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St. Philip's Employee Core Values

 
Servant Heart: Displaying Christ-like Character
 
Respectful: Treating all with dignity
 
Trustworthy: Behaving and speaking in a manner that builds trust
 
Pursuing Excellence: Becoming better individually, organizationally, and in the community
 
Collaborative: Working well with others
 
Dedicated: Passionately investing in ministry

Current Job Openings

Under general supervision, perform a wide variety of custodial and maintenance duties in order to provide a clean, orderly and safe environment; and perform related work as required.

SCOPE
The Custodian performs custodial and maintenance duties in and around campus facilities; troubleshoots, performs minor repairs and responds to emergency calls for service; implements setups and take down for a variety of campus and community events; works closely with staff/faculty to meet the custodial/maintenance needs of the area.
Bi-lingual Preferred (Spanish/English)

KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
•    Unlock and Lock Chapel doors, Life Center Gym doors on morning/afternoon for before school and after school care and Early Childhood hallway doors. 
•    Responsible for placing out and picking up school traffic signs/cones.    
•    Sweep/Mop cafeteria floor between each lunch period. 
•    Clean and disinfect cafeteria tables between each lunch period. 
•    Report and respond to emergency calls for custodial assistance.
•    Responds to service requests, coordinates resources and implements the set up and take down of furniture and equipment for a wide variety of campus and community events.
•    Ability to perform various maintenance and custodial duties. 
•    Maintain scrubs/plants inside and outside of building.
•    Occasional inspect buses for inside cleaning.
•    Ability to use SchoolDude to perform assigned tasks and completions.
•    Work with Pesticides; HVAC Service Contractors, Elevator Company, etc. on accessing building and unlocking doors when services are being rendered. 
•    Occasionally Saturday cleaning for a couple of hours.
•    Wiping of smudge marks from doors/windows in high traffic areas.
•    Cleaning window blinds.
•    Cleaning concession room weekly.
•    Other duties as assigned

Work Environment and Physical Demands
Requires handling of average-weight objects up to 50 pounds or standing and/or walking for more than four (4) hours per day.  Moderate physical activity. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. 
Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. Must have the ability to stand for extended periods of time on cement floors; exhibit manual dexterity, hear and understand speech at normal levels; speak in audible tones so that others may understand clearly; physical agility to lift up to 50 pounds; to bend, stoop, walk and reach overhead.

Interested candidates should email their resume. 

St. Philip's School and Community Center is a ministry that operates a private, non-denominational, Pre-K through sixth grade elementary school, building academic excellence, strong self-esteem and high character values.  In addition, for more than 30 years, we have provided programs 12 months a year through our Community Center for children, their families and for senior citizens in South Dallas, including athletic, after-school and cultural programs, the food pantry, and a meals-on-wheels depot.

The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) is responsible for all aspects of the financial operations for both St. Philip’s School & Community Center and St. Philip’s School & Community Center Foundation. Reporting directly to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), the CFO provides accounting, budgetary, operational, policy and programmatic support to both agencies’ programs and activities; as well as, directly oversees and supervises the financial/accounting staff. The CFO represents both St. Philip’s School & Community Center, and its Foundation and other financial ventures to financial partners, including Board of Directors, financial institutions, investors, foundation executives, auditors, public officials, etc. The CFO is the primary agency contact for all contractual matters, proposals for new or extended programs and new business development and serves as an active member of the Executive Management Team helping to develop and implement the agency’s vision and mission. 

The position requires strong leadership skills, critical thinking, detailed planning, project management and problem-solving skills, both for strategic issues and in day-to-day activities. Moreover, the CFO must be a “team player” with excellent interpersonal skills, be mindful of deadlines and demonstrate the ability to communicate financial data clearly, concisely and effectively to both internal and external audiences.

Qualifications: 
-    CPA or degree in accounting/business/finance from an accredited college or university with a minimum of twenty undergraduate credits in accounting
-     Five years of work experience in accounting or finance
-    Experience in budget development and implementation; payroll operations, financial reporting, audit preparation, financial risk management and new market tax credits
-    Proficient in technology, especially financial software/spreadsheets
-     Must be ethical with a high level of integrity and confidentiality
-    Demonstrated ability to provide leadership, teamwork and collaborative working relationships.
-     Prior experience in a management/supervisory role.
-    Prior experience in non-profit environment preferred.

