Senior Director of Development, College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences
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POST DATE 9/18/2016
END DATE 11/12/2016
University of California - Riverside
JOB DESCRIPTIONSENIOR DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT, COLLEGE OF HUMANITIES, ARTS AND SOCIAL SCIENCES
8AM - 5PM
$92,300 - $137,100
The Senior Director of Development is a chief advancement officer for the College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences. The incumbent leads the College Development unit and is responsible for creating an extensive program of engagement between the College and external constituencies that will encourage major gift private philanthropy to the College. The incumbent ensures the success of multiple fundraising projects and the achievement of campus objectives.This is a two year, renewable contract position which includes the same employee benefits afforded career employees. Are you a inspiring and experienced development leader looking to make an extraordinary impact* Apply now!
Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training.
Minimum of 10 years of related experience.
6 years experience in fundraising in higher education or a major research environment
Proven experience in the full spectrum of development including cultivation, stewardship and donor recognition.
Good organizational, analytical and critical thinking skills.
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 relations issues.
Working knowledge of fundraising, donor relations and public relations concepts, principles, procedures and techniques.
Experience to direct the design of strategies for cultivation and solicitation of prospective donors.
Good written and interpersonal communication skills to establish and maintain good working relationships throughout the campus and/or medical center and with external constituencies.
Working knowledge of the campus and/or medical center, its vision, mission, goals, objectives, achievements and infrastructure.
Ability to travel outside of normal business hours.
Working knowledge of applicable laws, rules, regulations, policies, et cetera.
Skill to maintain confidentiality.
Exceptional skill in communicating persuasively, both orally and in writing, about private gift fundraising in general and in particular as it applies to UCR.
Proven ability to work effectively with deans and directors, academic and University leaders and volunteers to achieve fundraising goals. Ability to work effectively with other advancement staff in devising, analyzing, modifying, implementing, and evaluating development programs.
Exceptional organizational, analytical and critical thinking skills.
Ability to conceptualize, design and implement a development program.
In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history and culture. UCR gives every student the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.
At UC Riverside we celebrate diversity and are proud of our #12 ranking among the nation for most diverse universities (US News and World Report 2013-2014). Become part of a place that fosters success for all its constituents, students, faculty, and staff, and where work/life balance and campus culture are integral to our way of life.
UCR is ranked 55th among top public universities (US News and World Report 2013-2014).
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview
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