EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT IN OAKLAND OR DAVIS, CA
WORK HOURS MONDAY – FRIDAY 8AM-5PM STAFF – CAREER – MANAGEMENT SALARY: $108,800 - $161,600
The Executive Director of Development Services is responsible for determining overall strategic decisions in the designing, developing, implementing and administering fundraising and major gift operations for the Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources.
With an annual operating budget of a $177 million, the Division comprises 57 County Cooperative Extension Offices, 9 Research and Extension Centers and 6 statewide programs. Responsibilities include the development and implementation of a strategic plan to raise private funds in support of the Division's mission; and oversight of the fundraising activities of the unit's professional staff.
Determines objectives and directs the development programs including prospect identification through research, marketing and cultivation, annual fund campaigns, major gift solicitations of individuals, corporations, foundations, and other non-profit entities, donor acknowledgment, recognition and stewardship, endowed fund stewardship, events and advancement communications.
The Executive Director manages a complex fundraising program and may solicit gifts of $1 million or more.