Responsibilities Include: 
-    Leads the development and maintenance of financial management policies and procedures that align with the mission, ensuring the utilization of General accounting and financial reporting procedures in accordance with the State of Texas and GAAP.
-    Uses standard accounting procedure to keep an accurate, continuous and current record of financial position, oversee banking activities specifically managing cash flow.
-    Prepares, analyzes and distributes monthly financial statements, financial analysis, bank reconciliations for all accounts and budget comparison reports.
-    Processes expenses, payroll (including payroll taxes), receipts and receivables. 
-    Establishes, monitors and severs vendor relationships. 
-    Directs the agency’s liability insurance program, including ongoing risk analysis.
-    Administers the process for the distribution of financial aid/tuition assistance for families.  
-    Manages, supervises and evaluates Business Office personnel.
-    Develops the process, conduct an organization wide training for creating annual department budgets and combine (~$5M) for organization budget comprising cash flow forecasting and the projection of capital needs.
-    Provides staff support to the Finance Committee of the Board of Trustees including planning and leading monthly Finance Committee meetings. 
-    Ensures compliance with internal accounting controls, policies and procedures and enforces/documents compliance with federal, state and local regulations
-    Supports an independent accounting firm in performing the annual audit and submission of Form 990 tax return
-    Coordinates the investment functions of the Foundation and other St. Philip’s entities by working with the outside investment advisors to ensure compliance with Board approved investment policy. 
-    Prepares the timely and accurate reporting of investment activity for distribution to donor fund-holders which provides pertinent information about the performance of their investment in the St. Philip’s School & Community Center Foundation. 
-    Responsible for all bookkeeping for the Foundation including financial processing of donations, paying bills, conducting periodic transfers to SPSCC, accounting for pledge receivables, and performing bank and investment account reconciliations. 
-    Coordinates Foundation named fund and scholarship alignments and reporting with ministry execution.
-    Serves as liaison to the SPSCC Philanthropy team and Executive Director to provide financial expertise in the cultivation process of major donors of the Foundation, including financial support and expertise in the development of a planned giving program.
-    Other duties as assigned.

Work Environment and Physical Demands
-    Normally seated, standing or walking at will.
-    Extended periods of standing may be required.
-    Normal physical activity including some bending, pushing, pulling, and lifting and carrying, which may range up to 25 lbs on occasion. 

If you are interested in applying for this opportunity, please send your resume and cover letter via email to careers@stphilips.com with CFO in the subject line.  
 

Position Summary: 

The Philanthropy Writer supports St. Philip’s School and Community Center’s fundraising efforts by implementing a comprehensive grant funding and stewardship plan, in addition to developing proposals to high level donors. Reporting to the Chief Philanthropy Officer, the Philanthropy Writer will work closely with other members of the Philanthropy Team in creating acknowledgement letters, individualized funding proposals, content for organizational magazine, and other written communications as assigned. Additionally, the Philanthropy Writer will provide administrative support to the team, where needed and work closely with the all areas of the school and community center to ensure that proposals are relevant to existing needs.   

 

Education & Experience: 

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in English, Journalism or Communications, or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. 
  • Experience in fundraising environment preferred. 
  • Minimum 3 years of experience writing and editing in a professional setting, 5+ years of experience preferred. 

Desired Skills, Knowledge & Abilities: 

  • Strong editing and proofreading skills and experience. 
  • Demonstrated ability to write clearly, concisely, and effectively is essential, as is the ability to adapt writing style to a variety of audiences and publications. 
  • Demonstrated organizational and research abilities, with strong attention to detail and accuracy, including experience conducting research using computer databases and internet resources. 
  • Familiarity and basic knowledge of fundraising. 
  • Ability to prioritize work, manage multiple projects concurrently, and meet deadlines in a time constrained environment. 
  • Well-developed verbal and interpersonal skills; ability to work effectively with other staff, including high-level administrators and faculty. 
  • Initiative, excellent written and verbal communication skills, and strong interpersonal skills. 
  • High level of poise and professionalism, including follow-through and attention to detail. 
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) 
  • Donor management system experience preferred - Raisers Edge. 
  •  

