Director of Institutional Advancement, Community Relations, and Marketing
Salary: $97,667.04 - $130,878.96 Annually
Job Type: Classified Management
Job Number: 2017-00582
Location: Districtwide (Ventura County CA), CA
Closing: 8/23/2017 11:59 PM Pacific
This recruitment is being conducted to establish a list of eligible candidates that will be used to fill district-wide, current and upcoming, temporary and regular vacancies for the duration of the list, not to exceed one year. The current vacancy is a 12 month, 100% position located at Moorpark College in Moorpark, CA, pending board approval.
Under the direction of a college president, a Director of Institutional Advancement, Community Relations, and Marketing is the lead resource development officer for a college and provides strategic direction and entrepreneurial leadership for the design and execution of a comprehensive resource development program. The position is responsible for the administration of the Foundation which includes but is not limited to the overall development, planning, and execution of the Foundation's policies, procedures, and activities as set by the Foundation Board of Directors. Additionally, the position serves as the administrator in charge of all grants, including grant procurement. The position also manages all public relations and marketing activities in support of the college and serves as the primary media spokesperson for the college.
Develop and implement a comprehensive strategic resource development program, including the cultivation of external resources and grant development, with specific long-term and short-term goals and objectives that reflect the college's priorities; work with staff to identify and procure grant sources from both governmental agencies and private foundations. E
Research and identify available federal, state, local, and private grant funding sources and disseminate information to college grant seekers; provide technical assistance to administrators, faculty, and staff in the review of proposals to ensure that grant applications are complete and in compliance with programmatic and financial requirements. E
Manage the implementation of grant programs, including the work of grant directors and grant coordinators; develop, implement, and evaluate policies, procedures, and standards for the management of college grants. E
Monitor compliance with all federal, state, and local laws, relevant contractual obligations, and accounting and reporting standards applicable to college grants; provide assistance in the preparation of grant performance reports submitted to grant agencies. E
Provide technical assistance to grant writing staff in the development of grant proposals to ensure clarity and conformity with program objectives and compliance with policies and outcomes required by the funding agency/organization. E
Manage a comprehensive fundraising program, including administering capital campaigns and soliciting donations from alumni, individuals, community groups, and businesses; identify and cultivate relationships with potential donors; develop methods and systems to provide for private corporate and foundation development, corporate giving, estate gifts, annuities and trust funds, and other methods of support for the college. E
Oversee all financial responsibilities and fiduciary management of Foundation assets; work with District personnel and external consultants to develop investment policy, determine asset allocation, monitor asset performance, and distribute endowment funds. E Develop and maintain the annual operating budget for assigned functional areas, including grant administration, college marketing, and the Foundation; authorize expenditures in accordance with established guidelines; direct the preparation of detailed income and expenditure reports; develop and implement accounting controls to regulate financial stability. E
Identify, recruit, and evaluate Foundation board members. E
Plan and implement communication strategy in support of the college's mission and objectives. E
Serve as official liaison between the college and the media; develop communication pieces such as newsletters, news briefs, profiles, and reports; serve as primary spokesperson for the college. E
Coordinate and develop media relations and marketing services for the college utilizing newspapers, radio, television, websites, social media, and other media; establish and develop network relations to facilitate community support for the college's actions and objectives. E
Oversee the development and implementation of a comprehensive marketing program for the college, including marketing strategies and initiatives in support of individual programs; collaborate with administrators in the development and implementation of marketing strategies and initiatives to facilitate and enhance public awareness. E
Direct the development of marketing materials and advertising for print, broadcast, and electronic media. E
Conduct market research and monitor, analyze, and modify strategies to improve effectiveness of marketing activities. E
Provide direction with regard to developing and maintaining content for the college's website and social media. E
Represent the District at local, state, and national meetings pertaining to institutional advancement. E
Ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulatory requirements. E
Monitor developments in the field to remain current on innovative and effective strategies, programs, and practices. E
Supervise District and Foundation personnel. E
Perform other duties as assigned.
