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Director of Mission Advancement
Applications Accepted until position is filled
The Director of Mission Advancement will provide leadership to implement a comprehensive resource development program for Fox Valley Lutheran High School and its Federation. Funding generated through these efforts will support the short and long-term ministry plans of the high school and Federation.
Primary responsibilities include—but are not limited to—the following:
- 25% Oversight and Vision
- 50% Current Gifts and Projects
- 25% Publications and Events
- Since the mission of the Fox Valley Lutheran High School is theological in nature, the Director should be a WELS/ELS member and in good standing within their congregation, while having educational training in, an understanding of, and agreement with the theological principles of the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod (WELS).
- The Director should be regular in personal and public Bible study and be well-grounded in God’s Word so that FVL’s entire educational program is led in keeping with its mission of preparing students for lives of service and for eternity.
- The Director should be passionately committed to knowing and sharing the mission of Fox Valley Lutheran High School with those who support the ministry with their time, talents, and treasures.
- The Director should be proficient in administration, communication, coordination, and implementation of serving students and their families in keeping with the mission, vision, and core values of FVL.
- The Director should be competent and comfortable to meet people and explain programs, including private sessions with individual donors and friends of the school, and public gathering before congregations and public meetings like the FVL General Board.
- The Director should be knowledgeable or willing to be trained on differed instruments such as, but not limited to, wills, insurance policies, charitable gift annuities (CRT’s) and charitable remainder trusts (CGA’s).
- The Director should be self-disciplined and able to manage his or her time well.
- The Director should have demonstrated the ability to be a creative problem-solver, strategic planner, and servant leader dealing with the present, but also the future of the high school.
The Director of Mission Advancement should provide leadership in the solicitation of gifts to support the rich history and exciting future of Fox Valley Lutheran High School. Cultivating relationships with individuals and congregations is at the core of his work.
The Director of Mission Advancement will . . .
- be accountable to the President.
- meet regularly with the President to discuss current and proposed mission advancement activities and current/future capital campaign projects (Alumni events, Friends Dinner, FoxFest Dinner Auction, etc.).
- operate within the policies established by Fox Valley Lutheran High School Federation and the Board of Regents.
- develop and maintain solid relationships with the Federation congregations, alumni, friends of FVL, and the communities served by FVL.
- work closely with the FVL Communications team FVL to appropriately and regularly create material to share the FVL story with the many constituencies (BEACON, Legacy, appeal letters, etc.).
The following are specific duties to be carried out by the Director of Mission Advancement of Fox Valley Lutheran High School. The list includes—but is not limited to—the following:
Oversight and Vision:
- Work with the President to develop and carry out the vision for long-term stewardship health of FVL’s ministry. Provide assistance in establishing and implementing a wide range of mission advancement policies and procedures.
- Maintain a calendar of 4-6 weekly visits with individuals and 2 congregational visits per month (Sunday). This individual may be asked to attend congregational council visits.
- Oversee the maintenance of the collection of donors using the current software database.
- Work with the Federation congregations, pastors, and church leadership teams to discuss and encourage ongoing support for their FVL ministry.
- Maintain a strong relationship with the Bargain Garden Thrift Store.
- Develop and maintain relationships with members of the Federation, their congregations, schools, pastors, and their principals that will enable them to:
- feel comfortable in their membership in the Federation
- see the Federation as an integral part of their congregation's ministry to teens
- provide responsible financial support for their high school ministry
- Keep the FVL President informed of unanticipated issues or controversies that may arise and offer recommended actions and solutions.
- Works closely with outside groups and agencies to further FVL’s ministry and stay up-to-date on developments in the field of Mission Advancement, including fellow WELS Mission Advancement Directors, WELS Synod office leaders and groups, as well as local, state, and federal agencies.
Current Gifts and Projects:
- Oversee all stewardship/capital campaigns and projects (e.g. Let the Children Come).
- Become proficient in the use of the school’s financial giving software to improve campaign, donor/friend management.
- Work with Alumni to provide leadership in developing and maintaining their interest and financial support of the high school.
- Coordinate and supervise the research of major donors and potential prospects for FVL including foundations, corporations, individuals, and other community organizations, maintaining a database to track all pertinent information.
- Work with the FVL Business Office to offer appropriate gift-giving services, information, and counsel to donors and prospective donors.
Publications and Events:
- Present timely reports and financial data regarding all aspects of resource development activity to the President, Mission Advancement Committee, faculty, Board of Regents, and the General Board.
- Work with the Communications Office in the content and production of FVL’s social media, videos, and publications, supplying reports and articles as needed.
- Identify, enlist, and engage volunteer leaders in an initiative to attract additional human and financial resources.
- Provide oversight, coordination, and assistance in the following events:
- Friends Dinner (assist)
- Grandparents Day (assist)
- Veterans Day (assist)
- FVL Musicfest (provide guidance to Music Associates group)
- FoxFest Dinner Auction (lead with Events Coordinator)
- FVL Golf Outing (lead with Events Coordinator)
- Alumni Homecoming Events (assist MA Counselor)
Contact Mr. Jay Wendland with questions (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Application Deadline: Open until filled
Start Date: ASAP
Pay Rate: $17-19/hour, based on experience
This is a hired position. It will be posted in the Federation, and interviews will be held to secure the best candidate for the position.
The Custodial Supervisor is responsible for the overall cleanliness of the school facility. This individual must be a person with a basic knowledge of cleaning and general maintenance. This person should be a self-starter and able to work on their own with little or no supervision. He/she must understand high school teens and deal with them in a Christian manner.
The Custodial Supervisor:
- Is accountable to the Facilities Manager and other team members of the custodial staff.
- Updates and advises the Facilities Manager of any building maintenance.
- Works as a team leader with other custodial staff and summer help.
- Works closely with the Athletic and Activity Directors on events and/or rental of the buildings.
- Works in a Christian-like manner with others of the FVL faculty and staff, and all campus visitors.
- Develops positive relationships with staff, parents, Federation members, community members, and other community organizations and respond to concerns in a timely and professional manner.
The Custodial Supervisor will:
SUPERVISORY & FINANCIAL
- Ensure that all safety and health standards and codes that are required by local, state, and federal law for public places are met, maintained, and proper records are kept in pursuit of meeting safety and health standards and codes.
- Keep the Facilities Manager informed of new or emerging safety, health, and environmental issues, standards, or codes.
- Ensure all custodial work is being done regularly, properly, and in a timely manner.
- Work with the Facilities Manager to purchase, receive, process, and maintain an inventory of all materials, supplies, and equipment.
- Assist the Facilities Manager in the development and implementation of the annual budget.
- Approve other custodial timecards, overtime, and leave/vacation requests.
- Work with Facilities Manager to submit purchase requisitions to the Business Office.
- Obtain and help oversee the remote access of the building.
- Oversee the hourly custodial positions on staff and helps to improve performance.
- Ensure building security and functionality (lights, doors, etc.).
- Oversee the schedule and cleaning of the Auditorium.
- Operate and train others to use the sweeper machine, floor scrubber, rider scrubber, and floor buffer as needed.
- Complete minor maintenance of equipment and fixtures as necessary.
- Clean, vacuum, dust, mop, and empty trash in his/her areas of responsibility throughout the entire school building.
- Oversee the sealing and waxing floors as scheduled throughout the building.
- Be included in the weekend event schedule as needed.
This position is an hourly position with the expectation this person will work roughly 8 hours per day for a total of 40 hours per week, with a 30-minute lunch break, and include full benefits.
The normal workday will be 9 AM-5:30 PM with some flexibility upon discussion. The normal workday will be established in consultation with the Facilities Manager depending on events, weather, and time of year.
This position will also be given a phone stipend and a credit of $3.25 per day food from the FVL cafeteria.
Questions? Contact Facilities Manager Gregg Schreiber (email@example.com).