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Director, Foundation & Alumni

Company: Mid-State Technical College
Location: Wisconsin Rapids
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Position SummaryResponsible for providing long-range strategic leadership and day-to-day administration of the Mid-State Foundation and the Foundation and Alumni office. Working with the Board of Directors of the Foundation, advance the mission of the Foundation to maximize student support. This position is a leader within the college working toward both the Foundation and College's mission, vision, values and strategic plans.Duties & ResponsibilitiesAdminister Mid-State Foundation scholarship and grant program to include the distribution of Foundation funds through student scholarships, grants, emergency funding, and other means.Develop and implement a strategic plan for an Alumni Association.Coordinate and participate in distribution of high school scholarships at high school ceremonies.Assist the College in connecting meaningfully with Mid-State District communities to include participation in local community organizations.Coordinate and monitor all Foundation processes, data, records, and systems for efficiency and accuracy.Work closely with and engage the Mid-State Foundation Board members to include recruiting and orienting new board members, collaborating with Mid-State Foundation Board committees, etc.Develop, monitor, and report out on the Foundation Strategic Plan and dashboard.Provide requested information and required reporting to outside agencies (WTCS, DFI, etc).Provide regular updates to the Executive Leadership Team and the Mid-State district board of directors.Oversee Manager, Donor Relations and all fundraising activities.Effectively prepare and maintain budget. Work with the Business Office to assure accurate accounting of Foundation funds. Assist Business Office with annual audit as requested.Other duties as assigned.QualificationsBachelor's degree in business, marketing, communications or related field required. Master's degree preferred.Minimum of five years of work experience in marketing, public relations, or community/fund development required.Experience in and with foundation management, college foundations, community relations, non-profit operations and marketing within an educational environment preferred.Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications or ability to learn systems required.Must possess excellent problem resolution, organizational, interpersonal, communication, and project management skills.Must possess ability to:

  • Focus and manage individual performance by helping others set performance goals and then, track results and evaluate performance effectiveness.
  • Encourage others to implement better approaches to address problems and opportunities; lead the implementation and acceptance of change within the workplace.
  • Use appropriate methods and a flexible interpersonal style to build, motivate, and guide a cohesive team to complete team goals.
  • Set high goals for personal and group accomplishment; use measurement methods to monitor progress toward goals; tenaciously work to meet or exceed goals while deriving satisfaction from that achievement and continuous improvement.
  • Maintain effectiveness when experiencing major changes in work responsibilities or environment (e.g., people, processes, structure, or culture); adjust effectively to change by exploring the benefits, trying new approaches, and collaborating with others to make the change successful.
  • Take prompt action to accomplish work goals; take action to achieve results beyond what is required; be proactive.
  • Set high standards of performance for self and others; assume responsibility and accountability for successfully completing assignments or tasks; self-impose standards of excellence rather than having standards imposed.
  • Demonstrate a positive attitude and approach toward work.Must embrace Mid-State's core values of student centeredness, commitment, accountability, respect, integrity, and exceptional service.Compensation & BenefitsCompensation is dependent upon experience and qualifications.Benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance; life insurance; short-term and long-term disability; paid time off and holidays; flexible spending account; Wisconsin Retirement System; 403(b) and 457; employee assistance program; educational assistance; and employee wellness program.How To ApplyTo be considered for this position, you must complete an online application. - You should have the following information available when completing an application:
    • Contact information (addresses, phone numbers)
    • Employment History
    • Education
    • Electronic copy of resume and transcriptsApplication materials submitted via mail, fax, email, or in-person will not be considered.Incomplete applications or applications noting \'See Resume\' will not be considered.Continuous recruitment with first review of completed applications starting January 6, 2023. - Applications received on or after January 6th may be considered in a secondary pool.Please note that Mid-State's main form of communication during the recruitment process is email. - In addition to receiving communications from email addresses with an domain, you may receive emails from -. - Please be sure to watch your inbox as well as junk, spam, and clutter folders.Equal OpportunityMid-State Technical College, an equal opportunity employer and educator, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, disability, sexual orientation, or other applicable legislated categories, in its services, employment programs, and/or its educational programs and activities, including but not limited to admission, treatment, and access. Mid-State Technical College provides reasonable accommodations to assist persons with disabilities to access or participate in its programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies: VP-Human Resources, 32nd Street N, Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494, Phone: -715-422-5325 or Your Online Application ExperienceBelow you will find a few technical tips to help ensure a positive and successful online application experience:
      • Be sure to fill in each field in the application. - You will receive an error message at the time of submission and your application will not be submitted if each required field is not filled in.
      • Avoid clicking the back, forward, or refresh buttons while applying. - Doing so will interfere with the submission and may result in data loss.
      • Clear your browser's temporary files/cache and cookies prior to beginning the application.
      • Disable pop-up blockers.
      • Do not bookmark or favorite the application. - Navigate to the careers site each time you wish to access your saved/submitted application.
      • Your application session will remain open for 24 hours assuming you do not close your browser. - To ensure submission, complete the application process within that time frame.
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        • The following operating systems are currently supported:Windows 7, 8 and 10, both 32-bit and 64-bit, as well as Mac OS 10.6 and greater.If you experience issues in submitting your online application, please contact Human Resources at 715.422.5568.

Keywords: Mid-State Technical College, Madison , Director, Foundation & Alumni, Executive , Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin

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