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Vice President, Knowledge and Equity

Posted November 21, 2022

Community Foundation of Sarasota County
Reports to: President/CEO
Classification: Exempt

Purpose
The primary focus of the VP is to lead CFSC’s commitment to understanding data on community indicator trends, identifying disparities and opportunities for grantmaking, as well as assessing gaps in community needs. The role includes analyzing the community data with a focus on CFSC’s initiatives, donor interests, and grantmaking resources. A key responsibility is convening and collaborating with staff, board, nonprofit leaders, and community stakeholders to research, report on and support the nonprofit sector’s   effectiveness in addressing community needs. The collaborative conversations, research and analysis will result in reporting which demonstrates the effectiveness of CFSC’s grantmaking. This position works with our Team to advance the Foundation’s commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion by building cultural competence within the organization.

Responsibilities
Listed below are major duties and responsibilities of this position. It is not designed or intended to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of the activities, duties, or responsibilities of the employee.

  • Grounded in the Foundation’s commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion through building cultural competence within the organization. Promote a culture of inclusive community engagement in the neighborhoods and communities CFSC serves.
  • For all stake holders, oversee the data mining of social services statistics analytics and provide qualitative statements and direction by tracking and monitoring of community data relevant to current and emerging community trends, needs and disparities with a focus on CFSC’s initiatives and donor interests.
  • Actively seek to design, develop, and strengthen non-profit organizations by integrating education, strategy and resources that align with their vision and goals and those of the community.
  • Exhibit a credible, visible presence as an active member of the community, serving as a bridge between social services data and action.  Convene key community stakeholders on key issues to ensure the voice of non-profits, government leadership and community members is incorporated into strategies.
  • Represent the Foundation in the community through participation in community events, making public presentations and participating in community councils, advisory committees, and other civic and grantee events as appropriate.
  • Oversee The Giving Partner database; understand sector dynamics, identify, and analyze data-driven sector trends that lead to strategies to strengthen nonprofits to better solve community needs and CFSC key initiatives.
  • Strategically lead the Giving Challenge with continuous innovation to strengthen nonprofits through organizational and fundraising skill building.
  • Continuously monitor progress of department strategies and track against objectives, goals, progress measures and budget.

Inter-departmental Links

  • Serve as a member of the Foundation’s leadership team.
  • Work to strengthen inter-departmental communications to help achieve the Foundation’s long-term strategic goals.
  • Support the integration of functional areas including Philanthropy, Community Impact, Finance, Administration, Strategy and Communications and as well as the office of the President.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university; graduate degree in public policy or related field preferred.
  • Minimum seven to ten years’ experience working in a philanthropic/nonprofit/public policy organization.
  • Knowledge and experience in the principles and practices of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.
  • Experience in visioning and executing innovative initiatives that address root causes.
  • The ability to synthesize social statistics into actionable processes and strategic plans
  • Experience with complex cross-sector initiatives requiring broad buy-in.
  • Supervisory experience with demonstrated strengths in people management and leadership.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively as a part of a larger management team and contribute to goals beyond a single functional area.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to be versatile, flexible, and manage effectively in a changing environment.
  • Ability to think and act independently with good judgement and minimal supervision as well as the ability to work well in a team environment.
  • Ability  to  lead  systems  redesign  and  process  improvement  to  increase  effectiveness  and  efficiency  of the department’s functions.
  • Excellent computer skills including working knowledge of Microsoft Office365 and ability to learn and work with the Foundation’s grant management and customer relationship management software platforms.
  • General ability to perform the essential functions and overall physical and mental requirements of this position, including stamina to perform tasks over extended periods.

General Performance Standards and Expectations
In addition to satisfactory performance on all the essential job duties and responsibilities for this job, the Community Foundation of Sarasota County employees will strive to demonstrate our service philosophy of P.R.I.D.E in excellence to our internal and external constituents.
 
