Fairfax County Job Openings - Detailed Description for Job #13-0152


Fairfax County Application Center, 12000 Government Center Pkwy., #270, Fairfax, VA 22035

DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT
(Management Analyst II)
Reannouncement

Park Foundation,
Park Authority

Job # 13-0152

$54,552 to $72,736  (Grade S24)
 
Description:

This job is being re-announced. If you previously applied, your resume is under consideration; please do not re-apply.

The Director of Development provides professional level support to the Fairfax County Park Foundation, a supporting organization of the Fairfax County Park Authority.

Participates in planning, executing and analyzing fundraising campaigns by mail, personal solicitation and events. Designs and develops fundraising materials, presentations, website content, newsletters, correspondence and reports. Coordinates graphics, printing and mailings. Assists with special projects. Identifies grant opportunities, and writes, or assists park staff and volunteers in writing grant applications and reporting. Collaborates with the Park Authority, Park Foundation and Park Authority Boards in attracting support for park facilities and programs.

 

Minimum
Qualifications:

Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelor's degree in business management; plus two years of professional work experience in the fundraising field.

 

Special
Requirements:

The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check to the satisfaction of the employer.

 

Preferred
Qualifications:

Highly Preferred: Understanding of a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization's roles and responsibilities in supporting a county agency; five years of development experience with foundations, corporations, government agencies and individuals; proficiency in communication skills and political savvy to serve as contact liaison of the Fairfax County Park Foundation; and experience working with board members, high level executives, elected officials, volunteers and other community representatives.

Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office Suite software, specifically in Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Experience using Blackbaud's Raiser's Edge fund raising management and Importomatic software. Experience with Quickbooks for Nonprofits software.

 

Selection
Procedure:

Panel interview.

 

Note:

Will be required to attend Park Authority Foundation Board meetings, which are normally held in the evening. Occasionally required to attend other evening and weekend meetings.

 

To Apply:

Submit your resume on-line through the AIMS system.

If this is the first time you have used AIMS, you will need to create an account.

Fairfax County is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veterans' status or disabled veterans' status. Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance; TTY 703-222-7314. Minorities and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. EEO/AA/TTY.

 

Closing Date:

3/22/2013

 

Date Posted:

3/9/2013

 

Benefits:

Most positions advertised here are merit system positions funded for full benefits such as health insurance, retirement, life insurance and paid leave. Follow the link for details on Fairfax County's comprehensive benefits program for merit system employees. If a position is not funded for benefits that information will generally be included in the job announcement.

 

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