Associate Director of Foundation & Corporate Relations University of Redlands
POSITION CODE: 4477 DEPARTMENT: Development LOCATION: Redlands, CA APPOINTMENT: Administrative, full-time, 12 months STARTING SALARY: Commensurate with experience INTRODUCTORY PERIOD: 12 months AVAILABLE: Immediately POSTING DATE: August 2, 2019 APPLICATION DEADLINE: Open until filled
DESCRIPTION: Reporting to the Senior Associate Vice President for Advancement and Senior Philanthropic Advisor (SAVP), the Associate Director of Foundation and Corporate Relations will achieve University goals by helping to secure external funding from philanthropic foundations and corporate sources.
Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Serves as a member of the Development team with a specific focus on securing philanthropic support from foundations and corporate partners/donors.
Partners with the SAVP to operationalize the University's strategic relationships with philanthropic foundations and corporate grant-makers for institutional purposes; gathers and communicates information about funding sources; strategizes with senior administrators and faculty regarding program development and solicitations for funding.
Writes, prepares and submits grant proposals to foundations and corporations; prepares follow-up reports on the use of grant funds.
Consults with faculty on grant opportunities relevant to their activities and interests.
In partnership with the Office of Donor Relations, coordinates the corporate and foundation scholarship program.
In partnership with the Executive Assistant for the VP of Advancement, arranges site visits and stewardship events for grant-maker representatives.
Drafts acknowledgment of grant support on behalf of the University through correspondence.
Oversees and tracks grant reporting on behalf of the University. Coordinates reporting required by corporations and foundations, and ensures they are completed and submitted in a timely manner.
Assists in the planning and implementation of corporate and foundation strategies for the comprehensive campaign.
Performs other duties and special projects as assigned or directed.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree required plus a minimum of three (3) years of related experience. Strong writing skills are required. A willingness to travel and work non-traditional hours is essential. A valid driver's license is required, and a current DMV printout demonstrating a good driving record must be also presented prior to offer of employment. Successful candidate will have strong communication skills in speaking and listening; possess independent judgment; attention to detail; and the ability to follow instructions. The ability to take initiative and work independently is a must. Must also possess the ability to manage complex tasks and meet deadlines; knowledge of University programs and offices; familiarity with topics of concern to higher education is preferred. Must be able to competently interact with a culturally and ethnically diverse population of students, faculty and staff.
In compliance with The Americans with Disabilities Act if selected for the interview process and accommodations are needed please call 909-748-8040.
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