Ohio State University Libraries
Columbus, OH, USA
The Donor Relations and Stewardship Coordinator for the University Libraries development team is responsible for assisting with the development, implementation, and management of comprehensive programs that ensure donors are thanked, recognized, and shown the impact of philanthropic support. They will also provide professional front-line support for the Senior Director and Director of Development. They will review, coordinate, maintain and prioritize complex schedules and visits; proactively plan for meeting needs including agendas, briefings, and other written materials including for the Dean’s Advisory Council; arrange and coordinate travel plans; submit reimbursements and other financial paperwork; and screen and handle sensitive, confidential and/or complex inquiries. This position interfaces with a variety of people including major donors, volunteers, university leadership, faculty, staff, and the general public; creates and maintains highly confidential reports and records; types technical and/or confidential materials; records and transcribes minutes. Proficiency in MS Office products and the ability to work in an environment where priorities can shift on a regular basis is expected. All members of Libraries Advancement are part of creating an inclusive culture that inspires an exceptionally diverse and talented team and are measured on their adherence to the following core competencies: leadership, continuous improvement, teamwork and collaboration, and communication/interpersonal effectiveness.
Consistently demonstrates a commitment to our values and promotes an organizational culture of Discovery, Connection, Equity, Integrity, and Stewardship (https://library.osu.edu/strategic-directions) as well as dedication to advance the work of University Libraries. All other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, business or related field or equivalent education and experience.
At least 1-year of experience in development/donor relations.
Experience performing office/administrative duties.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office programs.
At least 1-year of experience working in fundraising, donor relations/stewardship, donor communications and/or alumni relations.
Experience with Ohio State’s proprietary constituent database (TAS).
At least 1-year of administrative support experience.
Demonstrated success planning meetings/events.
Experience working with senior leadership.
Proficiency in customer relationship management systems (CRM).
Customer service experience in a complex environment.
Proven project coordination skills and communication skills, both written and verbal.
University Libraries is excited to be searching for a new Donor Relations and Stewardship coordinator to help fulfill its strategic plan. The Ohio State University Libraries aspires to be the leading library advancing the educational, research, and engagement missions of a national flagship public university. The University Libraries promotes innovative research and creative expression, advances effective teaching, curates and preserves information essential for scholarship and learning at Ohio State, and shares knowledge and culture with the people of Ohio, the nation, and the world. The University Libraries development team works closely together to implement and expand fundraising efforts in support of University Libraries’ strategic directions ( https://library.osu.edu/strategic-directions ), fundraising focus areas, and embracing and advancing the Libraries’ inclusive culture. Join a development team with a fundraiser leader who has a passion for developing fundraising advancement professionals.
First month Develop an understanding of the structure, mission, and values of Ohio State and University Libraries. Build relationships with key partners across University Libraries and Advancement. Get to know team members, resources, and opportunities. Develop an understanding of University Libraries development portfolios. Attend donor database (TAS) training.
First 2-3 months Learn to navigate TAS through practice. Begin short-term strategic approach to stewardship plan.
First 12 months Establish and implement long-term strategic approach to stewardship plan. Provide oversight of reporting of development funds including current use and endowment.
The posting range for this position is $20.53 to $27.36 per hour.
University Libraries is committed to building a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment for people of all backgrounds and ages. We are taking steps to meet that commitment and especially encourage members of under-represented communities to apply, including but not limited to women, people of color, LGBTQ+ people, veterans, and people with different abilities. We know there are great candidates who have backgrounds less traditional to our field of work—if that is you, please apply and tell us about yourself.
Please submit cover letter and resume with the online application at https://osu.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/OSUCareers/job/Columbus-Campus/Donor-Relations---Stewardship-Coordinator_R51199 . This posting will close on June 26, 2022.
The Ohio State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity or expression, genetic information, HIV/AIDS status, military status, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. The Ohio State University is a member of the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) Diversity Alliance.
