Job Opportunities

Job Opportunities 2018-05-23T17:26:32+00:00

POSITION TITLE: DIRECTOR OF ALUMNI RELATIONS AND ANNUAL GIVING

Immediate Supervisor:  Vice President for Advancement & Communications

Jobs Supervised: Student workers

FLSA Status:   Exempt                   

Deadline for applications May 17, 2018.           

JOB CONTENT

Summary:  Strengthen Alumni relationships and increase annual giving

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Cultivate relationships with Alumni for the purpose of increasing involvement and giving
  • Cultivate relationships with key constituencies such as the United Methodist Annual Conferences, other denominational groups, local churches, and foundations for the purpose of increasing support and gifts
  • Develop a strong alumni council and a team of alumni volunteers
  • Design and oversee all events for the office of Advancement, including detailed organizational notes, checklists, samples of all printed and digital materials and evaluations
  • Maintain detailed records of alumni contact; feedback and participation
  • In collaboration with the Dir. of Communications, develop and implement a plan for regular print, electronic, and social media communication with all alums
  • Collaborate with Webmaster and Dir. of Communications to maintain current, timely and fresh alumni pages
  • Represent and promote CST at community and denominational events
  • Visit alumni for the purpose of cultivating generosity and increasing annual gifts; maintain a cultivation list of 50 qualified alums capable of giving at an increased level including stewardship of donors who increase their gift
  • Develop and maintain Alumni giving incentive programs

Other Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Reliable transportation with insurance required
  • Will perform all reasonable duties as requested by supervisor and other authority personnel

Qualifications Guidelines:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Required Competencies

  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Strong planning/organizational skills
  • Strong understanding of confidentiality and discretion in donor relations

Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited College or University
  • Experience working with Churches, Religious organizations, clergy and nonprofit leaders
  • 1 to 3+ years of work related to alumni relations and institutional advancement is preferred
  • Event planning experience
  • Experience in donor cultivation and fundraising techniques preferred

Language Ability:

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are preferred. The successful candidate/employee will be required to use written and/or oral communication. The position requires the ability to write standard correspondence. The ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondences, and memos is necessary. It also requires the ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business memos.

Math Ability:

The position requires the ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide into all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. This requires fundamental math skills, which includes the ability to maintain a high level of accuracy in preparing and entering financial information.

Reasoning Ability:

This position requires strong organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple ongoing projects; proficient in multi-tasking.

Computer Skills:

Proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Internet, Outlook and other appropriate software. Operates a variety of office machines, including copier and fax machine. Must be able to perform at a high level or develop those skills with Raiser’s Edge.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

May supervise temporary student positions

Physical Demands:

This position may require long hours sitting and using office equipment and computers. There may also be a modest lifting of supplies and materials up to 25 lbs. at times. The use of hands and arms to reach for, grasp and manipulate objects is required. Must be able to travel by car and public transportation, including national and international flights.

Special Requirements/Certification:

None

The above job description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and standards of the position. Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as assigned by their supervisor, policy and company management.

Claremont School of Theology is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

Please send resumes to Claremont School of Theology, Office of Advancement 1325 N. College Ave., Claremont, CA 91711; e-mail: directorsearch@cst.edu

Position Title: Vice President for International Relations
Immediate Supervisor: President
Jobs Supervised: Student workers
FLSA Status: Full-time, exempt (37.5 hours per week). Benefits eligible.                       
Date Updated: April 30, 2018

Summary:

The Vice President for International Relations will work with the President in leading CST to build relations with alumni/ae, churches, donors, and friends in the international context, particularly in Korea where CST has a critical mass of alumni/ae. The Vice President for International Relations is responsible for interpreting the vision and mission of CST in the global context and helping to increase the donor base and giving from the international community. The position will also assist the school in the marketing strategies for increasing the recruitment of international students.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Cultivate relationships with alumni/ae in the global context, e.g., in Korea, Taiwan, China, Indonesia, Myanmar.
  • Cultivate relationships with donors and potential donors within key communities, especially in Korea and among Korean communities in the United States, for the purpose of growing the Korean Endowment Fund (KEF).
  • Work closely with the KEF Steering Committee, and in consultation with the Office of Advancement and Communications and the Office of Academic Affairs, to develop strategies and programs to increase the KEF to support Korean and Korean American student scholarships.
  • Cultivate potential major donors from the international communities that may eventually lead to the establishment of endowed scholarships and faculty chairs, in consultation with the faculty.
  • Collaborate with other staff in the Office of Recruitment and Admissions and the Office of Advancement and Communications to develop marketing strategies for increasing recruitment of students, particularly of international students.
  • Strengthen CST’s international partnerships with universities, seminaries, and churches.
  • Represent and promote CST at church events in the international contexts.

