Sr. Director of Development, School of Business (SoB)

Riverside, CA
Feb 03, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Salary: $92,300 - $137,100
Title: Sr. Director of Development, School of Business (SoB)
Category: Management and Professional
Department: Development
Date Posted: 02/02/2017

Position Information: Higher Talent, Inc. has been retained to manage the recruitment process for UCR. Interested candidates should apply via the firm's website at and direct inquiries, resumes, cover letters, and compensation history to Higher Talent's UCR recruitment team. Please refer to position number, #201701124603. Under the general direction of the Assistant Vice Chancellor for Development the incumbent is responsible for the conceptualization, planning, and implementation of a development and fund raising program that will result in the generation of private support including corporate, foundation, and individual major gifts for program initiatives of the UCR School of Business.

Minimum Requirements: Good organizational, analytical and critical thinking skills.
Experience to direct the design of strategies for cultivation and solicitation of prospective donors.
Working knowledge of fundraising, donor relations and public relations concepts, principles, procedures and techniques.
Proven experience in the full spectrum of development including cultivation, stewardship and donor recognition.
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 the campus and/or medical center, its vision, mission, goals, objectives, achievements and infrastructure.
Good written and interpersonal communication skills to establish and maintain good working relationships throughout the campus and/or medical center and with external constituencies.

Preferred Qualifications: 6 years experience in fundraising, preferably in higher education or a major research university environment. .

Exceptional skill in communicating persuasively, both orally and in writing, about private gift fundraising in general and in particular as it applies to UCR.

Skill to maintain confidentiality.

Ability to conceptualize, design and implement a development program.

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.

Working knowledge of applicable laws, rules, regulations, policies, et cetera.

Additional Information: 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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