FILING DEADLINE: Thursday, September 23, 2021
It is the candidate’s responsibility to be sure that ALL required materials are submitted by the filing deadline.
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS:
- Salary Range: $ 5,757-$7,000 per month (21/22) Classified Salary Schedule); with the maximum salary placement at $6,346 per month (placement within this range based on experience as documented in application materials).
- Fringe Benefits: The District offers a competitive health & benefits package for employees and eligible dependents (benefits are pro-rated for part-time employees).
- Leave/Holiday Time: Full-time classified members earn 8 hours of sick leave and start off accruing 8 hours of vacation for each month worked (accrual rate increases after second year of employment and rates are pro-rated for part-time employees). Employees are also compensated for holidays recognized by the District (14 holidays/year, pro-rated for part-time employees).
As an Auxiliary Organization of Santa Rosa Junior College, salaries, working conditions and benefits for Santa Rosa Junior College Foundation employees are comparable to those provided Santa Rosa Junior College District employees performing similar services. (As stated in Regulations of the Sonoma County Junior College District for Auxiliary Organizations, Section 1.5 (a) and Education Code Section 72672).
The SRJC Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, focuses on the critically important task of raising funds to support students and educational programs at Santa Rosa Junior College. The SRJC Foundation strengthens the work of the College through its advocacy, fundraising, investment management and stewardship of funds. The Foundation helps SRJC offer life long learners an opportunity to continue to grow, students access to a high quality college education, as well as meet the workforce needs of California and the nation through top career skills training.
Santa Rosa Junior College is an institution that has been a part of the community for more than 100 years, located in Sonoma County, California. Sonoma County is rich in history, beauty, and culture; it is one of the finest places to live on earth. Over 1.7 million students have attended SRJC in its more than 100-year history, many of whom are drawn to the college for its academic excellence, superb faculty and staff, comprehensive student services and beautiful grounds. At SRJC, we value learning that includes:
- Excellent and innovative instruction and support services;
- A learning- and learner-centered environment;
- A welcoming physical environment;
- Equity-minded faculty and staff with a caring and supportive attitude among faculty and staff;
- Access to programs and courses that lead to transfer and/or gainful employment;
- Access to lifelong learning opportunities.
SRJC is committed to diversity, equity, inclusion and anti-racism. We are a designated Hispanic-Serving Institution, reflecting the great responsibility that the College has to the educational attainment and economic well-being of the surrounding community and supporting of all diverse groups. In 2019 and 2020, SRJC received the INSIGHT Into Diversity Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award. This award recognizes colleges and universities that demonstrate an outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion. SRJC was the only California Community College recipient of this award. The ideal candidate will share SRJC’s commitment to be an inclusive, diverse and sustainable learning community that engages the whole person.
POSITION DESCRIPTION AND SCOPE:
Under the direction of the Director of Community Engagement of the Santa Rosa Junior College Foundation, the Coordinator, Community Engagement assists with planning, organizing and implementing marketing and communications projects in support of the mission of the SRJC Foundation. The Coordinator will develop and implement a broad range of communications and community engagement tools and practices to ensure successful fundraising and constituent participation outcomes, including oversight of Alumni Relations programs and coordinating volunteer support.
This is a full-time, 12 months/year, classified foundation (non-represented) position. The tentative work schedule will be Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. This position is contingent upon funding and Board approval.
KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Examples of key duties are interpreted as being descriptive and not restrictive in nature. Incumbents routinely perform approximately 80% of the duties below.
- Coordinates marketing and communications initiatives and collateral designed to increase awareness and support of the SRJC Foundation, Santa Rosa Junior College, alumni and trusts/committees among target audiences including, but not limited to: donors; alumni; corporate/business partners; students; media; elected officials; and civic and community leaders, with particular emphasis on community-focused events such as the President’s Address to the Community, civic organizations, and meetings with corporations/businesses.
