Assistant Director, Foundation Relations
Job no: 499773
Work type: Regular
Location: Malibu Campus
Support efforts to increase private grant funding from
foundations for Pepperdine University, Seaver College, and all
graduate and professional schools.
- Consult with and advise faculty on funding opportunities,
applications, and writing grant proposals. Craft, edit and review
grant proposals to foundations.
- Identify and document institutional needs and matches. Use
electronic databases and other resources to research potential
- Review grant guidelines and ascertain all are compatible.
- Track stewardship requirements and prepare and/or obtain
reports for timely submission.
- Work with Grants Coordinator to maintain tracking of all
pending, submitted, or awarded grants. Coordinate with other
departments to ensure compliance with University and funding agency
- Cultivate both internal and external relationships for
fundraising. Prepare briefing materials for Executive Director of
CFR and represent Executive Director.
- Provide general support to the Office of Corporate &
- Perform other duties as assigned.
- Uphold University Christian mission through work
The above information has been designed to indicate the general
nature and level of work performed by employees within this
classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as
a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and
qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.
Skills and Qualifications
Required: Bachelor's degree; 2-4 years professional grant
writing/editing experience. Outstanding oral and written
communication skills; critical thinking, time management, and
problem-solving skills; ability to meet deadlines under pressure;
flexibility to work independently or collaboratively; superior
attention to detail; negotiation abilities. Proficiency with
Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point; must be Internet savvy.
Preferred: Advanced degree and/or Certified Fundraising
Executive (CFRE) training; prior employment as grant writer and/or
fundraising in a higher education environment; research experience.
Raiser's Edge and database development experience.
Qualified individuals should be able to articulate a strong
commitment to diversity, and have the ability to work effectively
with individuals from different backgrounds.
Offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion
of a criminal, education, and employment screening. Qualified
individuals with criminal histories will be considered for
employment in compliance with applicable laws.
This is a Regular, Exempt, 40 hour per week position.
Salary: Commensurate with experience.
Pepperdine University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does
not unlawfully discriminate in employment practices on the basis of
race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, sex, disability, or
prior military service. Federal guidelines recognize the right of
church-related institutions to seek personnel who will support the
goals of the institution, including the right to select members of
the church to which the institution is related.
Apply now at http://jobs.pepperdine.edu/cw/en/job/499773/assistant-director-foundation-relations