Associate Director of Development, UCR Library

Riverside, CA
Mar 24, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Full/Part Time
Full Time

8AM - 5PM

$65,700 - $97,500

Position Information
Under the general direction of the Director of Development for Campus-Wide Initiatives and in coordination with the Associate Vice Chancellor for Development, the incumbent is responsible for planning, development, and implementation of a comprehensive fundraising program that will result in the generation of private support including foundation and individual giving for the University with a focus on the UCR Library. The Associate Director will identify and manage a group of approximately 100 prospects and develop and execute long-and-short-term strategies to grow the philanthropic pipeline and secure major gifts ($25,000) and above. This is a two-year, renewable contract position, which includes the same employee benefits afforded career employees. Cover letter required.

Minimum Requirements
Working knowledge of the campus and/or medical center, its vision, mission, goals, objectives, achievements and infrastructure.
Skill in evaluating and analyzing data and information to identify patterns, trends, and relationships, and formulating logical and objective conclusions or recommendations.
Proven computer skills to create documents, spreadsheets, and reports using Word, Access, Excel, or other software applications.
Skill to maintain confidentiality.
Advanced writing skills to independently write concise, logical, grammatically correct, analytical or narrative reports, correspondence, or proposals.
Good organizational, analytical and critical thinking skills.
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.
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.
Good written and interpersonal communication skills to establish and maintain good working relationships throughout the campus and/or medical center and with external constituencies.
Ability to work effectively with supervisor, deans and directors, academic and University Leaders, students, and volunteers to achieve fundraising goals.
Proven success at fundraising by developing and implementing strategic plans that incorporate a concise definition of goals, targeted audiences, and strategies in-line with institution goals and closing gifts ($25,000+) from individuals, corporations, and foundations, both local and national.
Demonstrated success at meeting predetermined goals and objectives through effective program/project planning, organization, execution, and evaluation.
General knowledge of the various types of charitable gifts, including, in-kind gifts, planned giving, gifts of securities, and gifts of real property.
Demonstrated skills to work as a member of an office-wide team of professional and administrative colleagues. Skills to interact with diverse constituencies and to work collaboratively in teams and with other units of the campus.

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

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.

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.

Knowledge of a broad range of academic and institutional issues related to a major research university environment.

Experience supporting capital or comprehensive campaigns in higher education.

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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