|Location||Woodacre, CA 94973|
|Date Posted||November 28, 2021|
Scion Executive Search (www.scionexecutivesearch.com) has been retained to conduct the search for a Director of Development for our client, Spirit Rock Meditation Center in Woodacre, CA (www.spiritrock.org). This role reports to the Deputy Director and manages a Development Manager, an Annual Giving Manager and Development Associate. All applicants should be in the commutable Bay Area location.
Set among 400-plus acres of serene oak woodlands in the secluded hills of West Marin County, California, Spirit Rock Meditation Center is a refuge from everyday life where it's truly possible to quiet the mind, soften the heart, and see life in a new way. Spirit Rock’s vision is to bring people to a depth of realization of the Buddha’s path. This vision is realized by Spirit Rock’s mission of providing individuals with teachings to manifest wisdom. Spirit Rock’s offers Dharma teachings, insight meditation retreats and programs to all levels of practitioners.
We know by experience, prioritizing diversity and inclusion throughout our hiring process allows equitable treatment and accessibility to everyone seeking employment at SRMC. We strive to create a workplace culture that reflects the communities we serve and empowers everyone to bring their full and authentic selves to our teams. All employees have the responsibility to treat fellow employees with the utmost of respect and dignity, at all times.
In conjunction with our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI Plan) Spirit Rock Meditation Center (SRMC) is committed to a diverse workplace environment where everyone is welcome. We honor and celebrate different ideas, voices, perspectives and backgrounds that help us create a robust and innovative multicultural organization.
Summary of Job
Reporting to the Deputy Director, the Director of Development plays a critical role in the advancement of Spirit Rock’s mission. This position is accountable for all development/contributed revenue at Spirit Rock, ensuring we meet our annual and capital revenue goals through annual and major gifts, direct mail, monthly giving and digital fundraising, bequests, and institutional giving and partnerships. The Director of Development works with the Board of Directors, Teachers Council, and committees (Finance, Executive, Governance) to garner support for the fulfillment of Spirit Rock’s mission and programs. The role will include the creation and staffing of a Development committee of the Board. This is an exciting opportunity for a fundraising professional to play a key leadership role in sustaining and fueling Spirit Rock’s strategic plan.
To be successful in this role, you’ll be someone who will feel at home working in an environment that requires you to juggle multiple priorities and competing deadlines while never losing sight of the overarching goals and desired outcomes. The ideal candidate is both a big picture strategic thinker and has the ability to roll up their sleeves to move projects forward, a calm and thoughtful communicator, flexible, and resilient.
For all Spirit Rock positions
Spirit Rock Meditation Center is a spiritual practice center devoted to the teaching of Insight Meditation in the Buddhist tradition. We strive to create a work environment that reflects the Buddha’s teachings with a special emphasis on seeing our work as an essential aspect of our spiritual practice. As such, we seek employees who have a sincere interest in and commitment to the exploration of bringing the practice of mindfulness to bear on all activities of daily life.
The following qualities and abilities are expected of all employees at Spirit Rock:
Salary and Benefits: The salary range is $120-135k annualized plus robust benefits.
HOW TO APPLY:
Scion Executive Search (www.scionexecutivesearch.com) has been retained to lead this search. For immediate consideration please apply with your resume/curriculum vitae and cover letter in Word.docx or PDF at: www.scionstaffing.com/job/8165 Thank you.
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Spirit Rock is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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