Director of Development, Neuroscience (2 positions)
UCLA Health Sciences Development
UCLA is home to leading medical facilities, world-renowned physicians and is one of the premier providers of modern medicine to the Los Angeles area and the nation. More than 200 of UCLA's physicians are listed among the ìBest Doctors in America,î while the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center is consistently ranked among the top ten hospitals in the nation and the ìBest in the Westî every year since 1990. As one of six major research themes within UCLA Health Sciences, the mission of UCLA Neuroscience is to develop and foster visible concentrations of excellence in basic and interdisciplinary neuroscience at UCLA. Driving these efforts is the ability to raise funds and keep vital research and initiatives in motion.
Under the direction of UCLA Health Sciences Development leadership, and, as part of a dynamic team of professionals devoted to raising funds to advance the university's mission, as a Director of Development within our Neuroscience theme, you will implement and manage a robust fundraising program to attract private support with a focus on either the Semel Institute or the Department of Neurology, in addition to other areas under the broader neuroscience theme. You will be responsible for developing annual operating plans and evaluating progress to goals. You will also establish goals and objectives for assigned program areas and coordinate broad-ranging strategies for fundraising, stewardship, cultivation and communications. In addition, you will personally cultivate, solicit and steward major gift donors and manage a portfolio of major gift prospects.
As an ideal candidate for this role, you will have three to five years of progressively responsible development experience with an emphasis on grateful patient and major giving fundraising and/or prior professional experience in a related field such as sales, marketing or business development, working with solicitations of a similar scope, nature and complexity. You will have a proven track record of developing and implementing successful strategies for identification, cultivation and solicitation of individuals, corporations and foundations. As a Director of Development, Neuroscience, you will have prior experience and success in gifts solicited and closed in the major gifts range and/or solicitations of a similar nature, level and complexity. You have excellent communication skills, exceptional interpersonal skills and are well organized with a strong attention to detail and follow through in your work. You are also a driven self-starter who works equally well independently or as a team and are able to navigate and be effective in a complex organization.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy - http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct
For a more detailed description of this position please visit UCLA's Development Careers website at: http://www.developmentcareers.ucla.edu, scroll through the positions and click on requisitions #31942 and/or #32093.