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Posted May 3, 2022
Vice President of Institutional Advancement
Rochester Museum and Science Center
Rochester, New York
Salary Range: $98,000

RMSC is seeking a Vice President for Institutional Advancement.  The VP of Institutional Advancement is responsible for advancing the mission of the RMSC through strategic planning, leadership, and the formation and execution of a comprehensive fundraising strategy. As a member of the Museums’ executive leadership team, the VP for Institutional Advancement builds strong relationships with the Museums’ stakeholders and donors and develops, prioritizes and implements fundraising and marketing strategies. The VP for Institutional Advancement’s primary responsibility is to raise operational and major gifts for the RMSC’s programs and services. They report to the President/CEO and work closely and in partnership with all program directors and Board of Trustees.

The VP for Institutional Advancement creates and implements a fundraising program that raises $1.4 million in private operational support from individuals, foundations, corporations; and $2 million in public fundraising from city, state, and federal sources. This position also oversees a major Capital Campaign in support of an exciting new addition to the Museum. The VP for Institutional Advancement directly supervises the Institutional Advancement and Marketing & Communications teams. A key member of the senior leadership team, this position works closely with the Museum management, Education, and Exhibits and Collections departments to identify funding priorities and develop new funding proposals.

Qualifications

A Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent and 8 to 10 years of related experience with proven success in major gifts; experience in arts and culture is preferred. Experience with capital campaigns of over $10m is preferred. A minimum of 5 years in a supervisory role with demonstrated ability to mentor, inspire, lead and manage a professional fundraising team in the successful implementation of strategic fundraising plans and goals. Knowledge of Google and Microsoft Suites required. Familiarity with CRM solutions preferred; Altru knowledge is a plus.

Email cover letter and resume to smacdonald@rmsc.org.

Posted May 2, 2022
Director of Development 
California Science Center Foundation 
Los Angeles, California
Salary Range: $90,000 – $100,000

The Director of Development will manage the creation and implementation of our strategic development plan and lead the department to sustain and grow annual fundraising programs. The combined revenue goal for these programs ranges from $3 million to $4 million annually, plus additional fundraising needs for special projects as they arise. There is an ever-increasing need for contributed support as the California Science Center expands.

The ideal candidate is a non-profit development professional with experience in both front-line major gifts fundraising and supervising a team. The Director of Development should be adept at building and managing strong relationships with staff and volunteers, members, and donors. Additionally, they should thrive in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment and demonstrate a commitment to our mission and values.

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Posted May 2, 2022
Campaign Director
California Science Center Foundation 
Los Angeles, California
Salary Range: $90,000 – $100,000

The Campaign Director is responsible for leading all aspects of the California Science Center Foundation’s $350 million EndeavourLA Campaign in support of the Samuel Oschin Air and Space Center major expansion project and ongoing programs and operations. Currently, the progress to the goal stands at $280 million. 

The ideal candidate is a non-profit development professional with experience in capital campaign management, front-line major gifts fundraising, and supervising a team. They should be adept at building and managing strong relationships with staff and volunteers, members, and donors.  Additionally, they should thrive in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment and demonstrate a commitment to our mission and values. They will be a key player during a transformational period of growth as the California Science Center advances the third phase of its three-phase, three-decade Master Plan.

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