Reporting to the Executive Director, the Director of Foundation Services is responsible for providing strategic leadership to the Foundation's infrastructure and communication efforts in the advancement of the Foundation's and constituent engagement goals. The director will develop goals and work plans for the areas of communication, donor stewardship, and infrastructure. They will provide high-level fiscal administration, budget management and all financial transactions required to operate the foundation, manage the various software platforms, serve as liaison with Century College's financial services and IT office as well as external auditors, supervise the processing of charitable gifts, manage the information systems (database, email, online donations, website) including policy and procedure documentation.
Collaborates with the Foundation Executive Director, college administration, deans, faculty, Director of Alumni Relations and Development, and Foundation Board and builds donor portfolios to increase the financial sustainability of the College. Manages day-to-day fiscal and financial operations for the Foundation and responsible for the oversight cost centers aligned to the Foundation budget. Partners with the Foundation Executive Director in development of goals and work plans for the Foundation.
Serves as a strategic partner and liaison to Foundation Executive Director, Director of Alumni Relations and Development, faculty, general counsel, IT and college financial services to resolve issues and ensure compliance of IRS, FASB, PCI and GDPR regulations and standards.
Administers all data to ensure a high-level system of tracking donors and gifts, budgeting, expense analysis, and reports. Tracks, monitors, and evaluates new and existing endowed, donor restricted, and unrestricted funds. Develops and provides counsel on endowment, scholarship, and fund agreements. Provides endowment distribution counsel and recommendations.
Serves as primary contact for annual audit. Directs the bookkeeping process with the college to ensure strong partnership in the receipting and transferring of donations and scholarship payments.
Ensure adherence to all IRS, CASE, FASB, PCI, and GDPR regulations/standards related to foundation activities. Annually reviews Foundation policies/procedures and develops new policies/procedures as needed.
Develops and executes a comprehensive fundraising plan for direct mail and email appeals to retain and increase philanthropic support. Identifies and conducts research on prospective key donors as well as new fundraising opportunities. Manages and writes Foundation communications to build constituents' trust and loyalty.
Management oversight of the development and implementation of the Foundation's information systems that enable the Foundation Staff and Board to effectively fundraise, provide quality service to our donors, and enable students to apply for scholarships. Oversees and serves as lead trainer of the donor management system, analyzes and interprets donor and alumni data, and ensures database integrity. Serves as liaison with IT department regarding technology needs and issues.
Supervises the processing and acknowledging of gifts, pledges, pledge payments, matching gifts, memorial and honor gifts, gift-in-kinds and other contributions to the Foundation. Ensures gifts are updated in the database and accounting system on a timely basis. Serves as liaison to technology vendors and primary administrator for third party donation sites.
Record minutes, produce written reports, and prepare meeting agendas and packets for Board and committee meetings related to the board. Perform scheduling duties for Board and committee meetings and create and maintain rosters and files of Board and committees.
Understanding of nonprofit budget and financial procedures.
Bachelor's degree from regionally accredited institution or equivalent work experience.
Minimum 2 years of experience working with database softwares.
Competency with computer software products such as Microsoft Excel, Word, CSV files, and other programs that may be used to create reports, and creating and merging records for reports, mailing, and sharing information between databases.
Ability to create data queries and compile information.
Knowledge and experience of IRS and CASE regulation and procedures as they relate to entering and acknowledging charitable donations in a nonprofit environment.
Knowledge and experience in working with donors, database software, donor tracking, prospect research, and stewardship.
Excellent writing skills sufficient to write donor correspondence which include direct and e-mail appeals, thank you letters, stewardship reports, and informational materials.
Demonstrated ability to work well in a multi-ethnic and multi-cultural environment.
2-3 years fundraising and/or foundation services experience in a two year higher education institution.
Demonstration of higher educational institution and community collaboration.
Understanding of statistics, data mining principles, endowments, scholarship management, and fundraising principles and strategies.
Experience staffing a CRM conversion.
To facilitate proper crediting, please ensure that your resume clearly describes your experience in areas listed and indicates the beginning and ending month and year for each job held.
This position requires successful completion of employment references and a driver's license background check.
NOTICE: The college regrets that it is unable to offer H-1B sponsorship. The successful candidate under U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services regulations must be able to accept work in the U.S. by the day employment begins.
Welcome! If you are considering employment at Century College, you have made the right choice.
From the diversity of our campus, to the wealth of real-world experience in our faculty and staff, Century College is a great place to make a difference.
Century College is a community and technical college located in White Bear Lake, Minnesota, on a beautiful 170-acre campus just minutes from the twin cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul.
As one of the largest two-year colleges in Minnesota, we serve over 21,000 credit and non-credit students every year. Century College offers a safe, friendly environment, and small class sizes, providing the supportive educational environment needed to help students achieve academic success.
Century College is committed to supporting diversity in all forms. Applicants representing diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. ________________________________________
NOTICE OF ANNUALSECURITYREPORTAVAILABILITY: Century College is committed to assisting all members of our community in providing for their own safety and security. The Annual Security Report is available on the Century College Department of Public Safety website at https://www.century.edu/home/public-safety
If you would like to receive a paper copy of the Annual Security Report which contains this information, you can contact the Century College Department of Public Safety on East Campus room E1392 or by calling (651) 747-4000. ________________________________________
Link to Century College's Non-Discrimination Statement: https://www.century.edu/about/non-discrimination-statement
At Minnesota State, we have a GREATBENEFITSPACKAGE! Our generous benefits include 11 paid Holidays, Vacation Time, Sick Time, six weeks of Paid Parental Leave, low cost medical ($35.04 per month single and $239.02 per month family) and dental insurance with low deductibles ($150 – $1500), a Pension Plan, 457(b) and 403(b) retirement plans and other retirement investment options, pre-tax medical and dental expense (with roll-over option) and dependent care accounts, employer paid life insurance, short and long term disability, as well as professional development and a tuition waiver program for employees and their dependents, etc. We promote the health and well-being of our employees and take work/life balance seriously.
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About Century College
At Century College, we are passionate about our mission and the role we play in transforming our students' lives, our communities, and the broader world. As a college of the community, we serve a variety of important roles, including transfer preparation, occupational preparation, business and industry training, continuing education, and personal enrichment?each of which we believe is critical in supporting our community and developing a strong and resilient workforce and populace.In doing this work, we are committed to partnering with the individuals, organizations, and K-12 institutions in our community, to ensure that we remain accessible and provide a clear pathway to higher education for our increasingly diverse and underserved populations.At the center of our mission is the success of our students. We believe that this success is about more than just "the numbers," public accountability, and meeting or exceeding benchmarks.It?s about people?transforming their lives, and helping them to develop the knowledge, skills, and abilities that can, in turn, transform their families and their broader communities.In fulfilling this mission, we are committed to sustaining rigor in our wo...rk?holding high standards and expectations for both our students and for ourselves, and approaching our work with compassion?working with integrity and caring, accepting people where they are and moving them forward without sacrificing standards or expectations.