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Our team at the Kansas 4-H Foundation is small in number, but large in impact. We believe in the Kansas 4-H Youth Development Program and its ability to empower young people. Our staff works toward fulfilling our mission—bringing Kansas 4-H together with financial support from the private sector through relationships with corporations, businesses, interest groups and individuals who believe in youth and express this belief through philanthropy.

CURRENT OPENINGS



Director of Finance and Administration

SUMMARY OF POSITION

The Director of Finance and Administration is responsible for all accounting, finance, and human resources responsibilities of Kansas 4-H Foundation, Inc. The Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that serves as the philanthropic arm of Kansas 4-H as well as owns and operates Rock Springs Ranch, a camp, conference and retreat center which operates as the state 4-H camp and leadership center located near Junction City, Kansas.  Under the direction of the President/CEO of the Kansas 4-H Foundation, the Director of Finance and Administration is responsible for all accounting, financial reporting, budget development, investment oversight, and relationships with financial and human resources partners, and serves as a key member of the Foundation leadership team.

ESSENTIAL OPERATING RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Regular financial responsibilities including accounting entries and reconciliation, payment processing, payroll, managing cash flow needs with financial partners, and monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reporting for management and board needs
  • Provides financial leadership in the operation of the Foundation and Rock Springs Ranch
  • Inspires and participates in a team-oriented environment that fulfills the mission of the organization and successful organizational management
  • Provides assistance and support for the fund development efforts of the Kansas 4-H Foundation, including providing financial information for, and meeting with current and potential donors
  • Provides assistance relative to KSRE 4-H business office and Alpha of Clovia Cooperative Living House facility operation needs
  • Responsible for all other duties that may be assigned

This job description should not be construed to imply that these requirements are the position's exclusive standards.  Incumbents will follow any other instructions and perform any other related duties as may be required.  Reasonable accommodations will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities.  The employer has the right to revise this job description at any time.  The job description is not to be construed as a contract for employment.  The Kansas 4-H Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

QUALIFICATIONS AND KNOWLEDGE
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required.

ABILITIES AND SKILLS

  • Requires a commitment to Kansas 4-H Foundation and Rock Springs Ranch mission and values
  • Demonstrated understanding of accounting, finance, and human resources
  • Excellent business management skills for a dynamic and complex organization
  • Excellent communication skills:  verbal, written and listening
  • Excellent organizational and follow-through skills with attention to detail
  • Ability to comprehend and interpret financial reports
  • Ability to provide staff leadership to fulfill organizational goals and objectives
  • Ability to exercise considerable initiative, resourcefulness and common sense judgment
  • Requires proficiency with computer software applications
  • Demonstrates and models teamwork with the ability to interact with others and communicate with individuals at all levels of the Foundation, as well as potential donors and others the Foundation is dependent upon
  • Ability to operate various types of office equipment
  • Ability to stay current on general business topics, including technologies, programs, employment law and business changes
  • Ability to develop budgets and produce actionable financial reports
TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE
  • Bachelors of Science degree in Business Administration, Finance, or a related field or equivalent experience is required
  • Minimum of four years of successful and progressive financial management experience
  • Preference for an understanding of K-State Research and Extension and Kansas 4-H
  • Preference for a background in non-profit 501(c)(3) financial management
COMPENSATION

Compensation of $60,000-$80,000 based on experience and skills. Benefits include 403(b) with organization contribution and match, health, dental, and life insurance, PTO, and professional development. 

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Donor CRM Manager

The Kansas 4-H Foundation is currently seeking an individual who exemplifies high technical and analytical skills, has strong verbal and written communication skills, and is highly detail-oriented. The individual will be specializing in managing constituent and gift records for a comprehensive fundraising operation. The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting fundraising efforts by managing and executing gift processing, prospect research, and database administration that contributes to soliciting and securing philanthropic gifts for annual and capital campaign priorities. The manager reports to the Chief Development Officer and works closely with all members of the development team and philanthropic partners. 

If you are enthusiastic about working in a mission-driven nonprofit organization focused on youth and have a strong background in leading database management strategies, we encourage you to apply.