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)
Washington D.C., DC, USA
IT Specialist (InfoSec), CG-2210-14, (Permanent)
OCISO/Cyber Risk Management Section
This position is located in the Chief Information Officer Organization, Cyber Risk Management Section, HQ of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation developing estimates of risks associated with technologies and discovered threats, enabling the CIOO organization to assess the resources needed to respond effectively.
Additional selections may be made from this vacancy announcement to fill identical vacancies that occur subsequent to this announcement.
THIS JOB IS OPEN TO
U.S. Citizens, Nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S.
Clarification from the agency
All United States Citizens. This vacancy announcement is issued under the U.S. Office of Personnel Management’s Direct-Hire Authority.
Plan and conduct security authorization reviews and assurance case development for initial installation of systems and networks.
Review authorization and assurance documents to confirm that the level of risk is within acceptable limits for each software application, system, and network.
Prepares clear and concise Risk Assessment Reports to ensure substantiating findings and recommendations are capture for risk determination and maintained for evaluation and correction of identified vulnerabilities.
Define and document how the implementation of a new system or new interfaces between systems impacts the security posture of the current environment Institute measures to ensure information security policy awareness and compliance by the OCISO staff.
Assure successful implementation and functionality of security requirements and appropriate information technology (IT) policies and procedures that are consistent with the organization's mission and goals.
Develop security compliance processes and/or audits for external services (e.g., cloud service providers, data centers).
Perform security reviews, identify gaps in security architecture, and develop a security risk management plan.
Perform security reviews and identify security gaps in security architecture resulting in recommendations for inclusion in the risk mitigation strategy.
2 vacancies in the following locations:
Washington, DC 1 vacancy
Location Negotiable After Selection, United States 1 vacancy
Yes—as determined by the agency policy.
Occasional travel - Occasional travel is required
Relocation expenses reimbursed
The Hunt Institute
Cary, NC, USA
The Hunt Institute’s mission is to provide unbiased research, technical expertise, and learning opportunities that equip and empower educators and policymakers to drive equitable reforms and become audacious champions for education. Since its establishment in 2001, The Hunt Institute has emerged as a recognized and credible leader in the movement to transform American public education and a go-to source for reliable, objective, and timely information. The Institute works at the intersection of education policy and politics, supporting state and national officials and empowering them to transform education. The Institute’s mandate is to inspire and equip elected officials and senior policymakers to make informed decisions that improve the lives of all children, with its primary audience consisting of governors, legislators, and other elected and state-level policymakers.
The Hunt Institute seeks a Senior Program Manager for State Engagement (SPM-SE) to support its growing state work. As The Institute expands its state legislators retreat model, this position will play a critical role in building and maintaining relationships with policymakers, legislators, external partners, and other stakeholders around the country.
The SPM-SE will serve as a key program manager for state legislators retreats and similar state engagement convenings, which includes designing and executing agendas, identifying and preparing resource experts, developing program materials, and building and managing associated project timelines. As a member of the Programs Team and reporting to the Deputy Director of State Engagement, the SPM - SE will manage the creation and execution of retreats from start to finish and regularly maintain the relationships necessary, both internally and externally, to repeat and strengthen retreats annually. The SPM- SE will be based out of The Institute’s office in Cary, North Carolina.
• Contribute to the design and development of major Institute policymaker convenings around the country, including state legislative retreats and other learning experiences for state legislators.
• Partners with Director of Programs and Deputy Director of State Engagement to develop and execute the team’s strategic plan and event calendar.
• Oversee and manage program management documents and work with the State Engagement team to ensure everything is on track.
• Supports Deputy Director of State Engagement in reviewing and editing materials developed by the State Engagement team or other internal teams.
• Coordinate internally with other policy teams to ensure the completion of high-quality materials to support programming.
• Develop materials (grant reports, issue briefs, PowerPoint presentations, web content, etc.) to support The Institute’s strategic plan and mission.
• Serve as a critical support to the State Engagement team, taking regular meeting notes, providing content support and tracking, and managing key dates and deadlines.
