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Information for Faculty Applicants
(Updated January 20, 2021)
Reports To: Vice President for Development and Alumi Relations
Duties: The Director of Collegewide Annual Giving and Strategic Engagement will join St. John’s College at an exciting time. In 2018, the college launched Freeing Minds: A Campaign for St. John’s College. The goal of this comprehensive campaign is to raise $300 million by June 30, 2023, which is the most ambitious fundraising effort ever attempted by the college. The Campaign has raised $230 million which includes a $50 million challenge grant from the Barbara and Warren Winiarski Family Foundation.
At the heart of Freeing Minds is the strategic decision to make the unique education offered by St. John’s College more affordable and accessible by lowering the published tuition by over 30%. The new financial model, supported by this ambitious campaign, has received widespread media attention, to include The New York Times, The Washington Post, and CNBC.
The Director of Collegewide Annual Giving and Strategic Engagement spearheads SJC’s annual giving and strategic communications plan. The Director is responsible for developing and implementing a current use fundraising program and is accountable for meeting the college’s annual budgetary goal of $3M+. The Director coordinates among internal partners and stakeholders and with outside vendors to ensure that annual support to the college reaches or exceeds stated goals. A key objective of this role is the development and implementation of a fiscal year, cross-functional operating plan. This plan will include strategic communications and solicitations that reach the college’s multiple constituencies.
Key responsibilities include:
The Director will be expected to meet or exceed annual financial goals, and campaign/event specific goals; meet or exceed annual metrics for recruitment, retention, upgrade and lapsed-donor recapture; demonstrate success in collaborating with staff and officers of the college, particularly with regard to donor engagement and building a collegewide moves management system; and to maintain a high-performing team of collegewide alumni giving volunteers.
Qualifications and abilities include:
This role may be required to occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. This position is largely self-directed and requires understanding and compliance with organizational policies, procedures, and values. While performing the duties of this job, the Director will be required to interact collaboratively with the team and stakeholders, and communicate via phone, videophone, or text messaging. The position may require travel up to 25%; preference given to candidates who are local/adjacent or willing to relocate to one of the SJC campus areas.
To Apply: Send a resume, letter of intent, salary history, and a list of professional references to santafe.jobs(at)sjc.edu
Reports To: Director of Advancement Services Collegewide
Duties: The Data Analyst I/II (Gifts) position is responsible for processing all donations to St. John’s College and the Data Analyst I/II (Event, Volunteer and Membership Management) position is responsible for processing event, volunteer and membership transactions through Blackbaud’s NetCommunity (BBNC). Reporting to the Director of Advancement Services, the Data Analyst I/II positions are key members of the Advancement Services team and work in support of the fundraising and engagement efforts of the Development and Alumni Relations Office. The successful candidates must be highly organized and pay close attention to detail. The positions require a high degree of professionalism and confidentiality. The Data Analyst I/II positions will work closely with college staff administering donations, events, volunteers and memberships for the college.
There are two Data analyst positions; one having an emphasis on Gift Processing and one having an emphasis on Event, Volunteer, and Membership Management. The Data Analyst I/II are responsible for coordinating, processing and prioritizing all donations, event registrations, volunteer submissions and membership purchases received by St. John’s College. They will also be responsible for creating and implementing BBNC solutions supporting the college’s online giving and engagement strategies through BBNC, St. John’s College’s online community. These positions serve as first point of contact for gift, event, volunteer and membership support and will partner with appropriate staff to ensure that all gifts, event registrations, volunteer applications and membership purchases are correctly recorded and acknowledged.
