Schedule: M-F, 4 hours between 8:00 am and 5:00 pm
Some evening and weekend work required
Salary Range: $21.08 to $27.12/hour
Under general direction provides support to the Development Director and the Board of the Iowa City Public Library Friends Foundation. Maintains Foundation financial records and accounts. Coordinates volunteers for used bookstore. Assists in the production of publications and communications and assists with special projects and events.
Examples of Duties: Provides administrative support to Development Director and Iowa City Public Library Friends Foundation Board, including preparing Iowa City Public Library Foundation Board committee minutes and reports. Maintains Development Office records. Creates records, enters data, runs reports, trains staff, performs database maintenance. Provides donor reports to the Development Director. Provides general information to the public regarding Development activities and programs. Receives and processes gifts to the Foundation. Deposits and tracks donations received in Development Office. Issues checks for Development Office expenses. Maintains spreadsheets and specialized accounting program, which tracks fund balances, expenses and income for the Foundation. Provides tax data for annual tax return. Provides financial information to Development Director. Assists with the production of communications and publications for the Development Office. Trains, supervises temporary staff as assigned. Trains, schedules volunteers for The Book End. Assists with event planning. Assists with research and writing for grant applications.
Training and Experience: Bachelor’s degree in business or a related field required. One year of bookkeeping or computer experience with database management applications required. Experience working with a nonprofit board preferred. Experience with fundraising software and QuickBooks preferred. Supervisory experience preferred. Must pass criminal background check.
Knowledge and Abilities: Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with donors, Board and committee members, library staff, and the general public. Skill in word processing, Excel, and database management software. Ability to maintain financial records and statistics and create financial and statistical reports. Ability to prepare and present fundraising campaign and special events materials. Ability to train and schedule volunteers. Skill working with the public, including assisting with customer complaints, and general customer service issues. Ability to work in a team environment to deliver library services. Ability to consistently deliver excellent customer service.
Application: Application deadline is August 9, 2019. To apply, please visit the City’s Self Services website at www.icgov.org/jobs to complete the City of Iowa City online employment application. Cover letter and resume required.
The City of Iowa City is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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About City of Iowa City
Employing approximately 600 permanent employees and 400 temporary and seasonal employees, the City of Iowa City provides a full range of services including police and fire protection, construction and maintenance of roads, streets and infrastructure, inspection and licensing functions, solid waste collection and recycling services which include the operation of a landfill serving all of Johnson County, a municipal airport, library, recreational activities and cultural events. The City owns and operates its water supply and distribution system and sewage collection and treatment system with secondary treatment also provided. The City operates a municipal off-street and on-street parking system in the downtown area. The City also operates a transit system. The City of Iowa City is an Equal Opportunity Employer, offering competitive wages and an excellent benefits package for eligible positions."