Executive Director of Development, Samueli School of Engineering

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Executive Director of Development, Samueli School of Engineering
University of California Los Angeles

Requisition Number: 33682
Salary: Salary commensurate with skills, knowledge and experience.

Position Description:
Founded in 1945, the UCLA Samueli School of Engineering is recognized around the world as a leader in engineering education, research and service. The School has developed generations of rigorously trained engineers and has been the home of solutions to challenges in fields including energy, sustainability, healthcare, communications, transportation, infrastructure and information technology. Driving these efforts is the ability to raise funds and lead the external affairs efforts that keep vital research and initiatives in motion and deliver on the School's promise to enhance engineering excellence in California and around the world.

Reporting jointly to the Dean of the School and the Assistant Vice Chancellor, Professional Schools Development, the Executive Director of Development for the UCLA Samueli School of Engineering will oversee the entire range of external affairs activities related to established priorities for the School. In consultation with the Dean, this individual will design, implement and manage a comprehensive program to secure private support from individuals, corporations and foundations. The Executive Director will establish long-range goals and objectives for development activities; prepare and implement an annual operating plan and budget request; and develop and oversee implementation of long-range strategies for the involvement of and support from alumni. The Executive Director will initiate, develop and maintain cooperative relationships with the business community and communities that expand the impact of the School's mission. This individual will create a core of prospects for major gifts and will work directly with the Dean on principal and major gift efforts as well as maintain active awareness of individuals, corporations and foundations at various stages of identification, cultivation and solicitation. The Executive Director will maintain and expand an effective, high-level volunteer structure designed to provide counsel with regard to development matters and to assist with specific solicitations and other programmatic elements as necessary. In addition, this individual will accomplish this while providing leadership, oversight and strategic direction to professional and support staff.

For full application instructions and position description, please visit: https://hr.mycareer.ucla.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=80629

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy, https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction

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Job No:
Posted: 6/4/2021
Application Due: 6/4/2033
Work Type: Full Time