University of California.
DESCRIPTION Under the direction of Health Sciences Advancement Leadership, the vancement will be responsible for securing major gifts ($100,000 - $1M ) for Health Sciences. The Senior Director of Development, Health Sciences Advancement (SDOD-HSA) is responsible for managing a prospect\/donor portfolio in various stages of identification, qualification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship. Special emphasis will be placed on the oversight of at least one of the key strategic initiatives for Health Sciences in the upcoming UC San Diego campaign. The SDOD-HSA will manage this key initiative by assessing the overall fundraising potential of the area; creating a comprehensive, long-term development plan for the area; building strong relationships with all faculty, especially key faculty leaders; and providing updates and information to Health Sciences Advancement\u2019s Senior Leadership Team. The SDOD-HSA will collaborate closely with colleagues in both Health Sciences and Advancement Operations and Campaign and will serve on additional committees and task forces as requested by Health Sciences Leadership. Additionally, the SDOD-HSA will be required to increase fundraising dollars and donors over a 5 year period by developing major and principal gift opportunities consistent with campaign priorities and in line with UC San Diego policies. The SDOD-HSA will have other development responsibilities as they relate to the total University Development Program and Campaign initiatives. Incumbent will work collaboratively with other Health Sciences Advancement Gift Officers, and with members of Health Sciences Advancement units including Affiliated Organizations and Events, Annual and Special Giving, and the Principal Gifts Program. The SDOD- HSA will also work collaboratively with Development Officers within University Development, as well as with members of Advancement Operations and Campaign\u2019s Corporate and Foundation Relations, Regional Program, and the Office of Gift Planning. Must have access to reliable transportation. Occasional evenings and weekends may be required. QUALIFICATIONS Demonstrated success at raising major gifts by developing and implementing cultivation and solicitation plans for gifts of $100,000 - $1M from individuals, both local and national. Expert working knowledge of all aspects of fundraising, donor relations, and public relations concepts, principles, procedures, and techniques. Solid experience in institutional fundraising or equivalent experience. Expert knowledge of applicable laws, rules, regulations, policies, etc. Proven experience in the full spectrum of development including: gift policies, solicitations, stewardship, donor recognition, high level boards, support groups and administration. Demonstrated success as a development officer in a highly sophisticated donor-centered fundraising environment as a direct-line fundraiser. Proven record of writing proposals for significant projects, gifts (100,000 ) directed to individuals, foundations, and corporations. Demonstrated knowledge in the technique of donor prospect research with the ability to extract the pertinent\/critical information from various sources. Strong knowledge of a PC environment, including strong skills in using the computer as a tool for analysis, planning, and management. Ability to function in a highly networked environment using Microsoft Office. Expertise using on-line databases and other software to create retrieve, and compile up-to the- minute documents and historical information for proposal reports and analysis. Demonstrated experience in developing budgets and using financial information for comprehensive budgetary reports. Experience projecting budgetary needs. Expert knowledge of all aspects of the location, including current issues of concern for both the campus and\/or throughout higher education\/healthcare, generally. Knowledge of the location, including its vision, mission, goals, objectives, achievements and infrastructure. Expert written and interpersonal communication skills, including political acumen, to establish and maintain good working relationships throughout organization and with outside constituencies. Skills in making persuasive and compelling presentations of goals and objectives for a location in order to secure gifts. Strong organizational, analytical and critical thinking skills. Expert project\/program management skills, including skills in setting and meeting program\/project goals and objectives within budget and time constraints. Strong written and oral communication skills that demonstrate correct grammar usage, syntax, and format, with ability to make oral presentations and\/or interpret various related programs to constituents. A Bachelor's Degree in a relevant field; or equivalent combination of education and experience, preferably in an academic environment. Solid interpersonal and team-building skills to establish and maintain good working relationships with colleagues, faculty, donors, volunteers, and university officials, with an emphasis on tact, diplomacy, flexibility, collaboration, professionalism, and discretion. Understanding of the philosophy of quality service and group process, with proven aptitude for working as part of a team. Commitment to equal opportunity and diversity in the workplace. Strong sense of ethical conduct that will inspire confidence with colleagues and donor prospects, while maintaining confidentiality in all matters as they relate to sensitive donor relations issues. SPECIAL CONDITIONS Job offer is contingent on a clear background check.
University of California.
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