- Assists with traditional and digital marketing and communication tools including website, social media, e-newsletters, videos, annual reports, direct mail and electronic solicitations, direct emails/mailers, brochures and other fundraising materials. Ensures design and content adheres to brand standards.
- Develops and assists in tracking progress of annual marketing/communication plans to promote fundraising for key audiences. Develops and maintains monthly/annual editorial and events calendars.
- Provides administrative and event support for SRJC Foundation Board of Directors, committees and trusts including coordination of materials to comply with Brown Act requirements.
- Produces regular SRJC Alumni Association communications and alumni-specific appeals to increase alumni giving and engagement; coordinates the alumni membership and benefits program; identifies and develops opportunities and events for alumni engagement with the District; plans and implements affinity programs, reunions and other special events for alumni.
- Works in collaboration with Foundation staff, District representatives, and contractors to design, develop, modify and update Foundation web pages.
- Implements and maintains SRJC Foundation’s social media content. Identifies social media opportunities to maximize donations, support, and visibility of the SRJC Foundation and its committees.
- Maintains Foundation’s electronic photo archives and digital assets; may be required to take and modify digital photos and/or utilize design software to develop/edit graphic assets.
- Ensures that marketing efforts are effective in a changing and competitive environment. Assists in marketing research efforts; works with campus colleagues to design survey instruments; follows trends in order to influence target audiences.
- Participates in the development of benchmark criteria to track and assess the efficiency and effectiveness of the Foundation’s marketing effort, including marketing for new initiatives.
- Collaborates with the SRJC Public Relations department to cross-promote the District, its donors, and alumni; communicate with faculty, staff, students and external organization to coordinate activities and program, resolve issues and exchange information.
- Marketing, communications, public and media relations, and fund development strategies and methods in an institution of higher learning and/or non-profit environment.
- Standard office productivity software, including fundraising database and graphic design software.
- Social media platforms, content placement and monitoring.
- Develop and maintain a strong alumni relations outreach program.
- Produce creative content with accurate editing and production design skills.
- Present information to groups of individuals.
- Work with a team to achieve optimal levels of performance and accomplishment.
- Meet deadlines and coordinate multiple tasks and projects.
- Collaborate with a diverse set of stakeholders to achieve organizational goals.
- Demonstrate a professional demeanor, excellent communication skills, collaboration, intellectual curiosity.
- Plan and organize work and meet schedules and deadlines.
- Exercise sound judgment.
- Demonstrate sensitivity to, and respect for, a diverse population.
The conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.
Candidates/incumbents must meet the minimum qualifications as detailed below, or file for equivalency. Equivalency decisions are made on the basis of a combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities. If requesting consideration on the basis of equivalency, an Equivalency Application is required at the time of interest in a position (equivalency decisions are made by Human Resources, in coordination with the department where the vacancy exists, if needed.)
Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism, Business, Mass Communications, Marketing, or related field required.
2+ years of experience in marketing, communications, and public relations, including the development of fundraising collateral, digital marketing management, and event management.
APPLICATION PROCEDURES:In order to be given consideration for this position, applicants must submit the following documents by the filing deadline:
- A completed Santa Rosa Junior College Employment Application and responses to Agency-wide Questions.
- Contact information (phone number and email address) for three professional references.
- A brief cover letter explaining your interest in the position, including how you meet the minimum and preferred requirements and are qualified to perform the essential functions as listed in this section of the job posting.
- Current Resume.
- Copies of transcripts of all college-level coursework, including confirmation of degrees. If selected for the position, official transcripts must be submitted prior to employment. Unofficial copies (both sides) will be accepted if the unofficial document includes a seal, watermark, or other proof that the document was provided by an educational institution.
- If transcripts are from an institution outside of the United States, applicants must provide a formal evaluation of their foreign degree(s) at the time of application. Information on Foreign Degree Requirements
6. If you do not possess minimum qualifications as noted under the Minimum Qualifications Section of the job posting, you must complete and attach the Classified Equivalency Application and supporting documents, including narrative synopsis, to your employment application in order to be considered.
