Education Foundation Coordinator for Non-Profit

The RoccoJones Group San Antonio, TX
  • $47.9K - $52K Annual Salary
  • Full Time
  • Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, 401K / Retirement
  • Employer Fairly Likely to Respond

Job Title:

Education Foundation Coordinator

Created By:      

Reports to:

Director of Community Development Initiatives 

FLSA Status: Exempt Pay Grade: $ 47,944.00 - $ 52,000.00


Under the general supervision of the Director of the Community Development Initiatives, position is responsible for the organizing and planning of the academic programs and activities of SAHA Youth and Adult residents, such as adult and child literacy programs, incentive programs recognizing academic achievement, mentoring programs, internships, exploratory programs, workshops, early childhood programs, after school programs, etc.  Coordinator plans, directs, coordinates and carries out fund development activities or events in support of the non-profits educational and quality of life goals. Position, ensures that the goals or objectives of various projects are accomplished within prescribed time frame and funding parameters. Annual projects typically consist of but are not limited to the William “Bill” Sinkin Education Summit and Scholarship Ceremony, Scholarship Par-Tee Golf Tournament, “Boots, Boogie, and Honky Tonk” Benefit Concert, and Poster Contest., .  Coordinator maintains relationships with numerous partner organizations to coordinate multiple scholarship and educational opportunities. Position requires grant writing and securing funding sources and fundraising activities throughout the year.

 Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The position duties and responsibilities listed below describe the general nature and scope of work. Other responsibilities, duties, and skills may be required and assigned, as needed. These essential functions require presence in the workplace on a regular basis and regular attendance must be maintained.

  • Supervises the EIF Summer Interns, and the EIF Ambassadors
  • Directs the Attendance Initiative and maintains communication with the associated partners and families.
  • Coordinates with the CDI Fundraising Coordinator on the daily activities in support of a non-profit organization’s fund development program.
  • Maintains professional relationships with local school districts, non-profit and other agencies that provide educational and social services.
  • Research best practices, provide recommendations and implement improvements to educational and social services and programs.
  • Coordinate with other Community Development Initiatives Programs that promote educational attainment, job training, workforce development, and family self-sufficiency.
  • Identify different opportunities to raise awareness and funds for the SAHA Foundation.
  • Prepares advertisements or correspondence regarding the organization and its programs.  
  • Delivers presentations to promote the foundations mission.
  • Assists in the development of goals and strategies for all fundraising campaigns.
  • Coordinates with the CDI Fundraising Coordinator to arrange and attend meetings with donors and prospective donors to create and foster relationships.
  • Raises funds through special events, annual and major gifts
  • Coordinates with the CDI Fundraising Coordinator to develop and maintain a follow up system for contributions
  • Recruits, motivates and builds a strong volunteer network to support the planned activities as well as perform duties to assist in the fundraising network.  
  • Assist in drafting and submit reports on activity and the use of donated funds.
  • Works with the community and assists with the promotion of scholarship programs.
  • Solicits applicants/participants to educational and social programs.
  • Work cooperatively with other Community Development Initiative Program staff to plan education opportunities integrated with health, mental health, dental health, nutrition, parent involvement, and social services.  
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience:


 Bachelor's Degree (B. A.) from an accredited four-year college or university in Business, Public Administration or related field required.

  • Three (3) or more years of experience in the fundraising/development or non-profit field; applicants must have a proven track record of success.
  • Must have the ability to learn and use cloud applications such as Google GSuite applications to include but not limited to: Google Chrome Browser, Gmail, Drive, Calendar, Docs, Sheets and Slides.  Understanding document sharing and collaboration in the cloud. Experience and proficiency with Microsoft Office 365, cloud accessible applications to include but not limited to: One drive, Outlook, Word, Excel and Powerpoint or MAC or PC desktop equivalent is acceptable.
  • Successful completion of a criminal history background check, education, and work history verification, and drug screening test.


 Ability to learn cloud technologies such as LucidChart for diagram , workflow and chart drawing.  Experience with Vizio or equivalent is acceptable.

  • Basic understanding of Virtual Private Network (VPN) access to connect to internal business systems.  

 License and Certifications:

 Texas Class “C” driver’s license at the time of placement and insurable by SAHA’s fleet and liability insurance carrier.

  • Must have the ability to earn certifications as required by assigned tasks.

Technical Skills:

To perform this job successfully, the employee should have:

 Strong oral and written communication skills to conduct meetings and trainings, and to prepare reports that are clear, complete, and comprehensive.  

  • Effective interpersonal and oral communication skills to work in a team setting.  
  • Modern office practices, procedures and equipment.
  • Ability to operate a computer and implement data entry techniques.
  • Knowledge of computer software applicable to the function served.
  • Knowledge of and ability to implement financial and statistical record-keeping techniques.
  • Knowledge of telephone techniques and etiquette.
  • Knowledge of and ability to implement correct English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation and vocabulary.
  • Ability to implement interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality of sensitive information.
  • Ability to plan, organize and coordinate office activities and communications to facilitate the efficient flow of administrative and clerical activities.
  • Ability to be a “Self-Starter” and work independently with little direction.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and manage time effectively.
  • Ability to type at an acceptable rate of speed.
  • Ability to analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action.
  • Ability to compose independently or from verbal instructions letters, memos, bulletins or other material.
  • Ability to read, interpret, apply and explain rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Ability to meet schedules and time lines.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide quickly and accurately.
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.
  • Ability to work respectfully and courteously with staff, residents and the general public.
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