Director, Sanford Inspire Program

City University of Seattle Shoreline, WA
About City University of Seattle:

City University of Seattle is a private, nonprofit institution of higher education. Its mission is to change lives for good by offering high quality and relevant lifelong education to anyone with the desire to learn. CityU cares about students, learning and opportunities. CityU's online bachelor's programs were ranked among the top 50 in U.S. News & World Reports' "Best Online Programs". For the second year in a row, CityU was the only private Washington State based institution to make the list.

Job Description:

The Director for the Sanford Inspire program must possess a proven track record of high level development successes, entrepreneurial charting new or higher-impact courses with tangible examples of successfully designing and executing on ambitious strategic plans. Must be capable of building and fostering visible and innovative partnerships, and developing curriculum that helps build inspiring K-12 teachers and helps retain good teachers in the profession.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following; other duties as may be assigned:

* Provide strategic direction to develop and execute plans and goals of the Inspire Program.

* Provide supervision and coordination of the City University of Seattle Sanford Harmony Ambassador.

* Manage the Inspire Programs and Partnerships with Districts through the Northwest.

* Responsibilities include scheduling, instructor selection and content development.

* Create and produce reports/presentations as needed.

* Formulate and manage the Inspire and Harmony Budget.

* Create, plan, and prepare for events that advance the Inspire Program

Secondary Responsibilities include the following; other duties as may be assigned:

* In conjunction with the Marketing department, manage the Inspire and Harmony Social Media plan including placement content and coordination.

* Work in conjunction with the Enrollment department in the recruitment of participants in the program.

Additional Information:

Minimum Qualifications:

* The Director position requires an earned master's degree from an accredited college or university and a minimum of 5 years of nonprofit fundraising and leadership experience. Doctorate preferred.

* Self-starter, able to assess and quickly make decisions, takes initiative, problem-solver.

* Ability to multitask and prioritize duties with multiple (or overlapping) deadlines.

* Demonstrated ability to strategically and collaboratively plan in a changing environment

* Exceptional communicator; listens, engages and influences

* Proven ability to effectively budget, manage organization's finances, and provide clear and accurate financial reports to Board.

* Excellent technical skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office. Donor database experience preferred

* Demonstrated success with member and donor service.


Application Instructions:

CityU of Seattle only accepts application materials through this online application process. Please submit a complete application to be considered for this position; a complete application includes:

Electronic Application Form

Current Resume

Cover Letter

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