Associate Director of Development, College of Humanities Arts and Social Sciences

Riverside, CA
Mar 14, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Salary: $81,600 - $97,500
Title: Associate Director of Development, College of Humanities Arts and Social Sciences
Category: Management and Professional
Department: Development
Date Posted: 03/13/2017

Position Information: Under the general direction of the Senior Director of Development, College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences, (CHASS) and in coordination with the Executive Director of UCR's ARTSblock, the incumbent is responsible for the planning, development, and implementation of a comprehensive fundraising program that will result in the generation of private support including foundation and individual giving for ARTSblock. ARTSblock is comprised of the California Museum of Photography, the Jack and Marilyn Sweeney Art Gallery and the Barbara and Art Culver Center of the Arts. The Associate Director is responsible for development initiatives aimed at growing a pipeline of leadership annual giving prospects, major gift fundraising and supporting the overall development efforts of the University. This is a two year, renewable contract position which includes the same employee benefits afforded career employees. Cover Letter is required.

Minimum Requirements: Proven computer skills to create documents, spreadsheets, and reports using Word, Access, Excel, or other software applications.
Ability to work effectively with supervisor, deans and directors, academic and University Leaders, students and volunteers to achieve fundraising goals.
Good written and interpersonal communication skills to establish and maintain good working relationships throughout the campus and/or medical center and with external constituencies.
Skill in evaluating and analyzing data and information to identify patterns, trends, and relationships, and formulating logical and objective conclusions or recommendations.
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.
Skill to maintain confidentiality.
Skill in working independently and following through on assignments with minimal direction, and setting priorities that accurately reflect the relative importance of job responsibilities. Excellent problem-solving skills with proven ability to strategize, prioritize, and multi-task to meet departmental goals/deadlines.
Working knowledge of the campus and/or medical center, its vision, mission, goals, objectives, achievements and infrastructure.
Good organizational, analytical and critical thinking skills.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience in coordinating and integrating fundraising efforts with alumni, media relations and marketing professionals within advancement. Experience in development and/or alumni affairs and/or annual giving.

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

Experience with Raiser's Edge or other constituent databases. Experience with exporting/importing data from or to different software applications; and operating knowledge of Internet for data gathering purposes.

Advanced writing skills to independently write concise, logical, grammatically correct analytical or narrative reports, correspondence, or proposals.

Demonstrated fundraising experience beyond the junior level.

Working knowledge of fundraising, donor relations and public relations concepts, principles, procedures and techniques.

Track record of independently cultivating and closing major gifts

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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