Admin/Exempt – Manager of Foundation & Advancement – Closes 6/25/17

Position Admin/Exempt – Manager of Foundation & Advancement
Employer  Shoreline Community College
Job Description Shoreline is a comprehensive community college dedicated to inclusive excellence in teaching and learning, student success, and community engagement. Shoreline seeks employees who are enthusiastic about working with students, colleagues, and members of the community in an environment dedicated to equity, inclusiveness, and self-reflection.  Shoreline seeks leaders who have the ability to work effectively with students, administrators, faculty, and staff in a campus climate that promotes cultural diversity and multicultural and global understanding. We are a place of open inquiry and learning, with leadership that models ideals set out in our Community Standard*. We are committed to upholding a culture of free expression, as well as maintaining a supportive and respectful learning and working environment for all.  The Shoreline Community College Foundation is a separate 501(c) 3 tax exempt organization established in 1984 to provide funding for student and college needs not otherwise met by state funding. The SCC Foundation is dedicated to increasing student access and success at Shoreline Community College through raising funds, building partnerships, and advocating for students and the college. The SCC Foundation aligns its activities with the College’s mission, vision and values.  Under the direction of the Vice President of Advancement and Executive Director of the Foundation, the Manager is primarily responsible for managing the Advancement and Foundation Office and the student scholarship process. The Manager will provide direct support to the Vice President with fundraising and administrative projects and activities. The Manager will support the overall mission
of the Office of Advancement, the Foundation and the College.
We encourage applications from candidates who are committed to supporting the increasing diversity of Shoreline’s student body and community, and who have demonstrated a commitment to working
with and as part of a multicultural community of trustees, administrators, faculty, students and community members.

Primary Responsibilities:
 Assist in directing and monitoring the implementation of comprehensive fundraising programs, advancement goals, objectives, policies, procedures and work standards, assuring
legal requirements, College mission requirements, and strategic goals are met
 Assist in preparation/administration of several budgets, including operational requirements; approve and monitor contributions and expenditures
 Prepare and/or direct the preparation and on-going updates of written and digital marketing and methods of communication; written correspondence, reports, publications, and Foundation pages on College website
 Work closely with graphic designer(s) for preparation of Foundation marketing materials and publications
 Cultivate and solicit new donors for scholarships, major gifts and planned gifts, matching College needs with donor interests; retain current donors and encourage their increased giving to the College
 Provide direct oversight of the implementation and continuation of the Foundation Alumni program
 Oversee Foundation scholarship fund balances ensuring accurate and up to date information is provided to and secured from Foundation Accountant
 Develop/maintain relationships with volunteers, donors, prospective donors, foundations, corporations, professional advisors, College faculty and staff, College alumni and retired employees
 Serve on the management team for the Office of Advancement, attend meetings and conferences as necessary ensuring Foundation needs and concerns are represented
 Represent the Foundation within the College, the community, professional organizations, and other agencies
 Perform other duties as assigned (of a similar nature or level)

 Bachelor’s degree
 One (1) year of administrative management experience
 Three (3) years of experience with direct fund-raising including special events
 Experience working with volunteers at various levels throughout the community and working with a non-profit board of directors

 Valid unrestricted Washington State driver’s license
 Clean driving record (max of 1 moving violation in the last 12 months, no suspension/revocation of license for reckless driving, hit and run, leaving an accident scene, failure to appear, DUI, or other vehicle-related misdemeanor in the last 5 years)

 Microsoft Office applications including Access, Excel, Outlook programs
 Raiser’s Edge, and MIP Accounting Software
 Budgeting principles and practices
 Applicable laws, rules, ordinances, regulations and ethics including, but not limited to, RCW chapter 11.110, RCW chapter 19.09, RCW chapter 24.03, RCW chapter 24.44, IRS Form 990

 Contributing to equity and inclusion by fostering a climate of multicultural appreciation and awareness
 Establishing/maintaining effective working relationships at all organizational levels

 Time management, multitasking, and coordinating work outcomes/activities with multiple partners
 Preparing clear/concise materials resulting in effective oral and written communication
 Handling difficult or sensitive situations using sound independent judgment within legal guidelines
 Communicating effectively orally and listening with individuals at all levels inside and/or outside of the College
 Providing leadership; motivating staff and colleagues, supervising and evaluating staff, directly and through subordinate supervisors
 Making effective presentations to individuals and/or groups

Ability to work in a standard office setting, use standard office equipment and physically attend
meetings both on and off campus, ability to communicate in person or through appropriate means.
Ability to work weekends and evenings when appropriate or needed is required.


This is a full-time administrative/exempt annually contracted
position with initial salary placement determined by the College dependent upon education/experience. Hiring of this position is contingent upon available funding as determined by the College President.


In compliance with the Immigration and Nationality Act, proof of
authorization to work in the United States will be required at the time of hire. Other conditions that may apply will be detailed upon the offer of employment. This position is overtime exempt.


$50,000.00 – $60,000.00 Annually
Days/Hours 20 hours per week
Contact Info Shoreline Community College, 16101 Greenwood Avenue North,
Shoreline, WA 98133  EMAIL:
To be considered for this position, please submit the following:
 NEOGOV online application/profile
 Supplemental questions
 Letter of interest addressing each qualification
 Current resume
 Unofficial Transcripts documenting highest degree (official required upon hire)
Please Note: Once application materials have been submitted, you may not modify the application.


Position Close July 25, 2017