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Erie Regional Library Foundation


Job Description


Under the supervision of and in consultation with the Erie Regional Library Foundation Board of Trustees, the Development Director will be responsible for the planning and coordination of all development activities, major fundraising activities and communications/outreach activities, by performing the following duties:


Primary Responsibilities:

  1. Maintain the donor database and paper records of contributors. Generate acknowledgements, queries, reports, exports, and any other collection data as needed.
  2. Coordinate special events and maintain the event database used.
  3. Develop and implement comprehensive outreach strategy that supports the fundraising efforts. This includes, but is not limited to, preparing and distribution of newsletters, press releases, maintaining social networks, and providing updates for the fundraising web pages.
  4. Serve as a foundation liaison to Library personnel and the Friends of the Erie County Public Library.
  5. Prepare monthly updates of development efforts to foundation president accompanying invoice for services provided.


Qualifications: Willingness to grow in understanding of the Erie Regional Library Foundation mission and to further its implementation and to work effectively with ERLF Board of Trustees, Library staff, volunteers, members, and the community at large.

Must be detail oriented.


Education and Experience: Bachelor’s Degree and 1-3 years’ development experience. Knowledgeable about development strategies and comfortable working with volunteers and Board members. Excellent written and oral communication skills required. Knowledgeable about donor development systems, Database experience preferred.

Schedule: 20 hours per week  Salary: $20-$25 per hour

Office with desk and Wi-Fi is located at the Blasco Memorial Library –with option to work from home.  Candidate will have own computer and printer. Office supplies will be provided.

Send resume with cover letter by November 1, 2020 to:


Sarah A. Reed Children's Center 
Controller - Full Time 

JOB OPENING: Controller, Sarah A. Reed Children’s Center Advancement Opportunity!

As Controller at Sarah Reed Children’s Center, you will contribute to the overall management, planning and execution of financial operations including analysis, forecasting, accounting, reporting, and compliance requirements that support the overall business strategy. This position reports directly to the VP of Finance & Operations and is involved in planning, implementing, managing, and controlling financial-related activities within a non-profit mental health treatment organization. Actively drive efficiency through automation and streamlining accounting processes. Excellent benefits and work environment. Advancement path to VP and leadership team for successful candidate.

 Responsibilities include:

  • Prepare and organize annual budget for review, presentation & distribution · Prepare quarterly forecasts updates · Analyze and report cost variances · Conduct in depth reviews and analysis for programs and services to help improve operating results and to build program leaders' understanding · Maintain compliance with internal controls to safeguard assets, and provide for completeness of revenue, costs and program budgets and actual expenditures at the program level · Oversee annual rate renewal/increases, including calculation of required cost to cover county contracted services · Develop rate requests for services · Prepare contract proposals for school districts · Advise on financial analyses and decision-making regarding capital investments, pricing, contract negotiations · Update and or develop the documentation of policies and procedures that ensure efficient financial operations and appropriate internal controls · Provide consultation and support for billing functions · Research and compile information for software or other technology purchases · Participate in key strategic initiatives and assist with other ad hoc projects


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or related field is required with 5+ years of overall experience, including 2+ years of managerial experience, preferably in a non-profit, healthcare or accounting firm environment. Value Based Purchasing knowledge and/or experience a plus. Previous experience required. CPA license preferred. · Excellent management and analytical skills with the desire and ability to lead and develop others. · Problem-solving and decision-making capacity in a government and managed care reimbursed environment. · Ability to build strong relationships with stakeholders. · Results-oriented and passionate about operational excellence. · Strong technical accounting background with a thorough knowledge of US GAAP. · Strong verbal and written communication skills, presentation skills, facilitation skills, and negotiation skills. · Demonstrated ability to adapt practices, processes, and techniques to changing priorities and issues and drive proactive, effective change leadership.

Submit resume and cover letter to:
or apply at EOE.

Contact - Mary Barr, Associate VP of Human Resources, at (814) 835-7605 or

Benedictine Sisters of Erie 

Development and Communications Associate

Reports To: Coordinator of Communications and Development
Supervises: No direct reports
Status: Full-time
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Location: On-site in Erie, Pennsylvania

Job Overview: The Development and Communications Associate is a big-picture position that
supports the 84-member Benedictine Sisters of Erie as professed members in relationship with
hundreds of oblates and others who seek to live the Benedictine tradition today. The goal of this
position is to provide increased funding via ongoing and new development efforts including
donor relations, major gifts and fundraising. Its skillful fulfilment will support the
communications goal of increasing awareness of Benedictine values and their role in the search
for God and as an antidote to division and injustice in our world today.

• Qualifies and cultivates potential donors, builds and strengthens relationships with
existing donors
• Proposes and implements strategies for major gift solicitation, wills and bequests, and
recognition of major donors
• Participates in establishing fundraising goals and budgets
• Oversees the ongoing development and promotion of the monthly donor program
• Assists in planning and executing new fundraising programs and events and evaluating
and revising existing programs and events
• Tracks and reports on donor relations and gift giving in collaboration with database
• Assists in operational support grant research, writing and reporting
• Works collaboratively with communications and development staff to increase visibility
of the Erie Benedictines
• Stays abreast of evolving fundraising trends and pursues professional development
• Other collaborations as requested

• Working knowledge of the Vatican II Roman Catholic faith tradition
• A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
• Minimum one-year experience in nonprofit development and fundraising
• Competence in Microsoft Office suite and familiarity with design/video/database/email

Required Skills:
• Well-developed interpersonal skills
• Strong communication skills, both oral and written
• Creativity, resilience and adaptability
• Ability to organize with attention to detail
• Good research and reporting skills

• Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
• Paid time off (sick and vacation)
• Free meals during workday
• Free parking
Salary: $45,000 to $55,000 per year

Linda Romey, OSB
Coordinator of Communications and Development
Benedictine Sisters of Erie
814-899-0614 ext. 2409