Director Yuba Community College District Foundation - 1.0 FTE - 12 month
Location: Yuba Community College District - Yuba City, CA
Job Description: BASIC FUNCTION: Reporting directly to the Chancellor and working closely with the Vice Chancellor of Administrative Services, and the Presidents of Woodland Community College and Yuba College, the Foundation Director will: a) manage and administer all aspects of the Yuba Community College District Foundation's fundraising and development programs including alumni activities; b) serve as the Chancellor's liaison with the Foundation's Board of Directors; c) supervise the work of staff supporting the Foundation; d) serve as one of the Chancellor's primary representatives to the communities in the District to advance Yuba Community College District and its Foundation.
Essential Duties Summary: ESSENTIAL LEADERSHIP COMPETENCIES Deep Commitment to Student Access and Success Under the direction of the Chancellor, the Foundation Director is dedicated to improving the quality of life and the economic well-being of our citizens and communities by supporting the improvement of access to a quality-learning environment and fostering high levels of access and success for all students.
Build Strong Teams Under the direction of the Chancellor, has the capacity to develop and maintain teams by engaging Foundation Board members, community leaders, college faculty, staff, and alumni to significantly improve student access and success throughout the District.
Willingness to Take Significant Risks to Advance Student Success Under the direction of the Chancellor, the Foundation Director will connect the institutional strategy of driving student access and success with the operations and strategies of the Foundation.
The Ability to Create Lasting Change Under the direction of the Chancellor, the Foundation Director will be committed to recruiting and developing an outstanding YCCD Foundation Board that engages in collaborative activities that lead to improvements in the District Colleges’ abilities to improve student outcomes.
Strategic Vision for the College and Its Students, Reflected in External Partnerships Under the direction of the Chancellor, the Foundation Director will collaborate with the Foundation Board, college leaders, and other community partners to pave the way for ongoing student access and success by forging partnerships with outside entities, including community-based organizations and employers.
Raise and Allocate Resources in Ways Aligned to Student Success Under the direction of the Chancellor, the Foundation Director will collaborate with the Foundation Board and community and regional partners, to develop resources to achieve significantly improved student outcomes by implementing well-designed institutional changes at scale and ensuring they are embedded for the long term.
Effective Communicator Communicates and listens to community partners, faculty and staff to ensure strong relationships between the colleges and communities served to address student success and workforce needs.
DESCRIPTION OF RESPONSIBILITIES WILL INCLUDE BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO THE FOLLOWING: Foundation Board Administration • The Foundation Director will provide leadership to the YCCD Foundation, assist its Board of Directors, oversee the day-to-day operations, provide supervision for the Foundation staff, manage a full program of development events and activities, such as scholarship programs, planned giving, grant solicitation, acquisition, and management, contract and community education services, and act as a primary community representative to advance the goals and visibility of the District and Foundation. • Provide executive leadership to the Foundation Board and support the recruitment and retention of the Board including cultivation of prominent members of the community and alumni to join the Board. • The Director must be experienced, ready, willing and able to raise funds through direct contact with current and prospective donors. • Work closely with the Foundation Board President; coordinate the work of the Board and its committees. • Develop and recommend policy, research issues, facilitate training, prepare accurate foundation, district, state, and federal reports as required, and develop meeting agendas in collaboration with the Chancellor/VCAS. • Monitor the impact made by the Foundation and provide reports to the Foundation Board of Directors and stakeholders to demonstrate the value of the organization and enhance credibility. • Design and direct public relations and marketing efforts to strengthen awareness of and trust in the Foundation as a meaningful partner in our communities. Train and equip spokespersons to extend the reach of appropriate Foundation messages. • Evaluate operating procedures and technology to facilitate efficient and effective administrative support structures. Negotiate partnerships and vendor contracts as needed to facilitate the business of the organization. Collaboration and Fundraising • Develop outreach initiatives and working relationships with faculty, staff, alumni and retirees, as well as, governmental, public and private agencies and organizations to build and maintain participation and identify potential alumni donors. • Nurture relationships with prospective major gift and planned giving donors, prepare proposals, orchestrate solicitations, and facilitate acceptance of major and planned gifts. • Develop and direct a comprehensive fundraising program, including cultivation and stewardship of corporate, foundation, and individual donors, as well as, the development and implementation of a variety of fundraising activities, which include major gifts, planned giving, corporate and foundation solicitations, and annual fundraising efforts. Provide guidance and support to assigned staff and volunteers engaged in campaign strategies and plans. • Coordinate and collaborate with faculty, staff, and management to integrate the Foundation, its fundraising activities and endowment use into academic and student services program planning. • Attend District, college, and community events when the achievement of development objectives will be served. • Work in partnership with each college’s scholarship representatives, develop new scholarship funds and oversee effective