Job Title: Chief Director, Development (0464U), Haas School of Business #25815
Job ID: 25815
Location: Main Campus-Berkeley
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Department Haas Core Programs
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The Haas School of Business develops path bending leaders - individuals who redefine how we do business. Berkeley-Haas, the second oldest business school in the United States, educates 2,200 students each year in six degree-granting programs, and hundreds more through executive education programs. A team of 300 staff members support these students, faculty and alumni through work in areas that include Admissions, Student Services, Career Management, Administration, Development and Alumni Relations.
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Ensures that predetermined fundraising goals and metrics are met.
Responsible for the oversight of prospect portfolios for all assigned major gifts officers.
Serves on the Development & Alumni Relations management team.
Selects, trains, mentors, guides and directs subordinate staff and as required, takes corrective action.
Uses defined metrics to measure staff performance and provide specific guidance to staff.
In coordination with the Assistant Dean, conceives, creates, develops, implements and evaluates and manages the fundraising campaigns, programs and strategies to successfully meet predetermined goals and objectives, and ensure that predetermined fundraising goals are met.
Conducts and participates in long and short-range strategic planning of fundraising objectives of the Haas School, working in coordination with the Assistant Dean.
Oversees and manages the identification, cultivation and solicitation of 100 - 150 donors and donor prospects with the capacity to give between $100,000 - $5,000,000. Make at least 10 - 15 substantive contacts per month (e.g., significant moves that advance a relationship). Qualify major gift prospects and solicit gifts directly.
Ensure predetermined fundraising goals are met and raise at least $1M annually.
Oversee all major gift prospects within predetermined geographic regions.
Write proposals for solicitation of individual, corporate and/or foundation prospects.
Manages other external relations functions, such as volunteers, outreach, et cetera.
Attends fundraising and networking events for the Haas School of Business, including signature events.
Strong knowledge of all aspects of fundraising, donor and public relations, including strategies for donor identification, cultivation and solicitation.
Strong knowledge of applicable laws, rules, regulations, policies, etc.
Strong knowledge of the campus, its achievements, vision, mission, goals, objectives, applicable policies, infrastructure, and current issues of concern.
Strong knowledge of management/leadership concepts, principles and best practices.
Strong leadership/management skills to select, train, mentor, evaluate and motivate staff.
Strong written, oral and interpersonal communications skills and political acumen to establish and maintain good working relationships within all organizational levels and with outside constituencies.
Strong skills to meet predetermined goals and objectives, including securing gifts and meeting fundraising goals.
Strong strategic planning skills and skills to conceive, design, implement, evaluate and manage fundraising programs and strategies.
Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.
Conviction History Background
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