Human Resources Administrative Assistant – Greenwood Village, CO

In this vital position, you would help further the mission of the Augustine Institute by assisting with day-to-day operations of the HR functions and duties, and the right person would provide clerical and administrative support to Human Resources Director. Ultimately, a candidate should be highly organized, a good communicator, able to work autonomously, and be motivated to ensure that our HR department is well-organized, and operates to attract and maintain our employees.

This is a part-time, hourly position for 20 to 27 hours per week. Some flexibility of schedule is possible.

Job Duties

  • New Hire
    • Review and post job openings
    • Coordinate communication with candidates with schedule interviews
    • Assist with New Hire documentation completion and orientation
  • Payroll
    • Assist in payroll preparation by providing relevant data (absences, bonus, leaves, etc.)
    • Prepare Independent Contractor agreements
  • Benefits Registration and Administration
    • Communicate and assist with employee benefits
    • Assist with benefits renewals, changes, and related communication and coordination
  • Employee Engagement and Development
    • Assist in evaluating new HR policies, procedures, and programs
    • Coordinate HR projects (meetings, training, surveys, etc.) and take minutes
    • Build the company’s culture
  • Record Keeping and Compliances
    • Compile and update employee records (hard and soft copies)
    • Manage employee requests regarding human resources issues, laws, rules, and regulations

Job Qualifications

  • Strong organizational skills are imperative.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work in a dynamic environment and to adjust to new priorities as needed.
  • High attention to detail, with strong grammar, writing and editing skills.
  • Strong proficiency using common office tools and technology, such as the Microsoft Suite, including MS Word, MS Excel, email, etc.
  • Previous experience in Human Resources is a plus.
  • Four-year college degree is a plus.
  • Able to strongly embrace the overall philosophy and culture of the Augustine Institute and live out our mission.
  • Ability to work daily out of the Augustine Institute Greenwood Village office.

For Inquiries and Application
Please contact: careers@augustineinstitute.org


Vice President of Philanthropy – Greenwood Village, CO

The Vice President of Philanthropy (VPP) will oversee the execution of all fundraising efforts at the Augustine Institute, and will lead by personally cultivating a portfolio of major donors.

The VPP will have a critical role in shaping and implementing the organization’s overall revenue strategy. Critical priorities for the VPP will be to achieve or exceed current annual goals, and to build a program that ensures long-term, sustainable, and transformative growth.

The VPP also will have day-to-day responsibility for planning, implementing, and managing all fundraising-related activities including engaging a larger, broader, and more diverse audience; managing development staff and partnering throughout the organization; developing new earned income initiatives; and collaborating on all donor-facing marketing and branding efforts. Considerable travel is required for this role.

Job Duties

  • Serve as the AI’s top gift officer by soliciting major gifts from a significant portfolio of current donors.
  • Systematically identify, cultivate, and steward new major gift donors.
  • Build upon the Augustine Institute’s current successful fundraising strategy by working with the President to implement and further develop a comprehensive fundraising plan to support the Augustine Institute’s strategic objectives.
  • Deepen and diversify the Augustine Institute’s funding base, including further development of both the individual and corporate donor strategies.
  • Deepen all donor alliances through regular, relevant communications and stewardship,
    and expand the donor base and partnership opportunities.
  • Collaborate to ensure effective overall positioning of the Augustine Institute, including the use of public relations, marketing tools, and the public role of the President to promote revenue growth and program impact.
  • Build a strong advancement team through recruitment, performance management, professional development, and motivational leadership that includes accountability and clearly defined, measurable goals.
  • Provide strategic oversight of the donor database system and build a best practices environment to support the development of external engagement efforts.
  • Promote and develop a culture that highly values the living out of the Catholic Faith, the reliance on grace through prayer, the Word, and the Sacraments, high performance, mutual respect, and continuous improvement.

Job Qualifications

  • Strong organizational skills, with the ability to coordinate and manage a team.
  • An established leader with at least 10 years of relevant senior development and/or sales experience or comparable business development experience.
  • An established record of personally cultivating major gifts or strong sales accomplishments.
  • Demonstrated record of innovative and entrepreneurial leadership.
  • Experience building a comprehensive fundraising or sales operation aligning multiple aspects of revenue development preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience training and working with executives and senior staff.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the intellectual and emotional depth, maturity, and collaborative skills to work effectively across all levels of the organization and with corporate partners.
  • A strong work ethic, and ability to maintain and model high personal, ethical, and professional standards, as well as an outgoing and positive personality.
  • A Bachelor’s degree is required; an advanced degree is preferred.
  • Ability to strongly embrace the overall philosophy and culture of the Augustine Institute and articulate our mission.
  • Ability to work daily out of the Augustine Institute Greenwood Village office.
  • Ability to travel as needed.

For Inquiries and Application
Please contact: careers@augustineinstitute.org


Assistant Production Editor – Greenwood Village, CO

The Augustine Institute is seeking a passionate and talented professional to join our publishing team and help us reach and transform the world through the publication of Catholic books.

