Requisition Number: 03024259 Final Filing Date: 07-24-2019 Closing Date: Payroll Title: FUNDRAISER 4 Number of Positions: 1 Salary: $6,375.00/MO - $14,541.67/MO (commensurate with experience) Appointment Type: Career Appointment Description: 100% Full-time, Monday - Friday, 8am - 5pm. Work occasional nights and evenings. Overtime Eligible (FLSA): Exempt Union/HEERA Representation: This position is not represented by a collective bargaining unit
Department: SCHOOL OF LAW-DEANS OFFICE - 036000 Department Description: Under the division of Development and Alumni Relations the Associate Director of Development provides leadership, support, and coordination and services to help build philanthropic support for UC Davis' research, teaching, and service mission and its related fundraising priorities.
Work is done in coordination with fundraising and administrative co-workers within the School of Law's Development Office. Ensures that all aspects of development programs are consistent with University policies and the policies, practices and standards of the School of Law, UC Davis University Development, and UC. Assist in formulating and implementing the College's strategic fundraising plan to serve the academic departments and centers.
Location: Davis Allow Applicants to Attach: Resume Cover Letter References
Job Summary: Under general direction of the Executive Director of Development and Alumni Relations, the Associate Director of Development designs, develops, delivers, and administers fundraising programs. Identifies new donor prospects by researching background information on potential donors. Develops materials and, marketing plans, and organizes related programs/events; cultivates, stewards and solicits donor prospects.
Using advanced fundraising concepts, plans, organizes, and directs fundraising campaigns with multiple components. Results have major impact on overall program goals and assignments and are typically at the 'major gifts' level including managing a portfolio of donors capable of giving $50K or more.
Attends functions and meetings and serve on internal/external committees as a campus representative. Position is expected to raise gift dollar amounts as established according to fundraiser specialization.
Physical Demands: Stand for extended periods of time during events.
Lift items weighing up to 25 lbs.
Work Environment: Valid California driver's license to attend meetings, conferences and other special events.
Work flexible schedule including evenings and weekends to meet operational needs.
UC Davis is a smoke and tobacco free campus effective January 1, 2014. Smoking, the use of smokeless tobacco products, and the use of unregulated nicotine products (e-cigarettes) will be strictly prohibited on any UC Davis owned or leased property, indoors and outdoors, including parking lots and residential space.
Background Check Required: Yes
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Minimum of two years of professional or volunteer fundraising experience involving managing a major gift portfolio and securing major gifts of $50K or more; or equivalent transferable professional experience preferably in higher education including knowledge of proven cultivation and solicitation.
Experience working in a metrics fundraising environment to meet or exceed fundraising goals and objectives.
Experience in all aspects of donor and public relations including advanced knowledge of applicable laws, rules, regulations, policies, etc.
Interpersonal and written, oral communication skills.
Advanced skills to meet predetermined goals and objectives through effective program/project planning, organization, execution and evaluation.
Presentation skills to make persuasive and compelling presentation of campus objectives and securing major gifts
Analytical, critical thinking, and problem recognition/avoidance / resolution skills.
Experience in the design and production of development communication materials, including brochures, gift tables/charts, invitations and special event support materials.
General knowledge of estate and planned giving vehicles, and of various types of charitable gifts, including in-kind gifts, gifts of securities and gifts of real property.
Preferred Qualifications: Knowledge of the university, its achievements, vision, mission, goals, objectives, applicable policies, infrastructure and current issues of concern and knowledge of issues of concern for higher education generally.
Knowledge of the academic programs and disciplines in the School of Law including fundraising priorities set for by the Dean.
Political acumen skills to build and maintain effective working relationships within all organizational levels and with outside constituencies.
Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) or other fundraising professional certification preferred.
Experience educating prospective donors about planned giving vehicles.
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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