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Positions Currently Available:


Director of Institutional Advancement

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

Reporting to the President of the College, the Director of Institutional Advancement is responsible for the strategic management and coordination of all College annual giving programs. Further, the Director will actively oversee Annual Giving solicitations and communications (direct mail, telemarketing, email, Giving Days, stewardship,); Special Constituency programs (Parents, Faculty/Staff Giving, and Alumni); and fundraising events. The Director works with the President in making decisions about strategies, solicitation methods, segmentation, and timing; as well as developing themes, objectives, and goals within a dynamic, fast-paced fundraising environment.

Institutional Advancement at McNally Smith College of Music is a new and important direction made possible by the impending transition to non-profit status. The Director will create a strong culture of philanthropy and work with the President to help further define the role of this position and to develop the giving programs from the ground up. As a key member of the leadership team, the Director will serve as a member of the President’s Council and Cabinet and will work closely with the board of directors to support their efforts in institutional advancement.

Performs other related duties as assigned.

Required Skills & Abilities:

  • Working knowledge of all applicable computer software and applicable professional principles
  • Knowledge of development writing, solicitation material design and database management
  • Experience in the proper methods for identifying, qualifying, soliciting and stewarding individual prospects including donor meetings, grant writing, direct mail, telemarketing, email/web implementation
  • Strong managerial and leadership experience
  • Superior problem solving ability;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to lead teams or work independently
  • Strict attention to detail
  • Demonstrated ability to work successfully with high level college administrators, donors, faculty and staff

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree required, along with demonstrated fundraising and non-profit management experience.
  • Experience managing annual giving programs, grant research and creation, fundraising events, and familiarity and experience in a wide range of advancement efforts.

Compliance Statement:

In the performance of their functions as detailed in the position description employees have an obligation to avoid ethical, legal, financial and other conflicts of interest to ensure that their actions and outside activities do not conflict with their primary employment responsibilities at the institution. Employees are also expected to understand and be in compliance with applicable laws, College and employment policies, and regulations.

Application Deadline:

  • Applications will be accepted through Tuesday, July 5

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Adjunct Theater and Communications Instructor

McNally Smith seeks a qualified adjunct instructor to teach a course in presentation, performance, and communications. This course builds interpersonal communication, stage presence, improvisation, and presentation skills.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

  • Teach a lower division course in presentation, performance, and communications
  • Candidate should enjoy relating to creative artists

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 3+ years of college level teaching experience preferred
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Availability for instruction during daytime or evening hours
  • Positive attitude

EDUCATION:

  • Master’s or doctorate degree in theater, speech and communications or related field

Application Deadline:

  • Applications will be accepted through Thursday, June 30

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Adjunct Natural Science Instructor

McNally Smith currently offers general education natural science courses in anatomy/physiology, acoustics, and human evolution. We would like to expand the science offerings beyond these three fields. Applicants should propose natural science topics they are qualified for and capable of teaching.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

  • Teach a lower division course in natural sciences (non-lab)
  • Candidate should enjoy relating to creative artists within the context of a scientific course

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 3+ years of college level teaching experience
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Availability for instruction during daytime or evening hours
  • Positive attitude

EDUCATION:

  • Master’s or doctorate degree in related field

Application Deadline:

  • Applications will be accepted through Thursday, June 30

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Part-time Culinary Position – Perfect 2nd Job!

McNally Smith College of Music is looking for a part time line/prep cook for our on-campus retail kitchen. We are a dynamic work environment serving our residential and commuter students, campus staff and faculty. We offer schedule flexibility with afternoon, evening and weekend hours & lots of music!

The academic year schedule provides a quality of life balance; with most holidays, semester breaks & summers off.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • At least 2 years of line cooking experience
  • Proficiency and experience in food preparation; sauté, grill and batch
  • Skills in inventory & receiving
  • Safety and sanitation

COMPENSATION:

Part time [up to 29 hrs/wk], competitive hourly with benefits package, paid holidays and PTO

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