Qualifications Guidelines:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Required Competencies:

  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong background in international relations
  • Strong background in marketing
  • Strong planning/organizational skills
  • Strong understanding of confidentiality and discretion in donor relations

Education/Experience:

  • Master’s degree required; doctoral degree preferred
  • Deep roots and understanding of church culture preferred
  • Relationship with The United Methodist Church or Korean Methodist Church preferred
  • Experience in donor cultivation and fundraising techniques preferred

Language Ability:

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are preferred. Ability to speak Korean is required. The successful candidate/employee will be required to use written and/or oral communication. The position requires the ability to write standard correspondence. The ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondences, and memos is necessary. It also requires the ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business memos.

Math Ability:

The position requires the ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. This requires fundamental math skills, which includes the ability to maintain a high level of accuracy in preparing and entering financial information.

Reasoning Ability:

This position requires strong organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple ongoing projects; proficient in multi-tasking.

Computer Skills:

Proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Internet, Outlook and other appropriate software.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

This position may include supervision of student workers.

Physical Demands:

This position may require long hours sitting and using office equipment and computers. There may also be a modest lifting of supplies and materials up to 25 lbs. at times. The use of hands and arms to reach for, grasp and manipulate objects is required. Must be able to travel by car and public transportation, including national and international flights. This position will require approximately 50% travel.

Special Requirements/Certification:

None

The above job description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and standards of the position. Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as assigned by their supervisor, policy and company management.

 

Claremont School of Theology is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

Please send resumes to Claremont School of Theology, Office of the President, 1325 N. College Ave., Claremont, CA 91711; e-mail: president@cst.edu

Position Title: Instructional Designer and Enrollment Services Assistant
Immediate Supervisor:  Sheryl Kujawa-Holbrook, VP for Academic Affairs & Dean of the Faculty
Jobs Supervised: None
FLSA Status: 1-year contract, eligible for renewal. Non-exempt, Part-time. Eligible for Overtime. 35 hours per week. Benefits eligible.                                                                        

Summary:

This position works in consultation and collaboration with the faculty and staff of Claremont School of Theology (CST) to facilitate the use of technology for teaching and learning in CST programs. This position is meant to serve as a bridge between academic-based technology and the Information Technology operation of CST and facilitate communication.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

System and Infrastructure:

  • Manage the Sakai learning management system (LMS) for CST
  • Assist faculty and staff to maximize its effectiveness for teaching and learning
    • Assess and implement upgrades and integration with other campus systems (SIS, email, etc.)
    • Investigate new instructional technologies on a regular basis and make recommendations about the use of such technologies; if desirable, integrate such technologies with the LMS
  • Coordinate necessary set-up and support for instructional and community life needs, in the classroom and at a distance
  • In collaboration with other staff, develop and implement a plan for instructional hardware and software acquisition and maintenance. Coordination implementation and updating of the plan

Support for Faculty and Staff:

  • In consultation with faculty and staff, plan and implement regular training and reflective practice conversations
  • Provide individual consultations for faculty to help them utilize instructional technology in the most effective ways
  • Work with the appropriate persons and committees to evaluate the use of technology in CST courses
  • Work with faculty and staff to create opportunities for community formation among online (distributive) learners
  • Provide training for new faculty on use of the Sakai LMS and other necessary technologies
  • Train and supervise student assistants providing Instructional Technology support

Support for Students

  • Create, adapt, and/or update tutorials for students on the use of technology
  • Participate in planning and delivering the orientation for new students to Instructional Technology
  • Insure the technical requirements for new students are updated and communicated
  • Identify and make available resources to support student success in distributive learning

 

Other Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Will perform all reasonable duties as requested by supervisor and other authority personnel

Qualifications Guidelines:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Required Competencies

  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Strong planning/organizational skills

Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited College or University is preferred
  • 1 to 3+ years of work related office/administrative experience

Language Ability:

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are preferred. The successful candidate/employee will be required to use written and/or oral communication. The position requires the ability to write standard correspondence. The ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondences, and memos is necessary. It also requires the ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business memos.

Math Ability:

The position requires the ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. This requires fundamental math skills, which includes the ability to maintain a high level of accuracy in preparing and entering financial information.

Reasoning Ability:

This position requires strong organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple ongoing projects; proficient in multi-tasking.

Computer Skills:

Proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Internet, Outlook and other appropriate software. Operates a variety of office machines, including copier and fax machine. Must be willing and able to perform at a high level with Event Management Software (EMS). Experience with Web user interfaces and Sakai LMS preferred. Demonstrated comfort working across multiple platforms (e.g., MAC, Windows, mobile Android and Tablet devices).

Supervisory Responsibilities:

This position does not require supervisory responsibilities.

Physical Demands:

This position may require long hours sitting and using office equipment and computers. There may also be modest lifting of supplies and materials up to 25 lbs. at times. The use of hands and arms to reach for, grasp and manipulate objects is required.

 

Special Requirements/Certification:

None.

The above job description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and standards of the position. Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as assigned by their supervisor, policy and company management.

 

Claremont School of Theology is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

Please send resumes to Claremont School of Theology, Human Resources Office, 1325 N. College Ave., Claremont, CA 91711; e-mail: humanresources@cst.edu or fax 909-447-6390.