Executive Director of Development & the Mt. San Antonio College Foundation
Mt. San Antonio College - California

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Mt. San Antonio College

Executive Director of Development & the Mt. San Antonio College Foundation

Under the direction of the College President/CEO and with input from the College Foundation Board, provides leadership to manage, supervise, and coordinate college development, the Foundation, and alumni programs and activities. Coordinates assigned activities with other District divisions and outside agencies and provides highly responsible and complex professional support to the President/CEO.

Major Duties & Responsibilities:

Serve as the primary fundraising executive

Provide leadership, direction and achieve overall fundraising goals for the Foundation, in support of the mission and goals as embodied in the Colleges Strategic Plan

Maintain and further develop liaisons with internal/external prospects and donors on an on-going basis

Develop for review and adoption by the Foundation Board of Directors, a short-term and long-term action plan that establishes accountability for fundraising goals and the allocation of Foundation funds

Develop and manage efforts in the areas of major giving, planned giving, annual giving, and corporate and other foundation grants

Cultivate, secure, structure, and manage major gifts


Recruit, develop, and support Foundation Board members (i.e., new Board member orientations, training, identify expertise of Foundation Board members)

Serve as liaison for the Foundation and Alumni with other agencies

Participate on a variety of boards and commissions; attend and participate in professional associations


Develop, coordinate, and direct the Alumni Association activities and volunteer work Assist District employees in the solicitation and acceptance of gifts and other contributions

Works in collaboration with the Marketing Department to oversee the publication of

Foundation materials

Promote equal opportunity and equity to serve student population


Maintain and enhance systems for the identification of donors and potential donors

Develop for review and adoption by the Foundation Board of Directors, a short-term and long-term action plan that establishes accountability for goals and the allocation of Foundation funds

Responsible for accurate, timely, and transparent financial/managerial accounting for Foundation fiscal activities that comply with the Districts audit rules and regulations

Coordinate the Mt. San Antonio College Scholarship Program and oversee acceptance and acknowledgement of scholarship funds

Ensure that all state and federal laws and regulations are adhered to and all required reports are filed in a timely manner

Report on Foundation activities to Foundation Board and President/CEO

Recommend modifications to Foundation and Alumni programs, policies, and procedures as required and appropriate

Evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery methods and procedures

Hire and evaluate Foundation staff

Provide effective leadership and direction to recruit and retain a diverse workforce that complies with the Districts policy

Perform related duties as assigned


Please review the online job posting details at http://hrjobs.mtsac.edu


Must possess a bachelors degree (masters degree preferred) and

a minimum of five years of responsible experience related to key functions of

  • comprehensive fundraising and resource development; and
  • experience working with volunteers, strategic planning, and grant writing.
Preferred Qualifications

Demonstrated success securing minimum donations at the $250,000 level

Familiarity with the communities served by Mt. San Antonio College



Apply between May 11, 2012 and June 5, 2012 by 4 PM. Applicants must submit all of the following materials online to be considered for this position:

1. A Mt. San Antonio College online application which may be accessed at http://apptrkr.com/250869

2. A cover letter indicating how qualifications and experience are met

3. A detailed résumé that summarizes educational preparation and professional experience for the position

4. A minimum of three letters of recommendation (confidential letters are not required but, if submitted, see Special Instructions below)

5. College and/or university transcripts showing the awarded/conferred degree to meet required educational qualifications (unofficial transcripts are acceptable at the time of application)

Foreign Transcripts: Transcripts issued outside the United States require a course-by-course analysis with an equivalency statement from a certified transcript evaluation service verifying the degree equivalency to that of an accredited institution within the USA. This report must be attached with the application.

Special Instructions: Confidential letters in Word or PDF format from your reference providers are accepted via e-mail at employment@mtsac.edu. Please ask the letter provider to write your name and the position title in the subject. The letter must be received before the closing date/time of the job posting. Confidential letters will not be viewable to the applicant. If you have any questions regarding this information, please contact Human Resources at (909)274-4225 or email to employment@mtsac.edu.

Special Notes: Paper applications are no longer accepted and incomplete packets will not be considered. To complete and submit your application for this position, please visit our online employment website at http://hrjobs.mtsac.edu. All required information must be submitted online before the closing date and time indicated on the job posting. All application materials will become College property, will not be returned, will not be copied, and will be considered for this position only. It is the applicants responsibility to ensure that all required materials are received by the filing deadline.

Please Note: A confirmation number will be assigned if your application packet has been successfully submitted. Assistance with the online application process is available through the Office of Human Resources at: 1100 N. Grand Avenue, Walnut, CA 91789-1399. (909)274-4225 or via E-mail: employment@mtsac.edu.

For more details about this position, direct inquiries to:
Lisa Sugimoto

Interim Executive Director

(909)274-5438 or email: lsugimoto@mtsac.edu


Any provisional offer of employment is dependent upon the candidates successful completion of fingerprint clearance prior to the start of employment. Additionally, the cost of the fingerprint clearance will be borne by the candidate.


A screening committee will evaluate applicants, taking into account the breadth and depth of relevant education, training, experience, skills, knowledge, and abilities. Selected applicants will be invited for an interview. Each candidate interviewed will be asked to complete a writing assignment one hour prior to the scheduled interview. The screening committee will recommend finalists to the College President. Preferred beginning date of employment will be following Board approval.

Salary Range: M-14 ($107,222 - $116,684)

The District contributes $6,295 to medical, dental, vision and life insurance coverage. The District participates in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS) and State Teachers Retirement System (STRS). *Subject to change.

We reserve the right to reopen, re-advertise, delay or cancel filling this position


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