Requisition Number: 03024369 Final Filing Date: 08-05-2019 Closing Date: Payroll Title: ALUMNI EXTERNAL REL SPEC 3 Number of Positions: 1 Salary: $47,600 - $72,500 / YR Appointment Type: Career Appointment Description: 100% M-F Overtime Eligible (FLSA): Exempt Union/HEERA Representation: This position is not represented by a collective bargaining unit
Department: INST OF TRANSPORTATION STUDIES - 061822 Department Description: In addition to working with development and external relations staff at the ITS and EEI, the candidate collaborates closely with central development and unit development staff.
Location: Davis Allow Applicants to Attach: Resume Cover Letter References
Job Summary: Under general supervision of the Senior Director of Development and in close coordination with the Executive Director of the UC Davis Energy and Efficiency Institute, Faculty Director of the Institute of Transportation Studies, the Associate Director of External Relations will administer the unit's prospect/moves management, stewardship, and 'pipeline' donor programs. Responsible for donor prospect research, analysis, donor relations and stewardship. Develop and execute plans for the Annual Funds (Friends of ITS and Energy Innovation Fund), event sponsorships and other special fund projects targeted to pipeline donors, upgrading and moving donors through the pipeline.
Generate reports and analyze data that pertain to the identification, cultivation and solicitation of existing and prospective major donor prospects to fundraising staff, and recommend strategies and coordinate follow-up on prospects.
In close coordination and collaboration with energy affiliate program managers, generate impact/stewardship reports on key donor prospects. An example of these reports includes cataloguing all projects and activities of the associated centers of the EEI California utilities who provide significant funding throughout the EEI organization. Oversees accumulation, preparation, design/production and dissemination of endowment and current use fund impact/narrative reports. Communicate directly with major donors and prospects to provide giving information in various forms. Resolve donor issues, and manage the administrative fund raising functions to meet the strategic goal of increasing engagement with individuals, corporations and foundations.
Physical Demands: Utilize a computer keyboard for several hours each day.
Move/manipulate supplies and equipment weighing up to 25lbs.
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: Experience in development field.
Knowledge and understanding of donor relations and fund reporting principles.
Organizational and time management skills to independently establish priorities, and coordinate and complete competing tasks within deadlines.
Advanced technical skills and computer literacy, with experience managing databases and reporting systems; creating customized reports, spreadsheets, graphs and presentations; and manipulating complex data using filtering and sorting methods.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and database software programs.
Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills. Skills to draft, rewrite and edit professional correspondence, reports, donor communications and other materials.
Skill and experience in building rapport and establishing cooperative working relationships with donors, colleagues and external partners.
Experience working in a team environment that deals with confidential financial information.
Skills to maintain strict confidentiality and exercise discretion and sound judgment in dealing with donor records and information.
Skills to work at a high level of productivity.
Bachelor's Degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Experience and knowledge of sustainable transportation, energy, energy efficiency, utilities providers, state, federal and international energy policy.
Preferred Qualifications: Development experience in higher education.
Experience using a central campus donor and prospect-tracking database. Supervisory skills sufficient to train, delegate and monitor staff and students.
Experience in volunteer management.
Experience working with alumni in higher education.
Knowledge of philanthropy and general fundraising principals.
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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