Director of Development, College of Education (Administrator II)
Full-time, "exempt" position, included in the Management Personnel Plan (MPP).
Monday through Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, occasional evening and weekend hours.
First Review Deadline:
This position will remain open until filled. Applications will be reviewed beginning July 31, 2017.
Required Application Materials:
Please attach a (1) cover letter, (2) resume (or curricula vitae) and (3) diversity statement. The diversity statement may include your interpretation of diversity, inclusion, gender equity and must include specific examples of how your educational/professional experiences, background/philosophy has prepared you for the role you are applying for at California State University, San Bernardino. (Maximum 250 words)
California State University, San Bernardino (CSUSB) is a preeminent center of intellectual and cultural activity in Inland Southern California. Set at the foothills of the beautiful San Bernardino Mountains, the university serves more than 20,000 students each year and graduates about 4,000 students annually. CSUSB reflects the dynamic diversity of the region and has the most diverse student population of any university in the Inland Empire, and it has the second highest African American and Hispanic enrollments of all public universities in California. Seventy percent of those who graduate are the first in their families to do so.
CSUSB is made up of five administrative divisions. The Division of University Advancement promotes Cal State San Bernardino's educational mission through private philanthropic support, strategic communications, and alumni relations. University Development creates fundraising initiatives, events, and activities that stimulate the involvement and interest of alumni, friends, parents, corporations, and foundations by developing relationships that foster and stimulate giving to the university.
The Director of Development (DOD) of the College of Education (COE) is the advancement professional assigned to perform fundraising for a dynamic and growing CSUSB college. The College of Education includes undergraduate and certificate programs, as well as teacher credentialing, professional master's degree programs, and a doctorate program in Educational Leadership. Under the leadership of the Senior Director of Development, the Director of Development will advance college and university fundraising priorities working closely with a dedicated team of development, donor relations, annual giving, corporate and foundation relations, alumni relations and strategic communications professionals.
The DOD will plan and maintain a major gifts program that includes identifying, cultivating, and soliciting top prospects with the goal of annual increases in both the number and amount of gifts received. The DOD is responsible for maintaining an active portfolio of current and prospective major gift donors.
The DOD will serve as the primary point person for gift reporting of charitable contributions to the College of Education. This position requires a strong commitment to philanthropy, effective communication and writing skills, strong prospect research and organizational skills, and a proficient knowledge of all related fundraising, tax, and legal areas.