Director of Development (514654)

  • Cal State University (CSU) Monterey Bay
  • Seaside, California
  • May 20, 2022
Full Time Administration and Management Planning and Development

Job Description

Description:

Classification: Administrator II
Anticipated Hiring Salary: Commensurate with experience
CSU Salary Schedule
Hours: Full-time / 40 hours per week
FLSA: Exempt

Priority Screening Date: June 8, 2022
Recruitment Status: Open Until Filled

ABOUT CSUMB

Powered by an inspiring Founding Vision Statement, California State University, Monterey Bay (CSUMB) is a mid-sized comprehensive baccalaureate and masters granting university whose staff and faculty help transform student lives through a focus on student success and engagement through project-based learning, service learning in its regional community, and the promotion of multicultural and global perspectives on and beyond campus. CSUMB is both a Minority Serving Institution (MSI) and a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and has a vibrant, diverse student body of over 7,400 students. The university's Strategic Plan prioritizes inclusive excellence through recruiting and investing in the development of a diverse body of faculty, staff, and administrators. CSUMB's sustainability initiative is to be carbon neutral by 2030. The university's faculty and staff, many of whom live in the East Campus housing development, appreciate living and working so close to the shores of the beautiful Monterey Bay. As one of the 23 campuses in the California State University (CSU) system, CSUMB offers excellent benefits, including access to below-market-rate campus housing and competitive salaries for faculty and staff.

PURPOSE:

Under the general direction of the Associate Vice President for Development, the Director of Development engages, cultivates, solicits, and stewards alumni, parents, and friends who have the capacity to make either major direct or planned gifts to CSU Monterey Bay.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include, but are not limited to, the following:
  1. Builds and manages a portfolio of 100-150 prospective donors for major gift commitments for identified CSU Monterey Bay fundraising objectives: to include identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship. Conducts 12 to 15 field contacts per month. 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 college or program working closely with the Dean, faculty, director and staff.
  3. Supports the Annual Gift program with her/his assigned prospects.
  4. Assists the Associate Vice President of Development 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 ensure that appropriate development policies, procedures and safeguards exist and function in the best interest of the University.
  7. Supervises assigned support staff providing evaluations and feedback for all areas of responsibility.
  8. 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 closure of major gifts of $10,000 and greater and increased responsibility as a development or major gift officer in higher education, academic medical institution or nonprofit organization.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Four (4) years additional related annual fund, major or principal gift experience. Demonstrated success in philanthropic community engagement.
  • Fundraising/donor relations experience in support of Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences, or Education.
  • 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 is considered a "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.
  • This position will have a duty to report to the Campus Title IX Officer information pertaining to victims of sex discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual misconduct, dating/domestic violence, and stalking as required by CSU Executive Order 1095.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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. Position requires working at a computer and desk for extended periods of time. Requires 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.

Per the CSU COVID-19 Vaccination Interim Policy, all students and employees are required to submit their vaccination status to the Otter Vaccination Registry and are encouraged to be vaccinated.

BENEFITS/PERKS:

CSUMB offers a premium benefit package that includes outstanding vacation, health, dental and vision plans; membership in the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS); and 14-paid holidays a year. For more information, visit CSU System Benefits . Additionally, 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 University Personnel at (831) 582-3389 or email universitypersonnel@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.

AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER:

CSUMB is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action 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.

Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

Job Address

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