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Senior Director, Development Operations - UCLA Samueli School of Engineering

University of California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles
$6,158 - $14,225 monthly

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Senior Director, Development Operations - UCLA Samueli School of Engineering
University of California Los Angeles

Requisition Number: 37728
Salary: $6,158 - $14,225 monthly

Position Description:
Become a strategic partner in the leadership and guidance of UCLA Samueli's School of Engineering's development efforts, as Senior Director of Development Operations. The UCLA Samueli School of Engineering is recognized around the world as a leader in finding solutions to challenges in fields including energy, sustainability, healthcare, communications, transportation, infrastructure and information technology. In this role, you will work closely with UCLA Samueli's Assistant Dean of External Affairs as an advisor to the development team and administration and have the ability to excel in a supportive environment as you guide our efforts to meet and exceed fundraising goals.

As the Senior Director of Development Operations, you will establish goals and objectives for Samueli Development, including those for the next university-wide campaign as you work closely with administration and colleagues school- and campus-wide. You will analyze and resolve issues, interpret policies and supervise a staff of professional and support employees to assure accountability and stewardship of operational, financial and human resources. You will help prepare annual operating plans, evaluate progress to goals and navigate internal operations to ensure frontline fundraisers have what they need to cultivate, solicit and steward donors. In conjunction with the Marketing/Communications department, you will develop and create fundraising materials to assist with overall development programs. As the Senior Director, working collaboratively with the finance office you will oversee the team's budget; implementing strong program fund oversight, as well as timely management of funds received, and timely and proper use of gift funds. To ensure the school serves as an efficient and effective steward of philanthropy, you will guide new chair funds through the chair establishment process and apprise Samueli's Office of Academic and Student Affairs of new scholarship funds. In addition, you will work with the Assistant Dean on campaign management and other Development projects and be responsible for the management and supervision of our stewardship, events, and administrative team members. We encourage you to join our UCLA Samueli Development team in a collaborative role that that offers long-term opportunities for personal and professional development as part of a robust External Affairs enterprise serving UCLA.

**Please note, this is a hybrid position.**

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