Director of Development, Neuroscience, UCLA Health Sciences Development

Job description

UCLA is one of the nation’s premier providers of modern medicine, home to educators and students who generate ideas that fuel innovation. The groundbreaking research that takes place at UCLA Neuroscience is unlocking the mysteries of the human brain, the organ that lies at the core of our human experience, furthering knowledge of brain diseases and disorders and actively pursuing solutions and cures.

UCLA is seeking a dedicated and driven Director of Development, Neuroscience. As a member of our dynamic team of Development professionals, you will have a major impact on supporting this cutting-edge research and technology. The Director, under the direction of the Senior Executive Director of Health Sciences Development, will set overall strategic directions and build and manage a robust fundraising program to attract private support for UCLA Neuroscience, fueling the development of a greater understanding of brain science. A persuasive communicator, this individual will share this strategic vision throughout the organization including the Semel Institute, assigned areas within the Division of Geriatrics, and areas under the broader neuroscience theme.

The ideal candidate will possess sophisticated strategies to lead annual and long-term fundraising goals, as well as manage a portfolio of major gift prospects. The Director will establish and maintain harmonious working relationships with various constituents to identify and understand funding needs and priorities and to create development plans. This individual will initiate, develop, and maintain cooperative relationships with the businesses, educational institutions, and communities that support UCLA Neuroscience.

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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Job No: 29796
Posted: 4/11/2019
Application Due: 6/10/2019
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Salary: $101,000 - $120,000 annually + benefits