• Communicate with external partners, policymakers, and other stakeholders to support their attendance at and participation in Institute programming.
• Participate in meetings with external partners and policymakers.
• Provide meeting summaries and analysis of major issues impacting education around the country.
• Monitor action and issues in partner states in order to provide the most relevant content possible to legislators.
• Provide support to the Deputy Director of State Engagement on reports, presentations, and external communications.
• Actively seeks and supports new work by supporting on funder development and partners, drafting proposals, and budgeting projects.
• Support and work on multiple projects, work within tight deadlines, and prioritize work as necessary.
• Serve as a thought partner on a growing team that is working to develop high-quality systems and policies.
• Perform other duties as assigned.
• Commitment to the mission and vision of The Hunt Institute, alongside a passion for challenging entrenched systems of educational inequity towards the bettering of public education for all children.
• Knowledge of national birth-16 education policy.
• Strong experience with engaging policymakers preferred.
• Strong experience working in or leading nonprofit programs required.
• Excellent analytical, writing, communication, facilitation, and project organization skills.
• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
• Passion for investing in the growth of colleagues; able to motivate and rally support in
service of organizational mission and goals.
• A strong work ethic, with a results-oriented philosophy and personal qualities of trustworthiness, openness, accessibility, kindness, flexibility, and a sense of humor.
• Ability to handle multiple assignments and accomplish deadlines; ability to pay attention to accuracy and detail while thinking broadly.
• Ability to anticipate and identify challenges before they happen and take the initiative to address the issue in an appropriate manner.
• Demonstrated ability to cultivate partnerships both inside and outside of an organization and to move a group towards a common goal.
• Minimum of 5 years’ relevant work experience.
• Bachelor’s degree required. Relevant experience in public policy, political science, public administration, or related field preferred.
• Ability to travel (anticipated between 15-25%).
Ideal candidates will also demonstrate:
• Relationships with current legislators, policymakers, and/or education stakeholders.
• Ability to be a self-starter, detail oriented and highly organized.
• Resourcefulness and good judgment.
• Leadership by example.
• The value of diversity of thought, backgrounds, and perspectives.
• Integrity/ethics beyond reproach.
• Persistence and a sense of optimism when confronted with obstacles.
• Constant seeking to apply best practices.
• Willingness to work collaboratively and consider new ideas.
• Commitment to The Hunt Institute’s mission, vision, financial stability, and success.
Equal Employment Opportunity
At The Hunt Institute, Equal Employment Opportunity is our commitment and goal. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, marital status, or any other protected status designated by federal, state, or local law. Applicants are encouraged to confidentially self-identify when applying. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a reference and background investigation.
Please submit cover letter, along with a résumé or CV, and a writing sample (no more than five pages; sections from a longer paper can be submitted) to email@example.com with the subject line “Last Name – Senior Program Manager, State Engagement.” No phone calls, please. Priority will be given to applicants who apply by April 15, 2022.
Portland Japanese Garden
Portland, OR, USA
Portland Japanese Garden seeks a Database Specialist who is positive, detail-oriented, and highly motivated. The Database Specialist will have primary responsibility for the Development Department’s database administration, including gift entry process, acknowledgements, and renewals. The range of duties requires the ability to both manage a proactive and time-sensitive work schedule on an independent basis and to work productively as part of a team.
As part of a growing organization, this is a great position for someone who is looking for a career that is mission and results-driven, data focused, and customer service-oriented.
This position reports to the Senior Philanthropy Manager and will work from our remote office, located off the Sylvan exit of Highway 26.
COVID-19 Vaccination Policy: For the safety of our staff, volunteers, and guests, Portland Japanese Garden requires all staff and volunteers to be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus, including the booster. Candidates must be fully vaccinated by their hire date and must provide proof of vaccination upon hire.
