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POST DATE 9/4/2016
END DATE 10/18/2016

University of California - Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA

Company
University of California - Los Angeles
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
24593
AJE Ref #
576091823
Location
Los Angeles, CA
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

JOB SUMMARY

Requisition Number:
24593

Job Title:
ADVANCEMENT OFFICER II

Working Title:
Assistant Director, Development - Humanities

Salary:
$5,150 - $9,583 monthly

Job Type:
Career

Department Name:
4045-DEVELOPMENT

Department Website URL:
www.developmentcareers.ucla.edu

Job Summary Statement:
The Division of Humanities in UCLA's College of Letters and Science is seeking an Assistant Director of Development with development experience, self-confidence, and initiative. Under the direction of the Senior Director of Development, Humanities, the Assistant Director will establish long-range goals and objectives for development programs and activities that reflect the academic priorities of the Division of Humanities. The Assistant Director will specifically focus on identifying new prospects as well as strategically prioritizing prospects and donors ready to move from one level of giving to the next all with the goal of building a wide, deep pool of donors at all levels of giving. He/She will determine market feasibility for academic priorities and provide advice and counsel to the Senior Director, in collaboration with other members of the College development team. He/She will use available data to develop constituencies and identify prospects in relation to academic priorities, and will organize and implement meetings and events for volunteers and donors designed to build and enhance the pool of prospects for and donors to the Division of Humanities. The Assistant Director of Development will engage high-level volunteers to provide community linkage to development programs and to assist with specific solicitations and other programmatic elements as necessary; will meet with faculty in priority areas and gain knowledge of research interests and areas of expertise; and will serve as a staff resource to the Senior Director and represent the Division of Humanities to the broader community. He/She will establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with appropriate individuals and offices in the College of Letters and Science and External Affairs.

Percentage of Time:
100

Shift Start:
8:00 am

Shift End:
5:00 pm

QUALIFICATIONS FOR POSITION

12 Records


QUALIFICATIONS
REQUIRED/PREFERRED


1. Experience as a professional development officer with a demonstrated ability to conceptualize and implement identification, cultivation and solicitation strategies.

Required


2. Working knowledge of principles and practices of major gift fundraising in a major research university.

Required


3. Excellent written communication skills, necessary to write and edit letters, memos, reports, discussion documents, proposals and other cultivation and solicitation materials.

Required


4. Strong communication skills to express, both orally and in writing, the mission of the University and the fundraising goals of the campus, especially as they relate to the College.

Required


5. Strong ability to recruit, orient, train, organize, motivate and evaluate volunteers who support development goals and programs.

Required


6. Interpersonal skills to work collaboratively with other staff, academic leaders, faculty, community leaders, donors and volunteers.

Required


7. Ability to take initiative, work independently and accept responsibility; adept at setting priorities and managing work flow to fulfill objectives and meet goals according to deadlines in a high-paced work environment.

Required


8. Ability to run, analyze and summarize computer-generated reports; analyze data effectively to evaluate progress; recognize areas of weakness and recommend strategies that achieve stated objectives.

Required


9. Familiarity with word-processing, database, spreadsheet, scheduling and email applications; willingness to learn new programs and applications as needed; and knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and Access preferred.

Required


10. Ability to work some weekends and evenings as needed.

Required


11. Working knowledge of CRM donor database.

Preferred


12. Experience conceptualizing, planning and implementing special events.

Preferred



ADDITIONAL POSTING INFORMATION

Bargaining Unit:
99-Policy Covered

Application Deadline:
10-16-2016

External Posting Date:


Quicklink To Posting:
hr.mycareer.ucla.edu/applicants/Central*quickFind=68977

Special Instructions:
THE TARGET SALARY RANGE FOR THIS POSITION IS BETWEEN THE POSTED MINIMUM AND $5,150 MONTHLY.

Contact information:


Number of Positions:


SPECIAL EMPLOYMENT DESIGNATIONS/ REQUIREMENTS PER UC POLICY

Conflict of Interest:
N/A

Critical:
Continued employment contingent upon completion of satisfactory background investigation.

Driving Record:
N/A

E-Verify Check:

Certain positions funded by federal contracts/subcontracts requires UCLA to notify job applicants that an E-Verify check will be conducted and the successful candidate must pass the E-Verify check.

More Information No Response

CANRA:
Is this position designated as a mandatory reporter under CANRA* No

Other Special Employment Requirements:


POSITION IS SUBJECT TO PERFORMANCE STANDARDS AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY WIDE POLICE POLICIES AND ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES.


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