Executive Director of the Foundation and Institutional Advancement

  • Director
  • Imperial, CA
  • February 28, 2024

Website Imperial Valley College

Executive Director of the Foundation and Institutional Advancement

Salary: $124,525.00 – $162,485.00 Annually

Job Type: Classified Administrator

Job Number: 24-034

Closing: Continuous

Location: Imperial, CA

Division: President’s Office

Representative Duties

BASIC FUNCTION

The Executive Director for the Foundation reports to the Superintendent/President and is responsible for the development and implementation of an aligned strategic plan that typifies effective donor cultivation and strong corporate, community and alumni relations, leading to increased giving levels that benefit the IVC students and the District.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

The Executive Director for the Foundation and Institutional Advancement manages all aspects of the Foundation and ensures that effective infrastructure systems are in place, including oversight of the Foundation’s investment portfolio and coordinating fund disbursement. This position oversees the programs and operations of student ambassadors, scholarships, funding for student housing, development, and community advancement, and other programs and services that enhance external and internal community support to diversify revenue sources that maximize funding opportunities. The Executive Director for the Foundation and Institutional Advancement establishes and maintains positive relationships with industry partners, current and former employees of the District, alumni, and the Foundation Board. The Executive Director receives direction from the Superintendent/President and the IVC Foundation Board and works very closely with the Executive Director of Communications, Marketing, and Public Relations for the College.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

The following duties and responsibilities describe the general nature and level of work being performed. It is not intended to be restricted or construed as an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities required of individuals so classified, and not all duties listed are necessarily performed by each employee in this classification.

1. Manages daily operations of the Foundation to ensure transparency and accountability in all aspects of the organization. Responsibilities include leading, supervising, training, and evaluating assigned personnel, resolving conflicts, certifying payroll, adhering to the collective bargaining agreements, laws, and policies in personnel matters.

2. Provides leadership and oversight for donor contracts/agreements, grants, economic development, community advancement, scholarship, student ambassador program, housing funding, including program and service management, inter- agency reports, contracts, and budget.

3. Advocates for shared governance, staff cohesiveness and for the core values of the District. Works with shared stakeholders in order to assess economic development needs and partnerships with the potential donors to the Foundation.

4. Prepares, reviews, and presents staff reports, various management updates, and reports on special projects. Coordinate with the District’s public relations and marketing team to enhance the Foundation’s image and donor engagement.

5. Monitors changes in laws, regulations, and technology that may affect District or program operations; implements policy and procedural changes as required.

6. Develop and monitor budgets, maintain a compliant financial accounting system, and accurately record gifts and donations.

7. Develops, implements, and maintains a comprehensive fund-raising program which includes individual, group, and corporate giving; capital campaigns; alumni outreach; current and former district employee giving; planned giving; major gift solicitation, and estate planning.

8. Identifies and applies for grant opportunities from state, federal, private, and corporate agencies, and foundations.

9. Stays abreast of new trends and innovations in the field of fundraising and alumni relations.

10. Recruit, train and manage the Foundation Board for outreach and fundraising. Lead the development and implementation of a strategic plan that aligns with the District’s strategic plan.

11. Develop and lead an alumni association, engage in community outreach, and maintain relationships with potential donors. Coordinate Foundations activities with various campus and community groups and market the Foundation’s impact

12. Works closely with campus leaders to ensure ongoing and sustainable funding for student housing.

13. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Please click https://imperial.edu/ivc/files/HR/Job_Description/Administration/Executive%20Director%20for%20the%20Foundation%20and%20Institutional%20Advancement%201.25.24.pdf to view the full job description.

Minimum Qualifications

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelor’s degree required, master’s degree preferred in nonprofit management, public relations, marketing, business or public administration, or a related field.

and

Five years of senior-level management experience with a demonstrable record of comprehensive fundraising, resource development, financial and investment management, strategic planning, public relations/communications, and employee supervision and evaluation.

and

Understanding of and sensitivity to meeting the needs of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability and ethnic background of the student, community, and employee population.

IMPORTANT: To be considered for the position applying for, applicants must submit the required items by the deadline, which include: online IVC application, current resume, and ALL unofficial transcripts (transcripts must show degree was awarded or conferred with a completion date). All attachments will be uploaded into the online application. Applications which do not include all of the required materials will not be forwarded to the screening committee for consideration. Materials submitted become property of the District and will not be returned, copied, or considered for other openings.

Supplemental Information

RANGE 8 ON THE UNREPRESENTED ADMINISTRATOR/MANAGEMENT SALARY SCHEDULE: Initial salary placement is normally at Step 1. Initial placement may be negotiated higher depending on education and experience. Please click https://www.imperial.edu/ivc/files/HR/Salary_Schedules/Classified_Administrator_Class_Specs_Updated_080723.pdf to review current salary schedule.

First Review of Applications: Complete application packets will be accepted until the position is filled; but those received by February 24, 2024, are assured consideration. The College reserves the right to extend time limits or reinitiate the recruitment/selection process at any point.

EEO Information

Imperial Community College District is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate any applicant for employment on the basis of race, religion, color, ancestry, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status. This prohibition against unlawful discrimination extends to any person who is perceived to have any of the above characteristics or who is associated with someone who has, or who is perceived to have, any of those characteristics.

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The Imperial Community College District is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity and will implement a comprehensive program to put those principles into practice. It is the District’s policy to ensure that all qualified applicants for employment and employees have full and equal access to employment opportunity, and are not subjected to discrimination in any program or activity of the District on the basis of ethnic group identification, race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, gender identity, physical disability, mental disability, ancestry, sexual orientation, language, accent, citizenship status, transgender status, parental status, marital status, economic status, veteran status, medical condition, ancestry, political or organizational affiliation, or on the basis of these perceived characteristics, or based on association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. The District will strive to achieve a workforce that is welcoming to men, women, persons with disabilities and individuals from all ethnic and other groups to ensure the District provides an inclusive educational and employment environment. Such an environment fosters cooperation, acceptance, democracy and free expression of ideas.

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