Database Administration • Daily gift entry and donor acknowledgments • Monthly giving reports • Maintain donor information in organization’s CRM with ongoing database hygiene to maximize fundraising success, including updating duplicates, deceased or inactive constituents, and donor solicitation preferences • Serve as the point person for Development list creation including for mailings, emails, and donor recognition • Update plans as part of strategic moves management • Produce accurate reports for giving analysis • Maintain updated documentation of Development’s Tessitura processes and procedures • In collaboration with Senior Philanthropy Manager, implement annual database audit
Individual Donor Cultivation • Routinely refresh and produce renewal and acknowledgement letters, including templates, and when needed, customized letters for the Director of Development and CEO • Maintain/track Golden Crane acknowledgements, benefit administration, and special requests (e.g., tracking in-kind donations/use, coordinate special requests like tours, customizing renewals and acknowledgements, coordinating corporate presence, or other opportunities for visibility in Garden events) • Oversee inventory and tracking of donor cultivation gifts • Manage in-kind donation inquiries • Assist with yearly annual tax receipting for donors
Event Support • Independently manage and coordinate event check-in • Oversee event mailing and emails • Serve as point person for managing event RSVPs and attendance
General Department Duties • Provide support as needed at Advancement Committee Meetings • Work with Director of Development to create prospect profiles and research giving opportunities • Other duties and projects as assigned
Other Responsibilities • Communicate with donors, clients, staff, and other community partners in a friendly and professional manner • Learn about Japanese culture and art as opportunities arise in the organization • Maintain a high degree of discretion and confidentiality in dealing with sensitive information • Familiarize oneself with the organization and the Employee Handbook • Get to know fellow staff members, developing trust, establishing credibility, encouraging teamwork, and creating an atmosphere of open, honest, two-way communication • Maintain a high level of professionalism in manner and appearance (business casual dress)
Qualifications Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply for jobs unless they believe they meet every one of the qualifications as described in a job description. We are most interested in finding the best candidate for the position, and that candidate may be one who comes from a less traditional background. If you are interested in applying, we encourage you to think broadly about your background and qualifications for this role. • Bachelor’s degree preferred, but not required • One to three years of experience in development, or equivalent combination of different experiences • Demonstrated proficiency with fundraising CRM or database software (e.g., Tessitura, Raiser’s Edge, Salesforce, etc.), digital media, and comfort with metrics and analytics • Strong proficiency with Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint • Strong organizational, analytical, and problem-solving skills • Strong communication abilities, clear writing and articulate speaking ability • A proven track record of working well with others, adapting to others’ work styles, and professional interactions with co-workers and/or vendors • Strong listening skills, giving full attention to what other people are saying or asking, taking time to understand the points being made, and asking questions when appropriate • Incredibly organized and highly proficient at keeping a systematic schedule and calendar
Special Requirements • Experience with CRM or database software (e.g., Tessitura, Raiser’s Edge, Salesforce, etc.) • Experience with Mailchimp or other email marketing system • Experience with data analysis • Comfortable working in an open-office environment • Experience with digital programming is desirable, but not required • Excellent customer service skills • Experience working with clients and vendors • Project management and/or team process development • Personal passion for Japanese culture and history, art and design, travel, and/or landscape design and horticulture is a plus • Being bilingual in any language is a plus; in Japanese, it’s an A+
Compensation & Schedule • Wage: $18.00 - $20.00 per hour • This is a full-time, hourly, non-exempt position with 40 hours per week. Shifts are typically 8 hours (plus ½ hour lunch), 8:30 am to 5:00 pm, with some flexibility. Occasional evening and/or weekend work is required. • Benefits: --- health, dental, and vision insurance (premium 100% covered for employees) --- 401k plan (after 6 months, with 4% employer match after 1 year) --- flexible spending accounts for medical and dependent care expenses --- paid vacation, sick, and holiday time --- free access to the Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Applications To apply, please submit a resume, cover letter, and three work-related references through our online Career Center . Please also provide a short description (200-300 words) – separate from your cover letter – of why you would like to work at Portland Japanese Garden. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Please no phone calls or hand delivered applications. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, although priority review will be given to applications received by Wednesday, April 13th.