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program manager, alumni engagement

Company: University of Oregon
Date Posted: September 12, 2018 

University Advancement 

University Advancement is responsible for strategically positioning the UO with its various constituents and securing resources to further its aims. The division consists of approximately 200 employees primarily working out of Eugene, with offices in Portland and Bend. Departments within University Advancement include Advancement/UO Alumni Association, Development, Stewardship and Public Events, Advancement Operations, Federal Affairs, and State and Community Affairs.

The University of Oregon Alumni Association (UOAA) makes the UO stronger by fostering lifelong relationships, helping Ducks become champions, ambassadors, and advocates for the University. Launched in 1879 with five alumni, the UOAA is proud of its long history of keeping alumni connected to the University and offering a wide array of opportunities for service. With a membership of more than 27,000, the alumni association serves as an important connection to the University for the more than 220,000 alumni around the world. Our vision is to be among the very best alumni relations programs in the country, enriching the lives of Ducks and the UO.


In order to establish and cultivate lifelong relationships among alumni, the Program Manager, Alumni Engagement will serve as a representative for the organization’s multi-faceted University Advancement (UA) mission.

 

Reporting to the Associate Director of Alumni Engagement (Advancement/UOAA), the Program Manager will work in consultation and collaboration with UOAA leadership to advance the engagement strategy for alumni. This strategy will be reliant upon input from and engagement with the Associate VP, Advancement/Executive Director, UOAA, in addition to collaboration with regional major gift officers assigned to various geographic territories. 

This position requires access to transportation for occasional travel to meetings and events. 

This position must be able to work occasional nights and/or weekends to fulfill special projects and events.

Salary is commensurate with experience and will range from $40,000 - $45,000. The university offers an excellent package of employee benefits. For further information please see the full position announcement, including minimum and required qualifications, education requirements, and application procedure on the UO website at http://careers.uoregon.edu/cw/en-us/job/522919/program-manager-alumni-engagement, #522919.

Search will remain open until filled. To ensure consideration, please submit application materials by September 25, 2018. This position is subject to the completion of a criminal background check. We are committed to creating a more inclusive and diverse institution and invite applications from qualified candidates who share our commitment to diversity. 

EO/AA/Veterans/Disability institution committed to cultural diversity.

 

executive director

Company: Willamette Heritage Center
Date Posted: September 7, 2018 

About Willamette Heritage Center: The mission of Willamette Heritage Center is to connect generations by preserving and interpreting the history of the Mid-Willamette Valley. Created in 2010 by the merger of Marion County Historical Society and Mission Mill Museum Association, Willamette Heritage Center fulfills its mission through tours, exhibits and maintenance of extensive archives. The 5-acre campus holds 15 historic structures that tell the story of Oregon before statehood, Oregon textile heritage, the people and places of Marion County, waterpower, and the railroad.

The Executive Director is the chief executive officer and holds the primary responsibility for the organization’s consistent achievement of its mission and long-term financial stability. The Executive Director directly supervises five senior staff members and a total staff of 17. The annual budget is approximately $900,0

We’re looking for someone who has demonstrated that they are:

  • A strong, stable administrator with three or more years of senior management experience preferably with a nonprofit organization.
  • A leader who can engage the community.
  • An outgoing individual who can raise funds in partnership with a development professional.
  • A collaborative leader who can support a Board of Directors in creating an annual budget, a strategic plan, policies and a framework for financial success and mission achievement. 

You may be the right person for the job if:

  • You are looking for a challenging position with a beloved community asset that could benefit from stable leadership.
  • You want to work with a team of dedicated individuals committed to the mission.
  • You enjoy the opportunity to manage an organization with diverse business functions.

For a more complete job description with a listing of core responsibilities and qualifications, you can visit our website at www.willametteheritage.org/staff/ 

Terms of Employment and Compensation: The annual salary for this full-time, exempt position is $70,437 - $91,904 based upon experience. Benefits include health insurance including vision and dental, retirement plan, flexible spending account and paid time off.

How to Apply: Please submit a cover letter and resume to James K. Phelps, Interim Executive Director, at jamesp@willametteheritage.org or mail to Willamette Heritage Center, 1313 Mill Street SE, Suite 200, Salem, OR 97301. For full consideration, apply by Monday, October 1. Position open until filled.



dATABASE ASSOCIATE 

Company: Caldera
Date Posted: August 20, 2018  


At Caldera, we believe in the power of creativity. Caldera is a catalyst for the transformation of underserved youth through innovative art and environmental programs.​ Our Youth Program provides students from Portland and Central Oregon with long-term mentoring that nurtures individual creativity beginning in sixth grade and continuing into young adulthood. Our Artists in Residence Program awards US-based and international artists the gift of time and space to practice at our Arts Center in Sisters, Oregon.

