California State University, Long Beach
Job Number: 498359
Deadline : 12/3/2020
The Director of Development for the College of Engineering will be responsible for raising philanthropic commitments within the College of Engineering. This individual will provide strategic leadership when assessing giving priorities and matching them to potential prospects. The incumbent is responsible for direct solicitation of major donor prospects, growing the pipeline, and stewarding current donors.
Development and Fundraising: Identify, cultivate, and solicit philanthropic gifts of $25,000 and greater from individuals, corporations and foundations to support students, faculty, programs, and departments within the College of the Engineering.
Manage strategic volunteer development opportunities for major gift prospects.
Provide direction to the units' assigned Development staff.
Collaborate with URD (VP and AVP, Development) and the dean of the College of the Engineering to identify college philanthropic priorities and create successful development strategies for each one.
Knowledge Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of the solicitation process in an educational environment. Proficient in identifying and building a pipeline of future donors. Ability to create major gift philanthropic priorities with the College leadership and create development strategies for success. Excellent planning, organizing, and problem solving skills. Strong competency in oral and written communication. Effective supervisory skills to manage the College's development office and its staff. Ability to work independently without close supervision. Self direction in the initiation, coordination, and completion of tasks is essential.
Ability to communicate with an ethnically and culturally diverse campus community. Ability to follow all university policies, procedures, and guidelines including but not limited to safety, civility, information security, and non-discrimination policies and procedures. Ability to contribute to a positive university experience for each and every student, and assist in achieving the university's commitment to a "vision of excellence."
Education and Experience
Bachelor's degree and 5 years of demonstrated successful major gift fundraising experience including donor identification, cultivation, and solicitation. Experience in higher education preferred. Valid California driver's license.
College of Engineering
Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
This is a management level position with an attractive benefits package, which includes a vacation accrual rate of 16 hours per month, and excellent choice of medical, dental, and vision insurance, long term disability coverage, life insurance, educational fee waiver, and retirement benefits.
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The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 Revised July 21, 2017 as a condition of employment.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily and is required for employment. CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.
Due to the nature of this position, current CSULB employees are subject to a criminal record check unless they have successfully completed a criminal background check through CSULB within the past 12 months.
California State University Long Beach expects respectful, professional behavior from its employees in all situations. Acts of harassment or abusive conduct are prohibited. Demonstrated appropriate professional behavior, treating others with civility and respect, and refusing to tolerate abusive conduct is expected of all employees.
Equal Employment Statement
CSULB is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can learn, live, and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual, without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religious creed, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, medical condition, age, Vietnam era veteran status, or any other veteran's status. CSULB is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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