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Development Associate

  • Full Time
  • Portland, OR
  • $50,821 to $52,343 per year USD / Year
  • Salary: $50,821 to $52,343 per year

Website Portland Community College Foundation

We are a nonprofit organization that expands access to educatio

The PCC Foundation is seeking its next Development Associate to provide key administrative support to the Foundation Board of Directors as well as Foundation staff. Under the direction of management, the Development Associate provides assistance to the Foundation by coordinating all aspects of board and committee meetings. Additionally, the Development Associate provides administrative support for management, exercising judgment and responding to complex and technically sensitive issues. The Development Associate plans and coordinates fundraising and stewardship activities such as smaller-scale special events, as well as recognition programs for donors and volunteers. As needed, the Development Associate writes and coordinates donor correspondence, including appeals and reports, and supports the creation of marketing and publicity materials.

The PCC Foundation is located at PCC’s Sylvania Campus (SW Portland). Team members currently work in a hybrid setting.

Candidate Profile

These qualifications, skills and abilities are critical for success in this position. Throughout the screening process, you will be evaluated based on the demonstration of these qualifications:

Experience working with executive leadership, nonprofit boards and volunteers
Ability to collaborate with external and internal partners, including staff, from diverse communities with respect and attention to belonging, justice, equity, diversity and inclusion
Demonstrated administrative skills, including advanced proficiency in Microsoft and Google suites
Strong communication skills with an ability to draft correspondence, marketing materials and website text, with attention to accuracy and detail
Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, including complex meetings and small-scale events
Experience working in a nonprofit organization or higher education setting with exposure to fundraising and marketing
Demonstrated experience and expertise using Raiser’s Edge or a similar fundraising database

Starting Salary & Benefits: The first two steps of the range are: $50,821 to $52,343 per year. Higher salary placement may be available based on qualifications, experience and internal equity.

PCC offers a comprehensive benefit package designed to provide employees and their families, including domestic partners, with access to a broad range of benefit options. Includes Health, Dental, and Vision options, Group Life, Long-term Disability, Long-term Care, and Auto and Home Insurance programs.

PCC currently fully funds the Oregon Public Employees Retirement System (PERS/OPSRP) pension and contributes an additional 6% into the employee’s Individual Account Program under PERS/OPSRP. PCC offers a tax deferred annuity program and a deferred compensation program where employees may save additional pre-tax dollars for retirement.

Additionally, PCC provides a tuition waiver for yourself, domestic partner, and dependent children under 24 years of age. Partial tuition reimbursement for yourself at other accredited institutions (full-time employees only).

Paid Leave:   (Pro-rated by FTE for Part-Time Employees)

Starts at 8 hours of vacation leave per month (additional vacation hours with years of service)
8 hours of sick leave per month
24 hours of additional personal leave days per year
11 Paid holidays

For more information and to apply now, visit: Best consideration date of February 24, 2023.

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