Associate Director of Development, Parent & Family Giving

Mid Santa Barbara County
Santa Barbara
Full Time
UCSB Development

Associate Director of Development, Parent and Family Giving



Summary of Job Details 

This University Development Officer serves as Associate Director of Development, Parent & Family Giving within the Regional Giving program and central development office and UC Santa Barbara. They will personally work with donor prospects to optimize philanthropy to benefit UC Santa Barbara supporting all campus divisions, programs, interdisciplinary initiatives, and fundraising goals as outlined by the University. The Associate Director plays a critical role in managing parent and family giving throughout UC Santa Barbara, including collaborating on a solicitation and stewardship plan as well as working with key advocates and volunteers, campus partners and colleagues in the Development department and the Division of Institutional Advancement to support fundraising efforts. As a member of the Development Office staff, their fundraising efforts are devoted primarily to Parent & Family Giving, with the remaining time devoted to Regional Giving, special projects, broader initiatives and other University initiatives, as appropriate. The Associate Director focuses on the identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of individual prospects and associated family foundations. Primary solicitation focus is securing new annual and leadership annual giving level gifts ($1k – $24k) and helping to create a pipeline of major gift prospects ($25k+). They will focus about 70% of their time on direct fundraising and fundraising outreach activities. 30% is focused on other activities, including administrative duties, such as event planning and coordinating.


  • Bachelor’s degree is required.
  • 1-3 years of successfully managing professional relationships in business, preferably in a Development or higher education environment Required
  • 1-3 years proven success in fundraising, sales or related business fields Required
  • 1-3 years working with a donor database, CRM software. Preferred


Special Conditions of Employment

  • This is an annually renewable contract position with no limit on total duration.
  • Flexibility and willingness to travel frequently (primarily in California) and work some weekends and evenings.

Budgeted Annual Salary Range: $82,300 – $85,000

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 job description and apply online, please visit:   Job # 58624

Associate Director of Development, Parent & Family Giving

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