administration and stewardship of all privately funded scholarships and donors. Strategic Leadership • The focus of the Foundation Director shall be the advancement of the Foundation’s mission, successful implementation of its strategic initiatives, and sustainable management of its operations. • The Foundation Director shall advance and promote the connection between the Foundation and the Board and Chancellor’s Strategic Goals and the Colleges’ Educational Master Plans. • Identify, develop, and secure external resources and funding to include identifying and implementing enterprise strategies that will support the district and colleges’ visions, strategic goals, and action plans. • Develop and implement a Strategic Plan for resource development and institutional advancement. Facilitate stakeholder input to planning processes and encourage involvement in the implementation of strategic initiatives. • Monitor trends and issues affecting community college advancement to identify opportunities and threats to the Foundation’s mission and strategic initiatives. Recommend and facilitate implementation of appropriate action to maximize opportunities and mitigate threats. • Evaluate needs presented by College leadership and constituency members to identify areas in which the Foundation may be most helpful and develop strategies for addressing these needs and recommend action. Budget Administration • Develop and administer annual budgets to ensure the successful implementation of strategic plans and routine operations. Approve expenditures up to board-approved limits. Provide accounting and oversight functions for the foundation, to include checking, savings, investments, and annual audit of the Foundation ensuring compliance with Foundation Articles of Incorporation and Bylaws. Provide financial reports to the Foundation Board of Directors and others as required to maintain transparency and fiscal integrity. • Monitor and assure the accuracy and integrity of Foundation financial accounts and expenditures by the Colleges to ensure they are used appropriately in accordance with donor conditions and stipulations. • Ensure compliance with regulatory agencies and donor gift restrictions.
Required Qualifications: EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: The successful candidate must possess the minimum qualifications as listed below: • Bachelor’s degree • Knowledge of fundraising and resource development • Experience in public speaking • One of the Foundation’s long-term planning goals is establish-goal-driven, strategic events for purposes of building a support base for the colleges. These should prioritize the participation of alumni, retirees, friends and related prospects.
Desired/Preferred Qualifications: DESIREDQUALIFICATIONS: • Three to five years of executive administrative experience in increasingly complex positions and demonstrated experience in valuing diversity are strongly preferred, higher education preferred • Experience in creating public-private partnerships • Master’s degree
Physical Demands: PHYSICAL ABILITIES:
Ability to effectively communicate and exchange information and make presentations
Ability to read a variety of materials
Ability to operate a computer keyboard
Sitting for extended periods of time
Lifting light objects
Range/Step: Range 40, Management Salary Schedule
Salary Range: $113,859 to $153,105 Annually
Benefits Information: BENEFITS/SALARY: The District offers a comprehensive benefits package for employees and dependents for positions whose FTE is .60 or higher, valued at over $24,000 annually with no out of pocket expense to employees + dependents for their monthly medical premiums. The package includes health, dental, vision, one (2) life insurance policies and an Employee Assistance program. Additional benefits include contributions to the Public Employee’s Retirement System (PERS) which is integrated with Social Security, 457/403b options, 22 Vacation days , 12 days of sick days, use or lose days and 20 holidays.
SALARY: Step 1: $113,859/yr – $119,617/yr. Range 40, Management Salary Schedule, initial placement will not be higher than Step 3 of the salary schedule. The top step for this position is $153,105/YR.
If you require reasonable accommodation to apply for this position, contact the Human Resources Office at (530) 741-8765.
WORKING CONDITIONS: Categorically funded positions are contingent upon funding. In accordance to Board Policy, smoking is restricted in many areas of the Yuba Community College District. Woodland Community College is a tobacco free campus.
WORK DAY, WORK WEEK, and WORK YEAR: The District has the right to establish work day, work week, work year; hours of positions within the District may vary.
INTERVIEW: Candidates selected for an interview will be required to visit Yuba Community College District at his/her own expense upon a date selected by the District. Meeting minimum qualifications does not guarantee an interview.
FOREIGN TRANSCRIPTS: Must include a U.S. evaluation and translation. Contact the Human Resources website for a list of agencies providing foreign transcript services.
PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS: Employment is dependent upon Department of Justice (DOJ) clearance; all fees are the responsibility of the selected candidates and serves the purpose of obtaining a criminal history as authorized by the California Education Code. All prospective employees shall be required to provide verification of TB test.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT: Yuba Community College District is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and guarantees equal opportunity regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, gender, marital status, disability, religious or political affiliation, age or sexual orientation and does not discriminate in its educational programs, in employment nor in any other of its activities.
Posting Number: AS302P Open Date: 10/18/2018 Close Date: 11/26/2018 Review Start Date: Open Until Filled: Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants: The closing date will be Monday, November 26, 2018.
EEO Statement As an equal opportunity employer with a diverse staff and student population, the Yuba Community College District is committed to creating an inclusive and effective learning and working environment for all.