Organization: DSST Public SchoolsTitle: Development Coordinator (Part Time)
Categories: Nonprofit Jobs
Region: Denver Metro Area
Org Type: 501(c)(3)
Development Systems & Project Coordinator – Part Time
DSST Public Schools (DSST) seeks a Development Systems & Project Coordinator – Part Time to join one of the leading charter school organizations in Colorado. DSST Public Schools mission is to transform urban public education by eliminating educational inequity and preparing all students for success in college and the 21st century. DSST Public Schools employees support each other not only to have fulfilling careers, but more importantly, to lead fulfilling lives that combine deeply meaningful professional work with personal well-being. Our core values are central to our program and to our results. These values are embedded in everything that we do and how we do it. The six DSST core values are:
Appreciating the value of a person or an object through your words, actions and attitude – treating people appropriately with common courtesy.
Able to be trusted and or depended upon to complete tasks, follow directions and own up to your actions.
Being truthful, fair and trustworthy in your words and actions – doing as you say and saying as you do.
Possessing confidence and resolve to take risks and make right decisions in the face of pressure and adverse or unfamiliar circumstances.
Eager to learn, explore and question things to gain a deeper understanding.
Doing Your Best
Putting your best effort into everything you do.
DSST Public Schools Overview:
DSST Public Schools (DSST) operates a network of tuition-free, open-enrollment STEM charter schools. All DSST Public schools are part of the Denver Public Schools (DPS) district and students are admitted through DPS’ School Choice program. The student population across the DSST network is 70 percent minority and 60 percent low income. This year, DSST will serve approximately 3,500 students at seven schools on five campuses: Byers, Cole, College View, Conservatory Green, Green Valley Ranch and Stapleton. DSST has been approved to open five additional schools on three campuses by 2022. At full enrollment, DSST Public Schools will serve over 6,500 students, and will help double the number of four year college-ready DPS graduates. 2014 marked the seventh consecutive year the senior class has earned 100% acceptance to a four-year college. The continued success of the DSST network has gained local and national attention. DSST is proud to operate the #1 middle school and the #1 high school in DPS for the last 4 years; DSST was also named a Top Workplace in 2013 and 2014 by The Denver Post.
- Event planning and coordination including:
- internal and external event communications,
- event registration,
- donation tracking,
- collateral production and distribution,
- donor relations
- event logistics
- researching and cultivating sponsor prospects
- Grants administration and support including:
- Grant proposal and report writing
- Grant tracking and monitoring of grant deliverables/outcomes
- Data translation
- Budget writing or administration
- Interface of data and communication between development, finance, and programmatic departments.
- Researching and cultivating new grant opportunities
- Database coordination:
- Ability to constantly evaluate grants and data management systems and recommend ways to best modify existing systems to meet changing needs of the organization
- Tracking of all donations made to DSST in Donor database system (i.e. Donor Perfect, GiftWorks, etc).
- Maintaining and updating soft and hard contact information on donors, funders, Board, staff and friends of DSST Updating and cross referencing donor database with accounting system and other appropriate internal systems.
- Generate reports and information requests from donor database and event registration systems.
- Individual Donor and Corporate Partnership Coordination
- Maintenance of communications and partner relationships with a variety of individuals and corporations including gift prospecting, school visits, volunteer opportunities, etc.
- Other duties as assigned
Experience Required: DSST Public Schools seeks candidates with strong character, passion for excellence and a relentless commitment to student achievement.
DSST Public Schools is looking for candidates with experience in development, donor data management, grants administration, and event support. Education experience is preferred, but not required.
- Must have experience with databases and systems management
- Must have attention to detail and ability to multi task
- Must have experience in customer service
- Must have logistical experience with events and vendors
- Must have experience working independently and in a team setting to achieve extraordinary results
Compensation and Benefits: DSST Public Schools offers a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits, and a commitment to continuing professional learning.
To apply: Please go to https://denverst.schoolrecruiter.net/
In your cover letter please address the following topics: your interest in working at DSST Public Schools and prior experience that make you a uniquely qualified candidate (measurable results in prior role and/or experience working with/for low-income students)
DSST Public Schools proudly values diversity and is an equal opportunity employer. Denver School of Science and Technology does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin age, sex or disability, in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in its programs and activities. Any person having inquiries concerning the School’s compliance with the regulations implementing Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VI), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of1973 (Section 504), or Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), may contact the Assistant Superintendent or Human Resources.
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