ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT, COLLEGE OF LETTERS & SCIENCE
Requisition Number: 03022588 Final Filing Date: 08-04-2019 Closing Date: Payroll Title: FUNDRAISER 4 Number of Positions: 1 Salary: $6,608.33/MO - $14,808.33/MO (commensurate with experience) Appointment Type: Career Appointment Description: 100% Full-time, Monday - Friday, 8am - 5pm. Work occasional evenings and weekends. Overtime Eligible (FLSA): Exempt Union/HEERA Representation: This position is not represented by a collective bargaining unit
Department: L&S DEANS - DEVELOPMENT - 040001 Department Description: At the UC Davis College of Letters and Science, we search for solutions through our broad interdisciplinary lens of the arts, sciences and humanities. We stand together in wonder and inspiration as we identify questions, foster scholarship and creatively look to improve our world ? with critical thinking, intellectual generosity and great people.
The College of Letters & Science development team focuses on raising philanthropic support to provide critical scholarship and other financial support to students and enhance the core curriculum that provides thousands of students the building blocks to their world-class education. Gifts to the College of Letters and Science bolster faculty support and create new research opportunities that lead to breakthrough discoveries.
Location: Davis Allow Applicants to Attach: Resume Cover Letter References
Job Summary: Under the direction of the Assistant Dean for College Relations & Development, 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 which include 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: Work flexible schedule including evenings, weekends and holidays to attend fundraising events, commencement, and to meet operational needs as required.
Valid California Driver's license to travel in and out of California.
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 or more of professional or volunteer fundraising experience involving managing a major gift portfolio and securing major gifts of $50K or more; or equivalent transferrable professional experience preferably in higher education, including knowledge of proven cultivation and solicitation
Experience working in a metrics fundraising environment with the skill 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, et cetera
Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communications skills
Advanced skill to meet predetermined goals and objectives through effective program/project planning, organization, execution and evaluation
Advanced ability in making persuasive and compelling presentation of campus objectives and securing major gifts
Advanced analytical, critical thinking, and problem recognition/avoidance/ resolution skills
Preferred Qualifications: Excellent 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 liberal arts and sciences, 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.
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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