Supervisor: ​Director of Advancement ​& Youth Program Director

Schedule: ​FTE, non-exempt

Location: ​Portland, OR

Start Date: ​September 13, 2018

Compensation:​ $36,000–$40,000. Benefits include: generous paid time off; health, dental, and vision insurance; 403(b) retirement matching; long-term disability; short-term disability; and life insurance. 

Position Description:

The Database Associate is responsible for Caldera’s key database systems: Raiser’s Edge, cloud-based fundraising and donor management software, and Apricot, program management software used to track youth participants, program activities, and outcomes. This position will serve both the Development and Programs teams in the areas of gift/data entry and processing, data analysis and reporting, maximizing database function and maintaining systems integrity. This position reports to the Director of Advancement and secondarily, the Youth Program Director, with regular collaboration with other staff.

Specific Responsibilities:

Data & Gift Management (Development) – 60%

  • Administer Raiser’s Edge database and gift processing system
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date donor records, including: contact information, event attendance and contact history
  • Process gifts and ensure accurate gift records through consistent coding and maintenance that adheres to strict development and accounting standards, including monthly reconciliation with accounting department
  • Produce donor communications such as gift receipts, acknowledgements, and pledge reminders
  • Produce customized mailing lists, email lists, and reports that support fundraising appeals, activities, and events
  • Conduct research to maximize use of database tools and functionalities to support fundraising goals
  • Provide data analysis of fundraising campaigns, initiatives and events such as giving history, attendance, conversion and retention
  • Create updated system of donor segmentation and classification in order to prepare accurate lists and reports for the Development team
  • Develop and maintain efficient systems for data cleansing, data entry, gift processing, prospect research, and relationship management
  • Process EFT and credit card donations
  • Train co-workers on proper data entry process on Raiser’s Edge

Fundraising & Event Support (Development) – 20%

  • Administer Greater Giving software in tandem with fundraising events
  • Serve as a liaison to external event support vendors
  • Conduct research and implement methods to maximize our fundraising and tracking capabilities on Greater Giving, including but not limited to monthly giving programs, and the creation of event websites
  • Attend fundraising events and provide event support; assist Development and Communications team with additional administrative responsibilities, as needed

Database Administration & Analysis (Programs) – 20%

  • Administer Apricot case management database to track students, youth alumni and Artist in Residence accounts; create new profiles, HR and community partner forms
  • Perform data analysis to track student performance and program outcomes; generate evaluation reports for cross-departmental use
  • Generate mailing lists for Youth Program and Artist-in-Residence outreach; Work with Program staff as needed to maximize use of Apricot to achieve programmatic goals
  • Pursue quality assurance across all aspects and functionalities of Apricot
  • Train co-workers on proper data entry processes
  • Assist with other programmatic and administrative duties, as needed

Required Qualifications:

  • Proficiency in Raiser’s Edge database
  • Experience processing donations and maintaining donor confidentiality
  • Experience producing customized and detailed Excel reports
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to make sense of complex data
  • Ability to communicate effectively, written and oral
  • Ability to multi-task and maintain grace under pressure
  • Ability to manage complex file banks and spreadsheets
  • Ability to integrate team feedback and adapt to new systems and work processes
  • Ability to manage a project from inception through completion
  • Exceptional attention to detail and organization skills
  • Self-motivated, positive and a collaborative team player
  • Strategic and proactive thinker
  • Passion for Caldera’s mission, social and environmental change, and racial equity

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • At least 2 years experience working in a nonprofit administrative and/or fundraising role with similar responsibilities
  • Experience using Apricot, Greater Giving or other tracking/outcomes database systems
  • Experience using Google Suite and/or Microsoft Office
  • Overall understanding of nonprofit fundraising processes
  • Interest in the arts and creative youth development

Position Details:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is frequently required to stand. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Equity & Inclusion:

We recognize that Caldera communities face many societal inequities. We recognize the history and ongoing impacts of racism in our country, state, and institutions. We acknowledge that we will always have room to grow as an organization and as individuals in our understanding of racism and oppression.

We commit to continually examining our role in both perpetuating and combating institutional racism. We also commit to ongoing alignment of our policies and practices to advance racial equity, inclusion, and freedom of expression.