PLEASE SUBMIT ONLY MATERIALS REQUESTED.
Following the filing deadline, applications which are complete for screening will be reviewed by a screening committee. Approximately 2-3 weeks later, Human Resources will notify you whether or not you have been selected for interview. Those applicants most suitably qualified for the position/pool will be invited to interview with a Screening Committee. The Screening Committee may include representatives from the Faculty, the Administration, the Classified Staff, the Associated Students, and the Board of Trustees.
If you are in need of special services or facilities due to a disability in order to apply or interview for this opening, please contact the Human Resources Department.
MORE ABOUT SRJC HUMAN RESOURCES
BUSSMAN HALL ANNEX
MAILING ADDRESS: 1501 Mendocino Avenue, Santa Rosa, CA 95401
PHONE: (707) 527-4954
FAX: (707) 527-4967
The office is located in the Bussman building on the Santa Rosa campus. All documents included in your online employment application become the property of the District. Your employment application for this opening will not automatically be considered for future openings. New employment application(s) must be submitted for each opening.
Due to COVID-19, the Human Resources staff are working remotely until further notice.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT (Prior to beginning employment):
- In accordance with Federal Law all employees must provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States.
- Must be fingerprinted in California and have background clearance (at applicant’s expense); and
- Must take a TB test (once hired and every four years thereafter)
- Within 6 months of employment, must complete required District trainings such as Title IX, Mandated Reporter.
Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Jeanne Clery Disclosure)
Sonoma County Junior College District’s annual security report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by Sonoma County Junior College District; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security, such as policies concerning alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault, and other matters. Link to read or obtain a full copy of this report. Paper copies of the full report are available upon request by contacting Police Department Records at (707) 527-4963 or by visiting the Sonoma County Junior College District Police Department located at 2032 Armory Drive, Pedroncelli Center, Santa Rosa Campus.
The Sonoma County Junior College District does not discriminate on the basis of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, ethnic group identification, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic condition, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information or sexual orientation in any of its policies, procedures or practices; nor does the District discriminate against any employees or applicants for employment on the basis of their age. This non- discrimination policy covers admission, access and treatment in District programs and activities– including but not limited to academic admissions, financial aid, educational services and athletics–and application for District employment.
VISION: SRJC aspires to be an inclusive, diverse and sustainable learning community that engages the whole person.
MISSION: SRJC passionately cultivates learning through the creative, intellectual, physical, social, emotional, aesthetic and ethical development of our diverse community.
- We focus on student learning by preparing students for transfer; by providing responsive career and technical education; and by improving students’ foundational skills.
- We provide a comprehensive range of student development programs and services that support student success and enrich student lives.
- We support the economic vitality, social equity and environmental stewardship of our region.
- We promote personal and professional growth and cultivate joy at work and in lifelong learning.
- We foster critical and reflective civic engagement and thoughtful participation in diverse local and global communities.
- We regularly assess, self-reflect, adapt, and continuously improve.
Equal Employment Opportunity
SRJC attracts and retains the most qualified faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. This is achieved through an inclusive recruitment strategy and a rigorous, thorough hiring process that begins with the fair and consistent evaluation of each application for minimum qualifications and demonstrated skills specific to each position/assignment. Because the ability to serve students from broad cultural heritages, socioeconomic backgrounds and genders is a key commitment of the District mission, SRJC actively encourages applications from candidates who recognize the value that diversity brings to a professional educational community. The Sonoma County Junior College District does not discriminate on the basis of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, ethnic group identification, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic condition, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information or sexual orientation in any of its policies, procedures or practices; nor does the District discriminate against any employees or applicants for employment on the basis of their age. This non-discrimination policy covers admission, access and treatment in District programs and activities–including but not limited to academic admissions, financial aid, educational services and athletics–and application for District employment.
The Sonoma County Junior College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.