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Director of Development

Employer
California State University- Monterey Bay
Location
California, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Jun 27, 2024

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Position Type
Executive
Fields
Education
Employment Type
Full Time


Director of Development

Job no: 537286
Work type: Management (MPP)
Location: Monterey Bay
Categories: MPP, At-Will, Fundraising & Alumni Relations, Full Time, On-site (work in-person at business location)

Classification: Administrator II
Hours: Full-time / 40 hours per week
FLSA: Exempt

Anticipated Hiring Salary Range: $7,459 to $8,334* mo.
CSU Salary Schedule
*CSUMB provides pay scales representing its good faith estimate of what the university reasonably expects to pay for this position. The pay offered to a selected candidate will be determined on factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the qualifications of the selected candidate, departmental budget availability, internal equity, and CSU systemwide pay for comparable jobs.


Priority Screening Date: April 8, 2024
Recruitment Status: Open Until Filled

ABOUT CSUMB

California State University, Monterey Bay is a mid-sized university in California's Central Coast that grants undergraduate and graduate degrees. Powered by an inspiring Founding Vision Statement, CSUMB is part of the nation's largest four-year public university system, California State University, which educates nearly 460,000 students every year.

With a vibrant, diverse student body of over 7,000 students, CSU Monterey Bay is both a Minority Serving Institution and a Hispanic Serving Institution. Our staff and faculty transform students' lives with a focus on student success and engagement through experiential learning, service learning, and a strong emphasis on multicultural and global perspectives. CSUMB's sustainability goal is to be carbon neutral by 2030.

The university's Strategic Plan prioritizes inclusive excellence through recruiting and investing in developing a diverse body of faculty, staff and administrators. Many appreciate living and working close to the shores of beautiful Monterey Bay, with easy access to recreational areas from Big Sur to Santa Cruz. Nearby opportunities for collaborative research include working in the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary and Silicon Valley, and with colleagues at local research universities, including UC Santa Cruz and Stanford University.

As one of the 23 campuses in the CSU system, CSUMB offers excellent benefits, including access to below-market-rate rental housing on East Campus, and competitive salaries for faculty and staff. With proximity to the San Francisco Bay Area and San Jose, opportunities for faculty, staff and students are as endless as the shores of the nearby Pacific Ocean.

PURPOSE:
  1. Builds and manages a portfolio of donors and prospective donors to solicit major gift commitments for identified CSU Monterey Bay fundraising objectives, identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship. Conducts 12 to 15 contacts per month including identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship actions. Develops written engagement and solicitation strategies; moves prospective donors through the traditional cultivation, solicitation and stewardship cycle recording actions in a moves management system.
  2. Supports the portfolios of assigned academic colleges or programs working closely with the Dean, faculty, director and staff.
  3. Supports the Annual Gift program with her/his assigned prospects.
  4. Assists the Vice President for University Advancement in the preparation and implementation of a development strategic plan.
  5. Assists the entire University Development Office in its functions and coordination of activities, including coordinating with other offices of the University.
  6. Participates in the activities of committees and organizations to insure that appropriate development policies, procedures and safeguards exist and function in the best interest of the University.
  7. Performs other job-related duties and special projects as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Knowledge of: fundraising techniques, proposal development, prospect identification, prospect research and cultivation, fund solicitation, donor recognition and stewardship. Thorough knowledge of modern management and administrative techniques related to the development and implementation of appropriate methods of work planning, scheduling and coordination in a team environment to meet changing organizational objectives.

Ability to: rapidly become familiar with university-wide program areas; supervise, train and motivate the work of direct report(s) and effectively recommend personnel actions; train and evaluate the productivity and performance of assigned staff and possess strong problem solving and conflict resolution skills; possess excellent organizational and planning skills, with superior attention to detail; demonstrate maturity and unquestionable integrity; work and communicate effectively, orally and in writing, with a broad range of internal and external constituents; maintain confidential information; and navigate sensitive situations; and establish and maintain effective working relationships.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
  • Three (3) years of demonstrated success record of successful cultivation, solicitation, and philanthropic closure of major gifts. Increased responsibility as a development or major gift officer in higher education, academic medical institution,s or nonprofit organizations or demonstrated transferable communication, relationship building, and scholarship strategic thinking skills.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Similarity with annual fund, major or principal gift concepts. Demonstrated success in philanthropic community engagement.
  • Fundraising/donor relations experience in support of Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences or Education. Knowledge of the local philanthropic community.
  • Experience working in higher education. Technical fluency with Microsoft Office Professional Suite, Raiser's Edge, and Google mail and calendaring programs.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT & POSITION DESIGNATIONS:
  • All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check (including a criminal records check).
  • The person holding this position will have a duty to report to the Campus Title IX Officer information pertaining to discrimination, harassment, sexual misconduct, sexual exploitation, dating violence, domestic violence, stalking, and retaliation and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order EO 1095, EO 1096, and EO 1097 as a condition of employment.
  • This position is designated as a Campus Security Authority (CSA). The position is required to participate in training at the direction of the Clery Director and must also promptly report allegations of reportable crimes according to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, its accompanying regulations; the California State Education Code, Chapter 15.5, of the Donahoe Higher Education Act, Section 67380; and the California State University system-wide policy, Code EO 1107.
  • This position has been designated as a sensitive position with access to and responsibility for detailed personally identifiable Level 1 confidential information about students, faculty, staff or alumni that is protected, personal or sensitive as defined in the CSU Information Security Data Classification Standards.
  • This position is a designated position in the California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. The successful candidate accepting this position is required to file Conflict of Interest forms subject to the regulations of the Fair Political Practices Commission.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid license to drive in the State of California, pass the Defensive Training Class, and be insurable under the University's liability coverage.
  • Due to the nature of the work, this position requires the ability to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends, on a regular basis.

PHYSICAL ENVIRONMENT:

Office environment with standard equipment and tasks. The position requires working at a computer and desk for extended periods of time. May require travel between campus offices and off-campus locations.

The health and safety of our students, faculty, and staff remain our highest priority. While on campus, students, faculty, staff, and the community will be expected to follow all campus safety mandates.

BENEFITS/PERKS:

This is a management-level position with an attractive benefits package, which includes: a vacation accrual rate of 16 hours per month; an excellent choice of medical, dental, and vision insurance; long-term disability coverage; life insurance; educational incentives; membership in the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS); and 14 paid holidays a year. For further information, please visit Employee Benefits Summary. As a perk, the University Corporation at CSU Monterey Bay provides access to affordable campus housing based on availability; visit Schoonover Employee Housing for more information.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

For full consideration, applicants must complete the required online application prior to the priority screen date found at Careers at CSUMB. Application submissions received after the application screening date will be reviewed at the discretion of the University. Materials submitted become the property of CSUMB and will not be returned.

CSUMB is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions.

Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose by contacting Human Resources at (831) 582-3389 or emailing humanresources@csumb.edu. All employees must be eligible for employment in the U.S.

GENERAL INFORMATION:

CSUMB hires only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States and is an E-Verify employer. In compliance with federal crime awareness and campus security legislation, including the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics, you can view the notice of availability and access the Cal State University, Monterey Bay annual security and fire safety reports at https://csumb.edu/clery/asr-and-fsr-notices-availability/.

CSUMB is a smoke and tobacco-free campus.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER:

CSUMB is an Equal Opportunity employer seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. We value and celebrate diversity in all its forms and strive to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion. We consider qualified applicants for employment for their anticipated contributions and without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, veteran status, or disability.



To apply, visit https://careers.csumb.edu/en-us/job/537286/director-of-development





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