Description UC Davis has embarked on the launching of a quiet phase of our next comprehensive campaign with a goal of $2 billion. The UC Davis Health System will be a critical pillar in this campaign, responsible for raising a quarter of this goal over the next eight years. Development and philanthropy continue to grow at UC Davis at a remarkable pace with our fundraising success doubling over the past five years. Fiscal year close 2016 marked the most successful achievement in our history with a total dollars raised of $250 million.
Position Information Salary Range : $2513.60 to $5141.60 Salary Frequency : Bi-weekly No. of Positions : 1 Appointment Type : Career Percentage of Time : 100% Shift Hour : 08 Hours Location : Broadway Building City : Sacramento Union Representation : No Benefits Eligible : Yes
We offer exceptional employment benefits including medical, dental, and vision plans, generous paid vacations and holidays, excellent retirement savings and investment plans, continuing education, and reduced fee and scholarship programs.
Qualifications REQUIRED - Minimum of 2 years of professional or volunteer fundraising experience; or equivalent transferrable professional experience including strategic relationship development and portfolio management, preferably in higher education. - Demonstrated knowledge of proven identification, qualification, cultivation and solicitation strategies. - Skills to meet and drive to exceed fundraising goals and objectives. - Demonstrated experience in developing strategic relationships with individual donors and prospective donors, foundations, and other philanthropic organizations and researching, building and managing a portfolio of donors and prospects with a goal of raising philanthropic support. - Excellent communication skills, exceptional interpersonal skills, listening skills, and possess a positive and collaborative work style. - Demonstrated critical thinking and strategic planning abilities. Ability to interface effectively with prospects, donors, faculty and volunteer leaders. - Strong organizational and time management skills and meticulous attention to detail, the ability to set, negotiate, and meet priorities and produce high- quality work under multiple deadlines and priorities. - Highly organized
PREFERRED - Careful attention to details and a commitment to quality and timeliness in all aspects of work. - Thorough knowledge of applicable laws, rules, regulations, policies, etc. Strong professional ethics, discretion and judgement. - Thorough analytical and critical thinking skills, including skill in creative and effective decision-making and problem identification/avoidance/resolution. - Advanced experiencing using Microsoft office software. - Ability to learn UC Software such as ADVANCE, MICHAELANGELO, REEHER
SPECIAL REQUIREMENT - THIS POSITION MAY BE SUBJECT TO A CRIMINAL BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION, DRUG SCREEN, LIVE SCAN FINGERPRINTING, MEDICAL EVALUATION CLEARANCE, AND FUNCTIONAL CAPACITY ASSESSMENT
Responsibilities Under the direction of the Executive Director of Development, the Assistant Director of Development will identify, qualify, cultivate, solicit and steward individual prospects capable of making major gifts of $50,000+. This is an early career fundraising position focused on the strategic identification, qualification and cultivation of current donors and highly rated non-donors with a goal of building and maintaining a new pipeline of prospects for Health Sciences Development and Alumni Relations and UC Davis Health. Guided by a 'donor centered' approach, the incumbent will strategically solicit leadership annual gifts from prospects, while developing a personal portfolio of well-qualified prospective donors who with careful strategic cultivation will make a major gift of $50,000 or more, in addition to leadership annual gifts.
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.
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UC Davis is the home of the Aggies — go-getters, change makers and problem solvers who make their mark at one of the top public universities in the United States. Since we first opened in 1908, we’ve been known for standout academics, sustainability and Aggie Pride as well as valuing the Northern California lifestyle. These themes are woven into our 100-plus-year history and our reputation for solving problems related to food, health, the environment and society.Our 5,300-acre campus is in the city of Davis, a vibrant college town of about 68,000 located in Yolo County. The state capital is 20 minutes away, and world-class destinations such as the San Francisco Bay Area, Lake Tahoe and the Napa Valley are within a two-hour drive.