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(Archived) DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT, CAMPUS INITIATIVES

Last Updated: 3/28/22

Job Description

UC San Diego

DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT, CAMPUS INITIATIVES

Filing Deadline: Mon 2/21/2022, thereafter Open Until Filled

Salary Range: Commensurate with Experience


Under the leadership of the Associate Vice Chancellor, Alumni, Career, Annual Giving and Pipeline Development/International (AVC-ACAGPDI), and the Senior Executive Director of Development, International and Campus Initiatives (SEDoD-ICI), the Director of Development, Campus Initiatives, for the Preuss School UC San Diego (DoD-CI) will be a frontline fundraiser responsible for leading major gift strategies from identification through stewardship. Directors of Development manage an individual portfolio of prospects capable of giving major gifts in excess of $100,000. Directors possess a comprehensive understanding of university priorities, regularly meeting with prospects and donors (with a focus on face-to-face visits), regularly meeting with development colleagues and academic leaders (both at the University and the Preuss School), preparing briefing materials and gift proposals, attending events and staffing and/or supervising projects as assigned.


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QUALIFICATIONS

• Expert working knowledge of all aspects of fundraising, donor relations, and public relations concepts, principles, procedures, and techniques.

• Expert knowledge of all aspects of the location, including current issues of concern for both the campus and / or throughout higher education / healthcare, generally. Expert knowledge of the location, including its vision, mission, goals, objectives, achievements and infrastructure.

• Expert knowledge of applicable laws, rules, regulations, policies, etc.

• Expert written and interpersonal communication skills, including political acumen, to establish and maintain good working relationships throughout the organization and with outside constituencies. Expert skills in making persuasive and compelling presentations of goals and objectives for a location in order to secure gifts.

• Expert organizational, analytical and critical thinking skills. Expert project / program management skills, including skills in setting and meeting program / project goals and objectives within budget and time constraints.

• Proven experience in the full spectrum of development including: gift policies, solicitations, stewardship, donor recognition, and administration.

• Demonstrated success at fundraising by developing and implementing strategic solicitation fundraising plans that incorporate a concise definition of goals, targeted audiences, and strategies in-line with institution and academic goals in higher education and closing gifts ($100,000+) from individuals, corporations, and foundations, both local and national.

• Proven record of writing proposals for a significant project/gift ($100,000+) directed to individual and foundations/corporations.

• Proven success as a development officer in a highly sophisticated donor-centered fundraising environment as a direct-line fundraiser with five years or more of experience.

• Demonstrated ability to develop and implement persuasive cultivation ideas and techniques and provide critical analysis, using sound judgment with realistic expectations for prospects and donors.

• Strong written and oral communication skills that demonstrate correct grammar usage, syntax and format, with the ability to make oral presentations and/or interpret various related programs to potential donors and constituents.

• Knowledge of the principles and practices of public relations to provide direction to special programs for outreach to prospective and existing donors.

• Demonstrated skill in the technique of donor prospect research with the ability to extract the pertinent/critical information from various documents.

• Effective interpersonal skills to establish and maintain good working relationship with colleagues, faculty, donor, volunteers and University officials, with an emphasis on tact, diplomacy, flexibility, professionalism and discretion.

• Demonstrated expertise to utilize on-line databases and other software to create, retrieve, and compile up-to-the-minute documents and historical information for reports.

• Knowledge of principles and practices of developing and utilizing volunteer leadership and organizing and maintaining volunteer support organizations.

• Strong sense of ethical conduct that will inspire confidence and motivation with the proven ability to persuade colleagues and donor prospects, while maintaining confidentiality in all matters as they relate to sensitive donor relation issues.


SPECIAL CONDITIONS

• Job offer is contingent on clear Background Check.

• Must have access to reliable transportation.

• Occasional evenings and weekends may be required.


Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).


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The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://www-hr.ucsd.edu/saa/nondiscr.html

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La Jolla, California, United States