Description UC Davis is currently in the silent phase of our comprehensive campaign with a goal of $2 billion. UC Davis Health Sciences Development & Alumni Relations (HSDA) will be a critical pillar in this campaign, responsible for raising a quarter of this goal. Development and philanthropy continue to grow at UC Davis at a remarkable pace with our fundraising success doubling over the past five years.
Position Information Salary Range : $6858.33 to $16558.33 Salary Frequency : Monthly No. of Positions : 1 Appointment Type : Career Percentage of Time : 100% Shift Hour : 08 Hours Location : Broadway Building City : Sacramento Union Representation : No Benefits Eligible : Yes
We offer exceptional employment benefits including medical, dental, and vision plans, generous paid vacations and holidays, excellent retirement savings and investment plans, continuing education, and reduced fee and scholarship programs.
Qualifications REQUIRED - Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience - Minimum of 3 years of professional or volunteer fundraising experience involving managing a major portfolio and securing major gifts of $50,000 or more, preferable in higher education and/or academic medicine, including knowledge of proven cultivation and solicitation. - Expert knowledge of all aspects of fundraising, donor and public relations and a proven track record in major gifts fundraising. - Acquired knowledge of all aspects of UC Davis Health, including current issues of concern for both the health system and throughout higher education and academic medicine generally. - Acquired knowledge of UC Davis Health's vision, mission, goals, objectives, achievements and infrastructure. - Expert knowledge of all applicable laws, rules, regulations, institutional policies, etc. - Expert written, oral and interpersonal communication skills, including advanced political acumen, to establish and maintain good working relationships at all organizational levels and with outside constituencies, including donors and volunteers. - Expert skill in making persuasive and compelling presentations of UC Davis Health's goals/objectives and in securing gifts. - Expert analytical, critical thinking, problem recognition, avoidance, resolution skills. - Expert project/program management skills, including skill in setting and meeting program/project goals and objectives within budget and time constraints. - A proven track record and experience in major gifts fundraising. - Demonstrated ability to develop and manage volunteer and advisory boards. - Skills to meet or exceed fundraising goals and objectives. - Knowledge of organizational effectiveness, health and safety, and the commitment to diversity. - Knowledge of negotiation and conflict resolution, mentoring, and staff development.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENT - THIS POSITION MAY BE SUBJECT TO A CRIMINAL BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION, DRUG SCREEN, LIVE SCAN FINGERPRINTING, MEDICAL EVALUATION CLEARANCE, AND FUNCTIONAL CAPACITY ASSESSMENT
Responsibilities The Director of Development for Major Gifts is responsible and accountable for the overall management of a fundraising program for key areas of the School of Medicine, including overseeing and managing the implementation of long-term and short-term fundraising strategies to advance capital, research, and programmatic priorities and program goals to build endowments. The incumbent is expected to spearhead annual growth in major gift giving, including the oversight and management of all fundraising administration, and managing a prospect portfolio of 75-150 active, high-capacity donors and prospects. The incumbent will develop and manage close working relationships with leadership, faculty, staff, volunteers, and donors, and is responsible for developing their leadership and fundraising skills through involvement and engagement. The Director of Development is responsible for developing and executing a major gifts program focusing on identification, qualification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of prospects and donors.
Under direction of the Executive Director of Development (EDOD) School of Medicine, the position designs, develops, implements, and administers fundraising programs. Identifies new donor prospects through researching background information on potential donors and directs development of materials and marketing plans. Directs the organizing of related fundraising program/events; cultivates, solicits, and stewards major gift donor prospects.
The incumbent maintains a portfolio of donor prospects that include influential, complex and highly rated donors. Has authority to make decisions regarding program design and development strategies. Position works with the EDOD to develop programs and other external relations functions, such as events as deemed appropriate, volunteer coordination, and development of marketing activities.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
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UC Davis is the home of the Aggies — go-getters, change makers and problem solvers who make their mark at one of the top public universities in the United States. Since we first opened in 1908, we’ve been known for standout academics, sustainability and Aggie Pride as well as valuing the Northern California lifestyle. These themes are woven into our 100-plus-year history and our reputation for solving problems related to food, health, the environment and society.Our 5,300-acre campus is in the city of Davis, a vibrant college town of about 68,000 located in Yolo County. The state capital is 20 minutes away, and world-class destinations such as the San Francisco Bay Area, Lake Tahoe and the Napa Valley are within a two-hour drive.