Edmonds Community College is committed to diversity, equity and social justice. The college values its talented, diverse workforce and seeks to attract, hire, and support employees who consistently and actively embrace diversity and equity. We are intentional about social justice – the active engagement toward equity and inclusion that addresses issues of institutional, structural, and environmental inequity, power and privilege.
DESCRIPTION: The Director of Development will be responsible for managing and executing annual giving campaigns, appeals, corporate giving and alumni relations designed to increase financial support for the Edmonds Community College Foundation. The successful candidate will possess strong critical thinking, project management and leadership skills. This is an exempt position reporting to the Executive Director of the Foundation.
Responsibilities will include:
- Establishing fundraising goals, objectives and strategies in consultation with the Executive Director.
- Managing a portfolio of annual giving prospects from identification to solicitation.
- Developing and implementing an effective annual giving program including direct mail, online and mobile giving, electronic appeals, in-honor and in-memory giving and GiveBIG promotional efforts.
- Expanding our corporate partnership program that includes soliciting corporate sponsorships from local businesses and the community.
- Coordinating and growing the employee giving and community campaigns.
- Helping lead the design and implementation of a Foundation marketing, branding and communications plan to include newsletters, collateral material, web content, social media, mobile devices and annual reports.
- Overseeing our donor stewardship processes and activities including gift acknowledgement and database management.
- Helping grow our alumni association including recruiting alumni committee volunteers, planning quarterly events, and working with distinguished alumni.
- Providing staff support for Foundation committees and activities (cultivation and stewardship receptions).
- Increasing public and private foundation funding which includes working with the Executive Director of Grants Development to generate new funding sources for the Foundation.
- Assuming management of special projects as assigned by the Executive Director.
For information on how to apply, please see Application Procedures and Required Documents, below.
PHYSICAL WORK ENVIRONMENT:
Work is typically performed in an office setting, and requires the use of a personal computer. Traveling to various business and personal residence locations in the King-Snohomish County area using personal transportation is required.
The salary range is $55,887 – $60,494 and is based on the current administrative/exempt salary schedule, with placement based on education and experience. The college provides an excellent benefits package including 24 vacation leave days per year.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
- You must document your citizenship or employment authorization within three days of hire.
- Position is subject to a criminal background check.
- All new positions are contingent upon funding.
APPLICATION PROCEDURES AND REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:
All applicants must apply online. No paper submissions or emailed materials will be accepted. In addition to completing your online application and supplemental questions, the following documents should be included with your application:
- Current resume.
- Names and contact information for three additional references.
- Two current letters of recommendation. (If you have these letters, please attach them to your online application. If they are presently unavailable, do not send them to us. Bring them with you if you are contacted for an interview.)
- For veterans’ preference, please scan and attach your DD214, Member-4 form.
To apply, go to www.edcc.edu/hr and click on Current Job Openings.
EDMONDS COMMUNITY COLLEGE:
Established in 1967, Edmonds Community College is a public, two-year, state community college. It strengthens our diverse community by helping students access educational and career opportunities in a supportive environment that encourages success, innovation, service, and lifelong learning. It serves more than 20,000 students annually, including more than 1,400 international students from 62 countries. The college offers 68 associate degrees and 58 professional certificates in 29 programs of study. Its highest enrolled programs are the Associate of Arts/Associate of Science degrees, Paralegal, Allied Health (pre-nursing degree), Business/Accounting, Construction Management, and Culinary Arts. The college is located in the center of the growing south Snohomish County communities of Edmonds, Lynnwood, Mountlake Terrace, Brier, Mill Creek, Mukilteo, and Woodway. For more information, visit www.edcc.edu.
EEO/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION STATEMENT:
Edmonds Community College is an equal opportunity employer and assures equality of treatment in educational and employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (gender), disability, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, veteran status, or genetic information. Applicants with disabilities who require assistance with the recruitment process may call 425-640-1470 or 425-6401832, or email firstname.lastname@example.org, and accommodations will be made to the extent reasonably possible. The Human Resources Office is accessible to persons with disabilities.
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