The Aspen Leadership Group is proud to partner with California State University San Bernardino in the search for an Associate Vice President for Philanthropic Giving.
Reporting to the Vice President for University Advancement, the Associate Vice President for Philanthropic Giving will develop, implement, and evaluate a comprehensive fundraising program from private sources for California State University San Bernardino in partnership with the Vice President for University Advancement, including major gifts, capital and comprehensive campaigns, donor relations, planned giving, and corporate and foundation relations. The Associate Vice President will serve as a senior member of the Division of University Advancement and will work within a team environment to envision, develop, implement, and manage all aspects associated with a comprehensive annual giving, major, and deferred gifts program.
California State University San Bernardino is a preeminent center of intellectual and cultural activity in Inland Southern California. Opened in 1965 and set at the foothills of the beautiful San Bernardino Mountains, the university serves more than 20,000 students each year and graduates about 4,000 students annually. The university offers more than 70 traditional baccalaureate and master's degree programs, education credential and certificate programs, and a doctoral program. In recent years, CSUSB added its first doctorate (educational leadership), engineering program (computer science and engineering) and M.F.A. programs in creative writing and studio art/design. Every CSUSB academic program that is eligible has earned national accreditation. The university also is home to the California Professor of the Year (Stuart Sumida). Cal State San Bernardino has seen records in enrollment, diversity of faculty and students, grant and contract funding, overhead funds, fundraising, and international programs development. CSUSB ranks as the second-safest among all 33 public universities in California.
Cal State San Bernardino is listed among the best colleges and universities in the western United States, according to The Princeton Review, Forbes, and U.S. News and World Report, in their respective annual rankings. It also is part of the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, With Distinction – the highest federal recognition a college or university can receive for its commitment to service-learning and civic engagement. In addition, it is a "Military Friendly School" according to G.I. Jobs. CSUSB's College of Business and Public Administration was named by European CEO Magazine as one of the four most innovative business schools in the U.S. and among the top 18 in the world. The Sierra Club named CSUSB one of "America's Coolest Schools."
In its commitment to the furthering of knowledge and fulfilling its educational mission, California State University San Bernardino seeks a campus climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the entire variety of human experience. In its commitment to diversity, it welcomes people from all backgrounds, and it seeks to include knowledge and values from many cultures in the curriculum and extra-curricular life of the campus community. Its commitment to work toward an environment that values diversity requires that it create, promote, and maintain activities and programs that further the understanding of individual and group diversity. It will also develop and communicate policies and promote values that discourage intolerance and discrimination.
A bachelor's degree is required for this position as is at least six years of experience in major gifts or fundraising or a similar background. All applications must be accompanied by a cover letter and résumé. Cover letters should be responsive to the mission of California State University San Bernardino and the responsibilities and qualifications stated in the prospectus.