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Development Director

Business/Organization:

Healthy Schools Campaign
175 N. Franklin Ave., Chicago, Illinois

Job description:

Healthy Schools Campaign is seeking a full-time development director who will support the mission and goals of the organization by designing and ensuring a sustainable and vibrant fundraising program for the organization. The development director will report to the HSC President + CEO and work with a dynamic team of colleagues.

Specific activities include:

Fundraising Campaigns + Events

– Oversee, grow and ensure the effective implementation of the organization’s foundation fundraising campaign (HSC raises more than half of its annual income through foundation grants)
– Develop, oversee and ensure the effective implementation of the organization’s individual donor fundraising campaigns including the annual appeal, online giving and major gifts
– Plan, oversee and execute all fundraising and donor experience aspects of the organization’s annual Change for Good luncheon (which raises resources from corporate, foundation and individual donors)
– Work collaboratively with colleagues to support and broaden HSC’s additional fundraising campaigns (e.g., Cooking up Change and Green Clean Schools)
– Plan, oversee and execute all aspects of donor cultivation and stewardship events

Donor Stewardship

– Organize, participate in and prepare colleagues for all aspects of donor cultivation and stewardship
– Work with HSC’s Board of Directors and Civic + Business Advisory Committee members to coordinate their outreach in support of HSC’s development activities

Communications

Work collaboratively with the communications team and others to do the following:
– Draft communications on a wide range of topics for varied audiences
– Create donor communications for print, email, social media and the HSC website

Qualifications
– Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of six years post-college employment in development related positions
– Experience successfully overseeing a development department or key development campaigns – Excellent writing and communication skills and strong experience working collaboratively
– Experience with grant proposal and report writing
– Very strong organizational skills including the ability to work independently, develop and implement program plans, manage multiple tasks and work well with colleagues and as part of a team
– Experience using Salesforce or another comparable CRM system
– Excellent computer skills and experience with Google products and Microsoft Office suite
– A commitment to Healthy Schools Campaign’s mission and values

Additional requirements

– This position will require the development director to work some evenings and weekends and travel.
– This position requires some lifting for meeting and event setup. This will include lifting and moving boxes and setting up equipment. Candidates should be comfortable lifting at least 25 pounds.
– Candidates must be licensed and insured drivers with a safe driving record.
– Candidates must be willing to submit to background checks.

Background

Healthy Schools Campaign, a vibrant and growing not-for-profit organization, is a leading authority on healthy school environments and a voice for people who care about our environment, our children and education. HSC advocates for health-promoting policies on the national and state levels and has a special focus on the Chicago public schools and the district’s low-income students of color. HSC believes that all stakeholders—including teachers, students, parents, principals and school nurses—must have a voice in decisions that affect the school environment. Compensation Salary is dependent upon experience. Generous benefit package includes medical, dental and disability insurance, a 6% employer matching contribution to a retirement plan after one year of employment and paid vacation and sick leave.

To Apply

Healthy Schools Campaign is committed to equal opportunity and nondiscrimination in all programs and services, and does not discriminate on the basis of race/ethnicity, color, religion, sex, including marital status, national origin, ancestry, age, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status. People of color, women and individuals of diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Please complete the application on our website. (www.healthyschoolscampaign.org > About > Work With Us) You will be asked to submit your resume, a cover letter, salary requirements, two writing samples and three references. No phone calls please. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Multiple Openings: Chicago Public Schools Office of Student Health & Wellness

Business/Organization:

Chicago Public Schools
Office of Student Health and Wellness
42 West Madison Street, Chicago, IL

Job description:

To apply, visit the CPS Careers Page  

Senior Student Health Specialist
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Central-42 West Madison Street (Ofc of Student Hlth & Wellness)
The Senior Student Health Specialist will develop, implement, and evaluate programs and services designed to address increasing sexual health education and services, and decreasing health related barriers to learning.  The Senior Student Health Specialist provides critical leadership in implementing the HIV/STI Prevention Initiative. The Specialist will advance Chicago Public Schools’ commitment to student health and wellness, focusing on policies, education, services, and professional development.

Student Health Project Assistant
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Central-42 West Madison Street (Ofc of Student Hlth & Wellness)
This position will provide general project and administrative assistance to the Office of Student Health and Wellness and HIV/STI Prevention Team. The successful candidate will provide support services to a multidisciplinary team accountable for the development, implementation, and evaluation of health-related programs and services designed to remove health-related barriers.  The Project Assistant will support implementation of the Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) and School Health Profiles (SHP). 

School Wellness Specialist
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Central-42 West Madison Street (Ofc of Student Hlth & Wellness)
The School Wellness Specialist provides critical support and leadership in developing advocacy, policy approaches and guidance to advance Chicago Public Schools commitment to student health and wellness, focusing on policies, programming and professional development.

Healthy CPS Specialist
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Central-42 West Madison Street (Ofc of Student Hlth & Wellness)
The Healthy CPS Specialist provides critical support and leadership in developing advocacy, policy approaches and technical assistance to advance Chicago Public Schools commitment to student health and wellness, focusing on policies, programming and professional development.

To apply, visit the CPS Careers Page