Duties & Responsibilities: 

 

  • Draft proposals for funding from high level donors, corporations, foundations and government resources to meet the annual campaign and special project goals 
  • Work with the Chief Philanthropy Officer to develop comprehensive fundraising strategies by identifying corporate, foundation, and government prospects and analyzing funding history to identify possible increases or enhanced relationships 
  • Independently conduct pertinent research as needed on current funding priorities to ensure growth of potential relationships for ongoing support for St. Philip’s 
  • Gather fundraising materials, including PowerPoint presentations, brochures, and other materials to present the case for funding 
  • Draft, format, proofread, and edit assigned written content for a variety of fundraising and stewardship materials, annual reports, presentations, and other communications geared towards existing and prospective donors, in collaboration with key team members 
  • Regularly meet or exceed internal deadlines for proposal submissions as part of a master schedule of requests  
  • As a member of the Office of Philanthropy team, participate in the strategic planning process, support the strategic initiatives of other departments and programs, and represent the Philanthropy Department at meetings, as appropriate or necessary.  

Job Specification 

The list of Requirements, Duties, Responsibilities is not exhaustive but is merely the most accurate list for the current job. Management reserves the right to revise the job description and to require that other tasks be performed when the circumstances of the job change (for example, emergencies, changes in personnel, workload or technical development). 

  • Work Environment and Physical Demands 
  • Primarily standing or walking at will. 
  • Extended periods of standing may be required. 
  • Normal physical activity including some bending, pushing, pulling, and lifting arms to raise flags or convey basic traffic signals for pedestrians 

If you are interested in applying for this opportunity, please send your resume and cover letter via email to careers@stphilips.com with Philanthropy Grant Writer in the subject line.  

 
 

General Summary 

As a part of the leadership team, the Chief Community Advancement Officer reports to the Executive Director and is responsible for overseeing all aspects of Community Center Services and, Community Development.   Responsible for the direct supervision of a team of five and a division of approximately 10 staff.  This position requires a strong people management acumen that leads, directs and enhances the potential of the team. 

 

Minimum Qualifications 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Public Administration, Urban Development or similar degree 
  • Five years of managerial experience 
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Suite 
  • 2 years experience in a non-profit organization 

Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Develop/refine strategic vision in consultation with department directors 
  • Supervise, lead weekly team meetings 
  • Manage projects to ensure timely completion of department rocks/goals 
  • Gather data and report out on weekly metrics 
  • Conduct periodic staff performance evaluations 
  • Communications 
  • Responsible for ensuring that Community Advancement program content is reflected in all communication materials (newsletters, magazines, website) 
  • Board Liaison/Support 
  • Attend and prepare/provide reports for monthly board meetings and Executive 
  • Committee meetings 
  • Plan and orchestrate quarterly Community Advancement Committee meetings 
  • Serve as primary liaison for board committee members, providing and communicating opportunities for engagement throughout the year 
  • Community Networking 
  • Establish high impact strategic collaborations – being out in the community, understanding the landscape of Community Services and Community development in South Dallas 
  • Represent St. Philip’s on multiple collaboration teams (Currently: TREC, EPA, Area Planning Committee) 
  • Participate in relevant City Council and Committee meetings 
  • Attract Resources for Community Advancement 
  • Public Relations 
  • Serve as primary spokesperson for St. Philip’s Community Advancement 
  • Fundraising 
  • Plan and lead fundraising efforts for Community Advancement in coordination with the Philanthropy Department 

Required Qualities 

Employee Core Values: 

Servant-heart: Displays Christ-like character 

Respectful: Treats all with dignity 

Trustworthy: Behaves and speaks in a manner that builds trust 

Pursing Excellence: Strives to be better both individually, organizationally and in the community 

Collaborative: Works well with others 

Dedicated: Works hard, Passionately invests in ministry 

 

Physical Requirements 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. Person must exhibit manual dexterity, hear and understand speech at normal levels; speak in audible tones so that others may understand clearly. 

 

Work Environment 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 
 

If you are interested in applying for this opportunity, please send your resume and cover letter via email to careers@stphilips.com with Chief Community Advancement Officer in the subject line.  

