Director of Development, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health
The UCLA Fielding School of Public Health is consistently ranked in the top ten schools of public health in the United States. The School has distinguished itself as a global leader in conducting cutting-edge research and translating evidence into programs that improve the health of millions in the United States and around the world. An essential part of achieving these outcomes depends on the ability to raise funds.
UCLA is currently recruiting for a Director of Development who will work closely with senior administration and with the Board of Advisors to support the key priorities of the Fielding School of Public Health, including student support, research-to-impact programs, local-to-global initiatives and other priorities identified by the Dean.
The Director of Development will be a successful fundraiser with excellent communication and organizational skills. The Director will build and sustain a growing portfolio of corporate, foundation and major gift donors, develop strategic fundraising plans, and provide strategy to achieve maximum impact in priority areas and fundraising goals. He/She will independently solicit major gifts, write case statements and proposals, and maintain cooperative working relationships with faculty and staff in the School and across UCLA.
Ideal candidates for this role will possess experience in working with senior level executives, superior skills prioritizing assignments and a knowledge of research funding environments. He/She will have the ability to articulate the mission of the University, the fundraising goals of the campus and a familiarity with issues of public health. The Director will have successful strategies for identification, cultivation and solicitation of individuals, corporations and foundations as well as demonstrated knowledge of the principles and practices of major gift fundraising in a major research university. The ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with a multicultural, diverse body of donors, prospects, faculty, staff, students, corporate and foundation representatives are essential for success as the Director.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy - http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct
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