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Executive Director

Company: The Metro Technology Centers Foundation, Inc.
Date Posted: November 27, 2017

 

Executive Director - Oklahoma City, OK

Reports to:  Board of Trustees

Advisory Linkage:  Program Coordinator, District Strategy & Development, Metro Technology Centers

Summary:  The Executive Director is a self-starter who can work independently taking a small non-profit to the next level of financial growth.  The Foundation is supported primarily by employees of Metro Technology Centers and businesses in the community through donations and fundraising events.  Our goal is to provide assistance, support, and opportunity to the students of Metro Tech.

Role:  The Executive Director serves as the point of contact for all Foundation business, administration, programs, and activities. Implements strategies and initiatives developed joinlty with the Board of Trustees.  The Executive Director provides positive leadership, communication, and collaboration in promoting the Foundation's mission within the community on behalf of the school district.  Directly involved with day-to-day operations of the Foundation's Student Emergency Assistance program, Scholarships, and Recognition Awards, and all administrative duites pertaining to the management of a 501(c)3.

Responsibilities:  

  • Identify and actively seek out pledges and financial contributions from new potential donors and supporters.
  • Continue to engage existing longstanding financial partners.
  • Build relationships with site directors and Metro Tech staff to ensure we are identifying opportunities to support students and recommend program changes to support our mission.
  • Create and develop new fundraising events and concepts to grow our financial base.
  • Develop and maintain a program for alumni outreach to both seek financial support and build comradery between current and former students.
  • Manage and maintain Student Emergency Assistance program through reports, applications, approvals, and communication thereof with Site Directors to assist students in crisis.  Oversee and ensure timely processing of checks (emergency assistance, scholarships, and recognition awards).
  • Communicate regularly with the Board of Trustees for scheduling, planning, and coordinating board meetings and board committee meetings including timely preparation and publication of meeting agendas and minutes.
  • Efficiently manage all associated administrative functions on a timely basis.
  • Manage the electronic Foundation communications, webpage, publications, GiftWorks CRM system for donor relationships, and update GiveSmartOKC profile all while maintaining brand integrity.
  • Manage, maintain, and oversee the foundation finances including checking account for general operations, restricted funds accounts, and the endowment account developed to sustain scholarship programs.
  • Speak publicly in large and small group settings to engage the community in support of the mission of the foundation.
  • Actively participate in relevant training and meetings within pertinent non-profit communities; (AFP, Oklahoma Center for Non-Profits, Foundation for Excellence, Sarkeys Foundation, and Oklahoma City Community Foundation).
  • Work with the Metro Tech Program Coordinator, District Strategy & Development as the advisory linkage.
  • Coordinate Combined Federal Campaign (CFC), conduct audits if necessary, and raise awareness among local partners on an annual basis.
  • Perform other duties and tasks consistent with the goals and objectives of the position, as assigned by the Metro Tech Foundation Board of Trustees.

Qualifications:

  • Degree not required, but preferred.
  • Previous executive director experience or related administrator experience a plus.
  • Experience with nonprofits and proven fundraising skills.
  • Deadline driven and strong organizational abilities including program development, budgeting, planning, prioritizing, and overseeing numerous concurrent projects.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and GiftWorks CRM.
  • Ability to work well with a wide array of community partners, political leaders, students, faculty, and administration with awareness of business and electronic etiquette.
  • Familiarity with proper meeting protocol (Roberts Rules of Order), following established operational procedures such as board orientation, meetings, and correspondence.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment.

 

Immediate opening available.  To apply, please send cover letter, resume and professional references via mail or email to:

The Metro Technology Centers Foundation, Inc.
Attn:  Board of Trustees
1900 Springlake Drive
Oklahoma City, OK  73111
Email: foundation@metrotech.edu

Deadline to apply is December 8, 2017.  No phone calls, please.