Development Assistant, Regional Giving (2 positions available)
Summary of Job Details
The Development Assistant serves as the primary initial contact for two or more Directors of Development (“the Directors”) and works as part of a team of administrative staff to provide essential administrative and financial support that is critical to the successful operation of a complex fundraising program. Assists the Directors with all aspects of analysis, planning and implementation strategies for the Regional Team, to support the University’s overall mission by securing support from private donors (individuals, foundations and corporations). This requires strong analytical skills as well as the ability to act professionally, independently, and exercise discretion and sound judgment. Also provides administrative support, which includes scheduling meetings, making travel arrangements, directing critical calls, updating databases and spreadsheets, and completing paperwork in compliance with University and Department policies and procedures. The assistant handles confidential, high profile, and time sensitive matters involving senior UC Santa Barbara administrators, faculty, staff, and the donor community all in a timely and professional manner. The Assistant must be able to work independently, act with a high degree of initiative and confidentiality, anticipate job requirements, prioritize and coordinate multiple complex tasks with frequent interruptions while meeting strict deadlines in a fast paced and professional environment. Strong technical, written and oral communication and social skills, unfailing attention to detail accuracy, policies and procedures, and effective problem-solving and reasoning skills are essential. Must be highly proficient with Word, Excel, and Google Suite and have the ability to quickly learn various software programs.
Special Conditions of Employment: May be asked to work occasional evenings and weekends at various Development Office, Institutional Advancement or campus-wide events
**There are 2 positions available
Budgeted Hourly Range: $27.29 – $29.18/hr.
Full Salary Range: $27.29 – 39.12
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: https://jobs.ucsb.edu. Job # 58725