Mission: The Development Director is to be the catalytic force in fundraising for the Diocese. The Development Director will implement the Diocese’s fundraising program under the supervision of the Senior Advisor to the Bishop and the Chief Financial Officer, and will work with other diocesan staff members and volunteers. This is a new position. It is an exciting opportunity to help build a Diocesan Stewardship Office!
Duties: The Development Director will implement a comprehensive development plan and all fundraising activities as part of the plan, including but not limited to:
• Annual Appeal. Manage the Diocese’s Annual Appeal.
• Mailings. Design and manage several mass mailings and smaller, directed mailings.
• Major donor relations. Manage all activities for donor cultivation, solicitation and relations, including prospect research and major gift solicitations.
• Planned Giving. Develop a comprehensive and dynamic major and planned giving program. Plan programs and design materials focused on planned giving.
• Grants. Research foundations, develop grant proposals, and cultivate relationships with foundations and corporations.
• Online giving. Manage the Diocese’s online giving program.
• Communications. Manage communications as it pertains to the Office, including producing content for newsletters and the website, and press releases.
• Special events and projects. Plan special events and manage special projects.
• Campaigns. Work on endowment and capital campaigns (future)
• Administration. Maintain systems to support all fundraising operations including data entry and database management, correspondence with donors (acknowledgements, thank you letters, etc.), and all related records and files.
• Other. Performs other duties as requested.
Requirements: The Development Director must possess the following qualities, education, skills, and experience:
• A Catholic in good standing with the Church. (An understanding of the Byzantine Catholic tradition is desirable but not necessary.)
• Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution of higher education.
• Progressively responsible fundraising experience in the not-for-profit sector is preferred.
• Ability to prioritize, handle multiple tasks simultaneously, and plan and implement work (including goals, budgets, timelines, and action steps) to achieve objectives and solve problems. Also: attentive to detail.
• Ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be a person who takes the initiative – a “self-starter.” Flexible to changes in tasks and environment; exercises initiative-taking ability.
• Possess sound judgment and impeccable integrity
• Experience in developing and maintaining positive, productive working relationships with fellow staff and donors (an ability to work collaboratively). Must be a considerate team player and responsive to other team members, donors and others (for example, in fulfilling requests, completing projects and meeting deadlines).
Submit resume, cover letter and references to: firstname.lastname@example.org (PREFERRED); or mail to: Development Director Search Committee, 5000 Rockside Road, Suite 310, Independence, OH 44131. At least two professional references and one character reference are required. Applications should be submitted as soon as possible; applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and the position will be filled as soon as possible; not all applications will be acknowledged.
The Department of English Language and Literature at Christendom College seeks two full-time faculty appointments to begin August 15, 2020. These are entry-level positions.
One of the positions will be for a specialist in Romantic/Victorian literature; we are open to the area of specialization regarding the second position. The successful candidates will have a 4/4 load and must be able to teach all of the literature courses in our core curriculum as well as a significant number of our upper-division offerings, particularly Literary Criticism and Poetry and Poetics. Applicants are therefore encouraged to check the Christendom College Bulletin and review the classes offered by our department. A Ph.D. and teaching experience are preferred, but the department will consider especially well-qualified ABD candidates.
Christendom College, located in Virginia's Shenandoah Valley, is a four-year Catholic liberal arts college whose faculty members take an annual, voluntary oath of fidelity to the Magisterium of the Church. Our faculty members enjoy being part of a Catholic community dedicated to excellence in teaching. Scholarship and service to the institution are also expected. For more information on the Christendom Mission and Vision statements, curriculum, and student life, see www.christendom.edu.
Review of applications will begin October 1, 2019. Screenings will continue until the positions are filled.
Interested applicants should provide the following information: 1) a description of their teaching experience and philosophy (addressing particularly the relation of their teaching to the College’s Mission); 2) a Curriculum Vitae; 3) three letters of recommendation; 4) graduate transcripts; and 5) a sample of scholarly writing. Please send all materials to Dr. Lisa Marciano, Department of English Language and Literature, Christendom College, 134 Christendom Dr., Front Royal, VA 22630. Please direct inquiries about the position to Dr. Marciano (email@example.com). Application materials may be sent electronically to the same e-mail address.
The Director of Communications will serve as the Archdiocese’s senior executive responsible for all aspects of internal and external communications. The person will be the primary communications counsel to the Archbishop as well as the Archbishop’s senior staff. MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES: A full range of public relations duties. Strategic message development on all key issues. All aspects of media relations including representing the Archdiocese to the media and preparing other Archdiocese representatives for media interviews and public presentations. Issues management. Proactively and regularly communicating to the public, the congregation, and lay and religious staff the values and accomplishments of the Archdiocese’s many ongoing community outreach initiatives. Training capable public spokespersons for the Archdiocese. Speechwriting and other strategic writing. Must be a proficient public speaker. Ability to conceive, construct and deliver comprehensive and effective communications initiatives to address any variety of issues. Assessing the strengths and vulnerabilities of the Archdiocese’s position on a variety of key issues and initiatives. Successfully advocate the Archdiocese’s position on issues/situations. Maintaining and strengthening the public reputation of the Archdiocese and personnel through clear and credible communications planning. Provide communications support in other areas, such as social media, and web development. Regularly communicate the Archdiocese’s key communications initiatives to the editorial staff of the Atlanta Journal Constitution, broadcasters, and local media. Supervision of the work of the Editor of the Georgia Bulletin.
KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: Undergraduate degree in journalism, communications, or related disciplines preferred. At least 5 years of related employment experience as an organizational communicator. Experience in providing senior level communications advice to management team. Excellent writing and public speaking skills. Proven leadership skills. Experience in communications with a Catholic Church related organization is preferred but not required. Must have an excellent working knowledge of the teachings of the Catholic Church. Must be fully supportive of the Magisterium of the Catholic Church and be a practicing Catholic in good standing with the Catholic Church. Must have a professional personal appearance.
Send cover letter, resume, references and salary requirements to David Spotanski, Chief Operating Officer, Catholic Archdiocese of Atlanta, 2401 Lake Park Dr., SE, Smyrna, GA 30080 or, via E-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
St. Francis Friends of the Poor (SFFP) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping the most vulnerable population in New York City by providing housing, medical care and supportive services to homeless persons living with significant mental and behavioral health issues. Today, three St. Francis Residences located in the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan provide housing and supportive services for almost 300 men and women. SFFP seeks an Executive Director to be responsible for overseeing the operations and administration, financial management, programs, fundraising, marketing and strategic planning of the organization. Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director leads community engagement efforts and outreach services. She/he will manage programmatic operations and continuity, ensuring exceptional program delivery, and cultivate mutually beneficial partnerships with city and regional agencies and organizations. The ED will have relevant professional experience maintaining regulatory and contractual compliance with multiple government funders. The ED should also have experience with and knowledge of the unique issues that affect individuals with mental and behavioral health issues facing the challenges of homelessness. The ED will cultivate a strong working relationship with the SFFP Board of Directors and help recruit new Board members. She/he will make sure that the Board is kept fully informed on finances and services, as well as on all key factors influencing the organization through strategy, operations and external engagements. The ED will ensure that the organization has sufficient resources to carry out its work; manage the programs to accomplish the contractual goals and objectives established by the organization’s funding sources. She/he will focus the staff and Board on growth and commitment to delivering and sustaining the highest quality of service for the organization’s individuals and programs. The ED will ensure the residents of SFFP are offered mental health/behavioral health services that are evidence-based, integrated into the day-to-day programming, and respectful of the wishes and goals of the residents. The ED will accomplish these objectives either by bringing the appropriate professional background to the position or by ensuring that staff with this professional background fulfill this role. Qualifications: A master’s degree in a related discipline. Experience should include at least ten (10) years of increasingly responsible executive management experience in an organization of similar size and complexity. Solid, hands-on financial management skills, including budget preparation, analysis and reporting. Strong organization management abilities including planning, delegating, program development and facilitation. FOR A COMPLETE JOB DESCRIPTION, visit www.harrisrand.com
St. Francis Friends of the Poor has retained the services of Harris Rand Lusk to conduct this search. Inquiries, nominations, and applications may be directed in confidence to:
Anne McCarthy, Chief Operating Officer
Harris Rand Lusk
122 E. 42nd Street, Suite 3605
New York, NY 10168
Please put “SFFP ED” in the subject line of your emailed application
A unique opportunity for an experienced Human Resources professional to serve the Church while leading the development of a valuable support program benefitting Catholic employers nationwide.
The Catholic Benefits Association (CBA), located just south of Denver, Colorado, is a membership organization made up of Dioceses, Church affiliates, and privately-owned Catholic businesses. It currently represents 1000 employers with 88,000 employees enrolled in their benefits programs. CBA has and continues to litigate successfully in defense of member employer’s First Amendment right to operate ministries and businesses in a Catholic compliant manner. Through its Ethics Committee (comprised of seven Archbishop Board Members) and its legal team, CBA also provides moral and legal guidance to members in the areas of employment practices and the provision of employee benefits. In the past year, through its wholly owned Catholic Insurance Company (CIC), a Catholic-based Health services program has been made available to interested self-insured member organizations.
Throughout its six-year history, CBA has responded to a growing number of member requests for interpretation, clarification, or operational recommendations/documents related to employment and benefits practices in a constantly changing legal and regulatory environment. As part of its commitment to expanding member services, at no additional cost, CBA has created the new senior management position of Director of Human Resources Consultative Services. This unique position will provide support to member administrators across a broad range of employment specialties.
The Director, reporting to the CEO, will be part of the management team and will often be the first point of contact for members seeking employment related assistance. In addition to real-time advice, the Director will coordinate with management team members, legal counsel, Ethics Committee, and others to provide deeper analysis of and solutions to operational challenges and will help develop practical implementation strategies for those solutions.
Supported by all of CBA’s resources, the Director will propose, develop, implement, and maintain a variety of informational and educational opportunities for members. These may include, but not be limited to, development of and participation in CBA sponsored Webinars, the Member Only Forum on CBA’s website, formal written guidance or opinion papers, downloadable template policy/procedure/job description documents, timely “all members” communications, and more.
The person who accepts this role must a practicing Catholic with a well formed understanding of Church teachings and who exemplifies the best of the Catholic faith in both their professional and personal life.
Email Resume: email@example.com
Faith: This position must be held by an individual who is an active, practicing Roman Catholic who is committed to the Church’s mission on earth and who exemplifies Catholic teaching in personal and professional life. There is no other background that can substitute for this requirement.
Education: Bachelor’s degree in business, human resources, or related discipline is required. Masters preferred.
Experience: Minimum of five years working in a Catholic organization in a department with HR-related responsibilities, including at least two years leadership. SHRM-SCP or SPHR certification or the ability to obtain certification within 12 months.