The Director, Foundation position will be responsible for planning, implementing, and evaluating a comprehensive annual giving and community relations program. This will include direct mail, e-giving, constituent giving programs, and personal solicitations. This position will advise and participate in the development of short and long-term strategies that support LBCC’s philanthropic priorities, increase the number of donors to the LBCC Foundation, and foster a culture of philanthropy among college constituents. Must demonstrate a commitment to service excellence, innovation, student success, fundraising ethics and best practices, integrity and diversity in the performance of job duties.
- Education and Training: Requires a bachelor’s degree or equivalent. Directly related experience may substitute for formal education.
- Experience: Requires a minimum of 3 years of related experience, including fundraising, donor development and annual giving.
- Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Requires sound working knowledge of fundraising, and matters that relate to giving/donations (public/private gifts, grants, pledges, charitable trusts, corporate giving, endowments, memorial and other accounts). Must have ability to assess potential gifts to the college. Must be willing to personally solicit funds and have the ability to raise funds. Requires the ability to use excellent judgment and take the initiative to properly solicit gifts. Also requires knowledge of various methodologies for soliciting gifts or obtaining donors, etc., and an understanding of the major fund acquisition process, planned and deferred giving programs. Ability to represent foundation to college staff and promote and communicate philanthropic giving. Must have knowledge of resource development strategies and local philanthropic avenues. Requires strong interpersonal skills, good writing and speaking skills and a high degree of personal integrity. Ability to establish and maintain positive and productive relationships with college staff. Must have ability to communicate complex funding information and work with all levels of college management, staff, the Foundation Board, and the community (serves as a college spokesperson in the community).
LBCC values a work life balance. Here are some benefits of working full-time at LBCC
- 248-day work year (Fridays off in July and August and a week off at the end of December)
- Twelve paid holidays per year
- Accrual of two days of paid leave (vacation) per month
- Accrual of eight hours of sick leave per month
- Tuition waiver for you and your dependents
- Medical, dental, vision insurance for employee and dependents
- Employer paid contribution of $2,400 per year to a tax sheltered annuity
- Public Employees Retirement eligibility after 6 months (LBCC pays the six percent employee contribution)
As a condition of employment, all new employees are required to be compensated via direct deposit.
Offers of employment are contingent on the applicant having Oregon residency at the time work commences.
LBCC is committed to the principles of Pay Equity. Management/exempt starting salaries normally fall toward the lower end of the range and are dependent on experience.
LBCC is an Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer.
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