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Executive Director, College Foundation and Community Relations

North Orange County Community College District, Foundations & Community Relations Dept

Job Title: Executive Director, College Foundation and Community Relations
Reference Code: 1221775
Job Location: Anaheim , CA
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Development/advancement, alumni affairs
Deans, directors, registrar
Application Closing Date: 6/25/2018
Date Posted: 2018-05-17
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description

Executive Director, College Foundation and Community Relations

North Orange County Community College District

Position Number: CCM967

Location: Cypress College

Department: CC Foundations & Community Relations Dept

Percentage of Employment: 100%

Months of Employment: 12 Months Per Year

Work Schedule: 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.)

Job Description:

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.

Perform related duties as assigned.

Primary Purpose:
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.

Working Relationships:
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

Working Conditions:
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: $113,641 - $143,795 Annually

Number of Vacancies:

Commitment to Diversity:

Posting Number: 201548P

Open Date: 05/11/2018

Close Date: 6/25/2018

Job Requirements

Special Requirements:
Please clearly define your relative work experience within the application and/or required documents.

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.

Minimum Qualifications:
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.

Desirable Qualifications:
Master’s degree or higher from an accredited institution.

Completion of a fundraising certificate program or National Society of Fundraising Executive accreditation or equivalent executive training.

Demonstrated record of successful, creative fundraising projects, preferably in a college setting.

Experience in community and public relations along with public and government affairs in a local or regional setting.

Experience in developing and managing a capital campaign.

Experience with social media and social media platforms.

Information and Application Process Instructions

Special Instructions Summary: The minimum required number of references for this position is three (3).

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”.

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.

NOCCCD offers reimbursement for candidate travel expenses. Visit to view the administrative procedures – AP 7120-10.

Evaluations of foreign degrees and/or course work are required. See our website at 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 I” link when completing your application.

Reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities may be requested by calling (714) 808-4821 at least three business days in advance of the scheduled examination/interview date.

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