E = Essential duties
A bachelor's degree from a recognized college or university and three years of professional-level grant development, institutional fundraising, and marketing experience. A master's degree in public administration, business administration, educational administration, or closely related field may be substituted for one year of the required experience.
EXAMINATION AND SELECTION PROCESS: This is an examination open to the public and current district employees seeking a promotional opportunity. To ensure consideration, please submit your application materials by August 23, 2017.
The examination process will consist of any of the following components:
A) Evaluation of Training and Experience (T&E) = Qualifying (pass/fail) B) Technical Interview = 100% weighting on final score
Applicants must meet minimum qualifications stated by the filing deadline in order to move forward in the testing process. Those candidates who meet the minimum qualifications will have their application materials reviewed during a Training and Experience Evaluation (T&E). A T&E is an assessment of training and experience that has prepared the candidate for the position. Those with the highest scores on the T&E will be invited to the technical interview. The examination process is subject to change as needs dictate. All communication regarding this process will be delivered via email.
TECHNICAL INTERVIEW DATE RANGE AND LOCATION: Date Range: Monday, September 11, 2017 to Friday, September 15, 2017 Location: Ventura County Community College District 761 E. Daily Drive, Suite 200 Camarillo, CA 93010
The above date is subject to change. Candidates will be notified of any scheduling changes via email.
SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION: ONCE YOU HAVE SUBMITTED YOUR APPLICATION YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO MAKE REVISIONS TO YOUR APPLICATION MATERIALS.
When completing the application, please make sure you include ALL current and previous employment in the Work Experience section of the application and complete ALL fields, including the name and contact information for your supervisors. Experience that is included in the resume but not in the Work Experience section of the application may not be considered for the purpose of determining whether you meet the minimum qualifications.
When completing the application and the supplemental questionnaire (if applicable), outline in detail your education, training (such as classes, seminars, workshops), and experience. Please be sure to answer every component of each supplemental question as your responses will be scored and serve as your score on the training and experience (T&E) evaluation. Advancement to the next step of the examination process will be limited to the candidates with the highest T&E scores.
All required documents must be submitted by the applicant. Human Resources Department staff will not upload your documents for you. The VCCCD does not accept letters of recommendation for classified positions. Please do not attempt to attach letters of recommendation to your application.
ELIGIBILITY LIST: Upon completion of the examination, the eligibility list will be compiled by combining the final examination score with applicable seniority and veteran's credits, if any. The candidates will be ranked according to their total score on the eligibility list. Certification will be made from the highest three ranks of the eligibility list. This eligibility list will be used to fill current vacancies for up to one year from the date of the technical interview.
PROBATIONARY PERIOD: All appointments made from eligibility lists for initial appointment or for promotion shall be probationary for a period of six (6) months or one hundred thirty (130) days of paid service, whichever is longer.
ACCOMMODATIONS: Individuals with disabilities requiring reasonable accommodation in the selection process must inform the Ventura County Community College District Human Resources Department in writing no later than the filing date stated on the announcement. Those applicants needing such accommodations should document this request including an explanation as to the type and extent of accommodation needed to participate in the selection process.
FOREIGN DEGREES: If you have a foreign degree and the institution from which your degree was granted is not recognized as accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) or the U.S. Department of Education, foreign transcript evaluation is required if the foreign degree/coursework is used to meet minimum qualifications. The foreign transcript evaluation must be included with your application materials. To search institutions that are recognized as accredited by CHEA or the U.S. Department of Education, visit http://www.chea.org/search/search.asp or http://ope.ed.gov/accreditation/search.aspx. For a list of recognized organizations providing transcript evaluation services, visit http://www.naces.org/members.htm.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT: The Ventura County Community College District is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity. It is the District's policy to ensure that all qualified applicants for employment and employees have full and equal access to employment opportunities 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, physical disability, mental disability, ancestry, sexual orientation, language, accent, citizenship status, transgender status, parental status, marital status, economic status, veteran status, medical condition, 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.