Associate Director of Development, Campus Initiatives
Filing Deadline: Thurs 8/22/19
Reporting to the Senior Director, Leadership and Annual Giving (Sr. DOD), the Associate Director of Development, Campus Initiatives - Chancellor’s Associates & Student Success (ADOD-CI) will assist with planning, implementing and leading strategies for the identification, qualification, cultivation, solicitation, tracking, and stewardship of annual leadership giving and major gift prospects to secure outright gifts of $25K+. Special emphasis will be placed on creating and implementing strategies for successful solicitations, and building strategic relationships with prospects and donors.
The ADOD-CI serves as a liaison and coordinator across campus, and is well-versed in understanding and articulating Chancellor’s Associates and Student Support & Success initiatives to potential donors. Duties include identifying funding sources and priorities in collaboration with campus leadership, preparing written and oral presentations to potential donors, developing gift opportunities, cultivating and soliciting gift prospects, and working in alignment with Advancement and Campus Initiatives' priorities.
Must have access to reliable transportation.
Occasional evenings and weekends may be required.
Demonstrated experience in the full spectrum of development including prospect identification, qualification, cultivation, gift solicitation, stewardship, and donor recognition at the $25k+ range.
Proven success at raising funds by developing and implementing strategic solicitation fundraising plans that incorporate a concise definition of goals, targeted audiences, and strategies in line with institutional goals in a higher education setting.
Proven success in a highly sophisticated donor-centric fundraising environment as a direct-line fundraiser.
Demonstrated success in initiating, planning, and strategically implementing fundraising projects.
Demonstrated skill in preparing written proposals to prospective donors.
Demonstrated experience in monitoring and forecasting budgetary needs.
Strong ability to develop and implement persuasive cultivation ideas and techniques for prospects and donors. Ability to provide critical analysis, using sound judgment with realistic expectations for prospects and donors.
Experience with the principles and practices of developing and utilizing volunteer leadership and organizing and maintaining volunteer support organizations.
Proven administrative ability to provide lead supervision to staff in accomplishing established goals and objectives and maintain office activities with respect to these procedures and guidelines.
Experience in conceptualizing, planning and executing effective and cost-efficient donor engagement society events in a higher education environment to strategically enhance and advance relations with wide range of donor constituents.
Experience with computer applications, and capabilities to create and maintain databases, and produce correspondence, reports and tools for analysis and review (i.e. MS Word suite of software).
Job offer is contingent on a clear background check.
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