Director of Constituent Research and Development

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Director of Constituent Research and Development Job Number Full/Part Time Schedule Salary 201904221061 Full Time 8AM - 5PM $84,500 - $166,500 Position Information The anticipated budgeted amount for this position is $100,000 - $110,000. Reporting to the Sr. Director of Annual Giving & Constituent Research & Development, the Director of Constituent Research & Development (CRD) provides strategic direction and management for the office of Constituent Research & Development. The research office has primary responsibility for providing in-depth background information on a wide variety of constituents for use by the Chancellor, Vice Chancellors, Deans, faculty, and the development department. Additional responsibilities include initiating proactive research, data mining, and analytics that will produce a pipeline of prospects for future qualification, cultivation, and solicitation, in support of UC Riverside. The incumbent is responsible for all aspects of the research office, including staff supervision, strategic direction, and planning for work products and workloads, human resources, resource acquisition (both independently and in coordination with others), and coordination with all offices using the services of the research office. This position is critical to the success of UC Riverside's overall fundraising efforts, providing services to the entire campus. By identifying, prioritizing, and focusing the efforts of Development staff on well-defined pools of prospects, the research office enables efficiency in fundraising and ensures philanthropic goals are met. Please note: 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
Experience Experience Requirement 8 - 13 years of related experience. Required Previous supervisory/managerial experience. Preferred
Minimum Requirements Strong verbal and written communication skills to effectively communicate through all mediums and with all groups.
Proven analytical abilities and problem solving skills to quickly evaluate complex issues and identify options for resolution. Demonstrates sound judgement.
Ability to organize division operations in an efficient and effective manner through improving research processes, procedures, and systems.
Project management and customer service skills to effectively manage multiple priorities in a complex, challenging environment. Demonstrates adaptability and flexibility, anticipates and effectively handles change.
Leadership skills in employee supervision and HR administration to effectively manage lead and motivate others. Conflict resolution skills to resolve personnel issues and counsel assigned staff to develop cooperative working relationships.
Broad knowledge of prospect research concepts. Demonstrated ability to translate strategic objectives into organizational processes and operations to meet defined goals.
Interpersonal skills to maintain professional relationships with peers, patients, multidisciplinary team members, senior management, and assigned staff.
Advanced user of research tools, analytical databases and reporting applications.
Knowledge of prospect research and confidentiality policies and processes. Broad knowledge of relevant industry federal, state and local laws and regulations.
Preferred Qualifications 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: 5/7/2019
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