Associate Director of Development, UC Riverside Library

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Associate Director of Development, UC Riverside Library Job Number Full/Part Time Schedule Salary 201903199321 Full Time 8AM - 5PM $67,300 - $132,500 Position Information Budgeted amount for this position is $65,000 - $75,000. Under the general direction of the Sr. Director of Development, Graduate School of Education 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 UC Riverside 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. Please note: this is a two-year, renewable contract position which includes the same employee benefits afforded career employees. Applications without a cover letter will not be considered. Education Education Requirements Degree Requirement Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training. Required Advanced degree Preferred
Experience Experience Requirement 4 - 7 years of related experience. Required
Minimum Requirements Proven computer skills to create documents, spreadsheets, and reports using Word, Access, Excel, or other software applications.
Demonstrated success at meeting predetermined goals and objectives through effective program/project planning, organization, execution, and evaluation.
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.
General knowledge of the various types of charitable gifts, including, in-kind gifts, planned giving, gifts of securities, and gifts of real property.
Ability to work effectively with supervisor, deans and directors, academic and University Leaders, students, and volunteers to achieve fundraising goals.
Skill in evaluating and analyzing data and information to identify patterns, trends, and relationships, and formulating logical and objective conclusions or recommendations.
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 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.
Advanced writing skills to independently write concise, logical, grammatically correct, analytical or narrative reports, correspondence, or proposals.
Strong written and interpersonal communication skills to establish and maintain good working relationships throughout the organization and with outside constituencies.
Strong skills in maintaining confidentiality.
Strong knowledge of applicable laws, rules, regulations, policies, etc.
Strong organizational, analytical and critical thinking skills, including skills in creative and effective decision-making and problem identification/avoidance/resolution, and project management skills.
Thorough working knowledge of the location, its vision, mission, goals, objectives, achievements and infrastructure.
Thorough working knowledge of fundraising, donor relations, and public relations concepts, principles, procedures, and techniques.
Preferred Qualifications 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.

Experience supporting capital or comprehensive campaigns in higher education.

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.

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

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.


  • UC Riverside was included in the (August 2018) edition of The Princeton Review's "The Best 382 Colleges."

  • Shanghai Jiao Tong University (August 2017) Academic Ranking of World Universities ranked UC Riverside among the top 151 institutions. This survey bills itself as "the most trustworthy precursor of global rankings of the world's top 500 universities."

  • In 2016, UCR was recognized for graduation rate success by the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU) for achieving near parity across racial-ethnic, socio-economic, and gender boundaries.

  • UCR ranks among the Top 15 Public Research Universities in the nation, as identified by the 2017 Washington Monthly.

  • In 2017, two separate reports from the Education Trust celebrated UCR as a national leader for African American and Latino student success. UCR was one of just three schools to be named top-performing institutions in both reports and the only California campus recognized among 18 top-performing colleges and universities in the nation for high black student graduation rates.


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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Posted: 4/11/2019
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