Executive Director, College Foundation and Community Relations
Executive Director, College Foundation and Community Relations
North Orange County Community College District
Position Number: 2015108P
Location: Fullerton College
Department: FC Friends of Fullerton College
Percentage of Employment: 100%
Months of Employment: 12 Months Per Year
Work Schedule: Depending on start date, position may require that you work remotely Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm (However, some flexibility such as evenings and weekends will be required to meet the needs of the department.)
Identifies and cultivates individual, corporate and organization fundraising prospects; conducts major and planned gift solicitations.
Directs major fundraising events; manages the annual giving program and the scholarship solicitation and awards programs.
Coordinates alumni activities.
Coordinates community outreach/relations activities with the college Director of Campus Communications to enhance the visibility of the college and the Foundation and maintain an effective public information program.
Prepares strategic and annual operating plans for the Foundation; prepares an annual budget to support the fundraising programs.
Assures compliance with all pertinent federal, state and local laws, relevant contractual obligations, and recognized reporting standards applicable to fundraising.
Monitors Foundation assets in cooperation with the Foundation Board, College President, and Vice President of Administrative Services; exercises appropriate fiduciary oversight of trust agreements, gift acceptance and investment policies.
Develops, prepares and maintains a variety of detailed and comprehensive reports, records, and files related to Foundation operations.
Works with legal counsel, investment, fundraising, research, communications and other consultants as directed in the planning and execution of Foundation development and alumni programs.
Organizes, attends, or chairs a variety of administrative and staff meetings as required; serves on committees and special projects as directed; coordinates programs and services as appropriate with other District and college personnel.
Trains, supervises, evaluates and directs the work of personnel as assigned; participates in selection and hiring processes.
Plans, organizes and arranges appropriate training and staff development activities; provides orientation for new employees.
Learns and applies emerging technologies and advances (e.g., computer software applications) as necessary to perform duties in an efficient, organized, and timely manner.
Provide leadership in District/College efforts to increase the diversity of faculty and staff, to address student achievement gaps, and in the creation of a welcoming and inclusive work and educational environment.
Assist and promote the growth and success of a diverse population of students and employees through the development of interculturally competent and equity minded management and leadership abilities. The ideal candidate should have experience in this area with African Americans, Latinx, Native Americans, Pacific Islanders and other disproportionately impacted students and employees.
Perform related duties as assigned.
Under the direction of a college president, this position provides leadership for the management of college Foundation operations, including fundraising, community relations, and alumni activities to enhance the financial welfare and image of the college. The Executive Director, College Foundation and Community Relations works directly with the Foundation Board of Directors.
The Executive Director, College Foundation and Community Relations maintains frequent contact with representatives from the community, business and industry, and college personnel.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of District organization, operations, policies and objectives
Knowledge of California education code and requirements, including Title 5
Knowledge of federal, state and local laws and reporting standards applicable to fundraising activities and foundation operations
Knowledge of correct English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation, and vocabulary
Knowledge of record keeping procedures
Knowledge of budget preparation and maintenance
Knowledge of appropriate software and databases
Ability to make effective presentations and written proposals
Ability to interpret, apply and explain laws, regulations, policies and procedures
Ability to assess, analyze, implement and evaluate research project activities
Ability to analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action
Ability to plan, organize and prioritize work
Ability to meet schedules and time lines
Ability to work independently with little direction
Ability to understand and follow oral and written directions
Ability to communicate efficiently both orally and in writing
Ability to supervise, train and provide work direction to others
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others
The award of all degrees must be verifiable on a legible transcript. If degree award date is not posted on transcript your application will be deemed incomplete and removed from consideration. All degrees and course work used to satisfy the required minimum qualifications must be from accredited post-secondary institutions.
Possession of a bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited institution.
A minimum of three years of successful fundraising, institutional development, entrepreneurial or management/supervisory experience, or a combination of these relevant to the position.
Commitment to diversity. All applicants must have demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty and staff. The applicant must be able to demonstrate how their experience with these factors relates to successfully achieving the goals of the position.
Master’s degree or higher from an accredited institution.
Completion of fundraising certificate program or National Society of Fundraising Executive accreditation.
Demonstrated record of successful, creative fundraising projects and/or events, preferably in a college setting.
Experience in monitoring assets in cooperation with a board and organizational leaders, exercising fiduciary oversight, and compliance with pertinent laws and standards applicable to fundraising.
Experience in community relations/public affairs/public relations/public information.
Experience in developing and managing a capital campaign.
Prior experience in approaching work and interactions with colleagues and/or students in an equity minded manner. Ability to provide an inclusive and welcoming work/educational environment.
Experience collaborating with faculty, staff, and/or community leaders in programs and initiatives that are specifically designed to assist historically underrepresented students achieve their educational goals.
Office environment; subject to constant interruptions and frequent interaction with others; sitting for long periods at a time (up to 2-3 hours); may require off-site duties and activities.
Salary Range: $114,777 - $145,233 Annually
Number of Vacancies:
Posting Number: 2015108P
Open Date: 02/08/2021
Close Date: 3/22/2021
Special Instructions Summary: Special COVID 19 Notice: In-person interviews are suspended at this time and will be replaced by interviews in a virtual format. Thank you for your continued interest in working at North Orange County Community College District.
This is a designated classified management position subject to a one-year probationary period.
Initial salary placement will be determined by the Office of Human Resources in accordance with Board Policy and is not negotiable. The candidate selected for employment will be required to provide the following: official transcripts and verification of experience prior to the first duty day, identification and employment eligibility as outlined in the Immigration Reform and Control Act, fingerprints and required medical certification pursuant to statue. NOCCCD will not sponsor any visa applications.
The District may choose to fill one or more positions from this recruitment within the same fiscal year or 8 months, whichever is longer.
To ensure consistency and fairness to all applicants, please do not submit materials in addition to those requested. Additional materials will not be considered or returned. Be sure to complete all questions and sections of the application. For questions which may not apply, indicate “N/A” (not applicable). Do not use terms such as “see resume” or “see attached”.
The minimum required number of references for this position is three (3) and will be requested at the finalist and/or offer of employment phase of the hiring process.
All applications will be screened under a process of utmost confidentiality by a committee of representatives from the college community. Possession of the minimum qualifications does not ensure an interview. At the time of the interview a written exercise and/or an oral presentation related to the assignment may be required. Subsequent to the interviews, the screening committee will select candidates for final consideration. A second interview will be required of candidates selected as finalists.
Minimum Qualifications - Experience: One year of experience is equivalent to 12 months of experience at a maximum of 40 hours per week (full time). Applicable part-time experience will be converted to the full-time equivalent for the sole purpose of meeting the experience minimum qualification.
Minimum Qualifications - Education: 24 units are equal to one year of education. As applicable, education must be from a regionally accredited institution and verifiable on a legible unofficial transcript.
NOCCCD offers reimbursement for candidate travel expenses. Visit http://www.nocccd.edu/policies-and-procedures to view the administrative procedures - AP 7120-10.
Evaluations of foreign degrees and/or course work are required. See our website at http://www.nocccd.edu/minimum-qualifications for information regarding evaluation of foreign degrees.
If you would like to add additional transcripts not required by the position, you may upload them to the “Additional Transcripts” link when completing your application.
Reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities may be requested by calling (714) 808-4810 at least three business days in advance of the scheduled examination/interview date.
To apply, visit: https://nocccd.peopleadmin.com/postings/4446