Assistant Vice Chancellor, UCLA Health Sciences Development

Los Angeles, California
Salary is commensurate with experience
Apr 11, 2017
Executive Administration Jobs
Presidents & Chancellors
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

UCLA is currently seeking an experienced, driven and dedicated leader who will thrive in a sophisticated, fast-paced and collaborative environment to be the Assistant Vice Chancellor (AVC) for Health Sciences Development (HSD). The AVC will lead a stellar team of 75 fundraising professionals to secure support for UCLA Health consisting of the UCLA Health and Hospital System and the David Geffen School of Medicine (DGSOM) at UCLA. As a successful development professional with intellectual depth, maturity, confidence, and a passion for medicine, science, and education, the AVC will lead the planning and implementation of all health sciences development efforts including creating annual operating plans and monitoring achievement of goals. This individual will serve as a senior officer in developing the mission, goals, and objectives for HSD in consultation with development, the DGSOM and health sciences’ leadership.

The AVC will possess a deep knowledge of all facets related to fundraising, including donor relations, stewardship, volunteer leadership, alumni relations, in addition to demonstrating the strategic acumen required to achieve campaign goals. This individual will identify opportunities to increase philanthropy, create themes for major gift proposals, and manage a select portfolio of principal and major donors. The ideal candidate will be an effective communicator with the skill to translate academic, medical/technical, and other information to a variety of audiences. The AVC will have an understanding of contractual relationships and intellectual property matters and the ability to articulate the academic and civic missions of UCLA, the David Geffen School of Medicine and the UCLA Health System.

This position will report directly to the Associate Vice Chancellor, Development, and the Vice Chancellor for Health Sciences, with indirect reporting to the Dean of the DGSOM and the President of UCLA Health, and will attend all Vice Chancellor for Health Sciences Executive meetings. The AVC will work closely with leadership in UCLA Development and UCLA Health Sciences with a focus on institutional priorities as identified by the Vice Chancellor for Health Sciences, the Dean of the David Geffen School of Medicine, and the President, UCLA Health.

UCLA’s vision is to heal humankind, one patient at a time.  The Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center is consistently ranked the “Best in the West” and among the top five hospitals in the nation every year since 1990.  As one of the premier providers of modern medicine, UCLA is home to medical breakthroughs that improve health and alleviate suffering, attract the best students and faculty, invest in world-changing research, and improve lives.  Philanthropy makes it possible.

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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 -

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