Job Requisition Number: 23999. The Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of Society (CITRIS) and the Banatao Institute create IT solutions for society’s most pressing challenges. With support from the State of California, matched by gifts from industry and individuals, CITRIS was established in 2001 to shorten the pipeline between world-class laboratory research and the development of new applications, platforms, companies, and even emerging industries. Today, CITRIS engages hundreds of faculty and students across the campuses of UC Berkeley, Davis, Merced and Santa Cruz who pursue innovative research and entrepreneurship in sustainability, robotics, artificial intelligence, health, networks, and ICT policy.
Headquartered at UC Berkeley, all operational, administrative, and financial matters for CITRIS are provided or coordinated from this campus.
We seek a passionate, self-motivated, experienced professional to design and implement a fundraising program for CITRIS and the Banatao Institute. The Director of Development will create a comprehensive campaign to address immediate fundraising needs as well as future goals. The Director of Development will collaborate with the Director of Strategic Partnerships and other members of the leadership team to achieve these goals.
20% Plans, schedules, and implements fundraising projects and programs, including specific fundraising programs such as annual fund, events to raise CITRIS’s visibility among prospective donors and partners, and targeted cultivation/stewardship of major prospects.. These programs must be developed with the CITRIS multi-campus ecosystem in mind.
20% Identifies, cultivates, solicits and/or stewards donors. Collaborates with colleagues and centers on all CITRIS campuses to advance coordinated strategies for donors and prospects who are interested in multiple campus activities.
20% Provides analysis and information of complex results or activities, and makes recommendations to upper management for program changes or development of new programs as required. Participates in short and long-range strategic planning and develops strategies within existing policy guidelines.
10% Writes proposals for solicitation of individual, and/or foundation prospects. Evaluates programs using financial feasibility studies and market research, including planning and evaluating annual solicitation programs and making recommendations for improvements.
10% May attend functions, meetings and serve on internal/external committees as a representative of CITRIS and the Banatao Institute.
10% Coordinates and oversees the work of support staff and/or other professionals.
10% Helps to develop appropriate fundraising goals and ensures that they are met.**********Position is a one year contract position with possibility of renewal. We will consider a part-time to full-time appointment, depending on candidates' availability and interest.***********
•Thorough working knowledge and understanding of fundraising, donor relations and public relations concepts, principles, techniques, procedures and practices. •Thorough knowledge of applicable laws, rules, regulations, policies, et cetera. •Thorough written, oral and interpersonal communication skills, including political acumen, to build and maintain effective working relationship at all organizational levels and with outside constituencies. •Thorough analytical and critical thinking skills, including skill in creative and effective decision-making and problem identification/avoidance/resolution. •Thorough project management skills. •Skills to meet or exceed fundraising goals and objectives. •Bachelors degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training. •Knowledge of and interest in the campus including its vision, mission, goals, objectives, achievements and infrastructure, as well as a desire to learn about technology and its impact on society. •Knowledge of fundraising software. •Training in fundraising methods and best practices.
The University of California was chartered in 1868 and its flagship campus - envisioned as a "City of Learning" - was established at Berkeley, on San Francisco Bay. Today the world's premier public university and a wellspring of innovation, UC Berkeley occupies a 1,232 acre campus with a sylvan 178-acre central core. From this home its academic community makes key contributions to the economic and social well-being of the Bay Area, California, and the nation.