We commit to integrating equity and inclusion into all areas of our work to better serve our mission; when we do, we get closer to the world that we want for our youth. To ensure our own accountability, we will 1) seek deeper relationships with and feedback from our larger community; 2) use our Equity Plan to guide ongoing work; and 3) apply our Equity Lens to decision-making. We will also seek inspiration from artistic and cultural traditions. 

Caldera is an equal opportunity employer encouraging applicants of all backgrounds and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. 

To Apply:

Send a resume and cover letter describing interest in and qualifications for the position, highlighting experience and competencies that meet the role’s requirements. You’re welcome to also include anything else you feel is pertinent for us to have. Materials should be sent to Jobs@CalderaArts.org by Tuesday, August 28, 2018 at 5:00PM. No phone calls, please.  


field operations manager 

Company: The National Psoriasis Foundation 
Date Posted: August 17, 2018  

The National Psoriasis Foundation is a dynamic and growing non-profit dedicated to finding a cure for psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis and improving the health of individuals living with these diseases. Headquartered in Portland, OR, the Foundation is seeking a Field Operations Manager. We are looking for an energetic, dynamic individual to support all aspects of our Team NPF Program/Events and Field Operation activities throughout the country.  Our Team NPF events include walk, cycle, bingo and run events. This position will also provide help with our Commit to Cure Galas and third-party DIY events. Responsibilities include supporting event leadership and volunteers nationally with volunteer/participant recruitment, training, marketing and implementation of our events; ensuring all required event logistics and resources are in place; helping with online and fundraising activities; and providing exceptional customer service to event participants, sponsors, and volunteers. In addition, the Field Operations Manager will assist with organizing Team NPF events in open markets when necessary and will take the lead on planning and implementing additional special events as needed.

Requirements include a Bachelor’s degree with two + years of successful experience in special events planning and implementation.  Requirements also include experience with fundraising, event marketing and volunteer management. The ideal candidate will have excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills; works well with volunteers; ability to work in a team-oriented environment; and strong organizational and multi-tasking skills.  Position requires travel 30% of the time with the ability to travel overnight and work evenings / weekends.  Please forward your cover letter with salary requirement and resume to HR, National Psoriasis Foundation, 6600 SW 92nd Ave, Suite 300, Portland, OR 97223, Fax (503) 245-0626, E-mail hr@psoriasis.org.


ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, ANNUAL PHILANTHROPY 

Company: University of Oregon - University Advancement
Date Posted: August 14, 2018  

University Advancement is responsible for strategically positioning the UO with its various constituents and securing resources to further its aims. The division consists of approximately 200 employees primarily working out of Eugene, with offices in Portland and Bend. Departments within University Advancement include Advancement/UO Alumni Association, Development, Stewardship and Public Events, Advancement Operations, Federal Affairs, and State and Community Affairs.

The Annual Philanthropy Program (APP) is a centralized fundraising unit responsible for building a broad base of sustainable, annual support for the University of Oregon from alumni, parents, friends, faculty, staff, and students. APP also serves the university community by providing expertise in direct marketing and strategic planning to its campus partners, as well as coordinating outreach to alumni and other constituencies to ensure that communication with these groups is effective and fundraising is maximized.

Reporting to the Associate Director of Integrated Marketing, the Assistant Director of Annual Philanthropy is primarily responsible for the oversight of a productive and successful Telefund program, as well the management of email marketing campaigns, and assisting in various other mass solicitation efforts. The purpose of this position is to support to overarching goals of the Annual Philanthropy team.

Working closely with the Associate Director and the Special Campaigns Manager, this position will participate in strategic planning sessions, incorporate emerging trends into current efforts, and effectively manage multiple ongoing projects. This position will also work with partners across campus in areas including academics, arts, and athletics, to create comprehensive solicitation calendars and keep UO branding consistent and cohesive across all outreach.

Salary is commensurate with experience and will range from $36,500 – $40,000. The university offers an excellent package of employee benefits. For further information please see the full position announcement, including minimum and required qualifications, education requirements, and application procedure on the UO website at http://careers.uoregon.edu/cw/en-us/job/522723/assistant-director-annual-philanthropy,  # 522723.

Search will remain open until filled. To ensure consideration, please submit application materials by August 21, 2018. This position is subject to the completion of a criminal background check. We are committed to creating a more inclusive and diverse institution and invite applications from qualified candidates who share our commitment to diversity.

EO/AA/Veterans/Disability institution committed to cultural diversity.