DESCRIPTION

Primary Responsibilities 

The successful candidate should be a data enthusiast eager to work in a team environment and ensure the integrity of gift management and database administration utilizing a Constituent Relationship Management (CRM) database.

  • Process all donations (online, mail, and phone) in the CRM database with accuracy, timeliness, and strict attention to detail.
  • Prepare donor acknowledgement letters and other correspondence.
  • Update constituent records (addresses, name formats, mailing preferences, constituent and solicit codes, attributes, and other information) in the CRM database ensuring consistent quality.
  • Facilitate database hygiene, including merging duplicate records, data field management and running data clean-up queries. Follow established business rules around data hygiene and data entry standards.
  • Query and segment data for annual campaign solicitations.
  • Assist financial officer with gift reconciliation, including issuing and processing refunds.
  • Manage recurring gift program, with focus on operational procedures such as monthly statements, card expiration notices and annual tax receipts.
  • Assist in creating, updating and maintaining organizational procedures for all gift and data processing tasks.
  • Conduct prospect research reports for the development team. 
  • Additional clerical and administrative duties as needed.

Job Type

Part-time; 20 hours per week

Location:  Negotiable

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education/Certification:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Preferred:  Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge Professional Certification or equivalent CRM database certification
  • Previous experience should include use of business office rules; use of computer, especially Microsoft Word, Excel and Access software

Special Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Ability to meet tight deadlines with minimal supervision and strong attention to detail
  • Self-starter with strong analytical, research, and problem-solving competencies
  • Technical aptitude toward data quality and management 
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Detailed oriented with strong organizational skills to effectively manage varied projects with flexibility and diligence 
  • Strive to serve as a collaborative partner on the development team to advance fundraising efforts
  • Advanced proficiency using Microsoft Office, Google Workspace, and Adobe Acrobat Pro applications
  • Advanced working knowledge of Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge or similar CRM database 

Experience:

  • Three years of related work with a CRM database 
  • Experience at a nonprofit organization is preferred

PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Database Management

  • Create and manage CRM maintenance schedule for critical system data administration health tasks and annual CRM database backups (est. 40K+ constituents)
  • Align 3rd party event data (gift/fair market value, sponsorship, registration, participant) for import into CRM database and follow-connections to event module
  • Support team CRM database requests including bulk actions, global changes, imports and exports, and configuration of fields and tables
  • Prioritize and implement assigned special database projects and data hygiene projects

Gift Management & Processing

  • Manage key inbound revenue channels inclusive of research & financial analysis, reconciliation, and system commitment of full cycle, donor gift management including varied report development
  • Analyze and report performance data to inform decisions specific to fundraising strategies.
  • Develop and/or enhance assigned revenue channel process documents
  • Build import profiles, queries, gift coding and mapping, and new donor profile creation
  • Management includes entering donations, updating donor information, preparing receipts and thank you letters for donations and pledge reminders. 
  • Prepare lists for mailings, solicitations, and impact reporting. 

Prospect Research

  • Identify potential donors that have both affirmative capacity and affinity markets.
  • Utilize prospect research tools to develop individual reports that reflect relationships, engagement, professional connections and history of charitable giving. 

Other

  • Learning through Blackbaud University and participate in Blackbaud annual conference, community forums, and other development opportunities 
  • Perform other tasks and duties as assigned

WORK ENVIRONMENT & PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • The person in this position needs to adapt well in the face of work stressors, such as customer service complaints, compliance offenses, meeting deadlines, and competing priorities of reasonable or high significance to the successful function of the team.
  • Must be able to effectively interpret data and make decisions that will have a significant impact on the organization.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear. 
  • Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. 
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 15 pounds.
  • May require valid Kansas driver’s license
  • Moderate noise (i.e., business office with an open floor plan with computers, phone, and printers, light traffic)
  • Able to participate in events outside the traditional workday schedule on occasional evenings and weekends

The mental and physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. 

Travel 

Position requires a valid motor vehicle operator’s license with an acceptable driving record. 

Background Checks
Employment is contingent upon passing the Kansas 4-H Foundation background check. 

Compensation 

$20-25 per hour; We offer flexible scheduling and professional development opportunities.

Location 

1680 Charles Pl., Ste 100, Manhattan, Kansas 66502 

Classification 

Part-time; Non-Exempt

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