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POST DATE 9/3/2016
END DATE 12/2/2016

University of California - Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA

Company
University of California - Los Angeles
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
23348
AJE Ref #
576083661
Location
Los Angeles, CA
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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JOB SUMMARY

Requisition Number:
23348

Job Title:
ADVANCEMENT OFFICER III

Working Title:
Director of Development, Foundation Relations, Fielding School of Public Health

Salary:
Salary commensurate with skills, knowledge and experience.

Job Type:
Career

Department Name:
4045-DEVELOPMENT

Department Website URL:
www.developmentcareers.ucla.edu

Job Summary Statement:
The Director of Development, Foundation Relations, will design and execute a comprehensive corporate and foundation fundraising strategy in support of key strategic priorities of the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health. The Director will work closely with senior leadership to develop, implement and evaluate a comprehensive corporate and foundation fundraising strategy in support of key priorities of the Fielding School of Public Health, including student support, research to impact programs, local to global initiatives, and other priorities identified by the dean. The Director will focus on these strategic areas in order to have maximum impact. The Director will be responsible for soliciting support through frontline work and proposal writing, developing strategic long-term and annual fundraising plans and evaluating progress to goals. He/She will provide advice and strategy with regard to campaign and development issues and participate in the design and implementation of goals and objectives to achieve maximum impact in priority areas, meeting both annual and long-term fundraising goals for the Fielding School. The Director will meet regularly with the senior leadership, faculty and staff in priority areas and gain knowledge of research interests and areas of expertise. He/She will establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with appropriate individuals and offices in the school, as well as coordinate and collaborate with the Corporate, Foundation and Research Relations staff and the Office of Research Administration.

Percentage of Time:
100

Shift Start:
8:00 am

Shift End:
5:00 pm

QUALIFICATIONS FOR POSITION

16 Records


QUALIFICATIONS
REQUIRED/PREFERRED


1. Progressive responsibility and a minimum of five years' experience, and preferably seven or more, as a professional development officer, with demonstrated success in securing grants of $500,000 and above.

Required


2. Working knowledge of the principles and practices of foundation fundraising at a major research university.

Required


3. Demonstrated ability to conceptualize and implement foundation identification, and cultivation and solicitation strategies.

Required


4. Strong ability to set priorities and manage work flow to fulfill objectives and meet goals in a high-paced work environment.

Required


5. Excellent written and communication skills, with the ability to produce proposals to foundations, business correspondence, solicitation materials, appropriate letters of acknowledgment, and reports.

Required


6. Demonstrated ability to establish and manage multiple professional relationships with complex, multifaceted organizations successfully and simultaneously.

Required


7. Strong communication skills to express, both orally and in writing, the mission of the Fielding School and its strategic priorities.

Required


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

Required


9. Ability to understand quickly and translate clearly and succinctly faculty research and its value to potential funders.

Required


10. In-depth knowledge of higher education and foundation practices.

Required


11. Ability to take initiative and work independently.

Required


12. Ability to maintain confidentiality of donor and other departmental information.

Required


13. Ability to grasp and integrate into practice university gift policy and management procedures.

Required


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

Required


15. Working knowledge of PMATS (Prospect Management and Tracking System) and donor database.

Required


16. Knowledge of public health is preferred.

Preferred



ADDITIONAL POSTING INFORMATION

Bargaining Unit:
99-Policy Covered

Application Deadline:
11-30-2016

External Posting Date:


Quicklink To Posting:
hr.mycareer.ucla.edu/applicants/Central*quickFind=67408

Special Instructions:


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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