Description

Compensation Type: Annual salary
Job Type:
Full Time
Contract

Pay Range: $61,401-$82,828 annuallt
Organization's Mission: Excellence and Equity: Every student, every classroom, every day.
Organization's Race, Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion Statement and Work: The District is committed to and proud of our diverse workforce and student body and supports our department of Educational Equity and Student Support Department in their efforts to support schools in providing every student with equal and equitable access to a meaningful educational experience.
Position Summary: Provides resource development support to the district and the Salt Lake Educational Foundation by assisting in planning and implementing the district's fundraising efforts by working with schools, PTA's, alumni groups, as well as corporations and foundations, and engaging in stewardship, donor recognition, and proposal/grant writing.
Primary Responsibilities: Collaborate with a wide variety of individuals, departments, groups, and organizations (e.g. local and national foundations; city, county, and state agencies; district employees and administration; corporate representatives; PTA; etc.) to solicit funds to support new and on-going programs while implementing assessment tools to provide accurate evaluative information

Coordinate grant applications and related documents to solicit funding from a variety of sources to support district schools

Develop comprehensive stewardship programs, family, and student support programs, etc. for the purpose of meeting donor expectations and school needs and for reporting impact of designated funds

Maintain program participation, contacts, fiscal expenditures, donor database, and other files

Manage solicitation, research, drafting, management, tracking, reporting, archiving, and grants and proposals to secure funding and overseeing grant compliance

Monitor scholarships, faculty development awards, endowments, and other programs

Prepare donor and prospective donor correspondence, informational mailings, event invitations, funder profiles, proposals, brochures, and other written materials to cultivate potential donors, inform existing donors, and solicit funding sources

Research potential funding sources (e.g. foundations, corporations, individuals, etc.) for the purpose of tailoring communications and solicitations toward developing additional funding sources for current and proposed services and programs

Respond to inquiries from a variety of internal and external parties (e.g. teachers, community organizations, regulatory agencies, donors, etc.)

Communicate effectively with diverse individuals and groups of people while maintaining confidentiality and building positive working relationships with employees and stakeholders.

Participate in meetings, workshops, seminars, as assigned for the purpose of conveying and/or or gathering information required to perform functions.

Work under limited supervision, utilizing time-management and prioritization strategies, accurately processing detailed information and meeting deadlines.

Support a team
environment by collaborating with own and other work units to effectively perform the duties of the position.

Adapt to changing work priorities and work with frequent interruptions, as required.

Speak, read, write, analyze, understand, and follow written and verbal communication in English including grammar and punctuation; listen to, and understand information and ideas presented verbally or in writing.

Maintain regular and predictable attendance to fulfill job requirements efficiently and effectively.

As needed, roll, push, pull, bend, reach, stoop, and lift up to 30 pounds.

Other duties as assigned.
Desired Qualifications: Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree

Ability to pass a fingerprint and criminal background check

Standard bookkeeping abilities

Knowledge of fund-raising concepts, codes, policies, regulations, and/or laws; the community; and area resources

Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and experienced using data-based software

Speak, read, write, and present professionally, analyze, and interpret English written and verbal communications

Ability to operate standard office equipment; phone, copy and fax machines etc.

Preferred Qualifications

Minimum two years of job-related experience

Extensive experience with nonprofit fundraising software, specifically Blackbaud Raiser's Edge

Extensive experience in grant writing.

Intermediate level Microsoft Office Suite skills

Experience in a K-12 education or public employment environment

Spanish or other language proficiency, including ability to read, write, speak, and understand
Benefits / Why Work With Us: Wonderful Work Environment

Inclusive and collaborative team

Excellent benefits including medical, dental, life insurance, URS Retirement, flexible spending, and many others

Generous time off, including non contract days, personal and sick leave, and work calendar (223 work days per year)
How to Apply: To apply and for more information, please visit: https://www.slcschools.org/departments/employee-hiring-processes
Closing Date: open until filled
Location: District office, 440 East 100 South, Salt Lake City, UT

Information

Organization Website: Visit website
Contact: Amy O'Connor
Email: amy.oconnor@slcschools.org
Phone: 801-578-8340