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We are seeking innovative, creative problem-solvers who are passionate about furthering educational excellence in public schools. We are looking for people from different career paths and backgrounds that thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic team environment. If you share in our mission and genuinely care about students, we encourage you to apply to IPSF.

Current Positions

IPSF SUMMER STAFF

We are currently hiring teachers, TOSA’s, clerks, and IAs this summer and will be offering BOTH in-person and online classes.

Learn more at www.ipsf.net/summerjobs

DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR

JOB SUMMARY:

Irvine Public Schools Foundation (IPSF), an education non-profit headquartered in Irvine, CA, currently has an immediate opening for a Development Coordinator to join our team. The successful candidate is a strong multitasker with a high attention to detail who works with the Director of Development to meet or exceed fundraising goals by supporting all aspects of IPSF’s fundraising activities and efforts. This person is responsible for a combination of database management and fundraising support with specific responsibilities in donor stewardship, prospect/grant research, logistics, and sponsorship fulfillment.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Manages gifts and database administration processes.
• Coordinates all development gifts administration: timely data and gift entry, quality content management, and all reporting functions in the donor database system (Raiser’s Edge NXT).
• Processes all donations, ensuring funds are received by finance department.
• Drafts and mails donor acknowledgment letters.

Coordinates and supports donor stewardship, prospect research, sponsorship fulfillment and targeted outreach efforts.
• Performs research on donors and prospects and investigates the grant or sponsorship funding process for foundations and corporations.
• Assists in the preparation of sponsorship packets and grant proposals along with tracking of sponsorship fulfilment and grant reporting.
Provides general administrative support of development department activities.
• Supports the planning and execution of IPSF development activities including annual appeals, special events, and third-party fundraising activities.
• Monitors and updates development-related content on IPSF website.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

• Must have knowledge of fundraising functions and donor or membership database management systems, Raisers Edge NXT a plus.
• Must have the ability to work independently, prioritizing ongoing and new projects, to meet deadlines.
• Must be well-organized and have the ability to manage multiple and competing tasks and deadlines.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

• Bachelor’s degree preferred.
• Three years related experience in relevant data management required; experience with Raisers Edge NXT a plus.
• At least three years’ experience in nonprofit development and community outreach highly desired.

COMPENSATION:
This is a full-time, non-exempt position with hourly compensation ranging from $19-$24/hr. commensurate with experience. Typical hours would be Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. with occasional attendance at evening and weekend events required.

TO APPLY: If you are interested in being considered for this position, please forward your cover letter and resume to Keegan Bell at kbell@ipsf.net

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT TO CEO

The Opportunity

Irvine Public Schools Foundation (IPSF), an education non-profit headquartered in Irvine, CA, currently has an immediate opening for an Executive Assistant to join our team. The successful candidate is a strong multitasker with a high attention to detail who provides high-level administrative support to the President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and to the Executive Vice President (EVP).  In addition to serving as liaison to Board of Trustees and key stakeholder groups, the EA performs a wide variety of executive administrative duties as required by daily operations to ensure the efficient running of the IPSF office. In addition, the EA is also responsible for supporting donor relations outreach on behalf of CEO and EVP, along with assisting in the coordination of IPSF special events, projects, and programs.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provides administrative support to the CEO and EVP.
  • Manages and maintains executive contacts and calendar; coordinates executive activities, schedules, and travel arrangements.
  • Handles daily administrative tasks including screening calls, processing mail and handling incoming and outgoing electronic communications, and filing and retrieving corporate documents.
  • Prepares presentation materials needed for meetings; take meeting minutes and disseminate information as directed.
  • Follows through on issues in a timely manner and handle confidential information appropriately.
  • Provides support with IPSF special events, donor relations, and programs planning and execution.
    • Serves as the liaison with major donors and contacts as directed by CEO, EVP, and Director of Development.
    • Supports with documenting and tracking donor relations activity and correspondence in donor CRM database (Raiser’s Edge NXT).
    • Prepares data and information for board members, committees, and key stakeholders to distribute as directed.
  • Provides general administrative support to ensure efficient running of IPSF office.
    • Manages office operations including vendor relations, equipment and supplies, and scheduling appropriate office staffing levels.
    • Meets all requirements for confidentiality and for management of program, finance, and personnel information including distribution controls, secure filing and disposal, and records and retention storage.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Must be well-organized and have the ability to manage multiple and competing tasks and deadlines.
  • Uses critical thinking skills to create documents and spreadsheets and interpret information furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to formulate appropriate responses to requests for services and information from internal and external constituents.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Minimum of three (3) years of experience providing administrative support at an executive level required.
  • Experience in event planning, and donor/board relations highly preferred.

COMPENSATION:

This is a full-time, exempt position with annual salary compensation ranging from $63,000 – $80,000 commensurate with experience. Typical hours would be Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. with occasional attendance at evening and weekend events required.

TO APPLY:
If you are interested in being considered for this position, please forward your cover letter and resume to Stacy Brooks at sbrooks@oneoc.org.

Irvine Public Schools Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit. Company policy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, creed, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions), religion, marital status, registered domestic partnership status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition including genetic characteristics, sexual orientation, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws.