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Viewpoint is pleased to receive letters of inquiry in any field when opportunities are available as listed below.
All employees, prior to starting work at Viewpoint School, must successfully complete the pre-employment requirements of TB clearance via a TB Risk Assessement Questionnaire with no TB risk factors identified using a heatlh care professional. or receive a negative TB Test result, and a criminal background clearance through a LiveScan vendor.
Teaching at Viewpoint
As the rest of this site will show you, Viewpoint School is a vibrant, dynamic, and exciting place to work. Our semirural 40-acre campus offers a natural environment perfect for the development of young minds and bodies. Teachers at Viewpoint are experts in their various fields, typically possessing education beyond the bachelor's degree. Viewpoint encourages diversity among its faculty members and actively seeks outstanding applicants from all backgrounds. Candidates interested in applying for a faculty opportunity should submit an updated resume, letter of educational philosophy, and three letters of reference to Mr. Mark McKee, Head of School, at email@example.com
, or Mr. Robert Bryan, Associate Head of School, at firstname.lastname@example.org
or mail to 23620 Mulholland Hwy, Calabasas, CA 91302.
Current Employment Opportunities:
|Director of the Annual Fund|
Viewpoint is currently seeking an experienced and inspirational Director of the Annual Fund with a proven track record in annual giving. The Director of the Annual Fund is responsible for leadership of Viewpoint’s comprehensive Annual Fund campaign (currently over $2 million). Primary responsibilities include developing and implementing effective strategies that will deepen community engagement and increase philanthropic support from all Viewpoint School constituencies, including the Board of Trustees, faculty and staff, current and alumni parents, grandparents, and friends and supporters of the School. The position includes managing a complex calendar of annual giving activities and events, preparing compelling and highly segmented appeals and communications, guiding successful phonathons and volunteer engagement, and ensuring timely donor acknowledgement and recognition.
The Director of the Annual Fund reports to the Chief Advancement Officer and collaborates closely with other members of the Advancement Team to ensure the successful attainment of annual giving goals and objectives. The Director of the Annual Fund also collaborates with Director of Alumni Relations to develop strategies to increase alumni support and will work closely with and steward our Annual Fund volunteers. As a member of the Advancement Team, the Director of the Annual Fund attends and supports all Advancement Office events, including parent gatherings and donor receptions, school-wide welcome events, volunteer thank you events, Advancement Committee meetings, the spring Benefit fund raiser, and will otherwise participate enthusiastically in our community. This person is expected to stay current on annual giving best practices and will serve as the subject matter expert on the team.
• Works with the Chief Advancement Officer and Advancement Committee of the Board of Trustees to recruit Annual Fund co-chairs and volunteers and to otherwise support their efforts.
• Organizes all phonathons, ensuring a successful launch and close of the annual campaign.
• Recommends fundraising goals based on historical analysis of donor and prospect base.
• Provides ongoing and target evaluation and analysis to meet goals.
• Develops targeted campaigns for parents of current students, grandparents of current students, alumni parents, and faculty and staff.
• Manages and tracks targets and solicitors in the Raiser’s Edge database.
• Works collaboratively with the Director of Alumni Relations and the Director of Strategic Partnerships to facilitate integrated approaches to cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship.
• Monitors program results, and provides ongoing analysis and evaluation of solicitation programs.
• Participates in donor cultivation, communication, involvement, and recognition.
• Personally contacts prospects, as appropriate, for the Annual Fund.
• Acknowledges all Annual Fund donors in a timely manner.
• Produces accurate reports to assist in the analysis of progress and planning for annual giving.
• Develops a yearly plan and calendar of Annual Fund solicitations.
• Helps to conceptualize and oversee the creation and production of all Annual Fund communications materials.
• Assists with execution of logistics for special events coordinated by the Advancement Office.
• Works with the Chief Advancement Officer and Associate Director of Development to compile the Annual Report.
• Engages in the life of the School by actively participating in campus events and programs.
• Consults with peers at equivalent independent schools to learn best practices and possible ways to strengthen Viewpoint’s Annual Fund.
• Maintains the Raiser’s Edge database, as do all members of the Advancement staff.
• Assists with other tasks and projects as assigned.
• Supports the mission and core values of the School.
Experience, Knowledge, Skills, Abilities Required:
• Bachelor’s Degree and five years of progressively greater experience in a related area of development.
• Demonstrated ability to succeed in managing a comprehensive annual fund program, with a proven track record of improvement.
• Deep and sincere appreciation for the mission of the School.
• Outstanding judgment and the ability to handle matters with confidentiality and discretion.
• Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.
• Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with other team members to achieve goals.
• Demonstrated skill in recruiting, inspiring and managing volunteers.
• Outstanding organizational and time management skills
• A demonstrated competency with basic word processing, spreadsheet, data base, internet and computer functions
• Ability to use basic office equipment
Competitive salary will be commensurate with experience level.
To apply for the position, please email a resume and a thoughtful cover letter to email@example.com or send by mail to:
Jodi Schapiro, Chief Advancement Officer
23620 Mulholland Highway
Calabasas, California 91302
For open positions, unless noted otherwise, please direct your correspondence to:
Mrs. Joyce Goodman
Director of Human Resources
23620 Mulholland Highway
Calabasas, CA 91302
For open athletic positions, unless noted otherwise above, please direct your correspondence to:
Mr. Patrick Moyal
Director of Athletics
23620 Mulholland Highway
Calabasas, CA 91302
|Viewpoint School offers a comprehensive benefits package to all regular full-time and part time employees who work 30 hours or more per week, which includes:
- Kaiser Permanente or Anthem/Blue Cross health plans
- Delta Dental plans
- Life insurance
- Long-term disability insurance
- Flexible Spending Plan
- Credit Union
- A matching pension program, if eligibility requirements are met, through TIAA-CREF (regular employees who work 20 hours or more per week may also qualify)
- Professional Development Funds supporting participation in work-related classes and workshops