Job Details

University of California Riverside
  • Position Number: 1836861
  • Location: Riverside, CA
  • Position Type: vhe_category

Full/Part Time
Full Time

8AM - 5PM

$69,000 - $135,900

Position Information
The budgeted amount for this position is up to $76,000. Under the general direction of, and in close coordination with the Sr. Director of Development, Athletics and the Director of Development, the Associate Director of Development (ADOD) will serve as a key member of UC Riverside's development team, supporting and furthering the priorities and fundraising goals of UC Riverside's Intercollegiate Athletics program. Using skills as a seasoned, experienced fundraising professional the ADOD will work in close collaboration with the Central Annual Giving team to implement, manage, and grow giving through the Athletic Association program. Working with the Athletics Development department they will qualify, cultivate and steward both annual giving and major gift donors to help grow our donor pipeline, prepare fundraising proposals and presentations, and collaborate with colleagues in University Advancement to increase support of UC Riverside Athletics. This is a three-year, renewable contract position that includes the same employee benefits afforded career employees. A cover letter is required.

Minimum Requirements
Skill in working independently and following through on assignments with minimal direction, and setting priorities that accurately reflect the relative importance of job responsibilities.
Skill in evaluating and analyzing data and information to identify patterns, trends, and relationships, and formulating logical and objective conclusions or recommendations.
Strong sense of ethical conduct that will inspire confidence and motivation with the proven ability to persuade colleagues and donor prospects, while maintaining confidentiality in all matters as they relate to sensitive donor relations issues.
Ability to work effectively with supervisors, coaches, colleagues, University Leaders, students, and volunteers to achieve fundraising goals.
Proven computer skills to create documents, spreadsheets, and reports using Word, Access, Excel, or other software applications.
Strong skills in maintaining confidentiality.
Strong knowledge of applicable laws, rules, regulations, policies, etc.
Thorough working knowledge of the location, its vision, mission, goals, objectives, achievements and infrastructure.
Strong organizational, analytical and critical thinking skills, including skills in creative and effective decision-making and problem identification/avoidance/resolution, and project management skills.
Strong written and interpersonal communication skills to establish and maintain good working relationships throughout the organization and with outside constituencies.
Thorough working knowledge of fundraising, donor relations, and public relations concepts, principles, procedures, and techniques.
Excellent problem-solving skills with proven ability to strategize, prioritize, and multi-task to meet departmental goals/deadlines.

Preferred Qualifications
Advanced writing skills to independently write concise, logical, grammatically correct analytical or narrative reports, correspondence, or proposals.

Demonstrated fundraising experience beyond the junior level.

Experience with Raiser's Edge or other constituent databases. Experience with exporting/importing data from or to different software applications; and operating knowledge of Internet for data gathering purposes.

Experience in coordinating and integrating fundraising efforts with alumni, media relations and marketing professionals within advancement. Experience in development and/or alumni affairs and/or annual giving.

Additional Information
In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history, and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.

UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud.

  • UC Riverside was included in the (August 2018) edition of The Princeton Review's "The Best 382 Colleges."

  • Shanghai Jiao Tong University (August 2017) Academic Ranking of World Universities ranked UC Riverside among the top 151 institutions. This survey bills itself as "the most trustworthy precursor of global rankings of the world's top 500 universities."

  • In 2016, UCR was recognized for graduation rate success by the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU) for achieving near parity across racial-ethnic, socio-economic, and gender boundaries.

  • UCR ranks among the Top 15 Public Research Universities in the nation, as identified by the 2017 Washington Monthly.

  • In 2017, two separate reports from the Education Trust celebrated UCR as a national leader for African American and Latino student success. UCR was one of just three schools to be named top-performing institutions in both reports and the only California campus recognized among 18 top-performing colleges and universities in the nation for high black student graduation rates.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview

Apply Here


Copyright 2017 Inc. All rights reserved.

Posted by the FREE value-added recruitment advertising agency