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Posted May 16, 2022
Classification: Full Time
Salary: $40,000 - $50,000
The Waterloo Schools Foundation is an independent, nonprofit organization founded to support, enhance, and promote excellent education opportunities in the Waterloo School District.
The Development & Communications Manager will work with the Executive Director to foster a culture of philanthropy in the Cedar Valley that benefits Waterloo’s public schools. This person will be responsible for implementing the organization’s tactical plan for fundraising and marketing, including annual campaigns, grant writing, and all social media management. This position requires a creative thinker who can work independently and on a team while managing multiple tasks in a fast-paced work environment.
Reports to: Executive Director
Marketing & Communications
Other Duties: This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of duties or responsibilities required of the employee. Duties and responsibilities may be subject change.
Employment Status: This is a full time, salaried position. Typical office hours are 8:30-4:30 PM with flexibility.
Compensation: Salary range is $40,000 - $50,000 in accordance with demonstrated skills and relevant past success and experience. Includes optional health, dental and vision insurance, 7 paid holidays, and 15 days of paid time off each year.
Apply: Email resume and cover letter to Hannah Luce at firstname.lastname@example.org
Equal Opportunity Employer: The Waterloo Schools Foundation actively seeks to enhance diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. We encourage applications from persons of color, women, individuals living with disabilities, and protected veterans. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, creed, disability, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal and/or state law.
Executive Director, Foundation
Posted May 4, 2022
Reports to: the Board of Directors
The Grand Island Public Schools Foundation seeks a highly engaged professional who builds enduring relationships to lead our team as Executive Director. Responsibilities include leadership, management, and implementation of the GIPS Foundation’s strategic plan and fundraising efforts. A minimum of a bachelor’s degree and 5 years of development experience including demonstrated success in annual giving, corporate sponsorship, capital campaigns, planned giving, and management, is preferred. The candidate will maintain an in-depth knowledge of the GIPS Foundation’s strategic funding priorities, establish long-term partnerships and cultivate existing relationships with donors. The position is 12-month position at 32 hours per week. Salary range $65,000 – $80,000 + benefits.
Send resume to Search Committee:
Grand Island Public Schools Foundation
123 South Webb Road
PO Box 4904
Grand Island, NE 68802-4904
The GIPS Foundation builds strong partnerships with the district and community stakeholders, responsibly manages and grows charitable assets, and inspires the power of community to invest in access, equity and opportunity for all GIPS students.
We envision Grand Island Public Schools as a place where all students experience a rich educational journey with robust opportunities to prepare them to thrive and dream big. Every GIPS student will have adequate resources to attain their potential.
The Grand Island Public Schools Foundation’s programs and services will remain flexible and responsive to students, staff and district needs.
The Executive Director is responsible for the leadership, management, and implementation of the GIPS Foundation’s mission, vision, and values. The ED is the face of the organization and will guide the Board of Directors and lead the Staff with a values forward pursuit of the Foundation’s mission and strategic plan. The ED will also serve as the lead Foundation liaison with school district leaders and work to promote common vision, strategy and relationships that are mutually beneficial and collaborative to maximize opportunities for students.
Fiscal Management and Governance:
Public Relations and Community Engagement:
Drafts and composes written and published materials (e.g. newsletters, promotional materials, and annual reports) for the purpose of promoting the business of the Foundation.
Serves as an advocate and spokesperson for the Foundation for the purpose of effectively representing the Foundation and its goals to potential donors. Cultivates, builds and maintains enduring relations with current and potential funding sources and individual donors.
Education and Experience
Skills and Abilities
(Competencies provided by Federal Reserve of Kansas City, Denver, OKC, Omaha – Nonprofit Succession Planning Toolkit)