Full-Time; CareerStarting Salary Range: $75,000-$90,000/annually. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
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Under the general supervision of the Director of Prospect Management and Research (PMR), the Associate Director of Development Research is an integral member of the Philanthropy fundraising team, housed within the University Development unit. In this role, the incumbent performs duties in all areas of the Prospect Management and Research operations, supporting pipeline and portfolio development via a client-based system.
This includes the development of prospect portfolios and management of prospect moves through all stages of the pipeline for Development Officers (currently numbering 30) and fundraising executive leadership. Analysis and distribution of system generated reports and dashboard metrics further pipeline and portfolio development.
An expansive set of resources is used to implement research and analytic strategies, primarily for major gift prospect identification and analysis, engagement, solicitation, and project management. Synthesized results are presented in written forms such as detailed prospectuses, biographies, or spreadsheet analyses. This specialized research creates opportunities for interaction among fundraisers, senior university administrators, and major donors and prospects, including corporate and foundation executives, government officials and public personalities.
The position may oversee the work of other Prospect Management and Research staff members and the supervision of student employees.
This position uses skills as a seasoned, experienced, fundraising professional. Plans, schedules, and implements moderate-sized, comprehensive fundraising and alumni relations projects and programs, including specific fundraising programs such as annual fund, alumni relations, research, etc. May coordinate and oversee the work of support staff and / or other professionals. Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions. Position is expected to raise gift dollar amounts as established at each fundraiser specialization.
The ideal candidate is a curious, detail-oriented individual with analytical skills who enjoys working in a team environment and is comfortable with databases and manipulating data.
Work-site location is the UC Santa Cruz Scotts Valley Center (100 Enterprise Way, Scotts Valley, CA).
This position requires passing a pre-employment criminal history background check. Selected candidates cannot begin work until passing their background check. Please note: Time required to complete this process may vary and can be lengthy.
Bachelor's degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training.
Excellent organizational, time management, and decision-making skills to prioritize work, meet deadlines for simultaneous projects, and make decisions using independent judgement.
Advanced analytical skills to synthesize a high volume of information from a variety of sources and perform complex analysis to interpret financial data and individual wealth indicators and identify philanthropic patterns and relationships among individuals, corporations, and foundations in support of a variety of campus initiatives and the next million dollar campaign goal.
Knowledge of capacity rating systems and demonstrated experience providing capacity estimates.
Strong financial analysis skills to identify and interpret assets.
Selected candidate will be required to pass a pre-employment criminal history background check.
Position is open until filled. Initial Review Date: 07-18-2019
To ensure review of application materials by the hiring unit, they must be submitted on or before the initial review date (IRD) via the Staff Employment Opportunities web site @https://jobs.ucsc.edu. A computer is available at the UC Santa Cruz Staff Human Resources Office located at Scotts Valley Center. The Scotts Valley Center is located at 100 Enterprise Way, Suite E100, Scotts Valley, CA 95066. To learn more or to request disability accommodations, call 831-459-2009. Hearing impaired are encouraged to use the California Relay Service at 800-735-2922. UC Santa Cruz is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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