Staff Employment - Concordia University Irvine
Thank you for your interest in Concordia University Irvine (CUI)! We are currently accepting applications for the positions listed below. We look forward to getting to know you. CUI is a Lutheran higher education community committed to helping students develop a wise mind, honorable heart, and cultivated character.
PLEASE NOTE: Concordia University Irvine does not discriminate in the employment of individuals on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, disability, sex, or age. However, Concordia University, Irvine is a Christian educational institution operated by The Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod and, in compliance with Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, reserves the right to give preference in employment based upon religion. It is our desire to build an employee community of individuals who are currently actively living out their Christian faith.
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1530 Concordia West, Irvine, CA 92612
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Full-time / Part-time
Salary / Hourly
Under the supervision of the Dean of Students, the Director of Multicultural Leadership & Service Learning ensures that our student body at Concordia University Irvine is intentionally engaged in the university community through a variety of co-curricular programs and outreach initiatives. The Director of Multicultural Leadership & Service Learning is responsible for ensuring that students engage in service-learning events and servant leadership opportunities which enable them to understand the importance of service and involvement within the surrounding communities, the region and the world. In addition, the Director of Multicultural Leadership and Service Learning works to create an inclusive environment for all students on campus, with particular attention to the needs and identity development of students of color. This position does require some evening and weekend hours for events. All activities coming from the Center for Student Development & Leadership are to make a significant contribution to the fulfillment of the mission of the university.
Education and/or Experience:
The successful candidate will have a minimum of 2 years of professional experience working with college students, preferably in a Christian liberal arts institution; knowledge of programming in a college/university community setting; and hold a bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university.
Post Date: 11/24/15
The Division of University Advancement is responsible for the development, coordination and implementation of external communications and all fundraising and friendraising activities, including alumni & family relations and church & community relations. The Major Gifts Officer is responsible for developing donor relationships and solicitation strategies among high-end annual donors and prospects and major gift prospects. Working with the Executive Director of Development, faculty, and University Advancement staff, the Major Gifts Officer will devise marketing strategies and outreach opportunities to attract major gift prospects. Must be available to travel and spend periods away from home and the office. All activities of this position are to make a contribution to the fulfillment of the mission of the university.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities Include:
- Manage a portfolio of approximately 150 potential and current high-end ($25,000+) annual donors and prospects as well as major gift prospects and donors.
- Qualify a group of new and existing caseload donors.
- Create individual goals for each person on his or her caseload based on the donor's history of giving and the organization's knowledge of that donor's potential.
- Create a plan for each donor that will serve as a foundational communication and marketing plan for each person on the caseload. Will faithfully and on a timely basis execute that plan so individuals on the caseload are retained and upgraded.
- Work with various departments to secure appropriate project information and budgets. Create offers, proposals and asks that will be used with persons on the caseload to secure gifts.
- Personally visit and cultivate a minimum of 20 prospects or donors per month. It is anticipated that the MGO should be out of the office on donor visits 2-3 days per week.
- Create monthly reports as required by management that accurately reflect caseload activity and performance.
- Perform other major donor activities as may be required.
Requirements and Qualifications
The preferred candidate will hold a Bachelor’s from a 4-year accredited college or university; will have at least 3-5 years of related experience/training; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Those with experience working in a university setting as a fundraising professional; a familiarity with Concordia University Irvine and its mission are preferred. Excellent interpersonal skills, as well as a respect for confidentiality, are a must.
Post Date: 9/9/15
The Finance and Accounting Department is responsible for financial, budget and accounting functions for the university. The Finance and Accounting Department functions under the supervision of the Executive Vice President of Finance/CFO. The Payroll Specialist is primarily responsible for processing payrolls and maintaining all related payroll records. The Payroll Specialist is also responsible for assisting the Accounting Manager, Controller and Vice President of Finance in the daily processing of transactions and production of reports to ensure accurate payroll records. All activities of this position are to make a contribution to the fulfillment of the mission of the university.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities Include:
- Accurate and timely process all payrolls in accordance with university policies and maintain all related payroll records
- Advise controller of cash funding needs for payroll with sufficient lead time
- Educate and oversee supervisor’s payroll time sheets approval process in alliance with Human Resources
- Coordinate system information with human resources department to ensure accurate records
- Assist in the development of payroll budget and monitor payroll budgets
- Provide timely monthly salary reporting to appropriate parties
- Process year-end W2
- Assist students, faculty and staff who come to the accounting department as needed
- Other duties as may be assigned from time to time
Education and/or Experience:
Preferred are candidates with a Bachelor’s degree in Business with an emphasis in Accounting; a minimum of 3 years’ payroll work experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience with nonprofit accounting concepts and Accounting System Management are a plus.