The Assistant Production Editor is responsible for collaboratively working with the entire publishing team to assist in all aspects of editorial projects.

The position includes, but is not limited to, the following responsibilities:

  • Actively participate in a culture of excellence, innovation, humility, and camaraderie that embraces the overall philosophy and culture of the Augustine Institute.
  • Work in active collaboration with the Director of Publishing and Production Editor in all aspects of publishing projects at the AI.
  • Research and draft new material.
  • Prepare, rewrite, edit, and abridge copy to improve readability of manuscripts.
  • Read copy or proof to detect and correct errors in spelling, punctuation, and syntax in order to conform manuscripts to the Chicago Manual of Style, in-house style guides, editorial policy, and publishing requirements.
  • Fact check manuscripts using standard reference sources.
  • Review manuscripts for conformity to the Catholic Faith.
  • Review and approve proofs prior to printing.
  • Review submissions and prepare written reviews.
  • Participate in daily and weekly team meetings.

Qualifications

  • Very strong writing and communication skills.
  • Strong organizational and managerial skills.
  • Expert knowledge of English grammar.
  • Expert knowledge of the Chicago Manual of Style.
  • Applicable college degree or professional editorial experience is preferred.
  • High attention to detail and ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Must be reliable and work collaboratively to achieve results.
  • Able to manage time and projects according to priority and deadline.
  • Maintains open communication, with a comfort level to address any manner of issues with the Director of Publishing and Production Manager.
  • Proficiency in common office tools and technology such as the Microsoft Suite, Google Drive and Calendar, Project Management Software, Adobe InDesign, and more.
  • The ability to typeset documents in Adobe InDesign and prepare e-book versions
    of published works is desirable.

For More Information
Please contact: Jeff Cole at jeff.cole@augustineinstitute.org


Platforms Web Developer – Augustine Institute – Greenwood Village, CO

The Augustine Institute is looking for a dynamic individual who enjoys working in a face-paced, teamwork-oriented, Catholic organization to fill the full-time role of Platforms Web Developer supporting among other things formed.org, a subscription based, on-line platform that contains study programs, movies, audio presentations, and eBooks from the most trusted apostolates. The Platforms Web Developer will work with a distributed development team to help the Augustine Institute organization implement, maintain and improve various web applications to support our mission to serve in the New Evangelization by exploiting the “New Roman Roads” (the Internet) in winning souls for Christ.

Send Inquiries for this position to: Careers@augustineinstitute.org

Responsibilities

  • Write well designed, testable, efficient code using best software development practices
  • Create website layout/user interface by using standard HTML/CSS practices
  • Support Web-Application development and testing
  • Create visually appealing/highly functional websites for a variety of needs
  • Integrate data from various back-end services and databases
  • Gather and refine specifications/requirements based on stakeholder needs
  • Create and maintain software documentation
  • Responsible for monitoring, maintaining, expanding, and scaling multiple sites
  • Cooperate with web designers/stakeholders to match visual design intent

Qualifications & Skills

  • Top-notch programming skills and in-depth knowledge of modern HTML/CSS – Ability to create pixel-perfect html/css from designs with clean code
  • Comfortable in any CMS, including WordPress, commercial e-commerce tools and custom content management environments
  • 4+ Years experience with Javascript, Python and PHP with some (2+ years) experience with Node.js, JQuery, and Angular.js
  • 4+ years test experience both at the unit test and web application test levels. Experience with Selenium or similar tools is desired.
  • 4+ years experience creating, managing and maintaining WordPress sites.
  • A solid understanding of how web applications work including security, session management, database integrations and best development practices
  • Adequate knowledge of relational database systems, Object Oriented Programming and web application development
  • Basic knowledge of Search Engine Optimization
  • Aggressive problem diagnosis and creative problem solving skills
  • Strong organisational skills to juggle multiple tasks within the constraints of timelines and budgets
  • Ability to work and thrive in a fast-paced environment, learn rapidly and master diverse web technologies and techniques.
  • Sound knowledge of version control tool like GIT
  • Continuous Integration Environment – Maven / Gradle / Jenkins etc.
  • Experience in testing mobile applications
  • Experience in testing web based, n-tier application software
  • Experience of working in agile projects, knowledge of Scrum
  • BS in computer science or a related field
  • Exceptional communication and writing skills.

Compensation & Benefits

Salary compensation and competitive benefits including medical insurance, life, disability and a 403(b) retirement plan matching program.

THERE ARE NO RELOCATION REIMBURSEMENTS FOR THIS POSITION.  ONLY APPLICANTS ALREADY RESIDING WITHIN A REASONABLE COMMUTING DISTANCE TO DENVER, CO, WILL BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION.


Marketing Coordinator – Full Time – Greenwood Village, CO

The mission of the Augustine Institute is to serve the formation of Catholics for the New Evangelization. Through our academic and parish programs, we equip Catholics intellectually, spiritually, and pastorally to renew the Church and transform the world for Christ.

