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Associate Director of Development Humanities amp Fine Arts


Santa Barbara, CA

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About **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. Humanities and Fine Arts:

Ranging from traditional areas that have been at the heart of a liberal arts education for thousands of years (such as Classics, History, and Philosophy) to programs that are redefining the university in the 21st century (such as Media Arts and Technology and Film and Media Studies) the arts and humanities at **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. represent both the past and the future.

The Division of Humanities and Fine Arts includes a broad spectrum of languages and literatures, as well as the performing and visual arts. Our departments and interdisciplinary programs focus on the intellectual, historical, and artistic traditions of cultures throughout the world and the modes of expressions and representation that have given them voice and form. Building on this foundation, the arts and humanities are responding to the cultural changes that must be engaged in the university and in a global society of the 21st century.

Part of the College of Letters and Science, the Division of Humanities and Fine Arts includes twenty-two departments and programs that offer twenty-nine undergraduate degrees and twenty-eight graduate degrees. Centers, initiatives, collaborative research projects, and interdepartmental programs promote interdisciplinary teaching and scholarship that bring together students and faculty across the university. Internationally recognized scholars and artists advance their fields with innovative research, publications, and creative activity that both preserve our traditions and map new fields of study.

The Carsey-Wolf Center supports research, teaching, and public programming about media. The Center aims to foster the creativity, critical skills, historical understanding, and new forms of literacy that students need to be informed citizens in the 21st century. By engaging industry professionals and policy makers, as well as students and scholars, The Center seeks to increase public understanding of media’s role in society and inform policy debates.

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Office of Development
Works with donor prospects to optimize philanthropy to benefit **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. and to support the priorities of the Division of Humanities and Fine Arts. Tasks include prospecting, managing an annual giving program, developing donor appeals including the Deans Fund, developing online and social media giving strategies, as well as helping to identify, cultivate and solicit major gift prospects starting at $25,000. With regard to major gift prospects, in coordination with and guidance from the Assistant Dean of Development, develops and executes individual prospect strategies to maximize philanthropic support. Reqs: Bachelors degree or equivalent combination of education and experience. Min of 5 years of fundraising experience or equivalent background experience. Proven skill in goal achievement. Demonstrated skill at building relationships and working with donors toward significant philanthropic outcomes. Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal. Ambition and motivation that values a collaborative working environment and who will be able to establish strong, interpersonal relationships with academic leaders, trustees, community leaders, donors and volunteers (including staffing volunteers), and other staff. Ability to work independently and as part of a team, under deadlines, without close supervision; self-direction in the initiation, coordination and completion of tasks, acute attention to detail is essential. The ability to handle problems as they occur, and follow through on all aspects of the position. Knowledge of office and productivity software sufficient to function smoothly in a highly technology-based environment (including but not limited to word processing, spreadsheet, database, email, and Internet applications). Notes: Fingerprint background check required. Maintain a valid CA drivers license. Annually renewable contract position. Flexibility and willingness to travel frequently. Ability to work some weekends and evenings. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. For primary consideration apply by 6/24/18, thereafter open until filled. Apply online at ****Job #20180304

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