Executive Director Of The NJC Foundation

Northeastern Junior College Sterling , CO 80751

Posted 3 months ago

Position Announcement: Executive Director, NJC Foundation

Northeastern Junior College invites qualified persons to apply for the position of Executive Director of the NJC Foundation. This position is responsible for administering programs and activities to achieve the development purposes of the Northeastern Junior College Foundation, to include executing and implementing all directives of the NJC Foundation's Board of Directors; fundraising; preparing any necessary reports; and preparation and delivery of presentations to civic organizations, potential donors, and the news media.

Questions regarding the position may be directed to Jay Lee, College President at 970-521-6607 or e-mail to: Jay.Lee@njc.edu. Apply online at http://www.njc.edu, click on "About NJC" from the drop-down menu in the top left of the screen then click "Human Resources". Be sure to include all required application materials in the upload section of your ApplicantPro application.

Expectations

  • Positive attitude through dedication to NJC mission and values; willingness to accept and promote change; open-minded fairness and consideration of multiple perspectives; willingness to take risks, work hard, accept responsibility for personal/professional growth, lead and follow well, accept criticism, handle conflict, and motivate others.

  • Commitment to cooperation, consensus building, collaboration, effective goal-setting and evaluation.

  • Participation in community organizations and activities.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university;

  • Documented success with fundraising and grant-writing highly desired;

  • Must have a high level of positive energy, be a self-starter and a team player with excellent motivation skills and the desire to excel and promote NJC;

  • Proven public speaking ability highly desired;

  • Experience working with non-profit groups highly desired;

  • Experience managing and directing the work of volunteer boards preferred;

  • Documented experience managing budgets preferred;

  • Extensive computer skills required including database maintenance, mail merging and use of Microsoft Office (Publisher, Word, Excel, Outlook, Access and Power Point) to maintain appropriate systems of records, reports, correspondence, and databases preferred.

Contract Specifics:

This is a professional position, that percentage of appointment will be determined after candidate is selected. Salary range of $51,000-$55,000 commensurate with education and experience. Competitive fringe benefit package available through the State Board for Community Colleges and Occupational Education (SBCCOE). Position to begin as soon as qualified candidate is identified.

Application:

Review of complete application packets to begin November 20, 2019. Position will remain open until filled. Complete application packet to consist of:

  • Cover letter specifically addressing qualifications and committing to expectations

  • Completed NJC application form

  • College transcripts from an accredited college or university (unofficial copies acceptable during application process)

  • Complete resume

College/Community Profile:

Northeastern Junior College, one of 13 member-colleges of the Community Colleges of Colorado, lies in the rural northeastern Colorado town of Sterling. The community of approximately 13,000 residents enjoys easy access to Denver, the Rocky Mountains and the western-agricultural lifestyle. Northeastern Junior College enrolls approximately 1,500 full and part-time students through a wide variety of majors in associate degree and certificate programs. Approximately 65-70% of our students indicated they plan to transfer on to complete a four-year degree while the other 30-35% of our students pursue careers after completing an AAS degree or certificate program. As a residential campus with six residence halls accommodating 550 students, the college attracts students from throughout Colorado, many states and several foreign countries. Approximately 50 full-time and 30 part-time faculty comprise the teaching staff.

Note: It is Northeastern Junior College's procedure to conduct pre-employment background checks on all employment finalists to determine or verify background information, including criminal history, references from previous employment, qualifications, and, when applicable, driving history. Employment offers are contingent upon receiving a satisfactory report.

By submitting an application for this announced position applicants are certifying that all statements, information and documents provided are true, complete and correct to the best of the applicant's knowledge and are made in good faith. Further, applicants understand that omissions, misleading, false or untrue information, or any attempt at fraud or deceit in any manner connected with this application and/or subsequent testing may result in them not being considered for jobs with Northeastern Junior College; may constitute grounds for discipline and/or termination after hire; and/or constitute grounds for further actions pursuant to law.

Notice to all Applicants:

  • Proof of eligibility to work in the United States must be produced within three (3) days of hire.

  • Direct deposit of payroll is a condition of employment.

  • Final candidate is subject to a criminal background check prior to final selection process.

  • Final candidate is required to submit official transcripts to Human Resources within fourteen (14) days of hire.

  • NJC is affiliated with the Colorado Public Employees Retirement Association (PERA) and as such, employees contribute to PERA in lieu of Social Security for retirement benefits. For more information, visit copera.org.

  • Former employees of the Colorado Community College System or one of its 13 colleges, who were disciplinarily terminated or resigned in lieu of termination, must disclose this information in your application material.

The Federal Clery Act (The Student Right to Know and Campus Security Act of 1990) requires all institutions of higher learning to make available to prospective employees our agency's Annual Security Report. A copy of this information is available on the NJC website at www.njc.edu/~/media/Publications/CampusSafety12pdf.ashx . A paper copy of this report can be obtained at the Student Service Office upon request. This report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning crimes that occurred on campus or on property controlled or owned by Northeastern Junior College, as well as public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, our campus.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

The Northeastern Junior College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, nationality, sex, sexual orientation, religion, age, or disability in the admission, access, treatment or employment in its programs or activities. Inquiries about Title VI, Title VII, Title IX and Section 504 should be made to Jeri Estrada, Walker Hall Rm. 102,100 College Avenue, Sterling, CO 80751.

Non-Discrimination Statement:

Northeastern Junior College prohibits and will not tolerate discrimination or harassment that violates federal or state law, Board Policy 3-120 or Board Policy 4-120. The College does not discriminate on the basis of sex/gender, race, color, age, creed, national or ethnic origin, physical or mental disability, veteran status, pregnancy status, religion or sexual orientation. The College complies with Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Civil Rights Act of 1991, the Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX), the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act, Pregnancy Discrimination Act of 1978, Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974; Executive Order 11246, and sections 24-34-301, C.R.S. et seq. For information regarding civil rights or grievance procedures, contact our Title IX Compliance/Equal Opportunity Officer, Jeri Estrada, Director of Human Resources at 100 College Ave., Walker Hall, Rm. 102, Sterling, CO 80751 or by phone at 970-521-6730, or e-mail jeri.estrada@njc.edu.

NJC Mission:

"Northeastern Junior College is committed to developing excellence in our students by instilling knowledge, advancing skills, and providing opportunities to transfer, and enter the workforce successfully."


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