Director of Development, College of Business and Economics
College and Program Development
Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications (Anticipated hiring range is $6,500 - $7,083 per month)
Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Standing on 241 acres at the heart of Southern California, the university was founded in 1957 and has grown into a population of over 39,000 students. As Titans, we believe that diverse perspectives deepen our understanding. We are committed to giving students the support they need to graduate, while responding to California's revolving work force needs. At California State University, Fullerton we strive for continual improvement of students, staff, faculty and administrators through orientations, training programs and professional development opportunities. As part of the Titan Community, you have access to many campus facilities and services including but not limited to the Grand Central Art Center in Santa Ana, Fullerton Arboretum, cultural events and performances in the Clayes Performing Arts Center, Cal State Fullerton Athletics sports events, Titan Recreation Center, and the Employee Wellness Program.
It is an exciting time to join Cal State Fullerton as we are an in demand comprehensive University that is driven to shape the future of education and foster a vibrant community of diverse students, faculty, staff and administrators who uphold values of inclusive excellence, free speech, and an environment free from discrimination. We are continuously seeking individuals from a variety of career disciplines that share in the University's mission and core values. We warmly welcome you to consider joining the Titan Community where minds expand and opportunities flourish. About the Position:
College and Program Development generates financial support for Cal State Fullerton, benefiting each of the eight colleges, Student Affairs, Titan Athletics, Fullerton Arboretum and the Pollak Library. We are seeking exceptional individuals to join our team as the Director of Development, College of Business and Economics. The ideal candidate in this role should have a positive attitude, an active, energetic mind, and a leadership style that is characterized by highly ethical practices and a commitment to diversity, openness, flexibility, integrity, and kindness.
The Director of Development for College of Business and Economics works under the direction of the Executive Director of Development for College of Business and Economics to ensure that fundraising activities are consistent with the priorities of the Vice President for University Advancement, Associate Vice President for University Advancement, as well as the Dean of the College. Identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of major gift prospects and donors including corporate and foundation leaders, supporters, alumni, parents, faculty, and emeritus. The Director of Development will focus on key components of individual and corporate giving, including membership development, strategic fundraising plans, and prospect management responsibilities. Assists the Executive Director with fundraising, cultivation, and stewardship events while also providing counsel and expertise to board members and event committees. Plays a critical role in supporting the fundraising goals and strategies for the centers of excellence. Partners with corporate and foundation relations specialists to complete corporate, foundation, and government grant proposals. Performs gift processing procedures through the Cal State Fullerton Philanthropic Foundation. Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university in a related field. A minimum of 3-5 years of demonstrated successful direct major gift fundraising experience. Ability to solicit and secure gifts of a minimum of $25,000. Ability to understand the culture of a university. Ability to work with teams of faculty, staff, students and volunteers. Ability to coordinate small events for cultivation. Ability to create a strategic approach to development with assessment built-in to determine progress and success. Ability to travel frequently, holding both on and off-site conversations and presentations to individuals and corporate leaders for cultivation and solicitation purposes. Proficiency in the use of general office equipment and windows based software as well as experience with donor databases.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily and is required for employment. CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.
Experience working as a fundraising officer in higher education. Familiarity with University structures and departments within a College of Business and Economics.
Valid California Driver's License
Special Working Conditions Notice of Non-Discrimination on the Basis of Gender or Sex and Contact Information for Title IX Coordinator
Occasional early morning, evening, and weekend hours.
Able to perform duties outdoors in various conditions as events are in both outdoor and indoor locations.
Able to work at the annual commencement ceremonies.
Able to travel to off campus locations for events, programs, meetings, and other activities.
California State University, Fullerton celebrates all forms of diversity and is deeply committed to fostering an inclusive environment within which students, staff, administrators and faculty thrive. Individuals interested in advancing the University's strategic diversity goals are strongly encouraged to apply. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.
The scope of responsibilities for this position includes the making or participating in the making of decisions that may have a material financial benefit on the incumbent. Therefore, you will be required to file an initial "Conflict of Interest Form 700: Statement of Economic Interests" within thirty (30) days from date of hire and on an annual basis; and complete the CSU sponsored ethics on-line training within thirty (30) days of appointment, and at least once during each consecutive period of two calendar years following the appointment.
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 requirement set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083, revised July 21, 2017.
Multiple positions may be hired from this recruitment based on the strength of the applicant pool.
If you are applying for a staff position, please note that you are not eligible to work concurrently in a staff position and an Academic Student position such as Graduate Assistant, Teaching Associate, Instructional Student Assistant or a Student Assistant position.
Regular attendance is considered an essential job function.
Employee/applicant who submits an application for a position may be required to successfully complete job related performance test(s) as part of the selection process.
Online application/resume must be received by electronic submission on the final filing date by 9:00 PM (Pacific Standard Time)/midnight (Eastern Standard Time). Applicants who fail to complete all sections of the online application form will be disqualified from consideration.
California State University, Fullerton is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (i.e. H1-B Visas).
This position will remain open until filled; but only those applications received by August 25, 2022 will be assured full consideration.
CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at https://calstate.policystat.com/policy/9779821/latest/
and questions may be sent to hr.fullerton.edu
Closing Date/Time: October 6, 2022