Associate Director of Development, GGSE

Mid Santa Barbara County
Santa Barbara
Full Time
UCSB Development

Job Title:   Associate Director of Development, Gevirtz Graduate School of Education

Associate Director of Development (ADD), Gevirtz Graduate School of Education (GGSE) ADD for GGSE will work with donor prospects to optimize philanthropy to benefit UC Santa Barbara and to support GGSE. ADD primarily focuses on giving from individuals and foundations to promote fundraising priorities in support of the overall school-fundraising strategy. Fundraising efforts, as defined by the Dean and the GGSE Assistant Dean of Development (DD), are devoted primarily to the Gevirtz School, with an emphasis on fundraising priorities connected to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Social Justice, and GGSE’s role in furthering UCSB’s campus efforts as a Minority Serving Institution and a Hispanic Serving Institution ADD will raise money for priorities as set annually by the Dean and DD. ADD will identify, cultivate, solicit, and steward individual prospects and associated family foundations, with a focus on major gifts of $25,000+ including targeted solicitations to foundations and corporate sponsors. Additional focus will be on annual strategy to close new and renewing annual gifts up to $25,000, and to build a major gift and estate gift pipeline. Reqs: Bachelor’s degree and/or equivalent combination of education and experience. Demonstrated interpersonal skills to establish and maintain good working relationships with diverse groups, including colleagues, faculty, staff, donors, and students.Strong organizational and time management skills and meticulous attention to detail, the ability to set, negotiate, and meet priorities and produce high-quality work under multiple deadlines and priorities. Proven success in leading a creative venture or program. Experience with social media. Proven success in managing events at various scales and generating positive outcomes.Broad knowledge of the principles and practices of university fundraising and stewardship best practice. Notes: Maintain a valid CA driver’s license, a clean DMV record. Satisfactory conviction history background check. May be required to work some evenings and weekends.

Starting Salary:  67,500 – 75,000/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. Must apply through the following link. We cannot accept emailed resumes.

Apply online at Job # 28174

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