Gifts (1 position):
Event, Volunteer, and Membership Management (1 position):
Serve as back-up to the Data Analyst I/II. Add new constituent records to the database as needed ensuring that all required fields are complete. Update contact information and relationships as provided by the constituent or CW DAR staff. Upload email communications to individual’s record for reference. Serve on committees as needed especially as they pertain to donations and donation management, event, volunteer and membership committees. Supervise and manage student staff, when appropriate and necessary. Perform related duties as assigned. Create SOPs for student staff on an as needed basis. Assist in handling telephone calls and emails, as well as providing customer service to alumni and constituents. Collect and process returned mail. Timely and accurate gift processing and receipting. Timely and accurate gift reconciliation with the Business Office. Timely and accurate constituent biographical data management. Effective participation in building policies/procedures that improve efficiency and compliance.
Six months to two years of similar or related experience. Requires high school education or GED or a minimum of (5) years’ experience working with financial transactions, preferably dealing with donations in higher education. An accounting degree is preferred. Ability to communicate verbally with supervisors, co-worker and students to gather information and/or explain procedures. Skilled in problem-solving and independent judgment when dealing with sensitive information, trouble-shooting, and cross-departmental and cross-campus issues. Confidentiality, customer service orientation, tact, patience, and attention to detail required. Ability to communicate verbally with supervisors, co-worker and students to gather information and/or explain procedures. Experience working with computer databases and Microsoft Office 365 skills are required. Must possess strong oral and written communication skills. Knowledge of Blackbaud databases is desirable (Raiser’s Edge, NetCommunity, NXT, etc.). Knowledge in general accounting principles, business communications, spelling, punctuation, and office procedures. Ability to learn, remember, and integrate rules, policies, or practices guiding the performance of an activity. Ability to work through sensitive and confidential issues, perform advanced tasks and works with internal and external individuals. Must maintain confidentiality regarding all constituent data. Summarizes data/may delegate, lead role on projects. Performs a wide variety of administrative tasks and prepares various reports. Ability to continually record information such as draft correspondence/reports/documents/policies/procedures, conduct interview and record information, prepare case narratives, or prepare other lengthy documents using handwritten or mechanical means. Ability to read with attention to detail. Ability to act independently and make decisions as required in the absence of the Director for Advancement Services. Normal office activity of sitting, standing, walking and carrying. Pleasant working conditions, may deliver information across campus in emergencies. Regularly works with confidential information, where disclosure could impact long-term/legal action.
To Apply: Send a resume, letter of intent, salary history, and a list of professional references to santafe.jobs(at)sjc.edu.
We are not accepting applications for this position at this time, please check back periodically as we will make updates when we resume our search.
Reports To: Executive Director of Campus Health and Wellness
Duties: Works closely with the Fitness Coordinator to create a healthy and well-rounded activity program for the college. Responsible for developing and implementing outdoor leadership curriculum; including, but not limited to, hard and soft skills for guiding rock-climbing, cross-country skiing, white-water rafting and kayaking, backpacking, wilderness survival, swift water rescue, and professional outdoor leadership. Organizes and leads recreational outdoor trips; including, but not limited to: rock-climbing, cross-country skiing, alpine skiing/snowboarding, back packing, and rafting. Monitors and maintains outdoor program equipment, including backpacking equipment, rafting equipment, and snowshoes. Oversees Bicycle Loan Program; including inventory management, equipment maintenance, staff training, development of risk management protocols, and instruction of maintenance clinics.
Two years to five years of similar or related experience. A college degree. courtesy, tact, and diplomacy are essential elements of the job. Work involves much personal contact with others inside and/or outside the college for purposes of giving or obtaining information, building relationships, or soliciting cooperation. Current certification as WFR, or higher. Current CPR certification. Other instructor certifications, such as AMGA, AIARE, SRP, ACA. Proficiency in the following skills: rock-climbing, rafting, kayaking, skiing, snowboarding, orienteering, backpacking, ski-touring, wilderness survival, bicycle mechanics. Must have a valid driver’s license.
It is the policy of the college to provide equal employment opportunity for all job applicants and employees in full compliance with the relevant statutes, executive orders, and regulations. There shall be no discrimination at St. John’s College in recruitment, hiring, training, and promotion on the basis of race, religion, age, sex, national origin, color, disability, handicap, sexual orientation, or other factors prohibited by law.