 

 


General Summary 

Under supervision, the Communications Specialist will be responsible for developing and implementing communication programs that inform, engage and motivate our faculty, staff, students and supporters of St. Philips School & Community Center. They will coordinate timelines for several in-house and external communications, as well as work on a diverse scope of cross functional projects within the realm of Communications, Marketing and Public Relations. The Communications Specialist will support the voice of our organization internally, ensuring it is consistent and effective throughout all communications. 

 

Minimum Educational & Experience: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Marketing, Communications or related field 
  • 1+ years of related experience in journalism, communications, marketing or  public relations. 
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Suite and Google Suite 
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite, especially Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign is a plus 
  • Experience with a website content management system 
  • Basic knowledge of photography and photo editing skills 
  • Video production/editing skills is a plus 
  • Working knowledge of social media platforms (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Youtube) 

 

Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Manage project initiation as requests are received from departments or external partners and see projects to completion 
  • Assist departments with their communication efforts and make recommendations to make sure that all initiatives are executed in the most effective way 
  • Write, edit, proofread, format, and schedule communications to ensure topic and writing style are accurate and on brand. Includes but not limited to website content, monthly newsletter, emails, press releases and speeches 
  • Work in collaboration with other departments to produce bi-annual magazine 
  • Prepare and manage weekly status report 
  • Build and maintain strong relationships cross departmentally 
  • Collaborate inter-departmentally to discover and create content to write impactful, engaging brand stories 
  • Collaborate daily with members of the Communications team in coordinating monthly social media plan as well as examining Google and social media analytics 
  • Collaborate with members of the Communications team to capture photos and videos for use in both print and digital platforms 
  • Assist Director of Communications with development and creation of annual communication plans 
  • Work closely with the executive leadership team and department heads to keep abreast of company developments and trends that require universal communication. 
  • Participate in team brainstorming sessions and projects that require creativity and innovation. 
  • Perform other duties as assigned within role of Communications Department 

 

Additional Skills and Qualifications 

The successful candidate will possess the noted skills below AND an enthusiastic spirit and mindset for learning, growing and adaptability to environment. 

 

  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills. 
  • Self-motivated and proactive with a strong work ethic, and ability to work both independently and as a part of team. 
  • Detailed orientated with strong organizational, project management skills as well as highly collaborative style. 
  • Ability to develop impactful brand stories that include but are not limited to topics related to students, faculty, staff, parents, alumni, community engagement and philanthropy 
  • Detailed oriented with excellent project management skills and ability to multi-task. 
  • Good interpersonal and relationship-building skills in order to work alongside other teams, as well as the ability to explain processes and techniques effectively to all levels of employees (including senior leadership). 
  • Possess the innate ability to bring creativity to every project and task, always thinking outside the box, pushing the envelope and offering fresh, innovative and trending ideas. 
  • Skilled in working with a variety of software and platforms with the ability to quickly   learn internal platforms: Intranets, CMS, blogs, Giving Fuel (donation site), Constant Contact, Eventbrite, Sign-Up Genius, Canva, Adobe Creative Suite [InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop], Microsoft Office [Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook], etc. 

 

Employment Type 

Full-time 

Flexible schedule 

 

Work Environment and Physical Requirements 

 

Physical Requirements 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. Person must exhibit manual dexterity, hear and understand speech at normal levels; speak in audible tones so that others may understand clearly. 

 

Work Environment 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

 

If you are interested in applying for this opportunity, please send your resume and cover letter via email to careers@stphilips.com with Communications Specialist n the subject line.  


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St. Philip's School and Community Center is a private, non-denominational, Pre K through sixth grade elementary school, building academic excellence, strong self esteem and high character values.

In addition, for more than 30 yrs, we have provided programs 12 months a year for children and their families and for senior citizens in South Dallas, including athletic, after-school and cultural programs, the food pantry, and a meals on wheels depot.

It is the policy of St. Philip's School & Community Center to make employment decisions on the basis of qualifications for a specific job without discrimination, condonement or condemnation in regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, national or ethnic origin, age, veteran status, or the presence of a disability, except where such is a bona fide occupational qualification.