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  • Executive Director, Foundation
    College of the Canyons

    The Santa Clarita Community College District/College of the Canyons is seeking a full-time Executive Director, Foundation. The ideal candidate will share our college’s commitment to educating the more than 32,000 racially and socioeconomically diverse students we enroll each year.  Currently, our student body is approximately 45.4 percent Latinx/Hispanic, 32.2 percent White, 6.3 percent Asian, 5.5 percent African-American, 4.5 percent Pacific Islander, 2 percent multi-ethnic, and less than 1 percent Native American. The college was designated a Hispanic Serving Institution in 2015, reflecting our focus on enhancing the educational attainment and economic well-being of the community we proudly serve.  As one of 20 community colleges in the state selected for the California Guided Pathways Project, we are focused on enhancing equity and implementing policies and practices that help all students achieve successful academic outcomes.

    College of the Canyons is pleased to announce the following:

    Executive Director, Foundation
    A Classified Administrator Position
    Review Date: July 17, 2020
    Requisition# CLA19-340
    Reporting to the Chancellor, develop and implement a comprehensive development program designed to meet fundraising goals and revenue growth of the Santa Clarita Community College District; and provide vision, leadership, strategic direction and administrative oversight of the Foundation and its staff. This position is responsible for facilitating the identification, cultivation and solicitation of private financial support from individuals, corporations and foundations to enable the district to accomplish its goals and meet its mission.

    Minimum Requirements:

    (Requirements 1 and 2 must be met in order to qualify for the position):
    Education (Requirement #1):

    Master’s degree from an accredited college or university or equivalent job-related work experience which may be substituted on a year-for year basis.
    Experience (Requirement #2):
    Five (5) or more years of nonprofit management experience including supervising staff and budget/accounting procedures.

    Please copy and paste below link to browser for further details and complete job announcement:

    Application Process: Application materials must be submitted by the end of the day in the Human Resources Offices on July 7, 2020. Applicants are encouraged to complete their application online. Please visit our website at:

    If you require assistance, please call the Human Resources Office at (661)362-3427 or our TTY Line at (661)362-5178. Applicants may check the status of their application online and may expect to be notified within approximately 4-5 weeks following the review date as to the status of their application.

    The Santa Clarita Community College District does not discriminate on the basis of race, religious creed, color, ethnic or national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, uniformed service member status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, pregnancy, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected basis under the law.

    Applicants who have disabilities who need accommodation in order to complete the selection process should contact the Human Resources office directly at (661) 362-3427.

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