• California State University, Chico
  • Chico, California
  • May 11, 2021
Full Time Administration and Management Human and Social Services

Job Description

Recruitment Details
Recruitment Number VA1390
Posting Period Open Until Filled (Review of Applications will begin 04/21/21. Applications received after that date may be considered.)
On Campus Only No
Level/Range/Grade 1
Salary Range (From $ to $) Salary commensurate with background and experience of the individual selected. (Anticipated hiring range: $45,000 - $50,000 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
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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

Primary Duties
Reporting to the Associate Vice President of University Advancement, the Executive Outreach and Development Manager is responsible for identification of and outreach to alumni, foundation and corporate executives and initiating relationships that support philanthropic giving to the university. The incumbent is responsible for assessing new donor prospects for giving capacity, affinity, and inclination to support the university. After originating contact with new donor prospects the outreach officer will facilitate meetings with an appropriate regional officer. The incumbent will participate as a member of the University Advancement Division in the execution of a comprehensive development program with a particular focus on new prospect identification and engagement and managing a small portfolio of donors. Additionally, the Regional Outreach and Development Manager will provide support to a team of regional development professionals by securing meeting appointments with prospects in their region and providing logistical management.

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Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Incumbent must possess:
• Thorough knowledge of:
• English grammar, punctuation and spelling.
• Office methods, procedures and practices.
• Fluency in using standard office equipment (computers, copiers, phones) and standard office software packages such as, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook) and related computer software packages.
• General working knowledge of applicable University infrastructure, policies, and procedures.

Incumbent must possess:
• An authentic and evident passion and dedication to the students and mission of Chico State.
• Very strong verbal communication skills and proven ability to generate interest, create excitement, and connect with people over the phone.
• Must be able to listen carefully as well as to influence and persuade others.
• Solution-oriented mind-set. Brings creative options to everyday challenges.
• Tenacity. Candidate must have a strong desire and intent to succeed, including a willingness to make hundreds of phone calls.
• Creative, proactive, with can-do work ethic; self-starter with ability to work independently and as part of a team.
• Active problem solving and effective interpersonal skills as work often involves frontline contacts with a variety of campus and community individuals.
• Demonstrated competence in understanding, interpreting, and communicating procedures, policies, information, ideas, and instructions.
• Demonstrated competence in effectively presenting standard information in writing.
• Typing and keyboarding skills.

Must have the ability to:
• Learn, independently interpret, and apply a wide variety of complex policies and procedures, and be able to identify deviations from applicable policies.
• Apply independent judgment, discretion, and initiative to address problems, participate in developing practical, thorough and, at times, creative solutions.
• Respond to routine inquiries and explain standard policies and procedures to others.
• Identify and solve standard problems where policy and procedures are referenced and refer more complex problems to appropriate staff.
• Perform standard arithmetic calculations of a transactional nature, including tracking and comparing data.
• Use standard office equipment as well as quickly learn to use new office support technology systems and software packages.
• Perform assigned duties.

Required Education and/or Experience
Bachelor's Degree
A minimum of one year experience in nonprofit fundraising.

Recruitment Preferences
Preference may be given to applicant with the following as they may be considered specialized skills:
• Experience in campaign fund-raising or development.
• Chico State Alumni.
• Experience planning a Giving Day.
• Experience using iModules or Mobile Cause.

Special Requirements
• California State University, Chico, in accordance with CSU policy, requires that the successful candidate complete a background check (including a criminal records check, sexual offender registry check, and/or fingerprinting) prior to assuming this position. Failure to satisfactorily complete or pass the background check may impact the job offer or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for posted positions identified as sensitive.
• The person holding this position is considered a "Limited 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 (revised July 21, 2017), as a condition of employment.
• 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).

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.

Typical office environment operating standard office equipment.

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
California State University (CSU), Chico is a comprehensive and residential public University, holding Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) designation and operating as part of the 23-campus CSU system. The University enrolls over 17,000 students from diverse cultural, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds, with over half identifying as first-generation college students. Graduate and undergraduate programs boast high-quality research experiences, exceptional faculty mentoring, and civic and global engagement opportunities. The campus motto, "Today Decides Tomorrow," is brought to life by inclusive pedagogy, experiential learning, and co-curricular programming. The Chico Experience prepares students to be critical thinkers, engaged citizens, and inspired stewards of environmental, social, and economic resources. Together, they will become leaders solving the challenges of the 21st century.
The campus is located in Northern California, 90 minutes from the state capital, Sacramento, and a three-hour drive from San Francisco Bay Area. A safe residential community, Chico offers year-round natural beauty, outdoor leisure activities, and a thriving arts, music, and events scene. We acknowledge and are mindful that CSU, Chico stands on lands that were originally occupied by the first people of this area, the Mechoopda, and we recognize their distinctive spiritual relationship with this land and the waters that run through campus.
CSU, Chico is committed to recruiting outstanding candidates who reflect the diverse, intercultural, and intersectional identities of our student body. The ideal candidate will embrace our values predicated on the primacy of student success and the elimination of achievement gaps, have demonstrated experience working with diverse populations, and will contribute to policies, programs, and activities that support an inclusive, accessible, and equitable learning and working environment.
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.

Open Date (posting open date) 04/06/2021
Close Date (posting close date)
Open Until Filled Yes

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
1. Résumé
2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
1. Optional Applicant Documents

Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

Job Address

Chico, California 95929 United States View Map