JOB DESCRIPTION

We are seeking a passionate and talented professional to join our marketing department and help us reach and transform the world by serving as an ambassador for the Augustine Institute brand.

The Marketing Coordinator is responsible for stewarding the Augustine Institute brand, as well as other brands under the AI umbrella. This position will participate in key projects and be responsible for communicating and working with a cross functional team. The coordinator is responsible for various marketing endeavors, including digital and social marketing and for continuous improvement of the AI website.

The Marketing Coordinator is responsible for collaboratively working with the Director of Marketing to assist in all aspects of the AI’s marketing projects.

The position includes, but is not limited to, the following responsibilities:

  • Actively participate in a culture of excellence, innovation, humility, and camaraderie that embraces the overall philosophy and culture of the Augustine Institute.
  • Work in active collaboration with the Director of Marketing on all aspects of marketing projects at the AI.
  • Write, edit, and proofread marketing outreaches across digital (Eblasts, Social Media posts) and print channels.
  • Manage Eblast lists and oversee corresponding editorial calendar for each audience.
  • Collaborate with AI partners and vendors to initiate, review, and produce marketing campaigns.
  • Development and stewardship of AI Brand Book and Style Guide
  • Manage social media channels in line with the overall brand strategy, including collaboration and execution of the editorial calendar, creating and executing campaigns, writing and posting, reporting on analytics, and growing our following across all social channels.
  • Pull together the core work team and communicate the strategic direction and goals for marketing projects; ensure team understands and executes against the deliverables.
  • Manage the creative resources, providing clear direction, feedback, budget and timelines.
  • Participate in daily and weekly team meetings as necessary.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Strong writing, editing, and communication skills.
  • Strong organizational and managerial skills.
  • Expert knowledge of English grammar.
  • Expert knowledge of the Chicago Manual of Style.
  • Expert knowledge of social media channels including Facebook, Twitter, and Google+
  • Applicable college degree or professional editorial experience is preferred.
  • High attention to detail and ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Must be reliable and work collaboratively to achieve results.
  • Able to manage time and projects according to priority and deadline.
  • Maintains open communication, with a comfort level to address any manner of issues with the Director of Marketing.
  • Flexibility to adjust to new directions or priorities as needed
  • Strong verbal and interpersonal skills with ability to keep teams updated and aligned on objectives and target dates
  • Proficiency in common office tools and technology such as the Microsoft Suite, Google Drive and Calendar, Project Management Software, and more.
  • 4 year college degree in marketing-related field.
  • 3-5 years with specific experience and understanding of marketing and agency process.

Compensation and Benefits

  • Salary compensation, excellent benefits including medical and other insurances, paid time off, and a 403(b) retirement plan participation.
  • THERE ARE NO RELOCATION REIMUBURSEMENTS FOR THIS POSITION. ONLY APPLICANTS ALREADY RESIDING WITHIN A REASONABLE COMMUTING DISTANCE TO DENVER, CO, WILL BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION.

Please submit all inquiries to gina.warner@augustineinstitute.org


Three Positions: Gift Officers, Full Time

Midwest Region: Flexible, Chicago-area preferred
Delaware Valley Region: Philadelphia-area preferred
Colorado, Oklahoma, Texas Region: Denver or Dallas preferred

The mission of the Augustine Institute is to serve the formation of Catholics for the New Evangelization. Through our academic and parish programs, we equip Catholics intellectually, spiritually, and pastorally to renew the Church and transform the world for Christ.

Job Description

The Augustine Institute’s Regional Gift Officers will understand, embrace, and advance the Institute’s mission, and will exhibit the Institute’s core values: to act with humility, to be entrepreneurial, and to pursue excellence.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Sharing the mission of the Augustine Institute and the joy of the Catholic Faith with donors in order to encourage their own relationship with Jesus Christ.
  • Developing and maintaining a portfolio of 50-100 potential benefactors with capacity to give between $25,000 – $1,000,000 annually, making personal gift solicitations of these prospects, and recording all contact with prospects in the development database.
  • Scheduling and conducting 20 face-to-face benefactor visits monthly.
  • Leading the regional discovery, qualification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of gifts.
  • Weekly email or phone check-ins, formal monthly reporting, and attendance at quarterly meetings in Denver.

Qualifications:

The ideal candidate will possess the following:

  • Impeccable credentials and integrity.
  • Ability to write and speak in a compelling way about the New Evangelization
  • Significant experience and achievement in procuring major gifts.
  • Ability to travel frequently representing the Institute.
  • A good knowledge and consistent practice of the Catholic Faith.
  • An operative understanding of how the Catholic Church is organized.
  • A four-year college degree. Advanced or professional degree a plus.
  • Initiative and teamwork contributing to the overall goals of the development group.

Compensation: Commensurate with experience and success
Reports to: President

Please submit all inquiries to president@augustineinstitute.org.