Associate Director of Development, UCR Library
Salary: $65,700 - $97,500
Title: Associate Director of Development, UCR Library
Category: Management and Professional
Date Posted: 03/23/2017
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, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.
UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud.
- Washington Monthly (August 2016) ranked UC Riverside 12th in the nation in its annual University and College Survey. \
- Education Trust placed UC Riverside 9th in the nation for closing the graduation gap between black and white students by 1.7 percentage points.
- In QS World University Rankings 2016/2017, UC Riverside's Department of Philosophy is #1 in the world for the frequency with which published papers are cited by other philosophers.
- U.S. News and World Report Survey (September 2016) ranked UC Riverside 118th overall; earns "Great Schools, Great Prices."
- Shanghai Jiao Tong University (August 2016) Academic Ranking of World Universities ranked UC Riverside among the top 151 to 200 institutions. This survey bills itself as "the most trustworthy precursor of global rankings of the world's top 500 universities."
- U.S. News and World Report's Best Graduate Schools (2016) including:
- Graduate School of Education - 62nd among ranked schools
- Bourns College of Engineering - 71st among ranked schools
For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview