Senior Director Of Development, College Of Engineering
Job no: 507140
Work type: Management (MPP)
Location: Long Beach
Categories: MPP, At-Will, Fundraising & Alumni Relations, Full
The Senior Director of Development for the College of Engineering
is responsible for securing major gifts of $25,000+ with a focus on
gifts above $100,000 including principal gifts at $1-million+ for
the university with a specific focus on the College of Engineering
as well as corporate partners across the University. This position
reports to the Associate Vice President for Development and will
work directly with the college dean and faculty to provide
strategic leadership to generate an increasing number and amount of
major and principal gifts while assessing philanthropic giving
priorities and matching them to potential prospects to benefit the
college and university. The Senior Director of Development for the
College of Engineering will serve as the primary development
officer engaged in donor identification, prospecting, cultivation,
solicitation, stewardship, and communication for gifts more than
$100,000. As an integral part of the division of URD, the Senior
Director of Development for the College of Engineering will work to
foster lasting relationships between the university and its
benefactors, promoting positive attitudes toward private support
among current and prospective major, principal and planned gift
Identify, cultivate, and solicit major gifts of $25,000+ with a
focus on gifts above $100,000 including principal gifts at
$1-million+ from individuals, corporations and foundations to
support the College of Engineering and university.
Facilitate university-wide collaboration amongst corporate donors
that support multiple colleges.
Provide direction to the units' assigned development staff.
Manage strategic volunteer development opportunities for major gift
Knowledge Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of the solicitation process in an educational
environment. Proficient in identifying and building a pipeline of
future donors. Ability to create major and principal gift
philanthropic priorities with the College leadership and create
development strategies for success. Excellent planning, organizing,
and problem solving skills. Strong competency in oral and written
communication. Effective supervisor in managing college's
development office and its staff. Ability to work independently
without close supervision. self direction in the initiation,
coordination, and completion of tasks is essential.
Ability to communicate with an ethnically and culturally diverse
campus community. Ability to follow all university policies,
procedures, and guidelines including but not limited to safety,
civility, information security, and non-discrimination policies and
procedures. Ability to contribute to a positive university
experience for each and every student, and assist in achieving the
university's commitment to a "vision of excellence."
Education and Experience
Bachelor's degree and 7 years of demonstrated successful major gift
fundraising experience including donor identification, cultivation,
and solicitation. Experience in higher education preferred. Valid
California driver's license.
College of Engineering
Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
This is a management level position with an attractive benefits
package, which includes a vacation accrual rate of 16 hours per
month, and excellent choice of medical, dental, and vision
insurance, long term disability coverage, life insurance,
educational fee waiver, and retirement benefits.
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The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated
reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting
Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in
CSU Executive Order 1083 Revised July 21, 2017 as a condition of
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be
completed satisfactorily and is required for employment. CSU will
make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if
the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it
is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified
information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background
check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee
who was conditionally offered the position.
Due to the nature of this position, current CSULB employees are
subject to a criminal record check unless they have successfully
completed a criminal background check through CSULB within the past
California State University Long Beach expects respectful,
professional behavior from its employees in all situations. Acts of
harassment or abusive conduct are prohibited. Demonstrated
appropriate professional behavior, treating others with civility
and respect, and refusing to tolerate abusive conduct is expected
of all employees.
Equal Employment Statement
CSULB is committed to creating a community in which a diverse
population can learn, live, and work in an atmosphere of tolerance,
civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each
individual, without regard to race or ethnicity (including color or
ancestry), nationality, religion or religious creed, gender (or
sex), gender identity (including transgender), gender expression,
sexual orientation, marital status, disability, medical condition,
genetic information, age, veteran or military status. CSULB is an
Equal Opportunity Employer.
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Conflict of Interest
The duties of this position will include participation in decisions
that may have a material financial benefit to the incumbent.
Therefore, the selected candidate will be required to file Conflict
of Interest Form 700: Statement of Economic Interest on an annual
basis, complete ethics training within 6 months of appointment, and
attend this training every other year thereafter.
Advertised: Nov 15, 2021 (9:00 AM) Pacific Standard Time
Applications close: Dec 13, 2021 (11:55 PM) Pacific Standard