Purposeful Worker

  • Goal Oriented
  • Gets job done within deadlines
  • Self-Motivated
  • Takes Ownership
  • Accountable
  • Maintains required technical skills
  • Calm under stress

Respectful

  • Respect for importance of everyone
  • Problem solver – thinks outside the box
  • Continuous learner
  • Empathetic Listener
  • Ask and listen
  • Provides excellent customer service, both internal & external
  • Demonstrates qualities of a Servant Leader
  • Under promises and over delivers
  • Authentic, honest, genuine

Inspirational

  • Curious about new information
  • Creative, independent thinker
  • Problem solver – thinks outside the box
  • Continuous learner

Dedicated Team Player

  • Works well across disciplines Adaptable to change
  • Listens to others’ ideas
  • Accepts different assignments

Enthusiastic

  • Excited about the CFSC mission
  • Optimistic, positive attitude

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Chief Development Officer

Posted October 31, 2022

Glazer Children's Museum

Reports to: President & CEO

About the Glazer Children's Museum

Mission
The mission of the Glazer Children’s Museum is to create a learning laboratory where children play, discover, and connect with the world around them to develop as lifelong learners and leaders. At Glazer Children’s Museum, families of all backgrounds and abilities come together in an interactive learning environment that encourages children to play with purpose.

History
Glazer Children’s Museum’s history dates back to the 1965 opening of Safety Village in Lowry Park and has grown over the years, just like children do. Since the opening of their new location in 2010, GCM has been a landmark in Downtown Tampa, serving 230,000+ guests throughout our 53,000 sq. ft. building. And over the course of a decade, GCM has become an integral part of the cultural corridor of museums, libraries, theaters, and performing arts centers in Tampa Bay.

Funding
As a nonprofit organization, the Glazer Children’s Museum relies on private support and donations to provide hands-on learning experiences for Tampa Bay area families. Our funding comes 60% through admissions and special program revenue and needs 40% to come through charitable donations.

Chief Development Officer

The Glazer Children’s Museum is seeking a Chief Development Officer (CDO) that will be responsible for leading the design, strategic leadership, management and execution of all fundraising activities for the Glazer Children’s Museum, including: individual, corporate, foundation and public giving, fundraising events, capital needs and planning for long term sustainability. The CDO will need to possess a proven track record of leading a team of fundraising professionals and managing a diverse, multi-million-dollar portfolio of donor partners. The ideal candidate will have experience as an authentic champion for the Museum’s mission and dedicated relationship and consensus builder.

This role leads the charge to build and enhance connections with current donors, and develop new connections, resulting in increases in contributed income, new pathways of giving, and the long term sustainability and flexibility of the Museum to meet and grow an annual fundraising budget of $2,000,000. The CDO will be responsible for the following:

Duties and Responsibilities:

Team Leadership and Administration:

  • Create and sustain strong working relationships with the President and CEO, leadership staff, as well as with the Museum’s Board of Directors.
  • In collaboration with the President & CEO, works closely with the Board of Directors, and Leadership Team to identify funding priorities in order to plan and implement comprehensive campaign strategies and accomplish team goals.
  • Effectively staffs and briefs the President & CEO in her role, matching the President & CEO with the Museum’s top donors and prospects in an appropriate strategy for engaging these donors and prospects in the Museum’s mission and vision.
  • Participate as an active member of the Museum’s Leadership Team. Bring strategic thought around fundraising, provide insight on museum wide challenges, and effectively collaborate with teams for best outcomes.
  • Manage and mentor staff fundraising team, Board members, committee members and community volunteers. Effectively communicate with team members, sharing details from leadership meetings and board meetings.

