Donor and Alumni Relations Coordinator (BC) (One or More
Kern Community College District
$59,810.94 - $78,477.13 Annually
Under the direction of the Foundation Executive Director, the Donor
and Alumni Relations Coordinator manages a comprehensive fund
development and alumni relations program that will generate
financial and other support for the College. Positions in this
class may be assigned primary responsibility for either donor or
alumni relations but are expected to be fully cross-functional in
order to meet changing workload demands.
Work with Executive Director to develop annual goals and
objectives, develop and establish project campaigns, and establish
priorities in fund development and alumni engagement.
Develop and implement a plan for communicating with donors and
alumni, and for engaging them in College activities and
Serve as staff liaison to the BC Alumni Association, providing
support in development and implementation of events and activities
of the BCAA.
Implement campaigns to promote interaction among alumni and to
highlight the success of BC alums.
Manage all scholarship accounts, including trust and endowment
accounts and to timely prepare and distribute accurate annual
reports to donors.
Implement initiatives to strengthen the Foundation's
effectiveness as the primary fundraising entity for the
Maintain, in collaboration with Accounting Manager and the
Financial Aid Office, complete, up-to-date records (biographical,
historical, and financial) on all scholarships, ensuring such
information is properly documented in AcademicWorks and Raisers
Communicate with donors of scholarship trust accounts to
determine number of and amount of scholarships to be awarded on an
annual basis and to collect those monies committed.
Field questions from current and potential donors regarding
existing funds and provide information about how to establish new
scholarships or endowments.
Negotiate and prepare gift agreements with new donors, while
providing ongoing stewardship to current and former donors.
Manage annual Honors Celebration, enlisting help from other
campus entities such as Financial Aid, Media Services, the Events
Office, and Maintenance and Operations.
Maintain, in collaboration with the Financial Aid Office,
complete, up-to-date records on all scholarships funded through
Plan and execute alumni, donor and other Foundation events.
These duties may include overseeing all aspects of event execution,
including maintenance of guest lists, invitations, selection of
venues and menus, and general oversight of the event.
Serve as primary contact to the Financial Aid Office.
Participate in staffing the Foundation Office when others are
out or otherwise occupied.
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university and two
years' experience in a comparable position. (Equivalent: Associate
Degree and four years' experience in a comparable position.)
Three years of progressively responsible experience in higher
education, charitable foundation and or corporate development
(fundraising and/or communications) activities.
Demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse
academic, socioeconomic, cultural, ethnic, and disability
backgrounds of community college students and employees.
Knowledge and Abilities
Manage people and processes
Work independently and set goals and objectives for operations
that fall within the scope of this position, supporting the
Work effectively with community groups and to direct
Communicate effectively and clearly, both orally and in
Lead and demonstrate techniques associated with developing
collaborative and effective partnerships
Be flexible and firm in support of areas of responsibility
Function under tight timelines, successfully completing
projects in a detailed manner
The mission of community colleges, particularly California
Strong planning, problem solving, and organizational
Basic computer skills including a working familiarity with
Word, Excel, PowerPoint or similar programs and social media such
as Facebook and Twitter.
59,810.94 - $ 78,477.13 annuallyMaximum Entry
Level Salary: $ 62,838.87 annually
First Review of Applications:
packets will be accepted until the position is filled; but those
received by October 1, 2021
consideration. The College reserves the right to extend time limits
or reinitiate the recruitment/selection process at any point.
Completed application packet must include:
It is the applicant's responsibility to redact (or remove) any
personal information from all documents prior to uploading. This
includes Social Security Numbers, Date of Birth, and any photos of
- Completed Online Application for Employment form
- Current resume
- Letter of interest (Cover Letter)
- Copy of legible transcripts, if applicable
- List of five (5) professional references - Listed on
Foreign Degree: Applicants with foreign degrees from colleges or
universities outside of the United States must have their
coursework evaluated by a professional association that is a member
of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services
(NACES) or Academic Credentials Evaluation Institute, INC. (ACEI).
A copy of the evaluation must be submitted with your on-line
Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to participate in
the selection process should contact Human Resources to make the
necessary arrangements. EEO Plan 2021-2024
Note: The District is
strongly committed to achieving staff diversity and the principles
of equal employment opportunity. The District encourages a diverse
pool of applicants and does not discriminate on the basis of
national origin, religion, age, gender, gender identity, gender
expression, race or ethnicity, color, medical condition, genetic
information, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, physical
or mental disability, pregnancy, or because he/she is perceived to
have one or more of the foregoing characteristics, or based on
association with a person or group with one or more of these actual
or perceived characteristics or any other characteristic protected
by federal, state or local law, in any of its policies, procedures
Discrimination Free Work Environment
The District does not provide
sponsorship for authorization to work in the United States. Work
authorization should be established at the time of application
All applicants must apply online at https://www.schooljobs.com/careers/kccd/jobs/3236190/donor-and-alumni-relations-coordinator-bc-one-or-more-positions
Emails will not be accepted.