on your responses to the qualifying questions, the system may automatically screen you out from further consideration.
Required documents must be provided at the time of application. Please remove any personal information such as photographs, date of birth, gender, social security number, and other protected information from your documents. Documents containing protected information will be considered incomplete. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Positions are subject to budget consideration and approval. For the candidate who is hired into this position, salary placement will be based on guidelines in the handbook or association agreement (as applicable) to assess education and experience. For this reason, please be sure to include everything in your application that you want the college to consider towards placement.
Clackamas Community College participates in E-Verify and will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. This information is kept completely confidential, is obtained only after a candidate is hired, and will not be used to pre-screen any job applicant.
The college does not sponsor employees in the visa application process if they intend to use this as their means to work in the United States. This means that all required work visas must be in place and supported by appropriate evidence to be employed by Clackamas.
REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION STATEMENT:
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job.
This job description is a general description of essential job functions. It is not intended as an employment contract nor is it intended to describe all responsibilities, skills, effort, or work conditions associated with the job someone in this position would perform. All employees of Clackamas Community College are expected to perform tasks as assigned by Clackamas Community College supervisory/management personnel regardless of job title or routine job duties.
VETERAN'S PREFERENCE STATEMENT:
Applicants are eligible to use Veteran's Preference when applying with Clackamas Community College in accordance with ORS 408.225, 408.230 and 408.235; and OAR 105-040-0010 and 105-040-0015. Preference will only be given if the applicant meets the minimum qualifications and any special qualifications for the position and electronically attach the required documentation at the time of application.
MEMBER COPY 4 of the Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (DD Form 214 or 215) – OR – Letter from the US Dept. of Veterans Affairs indicating a non-service connected pension.
Disabled Veterans must also submit a copy of their Veterans disability preference letter from the Department of Veterans Affairs.
You can request copies of your military service record through the National Archives website at: http://www.archives.gov/veterans/military-service-records/
For information regarding Veteran's Preference qualifications, visit the following website: http://www.oregonjobs.org/DAS/STJOBS/vetpoints.shtmlq
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