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Director, Central Stewardship

California State University, Long Beach

Last Updated: 5/19/23

Job Description

Director, Central Stewardship

Job No: 523174
Work Type: Management (MPP)
Location: Long Beach
Categories: MPP, At-Will, Fundraising & Alumni Relations, Full Time

Job Summary

The Director of Central Stewardship is responsible for the strategy, and delivery of central stewardship programs, individualized stewardship plans, and activities designed to steward the university's most dedicated supporters, including those who have had a long, diverse history of major-gift philanthropy with the institution, those who have served in leadership positions, and those who have chosen to create a permanent legacy at the university through a planned gift. Serving as a key thought partner and architect of stewardship experiences, the Director helps to build a program of excellence that fosters a culture of philanthropy, demonstrate the impact of philanthropy, inspires action, and aligns with CSULB mission and values.
Knowledge Skills and Abilities

Experience navigating through difficult and complex donor-related situations. Excellent organizational skills. Ability to navigate through difficult and complex donor-related situations. Demonstrated experience in planning and strategizing. Energetic, self-motivated, flexible, organized, and able to multi-task. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Computer literacy, including proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation applications. Ability to travel off-campus and be generally competent in the use of contemporary office equipment.

Ability to communicate with an ethnically and culturally diverse campus community. Ability to follow all university policies, procedures, and guidelines including but not limited to safety, civility, information security, and non-discrimination policies and procedures. Ability to contribute to a positive university experience for each and every student, and assist in achieving the university's commitment to a "vision of excellence."
Education and Experience

Bachelor's degree and a minimum of two (2) years of successful leadership level fundraising experience and demonstrated donor stewardship experience is required.
Licenses / Certificates

Valid CA driver's license is required.

Leadership & Legacies

The targeted salary may be set as high as $85,836 per year, commensurate with experience. The salary range for this position is $68,664 to $102,996 per year.

Administrator I

This is a management level position with an attractive benefits package, which includes a vacation accrual rate of 16 hours per month, and excellent choice of medical, dental, and vision insurance, long term disability coverage, life insurance, educational fee waiver, and retirement benefits.
Application Procedures

Click Apply Now to complete the CSULB Online Employment Application.
Additional Information

The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 Revised July 21, 2017 as a condition of employment.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily and is required for employment. CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.

Due to the nature of this position, current CSULB employees are subject to a criminal record check unless they have successfully completed a criminal background check through CSULB within the past 12 months.

California State University Long Beach expects respectful, professional behavior from its employees in all situations. Acts of harassment or abusive conduct are prohibited. Demonstrated appropriate professional behavior, treating others with civility and respect, and refusing to tolerate abusive conduct is expected of all employees.

CSU Vaccination Policy

The CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement as a condition of employment. The system wide policy can be found at and questions may be sent to
Out of State Employment Policy

California State University, Long Beach, as part of the CSU system, is a State of California Employer. As such, the University requires all employees upon date of hire to reside in the State of California.

As of January 1, 2022 the CSU Out-of-State Employment Policy prohibits the hiring of employees to perform CSU-related work outside the state of California.
Equal Employment Statement

California State University Long Beach is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer that is strongly committed to promoting diversity in all areas of the campus community. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to age, physical or mental disability, gender or sex, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion or religious creed, sexual orientation, and veteran or military status.

To view the University's Annual Campus Crime Report go to: Copies of the report are available upon request. To request a copy, contact the University Police Department at [Register to View] .
Conflict of Interest

The duties of this position will include participation in decisions that may have a material financial benefit to the incumbent. Therefore, the selected candidate will be required to file Conflict of Interest Form 700: Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis, complete ethics training within 6 months of appointment, and attend this training every other year thereafter.

Application Closes: Jan 15, 2023 (11:55 PM)

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Company Details

Long Beach, California, United States
CSULB, one of the largest universities in the CSU system, is located in Long Beach on a beautifully landscaped, 320-acre campus near the ocean and the thriving downtown area. The school’s faculty and staff are engaged in a broad array of high-quality undergraduate and graduate programs, significant research, in addition to a wide range of community and professional service organizations.