Associate Director of Development, Global & Experiential Learning

Mid Santa Barbara County
Santa Barbara
Full Time
University of California, Santa Barbara

Associate Director of Development, Global and Experimental Learning

UC Santa Barbara Office of Development

This University Development Officer serves as Associate Director of Development (Associate Director) for UC Santa Barbara programs focused on global education, education abroad, capitol internships, and experiential learning. Primary emphasis is fundraising for direct student support in the form of scholarships as well as unrestricted, current-use gifts to benefit UC Santa Barbara and to optimize philanthropic support for Education Abroad Program (EAP), Capitol Internships (UCDC) and other experiential learning opportunities available to undergraduate students, in response to priorities established by the Associate Vice Chancellor/Dean of Undergraduate Education and the Faculty Chair of the Education Abroad Program. The Associate Director focuses about eighty percent time on fund-raising activities, including identification, cultivation and solicitation of major gifts ($100,000+), leadership annual giving ($10,000+), new and renewing Chancellor’s Council ($1,000 to $9,999 annually) level gifts. Twenty percent is focused on other activities related to fundraising, including administrative duties such as planning, coordinating and executing aspects of the Education Abroad and Capitol Internships development programs, supporting the EAP Ambassadors (an advisory board of volunteers), and donor stewardship. The Associate Director is responsible for designing and executing planned strategies for the identification, cultivation, solicitation, closing and stewardship of gifts from individuals, corporations and foundations. They work personally with top donor prospects and supports the Senior Director, Regional & Constituent Programs, the Associate Vice Chancellor/Dean of Academic Undergraduate Education, Faculty Director of EAP, senior administrators, and active volunteers in top prospect relationships, in order to maximize philanthropic support for global and experiential education opportunities and UC Santa Barbara. The Associate Director works to ensure that all aspects of his/her development program are internally consistent, thematically related, and compatible with the policies and priorities of the global and experiential programs, the Office of Development and the University.


  • Bachelor’s Degree Required
  • 1-3 years Building professional relationships in a development environment in individual major donor development or related profession Required
  • 1-3 years Proven success in fundraising, sales, or related business fields Required

Salary:   $75,800 – $80,000 (commensurate with experience)

Associate Director of Development, Global & Experiential Learning


Job# 43912

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