Lassen Community College District
Susanville, CA 9613
Director of Development, Alumni and Community Relations
Salary $30,880.54 - $48,480.58 annually
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Under the direction of the Superintendent/President and the
Foundation Board, the Director of Development, Alumni and Community
Relations provides long-range strategic leadership and day-to-day
administration of the Lassen Community College Foundation.
The Director of Development, Alumni and Community Relations is
responsible for a wide range of duties within the areas of resource
development and donor cultivation for new endowments and donations
to provide scholarships to students while enhancing the visibility
of Lassen Community College.
Supplemental: This is a part time position
(approximately 20 hours per week). Working hours will be Monday –
Friday, mornings or afternoons.
Education and Experience
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or
university, or equivalent; Three or more years of demonstrated
successful experience in the planning, development and
implementation of capital campaigns for public or private
organizations; or other related experience.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
• Work with the Foundation to identify the strengths and
weaknesses of existing efforts and determine areas of improvement
• Work with the Foundation Board and college staff to develop a
comprehensive plan to widen our donor base and establish an annual
endowment of $100,000.
• Work with the Foundation Board on the establishment of an
effective and involved alumni association.
• Develop new opportunities for the Lassen College
• The Director of Development, Alumni and Community Relations
collaborates with others in the community to increase and maintain
the foundation’s visibility.
• The Director of Development, Alumni and Community Relations is
responsible for preparing and proposing an annual budget to the
• Blue Ribbon Committee Leadership.
• Assist the Director of Athletic Operations with fundraising
and capital projects/campaigns.
• Assist and develop student activities.
• Develop social media campaigns.
• Lead capital campaign.
• The final scope of work will be negotiated with selected
Foundation board members, college administration, and staff.
Knowledge and Skills
• Post-graduate degree desirable. The position requires
well-developed knowledge of special programs in higher education
and related grant or other funding mechanisms. • Requires highly
developed human relations skills to seek out resources, carry out
negotiations, and make presentations to small audiences. Requires
highly developed writing skills sufficient to prepare professional
quality proposals, reports, and presentations in narrative, graph,
and technical formats. Requires skill at establishing performance
goals and measurements.
• Requires the ability to perform all the responsibilities of
the position. Requires the ability to secure an acceptable level of
funding through grants and related forms. Requires the ability to
make formal presentations. Requires the ability to work with
minimal supervision. Requires the ability to learn and interpret
rules and regulations governing grants and grantee performance.
Requires the ability to develop and administer financial proposals.
Requires the ability to travel and work varying work shifts.
• Requires ambulatory ability to locate to various work sites
and to travel within the State. Requires hand-arm-eye coordination
to retrieve work documents and use a personal computer keyboard.
Requires visual acuity to view presentation quality images.
Requires auditory ability to carry on conversations in person and
over the phone and project voice to a large audience.