Development Director

The San Juan Island Library District is seeking a passionate, proactive, and experienced individual to oversee and direct a capital campaign for building a new library on scenic San Juan Island, WA. The successful candidate will work with the District’s Board of Trustees and Library Director to develop a capital campaign strategy, organize and train campaign volunteers, and plan and organize fundraising activities necessary to meet the District’s fund-raising goals.

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This is a salaried, contracted employee position, renewable as needed, initially part-time (24 hours per week, with increases up to 40 hours), of limited duration up to an estimated three (3) to five (5) years should financial conditions following the November 2022 bond levy allow, with yearly salary and/or COLA increases, and excellent benefits, (i.e. PERs retirement; matching deferred compensation; health insurance; paid holidays; vacation and sick leave; life, AD&D, short-term disability, and medical flight insurance); workdays are both traditional and non-traditional as necessary to support events and other activities. This position reports to the library director.

Salary: $3,500/mo for 24 hrs/wk (60% FTE) in 2021 (based on $70,000 100% FTE annual salary)

Requirements include a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, front-line fundraising with substantial development experience, demonstrated familiarity with a variety of CRM and/or fundraising databases such as Raiser’s Edge, or other combination of education, experience, and training that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the duties and responsibilities of the position.

Submit cover letter, resume, and three professional references with contact information by email to Director, Laurie Orton (sjlib@sjlib.org), or by mail (San Juan Island Library, Attn: Director, 1010 Guard Street, Friday Harbor, WA 98250), or in person at the Library.

Position will remain open until filled.