Development Officer
Seattle Community Colleges - Seattle, WA

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The Development Officer (Programs Specialist 2) is a full-time, classified position at South Seattle Community College (SSCC). This position is an experienced fund development officer that serves as part of the SSCC Advancement team. Under the direction of the Associate Director, the Development Officer conducts special events and hospitality functions, supports campaigns, and coordinates volunteers. The Development Officers uses events, committees and volunteer groups as mechanisms for recruiting new donors and for advancing existing donors. The Development Officer also produces fundraising materials, oversees stewardship process and conducts prospect research. This position is directly supervised by the Associate Director of Advancement and may supervise volunteers, work-study students, or part-time hourly employees. Direction is also given by the Associate Vice President of College Relations and Advancement. Also receives input from volunteers.

Seattle Community Colleges are committed to recruiting dedicated faculty and staff who together create a welcoming academic climate that reflects the diverse backgrounds of our community, including ethnicity, national origin, religion, race, gender, gender identity, age, status as a veteran or disabled veteran, disability, political status, and sexual orientation.

Given the financial challenges the State of Washington has been facing, employees currently in, or hired into, classified positions making $2500/month or more, represented by the Washington Federation of State Employees (WFSE) will take a one year 3% cut in salary effective July 1, 2012 through June 29, 2013. Rate posted above represents the 3% reduction.

Required Education, Experience & Abilities:
Associate degree and three (3) years experience in the field.
Knowledge of fund development principles and procedures.
Ability to work positively with teams of volunteers, board members and staff.
Ability to work independently, problem solve, take initiative and use good judgment.
Ability to function in a collegial team atmosphere and establish effective working relationships with a wide variety of people.
Knowledge of software applications, including MS Office (Word, Excel and Powerpoint), Internet Explorer.
Skilled in organizing special events.
Ability to write, edit and design communication materials.
Thorough knowledge of business and social etiquette.
Ability to organize projects, including timelines and task lists.
Ability to prioritize and organize personal workload.
Ability to work flexible work hours as needed for meetings or events.

Preferred Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree.
Prior experience working with non-profit or educational organizations.
Experience with DonorPerfect or other donor databases.

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