Senior Director of Development, Health Sciences - 125902
#125902 Senior Director of Development, Health SciencesExtended Review Date: Mon 12/4/2023
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Under the direction of Health Sciences Advancement Leadership, specifically reporting to the Executive Director of Development-Cancer and with strategic direction from the Managing Senior Executive Director of Development, the Senior Director of Development, Health Sciences Advancement will be responsible for securing major gifts ($250,000 - $1M+) for Health Sciences. The Senior Director of Development, Health Sciences Advancement (SDOD-HSA) is responsible for managing a prospect/donor portfolio in various stages of identification, qualification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship. Special emphasis will be placed on cancer and cancer related programs and collaborative partnerships with the other initiatives for Health Sciences in the upcoming UC San Diego campaign.
The SDOD-HSA will manage this key initiative by assessing the overall fundraising potential of the area; creating a comprehensive, long-term development plan for the area; building strong relationships with all faculty, especially key faculty leaders; and providing updates and information to Health Sciences Advancement’s Senior Leadership Team. The SDOD-HSA will collaborate closely with colleagues in both Health Sciences and Advancement Operations and Campaign and will serve on additional committees and task forces as requested by Health Sciences Leadership. The SDOD-HSA will staff key faculty and partner strategically with key faculty to move priorities forward.
Additionally, the SDOD-HSA will be required to increase fundraising dollars and donors over a 5 year period by developing major and principal gift opportunities consistent with campaign priorities and in line with UC San Diego policies. The SDOD-HSA will have other development responsibilities as they relate to the total University Development Program and Campaign initiatives.
Incumbent will work collaboratively with other Health Sciences Advancement Gift Officers, and with members of Health Sciences Advancement units including Affiliated Organizations and Events, Annual and Special Giving, and the Principal Gifts Program. The SDOD- HSA will also work collaboratively with Development Officers within University Development, as well as with members of Advancement Operations and Campaign’s Corporate and Foundation Relations, Regional Program, and the Office of Gift Planning.
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Proven success as a development officer in a highly sophisticated donor-centered fundraising environment as a direct-line fundraiser.
Demonstrated success at raising major gifts by developing and implementing cultivation and solicitation plans for gifts of $250,000+ from individuals, corporations, and foundations, both local and national.
Proven record of writing proposals for significant projects, gifts (250,000+) directed to individuals, foundations, and corporations.
Proven experience in the full spectrum of development including: gift policies, solicitations, stewardship, donor recognition, high level boards, support groups and administration. Expert working knowledge of all aspects of fundraising, donor relations, and public relations concepts, principles, procedures, and techniques.
Expert knowledge of all aspects of the location, including current issues of concern for both the campus and / or throughout higher education / healthcare, generally. Expert knowledge of the location, including its vision, mission, goals, objectives, achievements and infrastructure.
Expert written and interpersonal communication skills, including political acumen, to establish and maintain good working relationships throughout the organization and with outside constituencies. Expert skills in making persuasive and compelling presentations of goals and objectives for a location in order to secure gifts.
Expert organizational, analytical and critical thinking skills. Expert project / program management skills, including skills in setting and meeting program / project goals and objectives within budget and time constraints.
Bachelor's degree in a relevant field, or equivalent combination of education and experience, preferably in an academic environment.
Effective interpersonal and team-building skills to establish and maintain good working relationships with colleagues, faculty, donors, volunteers, and university officials, with an emphasis on tact, diplomacy, flexibility, collaboration, professionalism, and discretion.
Experience in developing budgets and using financial information for comprehensive budgetary reports. Experience projecting budgetary needs.
Demonstrated knowledge in the technique of donor prospect research with the ability to extract the pertinent/critical information from various sources.
Job offer is contingent on clear Background Check.
Must have access to reliable transportation.
Occasional evenings and weekends may be required.
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Annual Full Pay Range: $87,000 - $202,600 (will be prorated if the appointment percentage is less than 100%)
Hourly Equivalent: $41.67 - $97.03
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