Development Strategy and Execution:

  • Develop annual strategy and execution plan for reaching annual fundraising goals.
  • Serve as the lead solicitor for major gifts while overseeing a team to support smaller gifts.
  • Establish and activate a plan to engage new donors, and maintain grant opportunities and relationships with current and past donors.
  • Grow and execute successful annual fundraising events with the Development Team, with a goal of reliable income, and creating a pathway for new and deeper engagement, while showcasing the Museum’s personality, values, and importance as a cultural and educational cornerstone in the community.
  • Coordinate and manage all fundraising activities to reduce redundancies and potential conflicts. Set priorities and timelines.
  • Spearhead and supervise donor stewardship and gift acknowledgement, recordkeeping, and reporting requirements both internally and externally.
  • Employ the highest of professional and ethical standards while demonstrating the sensitivity necessary to successfully engage and interact with high level donors.
  • Set short, mid and long term goals and report regularly on progress

Community Relations:

  • Serves as spokesperson for the integrity, role, and value of the Foundation.
  • Work with the Marketing Team to develop a comprehensive communications plan to cultivate new donors, engage and inspire existing donors through regular printed communications, annual reports, presentations, newsletters, news releases, social media, and events. In partnership, develop collateral and marketing materials for donors and prospects.
  • Develop a visible and effective external profile, regularly presenting on behalf of the Foundation at large and small gatherings of influential stakeholders including donors, prospective donors, professional advisors, and business leaders, and attending various offsite community functions hosted by donors and/or nonprofit partners.

Administration:

  • Collaborate effectively with other Museum departments to ensure the seamless flow of information needed for activities such as writing grants, producing reports and external communications.
  • Manage systems of communication, filing, correspondence and cross- referencing between the Board, Leadership Team, and all team members who interact with donors regularly through the use of a donor CRM.
  • Develop dashboards and reporting metrics for both internal and Board use that capture the overall health of fundraising for the Museum.
  • Develop an annual fundraising budget, benchmarks and metrics for the Museum, in collaboration with team members and the development committee, to ensure budgetary goals are met or exceeded.
  • Maintain office and CRM software systems to support all development projects and operations.

Positions Supervised:
Giving Manager: Grants & Proposals, Donor Relations and Communications Specialist, and various subcontractors.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent, CFRE highly preferred
  • 7-10 years’ experience in similar roles showing progressive responsibility and leadership
  • Demonstrated experience and success in managing a team
  • Demonstrated success at meeting or exceeding funding goals regularly with a small support team
  • Demonstrated success in securing multiple major gifts ($100,000+) from various sources
  • Demonstrated ability to develop an extensive portfolio of donors at various levels
  • Exemplary and demonstrated communication skills (presentations, training, instruction)
  • Written and oral communication proficiency.
  • Experience in and comfort level with technology, including familiarity with computer-based fundraising support systems. (CRM: Altru, Microsoft Office, Google)

Requirements:

  • Pass a Level 1 background check.
  • Valid Driver’s license and proof of motor vehicle insurance for occasional travel
  • Sucessful completion of a pre-employment drug screen
  • Employees are responsible for timely transportation to and from all community events, training, and presentations.
  • Schedule flexibility for evenings, weekends, and holidays

Salary and Benefits:
The salary range is $105,000 - 115,000, potential of a $20,000 incentive plan for reaching fundraising metrics, and minimum 4% annual increase for the first 3 years.

The Glazer Children’s Museum provides:

  • 80% employer paid healthcare and 30% of spouse & dependents
  • Healthcare insurance enrollment availability is open upon hire
  • Retirement contributions currently being established
  • Total of 208 PTO hours a year accrued at a rate of (8) eight hours per pay period (26 pay periods per year)
  • Hybrid work schedule
  • Employee-sponsored trainings and certifications
  • Paid maternity / paternity leave is available based on years of service
  • Paid for holidays that the Museum is closed (Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day) if those holidays fall on your regularly scheduled work day.
  • Employer provided life policy, short term disability and long term disability

How to apply:
Glazer Children’s Museum has retained Catalyst Consulting Services to conduct this search on their behalf. Michelle Turman is leading this search. To be considered for this opportunity, please send a letter of interest and resume to:
Michelle Turman, MA, CFRE
813.839.2282 direct

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