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Executive Director of Development , UCLA International Institute

University of California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles
USD $105,200.00/Yr. - USD $250,600.00/Yr.

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Executive Director of Development , UCLA International Institute

University of California Los Angeles

Budgeted Pay Scale: $105,200 - $160,000 Annually
Full Salary Range: USD $105,200.00/Yr. - USD $250,600.00/Yr.

Position Summary
UCLA's International Institute brings the world to UCLA and UCLA to the world. As Executive Director of Development, you will bring support for critically important work on global issues like climate change, public health threats, international conflicts and migration. The Institute's 27 centers and programs develop influential global leaders and scholars through research, graduate fellowships, language-study scholarships, and robust public event programming. As Executive Director, you will lead a staff in partnering with the Vice Provost to build and engage the Institute's strong donor base and community of alumni, friends and advocates. This is an excellent opportunity to advance your fundraising career while working alongside internationally-renown faculty to promote cross-cultural understanding and global engagement. Build your career at the #1 public university in the nation where you will join a diverse and driven team with excellent opportunities for long-term professional growth.

Explore this and more opportunities and embark on a rewarding career with UCLA.

Salary & Compensation
*UCLA provides a full pay range. Actual salary offers consider factors, including budget, prior experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, and other business considerations. Salary offers at the top of the range are not common. Visit UC Benefit package to discover benefits that start on day one, and UC Total Compensation Estimator to calculate the total compensation value with benefits.

  • Minimum of seven years Progressive responsibility and experience as a professional development officer or similar experience in a nonprofit, membership/volunteer driven or related environment. (Required)
  • International experience, knowledge of diverse cultures, and intercultural communication skills, especially in relation to Los Angeles and California. (Required)
  • Demonstrated experience in soliciting high-level major gifts and/or prior experience with solicitations of a similar nature, level and complexity. (Required)
  • Expert knowledge of the principles and practices of major gift fundraising in a major research university or institution of equivalent complexity. (Required)
  • Demonstrated ability to conceptualize and implement a comprehensive development or similar program of comparable size and complexity including the ability to envision and articulate future direction. (Required)
  • Appropriate management and administrative skills needed to organize, direct, motivate and evaluate other professionals and volunteers; strong supervisory skills to oversee and evaluate the efforts of professional fundraiser. (Required)
  • Excellent communication skills to express, both orally and in writing, the mission of the University and the fundraising goals of the campus, especially as they relate to the UCLA International Institute. (Required)
  • Effective verbal communication skills to make persuasive oral presentations to senior management and internal and external constituencies; conduct participatory meetings; gain acceptance of decisions; and advise and collaborate with others. (Required)
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills to interact effectively with academic leaders, faculty, staff, donors and volunteers. (Required)
  • Strong strategic thinking skills aligned with the ability to implement and follow through. (Required)
  • Steadfast commitment to work of impeccable integrity with strong analytical and organizational skills to develop creative, credible solutions, recommendations and programs as well to define and implement special fundraising and/or program related projects. (Required)

  • Education, Licenses, Certifications & Personal Affiliations
  • Bachelor's Degree (Required)

  • Special Conditions for Employment
  • Background Check: Continued employment is contingent upon the completion of a satisfactory background investigation.
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends as needed (Required)
  • Some travel required.

  • Schedule
    8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

    Union/Policy Covered
    99-Policy Covered

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    UCLA is a public research university located in the Westwood neighborhood of Los Angeles, California. It was founded in 1919 and is the second oldest of the ten campuses affiliated with the University of California system. UCLA offers over 300 undergraduate and graduate degree programs in a wide range of disciplines and enrolls about 26,000 undergraduate and about 12,000 graduate students from the United States and around the world every year.

    UCLA features the College of Letters and Science, seven general campus professional schools, and four professional schools for the health sciences. The UCLA College of Letters and Science has 34 academic departments and 900 faculty, and houses the majority of UCLA's 129 undergraduate majors as well as the students in the Graduate Division of Letters and Sciences. The UCLA College Honors Program is also housed in the College. The College of Letters and Science's programs are divided into five academic divisions: humanities, social sciences, life sciences, physical sciences, and the International Institute. UCLA also offers certificate programs, undergraduate degree-credit and continuing education credits for non-full-time students through its UCLA Extension education program.

    The 2010 edition of U.S. News & World Report ranked UCLA as the 24th best university in the nation and 32nd best in the world. In the 2007 edition of U.S. News and World Report, UCLA Medical Center was ranked best in the West, as well as one of the top 3 hospitals in the United States alongside Mayo Clinic, Cleveland Clinic, Massachusetts General Hospital, and Johns Hopkins Hospital. In 15 of the 16 medical specialty areas examined, UCLA Medical Center ranked in the top 20.

    The campus' location in Los Angeles makes excursions to local museums, theaters, or other entertainment venues relatively quick and easy.

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