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UC San Diego
California, United States
$48,900.00 - $62,250.00
Closing date
Feb 25, 2022

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Position Type
Programs, Program Administration and Management
Community Development
Employment Type
Full Time
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UC San Diego


Salary Range: $48,900.00 - $62,250.00/Year


Under the leadership of the Managing Senior Executive Director of Development, Health Sciences Advancement (HSA) and reporting to the Executive Director of Development for HSA, the Development Coordinator will be responsible for supporting the fundraising activities and donor relations objectives of the HSA Development team. The Coordinator will manage and implement cultivation, donor relations, and stewardship programs and activities that support HSA Development objectives, with a primary focus on donors at the major and principal gift level. The Coordinator will work with HSA colleagues and supporters to ensure success of donor relations activities and programs. The Coordinator will manage high-level administrative duties and special projects as assigned, develop and maintain donor-related reporting and acknowledgment processes, oversee HSA stewardship management and tracking, and will be responsible for all associated communications in partnership with Advancement communications colleagues when appropriate. The Development Coordinator will use skills as a seasoned, experienced professional with a full understanding of industry practices and campus policies and procedures. Plan, develop and implement strategies for specific programs, events, policies, constituency groups, etc. Assignments typically include a wide range of external relations issues and constituencies.


Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion are core values at UC San Diego and Advancement is committed to a continuous process of learning and updating practices to support systemic evolution toward equity, diversity, and inclusion for our team and constituents. We foster the UC San Diego Principles of Community by encouraging and developing a collaborative and positive environment among colleagues. UC San Diego provides resources and services so employees can develop a deeper connection to our diverse campus community. Explore more at UC San Diego Staff Associations network and Campus Community Centers.


• Occasional evenings and weekends may be required.



• Bachelor's degree in related area and/or an equivalent combination of experience and/or training. Thorough knowledge of basic concepts, principles, and procedures of building and maintaining effective relations with alumni, internal and key constituencies.

• Proven progressive experience in cultivating and stewarding potential and current donors. Ability to proactively and independently develop and implement tools and systems for setting objectives, for planning, and for evaluating all aspects of donor cultivation and stewardship.

• Skill in project management, including event planning and meeting deadlines.

• Demonstrated ability to build, manage and work with support groups. Ability to effectively select, train, involve and motivate volunteers.

• Demonstrated experience and proven skill to conceptualize and develop programmatic activities from general guidelines. Demonstrated ability to independently establish objectives, plan, direct and evaluate all aspects of donor stewardship.

• Strong working knowledge of current management principles and practices. Demonstrated ability to develop and manage budgets. Demonstrated ability to analyze and evaluate data relating to fund management, student financial aid and event production.

• Demonstrated ability to create database tracking systems to manage donor base. Ability to use software applications necessary in administrative work and data analysis, including database, spreadsheet and graphics programs.

• Thorough research, analytical and critical thinking skills, including sound judgment and decision-making skills and skill to correctly identify real and potential problems, advising management as required, and proposing effective strategic resolutions. Proven ability to conceptualize, identify and solve problems in a creative and timely manner.

• Exceptionally strong organizational and time management skills. Detail oriented, with demonstrated ability to set priorities and meet deadlines. Proven ability to be adaptable to change while maintaining composure and effectiveness under pressure.

• Thorough written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills, including tact and political acumen to effectively represent the campus. Demonstrated ability to effectively work, manage, and interact with a diverse clientele, including faculty, prospects, donors, volunteers, support groups, students, university administrators and other development staff. Ability to make effective verbal presentations.

• Demonstrated ability to recognize and respect issues of a sensitive or donor confidentiality. Demonstrated integrity, dependability, sound judgment, diplomacy and resourcefulness, with a strong work ethic.

• Demonstrated competency and commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion.



• Job offer is contingent on clear Background Check.

• Must have access to reliable transportation.


Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).


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The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:

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