Associate Director of Development, Digital Fundraising

Mid Santa Barbara County
Santa Barbara
Full Time
UCSB Development

Associate Director of Development, Digital Fundraising
UCSB Development

Summary of Job Details

This University Development Officer serves as Associate Director of Development (“Associate Director”), Digital Fundraising and is a member of the Central Annual Giving Team. Under the general direction of the Director of Development, Annual Giving Programs, works to optimize philanthropic support in response to university fundraising priorities established by the Office of Development. As a member of central development, fund raising efforts are devoted to a broad array of philanthropic initiatives, including interdisciplinary programs and other university initiatives, as appropriate.

The Associate Director assists in the creation, design, and implementation of a comprehensive, multi-year, plan to increase financial support from a broad constituency of alumni, parents and friends primarily through digital fundraising programs (such as crowdfunding, Give Day, and online giving), text solicitations and email solicitations. The Associate Director is responsible for designing and executing effective solicitation activities for gifts ranging from $100 – $25,000. In addition to helping to execute digital fundraising programs, the Associate Director provides statistical reporting on digital fundraising efforts and recommends to the Director areas of growth. Associate Director works to ensure that all aspects of his/her development program are internally consistent, thematically related, thoroughly coordinated with all development teams and compatible with the policies and priorities of the Development Office and University.
Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and courteously with colleagues, partners and the public.
  • Ability to work independently, balance priorities, multi-task, and meet deadlines.
  • Demonstrated track record of managing professional relationships in business, preferably in a development environment.
  • Persuasive verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to relate to and communicate with a wide array of constituents.
  • 1 – 3 years of experience working within higher education annual giving or development is preferred.

Special Conditions of Employment

  • May be called upon to work occasional evenings and weekends at various Development Office, Institutional Advancement or campus-wide events.

Budgeted Salary Range: $82,300 to $85,000/yr.

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. To review detailed job description and apply online please visit, Job # 69596

Associate Director of Development, Digital Fundraising

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