Post Date: 7/15/15
The Division of University Advancement is responsible for the development, coordination and implementation of external communications and all fundraising and friendraising activities, including alumni and family relations, church and community relations, and corporate and foundation relations. The Division of University Advancement is an integral part of the university’s ministry and outreach. The University engages in multi-year comprehensive campaigns supporting academic programs, capital projects, endowments and student aid. The Director of Alumni & Family Relations is responsible for the development and implementation of a comprehensive calendar of events and communication to a growing alumni population, parents, and current students. The Director also provides meaningful programs and services that engage alumni, parents and current students. The Director stewards key alumni volunteers on the Alumni Association Board of Directors and Alumni Fund Committee. The Director works with the Annual Giving Team and the Donor Visitation Team to find ways to engage alumni and parents in the fundraising efforts of the university. All activities of this position are to make a contribution to the fulfillment of the mission of the university.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:
- Plan and implement a year-round schedule of programs, communication and events for CUI alumni and families
- Support and foster the growth and development of alumni groups/chapters in regional areas or academic departments
- Establish and support a Parents Council to foster deeper relationships with Concordia parents
- Develop plans and programs to engage current students in alumni activities and encourage alumni to become involved in student activities (e.g. alumni panels, community-based service events, class-based activities, and support the Senior Class gift program)
- Provide services and benefit programs to alumni and families as appropriate
- Provide support to key volunteers of the Alumni Association Board, committees and chapters
- Solicit Alumni Board members, Parents Council members, and other assigned prospects for annual gifts and other gifts as appropriate
- Work closely with the Annual Giving Team to identify prospects and donors as well as help coordinate annual giving related events and communication targeting alumni and parents
- Maintain alumni and parent websites and e-mail accounts and expand CUI presence on social media sites
- Serve as member of the editorial team and contributor to the alumni section of the CUI Magazine
- Generate alumni contact lists and review timing and quality control of content for all alumni communication from campus departments.
- Coordinate the marketing, sales, and stewardship of alumni bricks
- Coordinate the annual one-year post-graduation survey of alumni
- Other duties as may be assigned from time to time
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
Successful candidates will hold Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university and one to two years related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience working in a university setting as a professional preferred. Familiarity with development functions, Concordia University Irvine and its mission are a plus. Those with the following competencies are highly desired: event planning or customer service experience; ability to understand current trends; hyper detail-oriented.
Post Date: 5/06/15
Accepting applications on a rolling basis.
Under the supervision of the Director of Campus Safety, the Campus Safety Officer is responsible for making routine patrols of the campus facility, completing daily logs, and preparing incident reports for incidents and/or observations from daily rounds. Campus Safety Officers conduct the initial response and investigation of all campus incidents and coordinate with emergency and public safety responders as well as appropriate university departments when necessary. Officers also report all safety hazards that they may encounter during their patrols. On occasion, the Campus Safety Officer may need to fill in at a gatehouse. Campus Safety Officers may be expected to remain on duty beyond the scheduled shift in the event of an emergency, critical incident, or disaster.
Requirements and Qualifications:
The ideal candidate should possess a high school diploma and a minimum of one year of experience as a security officer, or related equivalent education and/or experience. The ideal candidate will also be a current holder of First Aid, CPR, AED certifications, and a valid guard card issued by the State of California Department of Consumer Affairs.
Concordia University is committed to assisting all members of the University community in providing for their own safety and security. The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available at the Campus Safety's website.