Assistant Dean for Development
Assistant Dean for Development
Department: University Development and Alumni Relations
Posting Number: 201301259P
Full or Part Time: Full Time
Number of Months: 12
Work Schedule: Must be prepared to work non-business hours and weekends. Frequent travel both local and overnight.
Position End Date:
Open Date: 01/31/2018
Open Until Filled: Yes
Responsible for securing major gifts while planning and implementing a comprehensive fundraising program within the Conservatory of Music, including the Brubeck Institute. Leads major gift development to secure support of $25,000+ level to Pacific and builds relationships with leading alumni, friends and organizations.
The Assistant Dean for Development works closely with the Dean, faculty, and staff of the School and the University advancement team across Pacific's three-city university campuses to develop and implement the School's overall fundraising and major gifts program with alumni, corporations, and volunteer leadership.
1. Develops and actively maintains a pool of 150 major donor prospects distributed among identification, qualification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship stages.
2. Develops strategies for cultivating and soliciting major donor prospects in the gift range of $25,000 to $100,000.
3. Supervises and conducts activities for cultivation and solicitation of gifts to the School utilizing independent judgement to conduct face to face prospect visits and major gift solicitations to achieve fundraising goals.
4. Works within the framework of the Prospect Management Program and Major Gift Officer standards.
5. Develops and annually updates strategic short, mid, and long range plans for fundraising and related budgeting.
6. Reports and records via advancement software significant information learned during visits with major donor prospects.
7. Leads fundraising integration with Dean’s council, the advisory board and ambassadors of the Brubeck Institute and related school advisory boards and volunteers. Assists in the development and recruitment of the councils and boards.
8. Evaluates donor gift interests and capacities and uses judgement to identify appropriate major and endowed gift opportunities as aligned with University needs and priorities.
9. Increases visibility of the school within the university, professional organizations, and community.
10. Participates in University and School events that involve external constituents to engage constituents, explore philanthropic interests, discus key fundraising priorities and foster major gift support.
11. Develops a school-wide culture that enhances the value of philanthropy and engagement.
12. Other duties as assigned by University Advancement and the Dean.
13. The percentage of time spent on job responsibilities will vary based on annual goal setting documents.
Skills/Knowledge and Expertise:
The physical demands described here are representative but not definitive of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Work is primarily performed in a standard office environment with use of computer and phone. Requires extended periods of sitting and repetitive hand/wrist motion while using computer keyboard and phone. Occasional standing, walking, climbing stairs, bending, stooping, grasping and reaching. Occasional lifting up to 25 pounds.
Work Environment/Work Week/Travel:
Must be prepared to work non-business hours and weekends. Frequent travel both local and overnight.
Valid driver’s license required. Incumbent must also be able to meet the University’s fleet rules and be eligible to drive for University business. The University and its insurance carrier reserves the right to exclude applicants based on their driving record.
Hiring Range: Commensurate with experience, exempt
To apply, visit: https://pacific.peopleadmin.com/postings/11379
Background Check Statement:
Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check
AA/EEO Policy Statement:
University of the Pacific is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer dedicated to workforce diversity. In compliance with applicable law and its own policy, Pacific is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and staff and does not discriminate in its hiring of faculty and staff, or in the provision of its employment benefits to its faculty and staff on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, sex/gender, marital status, military and veteran status, sexual orientation, medical condition, pregnancy, gender identity, gender expression, or mental or physical disability.