Assistant Vice Chancellor, Development (2 Positions)

Riverside, Riverside County
Apr 09, 2014
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Title: Assistant Vice Chancellor, Development (2 Positions)
Category: Management and Professional
Department: Development
Date Posted: 04/08/2014
8AM - 5PM
Position Information:
University Advancement is in search of two Assistant Vice Chancellors (AVCs) to report directly to the Associate Vice Chancellor, Development, and serve on the senior Development leadership team. The incumbents will oversee development officers in capacities throughout the central development office and campus, forming a hybrid centralized/decentralized Development team that works closely with the Deans and faculty to identify opportunities for private supports. In conjunction with the Associate Vice Chancellor, the AVCs will help to create a holistic, strategic and thoughtful approach to the development operation. As leaders on the development team, the AVCs will play an important role in helping UCR launch a transformative and comprehensive fundraising campaign.

The UCR Office of Development is a proud partner with the thousands of alumni, parents and friends who have chosen to take a key role in shaping the face and future of this rapidly growing campus. The generosity of our donors not only enhances the quality of the UCR educational experience, it helps countless young people attain the skills and knowledge they need to succeed and lead in the 21st century.

About UCR: The University of California, Riverside ( is a doctoral research university, a living laboratory for groundbreaking exploration of issues critical to Inland Southern California, the state and communities around the world. Reflecting California's diverse culture, UCR's enrollment has exceeded 21,000 students. The campus opened a medical school in 2013 and has reached the heart of the Coachella Valley by way of the UCR Palm Desert Center. The campus has an annual statewide economic impact of more than $1 billion. UCR is the most diverse campus in the prestigious 10 campus UC system and it is the eighth most diverse university in the nation. Recently named a "Next Generation University", UCR has earned a national reputation for excellence in research, teaching and service. For the second consecutive year, UCR has been recognized by The Princeton Review as one of the top green colleges in North America and for (2013) the Washington Monthly magazine ranked the University of California, Riverside second among national universities in their ninth-annual College Ranking Survey. Measures of social mobility, including enrollment of low-income students, net price and having a better-than-predicted graduation rate, helped propel UCR to the No. 2 overall ranking with an overall score of 93.5 out of a possible 100 points.

Minimum Requirements:
-Minimum of five years of demonstrated fundraising or similar leadership experience, preferably in a higher education institution.
-Demonstrated experience in developing and managing budgets, built on an institution's strategic mission, as well as programmatic planning.
-Demonstrated experience in managing development services staff.
-Demonstrated experience in developing annual and long-term work plans, and managing and evaluating employee performance.
-Demonstrated experience in developing and/or advising fundraising strategy, working with an institution's advancement leadership.
-Demonstrated leadership in working with key volunteer organizations, including advisory board members and/or major donors to the schools/colleges.
-Strong verbal and written communication skills and demonstrated experience in developing gift agreements and other related documents.
-The ability to inspire confidence as well as to motivate others, and the ability to excel in the framework of a highly complex research institution with significant aspirations.
-Must be able to demonstrate independent decision-making ability and sound judgment in a highly collaborative, team-oriented environment.
-Possess an intuitive sense of the large enterprise combined with a practical, project orientation.

Preferred Qualifications:
-Advanced degree.
-Minimum of five years demonstrated fundraising or similar leadership experience in a higher education institution.
-Knowledge of a broad range of academic and institutional issues related to a major research university environment.
-Experience with fundraising in capital and comprehensive campaigns.

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 the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.

At UC Riverside we celebrate diversity and are proud of our #8 ranking among the nation for most diverse universities (US News and World Report 2012-13). Become part of a place that fosters success for all its constituents, students, faculty, and staff, and where work/life balance and campus culture are integral to our way of life.

UCR is ranked 46th among top public universities (US News and World Report 2012-13) and is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff.

For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview