ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT OR DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT (Administrator I or II) (VA1260)

  • Chico
  • Chico, California
  • Nov 28, 2019
Full Time

Job Description

Description:
Recruitment Details
Position Details
Recruitment Number VA1260
Posting Period Open Until Filled (Review of Applications will begin 12/11/19. Applications received after that date may be considered.)
On Campus Only No
Working Title ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT OR DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT (Administrator I or II)
Class Title ADMINISTRATOR I or II
Level/Range/Grade 1
Salary Range (From $ to $) Salary commensurate with background and experience of the individual selected. ADMIN I anticipated hiring range: $50,000 - $70,000 per year, ADMIN II anticipated hiring range: $65,000 - $85,000 per year.
Department University Development
Number of Positions 1
FLSA Code Exempt
Status At Will
Full-time/part-time Full-time
Pay Plan 12/12
CBU/MOU M80 - Management Personnel Plan
Quick Link http://jobs.csuchico.edu/postings/5952

Work Schedule
Hours Per Day 8 hours during the school year / 10 hours during the summer
Days Per Week 5 days during the school year / 4 days during the summer
Shift Day

Position Summary
Primary Duties
ADMINISTRATOR I:
The Associate Director of Development reports directly to the Associate Vice President for University Advancement in close consultation with the Dean. The Associate Director of Development is responsible for planning and implementing individual, multi-year, major gift fund-raising efforts for the college. The fundamental responsibility of this position is major gift fundraising including prospect identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship strategies in support of major/capital gifts and secondly in support of annual leadership gifts of $1,500 or more. The successful candidate will be a hands-on gift officer with demonstrated fund-raising experience and capable of handling a portfolio of 120 donors and prospects. While providing front-line fund-raising leadership Associate Development Director is expected to work in close collaboration with other Development Officers and with central advancement staff in Prospect Research, Scholarships, Planned Giving, and the Annual Fund. This position expected to secure gift revenue for the Department through a combination of cash, pledge commitments, gift-in-kind, and planned gifts.

For a full description of job duties, please visit: https://csuchico.box.com/v/VA1260a-Position-Description

ADMINISTRATOR II:
The Director of Development reports directly to the Associate Vice President for University Advancement in close consultation with the Dean. The Director of Development is responsible for planning and implementing individual, multi-year, major gift fund-raising efforts for the College. The fundamental responsibility of this position is major gift fundraising including prospect identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship strategies in support of major/capital gifts ($25,000 or more) and secondly in support of annual leadership gifts of $1,500 or more. The successful candidate will be a hands-on major gift officer with demonstrated fund-raising experience and be capable of handling a portfolio of 150 donors and prospects. While providing front-line fund-raising leadership in the college, the Director of Development is expected to work in close collaboration with other development officers and with central advancement staff in Prospect Research, Scholarships, Planned Giving, and the Annual Fund. This position expected to secure $1 million in annual gift revenue for the university through a combination of cash, pledge commitments, gift-in-kind, and planned gifts.

For a full description of job duties, please visit: https://csuchico.box.com/v/VA1260b-Position-Description

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
KNOWLEDGE:
• ADMINISTRATOR I requires working knowledge and
• ADMINISTRATOR II requires thorough knowledge of the following:
• Principles, practices, best practices of gift solicitation.
• Methods, practices, and procedures associated with gift and leadership prospect and donor identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship.
• Development of proposals and materials in support of fund-raising.
• General knowledge of:
• Management principles, practices, and technique.
• Research and interview techniques.
• Computer literacy and proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite programs and spread sheet programs especially Excel, as well as willingness and an ability to learn additional computer software programs.
• Fluent in the use of standard office equipment (computers, copiers, phones, fax).

ADMINISTRATOR I AND II
SKILLS:
Incumbent must possess:
• Excellent interpersonal verbal and written communication skills.
• Excellent organizational, collaboration, and leadership skills.
• A high degree of personal motivation, independent judgement, and persuasiveness.
• Demonstrated and proven history and ability working autonomously to handle prospect identification, multiple solicitations, and stewardship activities simultaneously.
• A strong sense of financial accountability and the ability to manage resources with prudence and efficiency.

ABILITIES:
Must have the ability to:
• Establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships with prospects, donors, volunteers, coaches, faculty, staff, and administrators.
• Travel extensively to effectively meet monthly/annual visit goals with current and prospective donors. The supervisor will provide performance metric targets annually.
• Carry out responsibilities in accordance with university policies and applicable laws.
• Effectively accomplish fund-raising goals and enhance the image of the University.
• Communicate effectively in a variety of formats to a broad range of audiences.
• Prepare and present oral and written reports / data which are clear, concise, and comprehensive.
• Work with Department, division, campus leadership, and advisory boards to establish, implement, and evaluate strategic development plans and goals.
• Relate to a diverse variety of stakeholders, donors and community members.
• Interpret complex procedures, agreements, polices, and regulations.
• Work independently with minimal supervision.
• Problem-solve effectively to address concerns and interests of campus constituents, guests, vendors, and others as needed.
• Collect and analyze data / information, draw conclusions from the analysis, and determine course of action based on information.
• Effectively identify, recruit and motivate volunteers.
• Provide vision, motivation, leadership and guidance to faculty, staff, and volunteer leaders.
• Establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships with prospects, donors, volunteers, faculty, staff, and administrators.
• Communicate effectively in a variety of formats to a broad range of audiences.
• Develop new skills that promote professional growth and effectiveness.
• Adjust to change in a positive manner (e.g. work environment, technology).
• Function cooperatively and productively as a member of a unit.
• Conduct business with integrity and openness.
• Perform assigned duties.

Required Education and/or Experience
ADMINISTRATOR I AND II:
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.
AND
A minimum of two years (Admin I) or three to five years (Admin II) of fundraising, sales or other applicable experience.
• Examples of experience include: work with major gift and capital campaigns and direct experience soliciting gifts, developing and presenting proposals and associated materials in support of major gift fund-raising, or working with prospect research and in preparing contact reports.

Recruitment Preferences
Preference may be given to applicants with the following as they may be considered specialized skills:
ADMINISTRATOR I and II:
• Experience in campaign fund-raising or development, volunteer management, and/or prior employment at an institution.
of higher education.
• Possess a Master's Degree.
• Chico State Alumni.
ADMINISTRATOR I:
• Experience managing prospects portfolios.
ADMINISTRATOR II:
• Experience managing large prospect portfolios.
Special Requirements ADMINISTRATOR I AND II
• A background check must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position. This is considered a sensitive position. Current CSU, Chico employees are subject to a background check (including a criminal records check, sexual offender registry check and/or fingerprinting) if voluntarily moving into a sensitive position, regardless of any background checks previously conducted.
• This position is a Higher Education Employer-Employee Relations Act (HEERA) designated managerial position and comes under the Management Personnel Plan (MPP) of the California State University. Individuals appointed to management positions serve at the pleasure of the President or designee. They are excluded from the collective bargaining process, are not subject to probationary service, and do not receive tenure or permanent status. This position is exempt from the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
• The duties of this position will include participation in a decision that may have a material/financial benefit to the incumbent. Therefore, this is a "designated position" under the California State University's Conflict of Interest Code and the incumbent will be required to file a Form 700: Statement of Economic Interest and is subject to the regulations of the Fair Political Practices Commission. (Group/Category: Procurement Card Holder, 2)
• The person holding this position is considered a "General 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 as a condition of employment.
• Throughout employment in this position incumbent must maintain a valid California Driver's License as well continued completion and compliance of the CSU Defensive Driver's Training course.
• This position will involve a significant amount of travel including weekends and evenings.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Incumbent/applicant will need to be able to perform the essential job functions (duties) of this position with or without reasonable accommodation. This position alternates between remaining in a stationary position operating a personal computer for long periods of time and frequently moving about inside the office as well as extensive travel.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:
This position involves frequent to constant interaction with students, parents, guests, faculty and staff. The environment is a typical office with standard office equipment, requires the regular use of computers and the ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time. This is a fast-paced environment requiring a flexible schedule. Early morning, evening, weekend and overnight hours are required, as needed to travel and complete work or projects. May occasionally work outside and locations may include even and uneven walking surfaces, exposure to weather changes such as temperatures, humidity or precipitation. Requires frequent domestic travel, by commercial air and/or passenger vehicle. Travel assignments may include temperature variations, climbing stairs, lifting, pulling, pushing and moving up to 35 lbs.

Benefits This position qualifies for benefits including tuition fee waiver (if eligible).
Benefit Information CSU, Chico offers a number of benefits to its employees (e.g., sick leave, vacation, health insurance). Eligibility for standard CSU benefits is based on an appointment of half-time or more for a period exceeding six months. Employees appointed less than half-time or less than six months are not eligible for standard CSU benefits but do receive prorated sick leave and vacation.
Eligibility for Affordable Care Act (ACA) benefits is based on an appointment of at least three-quarter time, hired to work a minimum of 130 hours per month over the course of the appointment or works an average of 130 hours or more per month during the measurement period. The ACA guidelines provide for health coverage or FlexCash only. ACA does not provide dental or vision plan coverage.

About the University and Community
Detailed information is available at https://www.csuchico.edu/about/. As a university that educates students of various ethnic and cultural backgrounds, we value a diverse faculty and staff. CSU, Chico welcomes applicants who are knowledgeable about and interested in working within a cross-cultural learning environment. We also welcome those who share a passion and commitment to the University's 6th Strategic Priority that focuses on sustainability, stewardship, and the environment - see http://www.csuchico.edu/sustainability/index.shtml.
California State University, Chico is committed to achieving excellence through diversity in the classroom and the workplace. It strives to establish a climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the contributions of all students, faculty, and staff.
The university is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, color, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, National origin, sex, sexual orientation, covered veteran status, or any other protected status.

Posting Details
Open Date (posting open date) 11/27/2019
Close Date (posting close date)
Open Until Filled Yes


Closing Date/Time: Open until filled