Development - General, Donor Relations/Stewardship, Major Gifts
4 Year Degree
#5433 Director of Development for CLASS (College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences) and Library -- Administrator II Cal State East Bay
SALARY AND BENEFITS:
The salary range will be from $100,000 - $115,000 per year.
This position is a Management Personnel Plan (MPP) position in the CSU, and serves at the pleasure of the President.
The CSU enjoys a generous benefits program with employer paid life insurance ($100,000), as well as health, dental, and vision insurance with the monthly premium largely paid by the CSU. Additionally, we offer a broad range of other benefits which includes dependent and health care reimbursement accounts, tuition fee waiver, 401k, 457 and 403(b) plans.
The CSU belongs to the CalPERS retirement plan in which medical and dental insurance continues in qualified retirement.
The CSU has 14 paid holidays and the position earns 24 days of vacation and 12 days of sick leave per year.
Cal State East Bay's beautiful main campus is located in the Hayward hills with panoramic views of the San Francisco Bay shoreline. Situated above the city of Hayward, the campus offers an ideal setting for teaching and learning and yet easy access to the many cities along the bay. The University has a satellite campus in Concord, a professional development center in Oakland and a significant presence online. Founded in 1957, California State University, East Bay is one of 23 universities of the California State University system (CSU). With an enrollment over 15,800 students, Cal State East Bay is recognized as a regionally engaged and globally oriented university with a strong commitment to academic innovation, student success, engaged and service learning, diversity, and sustainability.
The Office of University Advancement includes various departments that work together to maximize philanthropic support to the University, heighten the University's visibility in the community, and actively engage alumni in the life of the University. The University Advancement Development team is responsible for securing all levels and types of private support including annual gifts, major gifts, corporate gifts and planned gifts.
ABOUT THE POSITION:
With an emphasis on a "moves management" approach, the Director of Development will strategically move prospects and donors through the major gift fundraising cycle (i.e., identification, qualification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship) while also building a small pipeline of high-end Leadership Annual Giving donors; thereby maintaining a robust Prospect/Donor Portfolio. He/she will maintain a portfolio of 100-150 prospects/donors at the various fundraising/development stages.
The Director of Development will work collaboratively with the assigned dean(s), department chairs, faculty, university leaders, and Associate Vice President for Development to plan, articulate, and implement a comprehensive strategic fundraising plan to raise funds to meet the educational mission of the assigned college(s), programs, and areas.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Secure private support for College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences and the Library: * Maintains a Prospect/Donor Portfolio, consisting of approximately 100-150 individuals and a few corporations and foundations. * Initiates a "moves management" approach to identify, qualify, cultivate, solicit, and steward prospects and donors through the fundraising cycle. * Travels appropriately to meet fundraising objectives. * Initiates strategic moves by making meaningful contacts with prospects/donors in the various fundraising cycle stages. * Meets annual Major Gift Action Plan metrics. * Collaborates with the Deans, department chairs, and faculty to identify funding priorities, researches appropriate feasibility for proposed project/priority, and develops and manages comprehensive strategies to secure gifts for selected priorities. * Gains an understanding of the dean's vision and mission as well as knowledge of the college's departments and programs to effectively lead the overall fundraising efforts of the college and library. * Develops and implements fundraising strategies for the qualification, cultivation, and solicitation of prospects and donors to secure major gifts ($25,000+). * Builds a pipeline of high-end Leadership Annual Giving donors ($5,000 - $24,999). * Collaborates with the deans and UA's Alumni and Community Engagement staff to create and implement a comprehensive college-based Stewardship Plan for donors. * Facilitates effective communication between the College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences and the Library, and the various programs and areas within those units, with the Office of University Advancement. * Focuses on securing blended gifts; major gifts, annual gifts, and/or planned gifts.
* Excellent oral and written communication skills and an ability to communicate and collaborate effectively with a diverse campus community (including senior administrators, faculty, staff and students). * Highly organized and able to manage multiple and concurrent projects and deadlines. * Excellent interpersonal skills. * High-energy, collaborative, and productive working style. * Proficient in using standard computer applications, including word-processing, spreadsheet, database, calendaring, email and online applications. Raiser's Edge experience helpful. * Ability to use tact and diplomacy to effectively handle a broad range of high level and sensitive interpersonal situations with diverse personalities and the ability to adeptly respond to challenges. * Must be able to work beyond traditional work hours and on occasional holidays. Ability to travel and adjust working hours to meet special jobs.
* Bachelor's degree. * Minimum of five years of fundraising experience, preferably in a college or university setting and in securing major gifts ($25,000+).
PREFERRED SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:
* Working knowledge of social media and database systems as an end user preferred.
HOW TO APPLY:
In addition to the standard CSUEB application, please submit a:
1. Cover letter 2. Resume 3. List of three (3) or more professional references
Resumes alone will not be accepted in lieu of a completed online application.
To apply on-line, please go to http://www.csueastbay.edu/jobs. If you are a first time user, you must register, create a user ID and password, fill in your basic information, save and click on the position you are interested in, click on the "Apply Now" button to begin the online application.
This position will remain open until filled and may close without further notice.
Applicants will receive a confirmation of receipt via automatic email reply regarding their application materials. In addition, all applicants who were not selected will receive email notification at the conclusion of the recruitment process. Please be patient as this process may take several weeks.
CONDITION(S) OF EMPLOYMENT:
This position is a "designated position" in the CSU's Conflict of Interest Code. The successful candidate accepting this position is required to file Conflict of Interest forms subject to the regulations of the Fair Political Practices Commission.
Satisfactory completion of a background check that may include, but is not limited to: criminal records check, verification of academic credentials, licenses, certificates, credit history, professional references and/or verification of work history is required for employment. Cal State East Bay will issue a conditional offer of employment to the selected candidate, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Unsatisfactory results may also affect the continued employment of current Cal State East Bay employees who were conditionally offered the position.
All background checks are conducted through the university's third party vendor, Accurate.
At CSU East Bay, the following nine competencies have been identified as valued leadership qualities: Communication, Cooperation, Delegation, Empathy, Feedback, Innovation, Leadership Presence, Passion and Strategic Ability. While we may not expect our managers to exhibit all of these competencies, we do expect them to aspire to develop them. As part of the annual evaluation review process, the Director of Development will be evaluated on each.
All California State University, East Bay employees are considered mandated reporters under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and are required to comply with requirements set forth in the CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
CSUEB is not a sponsoring agency for Staff or Management positions.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, CSUEB does not discriminate on the basis of any protected categories: age, ancestry, citizenship, color, disability, gender, immigration status, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran's status. The University is committed to the principles of diversity in employment and to creating a stimulating learning environment for its diverse student body.