Director of Development, College of the Arts
MPP, At-Will, Fundraising & Alumni
Relations, Full Time
The Director of Development for the College of the Arts (COTA) is
responsible for securing philanthropic funds to support specific
programs and activities in COTA. Working with the Dean, this
position provides leadership and day to day management of an
integrated program of development activities for the College of the
Arts six academic units, as well as the Carpenter Performing Arts
Center(CPAC) and the Carolyn Campagna Kleefeld Contemporary Art
Museum (KCAM). The Director will work closely with department
chairs, school directors and faculty members, and will partner with
the Dean on developing and implementing a comprehensive fundraising
Knowledge Skills and Abilities
- Identify, cultivate, and solicit philanthropic gifts of $25,000
and greater from individuals, corporations and foundations.
- In partnership with the College Dean, support the College
leadership team in: ensuring equitable development experiences,
strengthening inclusion, and promoting a culture of inclusivity and
belonging that embraces the contributions of all Beach community
- Liaise with COTA faculty and staff to build upon established
partnerships, seeking to steward and expand donor activities in
alignment with area-specific and college-wide needs.
- Liaise with CPAC and KCAM directors to address fundraising
needs specific to those areas while simultaneously fostering
integration with the larger College development plan.
- Work with the Vice President and Associate Vice President for
Development within University Relations and Development, the Dean
of the College of the Arts, and the College's Chairs and Directors
to identify college philanthropic priorities and opportunities, and
to create successful development strategies, as well as to develop
and manage stewardship activities.
- Work with various constituents included businesses, community
organizations, and community leaders to develop strategic
objectives that will result in philanthropic partnerships
benefiting the College of the Arts.
- Provide direction to the College of Arts assigned development
Knowledge of the solicitation process in an educational
environment. Ability to sustain and create excellent donor, alumni
relations, or similar constituent based-relationship skills with
superior working knowledge of the principles and practices of
university development, the visual and performing arts, and alumni
relations. Effective and compelling verbal communication skills to
make persuasive oral presentations to senior management and
internal and external constituencies, and to conduct participatory
meetings, gain acceptance of decisions, and to advise and
collaborate with others. Proficient in identifying and building a
pipeline of future donors. Ability to create major 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.
Demonstrate a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion
through continuous skills development and implementation; model
inclusive behaviors, and proactively manage bias. 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
Licenses / Certificates
- Bachelor's degree and 5 years of demonstrated successful major
gift fundraising experience including donor identification,
cultivation, and solicitation.
- Experience in higher education preferred.
Valid California driver's license required.
College of the Arts (COTA)
The salary range for this position is $91,068 to $136,608 per year.
The hiring range is $100,000 to $114,000 per year-based on
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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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.
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