Senior Director, Annual Giving

University of California, Riverside
March 18, 2023
Offerd Salary:$103,300 - $151,500
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28450112 Full Time 8AM - 5PM $103,300 - $151,500

Position Information

Reporting to the Sr. Executive Director, Central Programs, the Senior Director of Annual Giving will provide leadership, strategic direction, and planning for UC Riverside's Annual Giving (AG) unit. In Annual giving they will provide leadership in designing, implementing, and evaluating UC Riverside's Annual Giving program whose purpose is to build a long-term base of support for the University. The Senior Director will create, implement and evaluate a comprehensive, multi-year plan to increase strategic solicitation of financial support from alumni, parents and friends of the University. Please note: University of California career employees who have passed their probationary period will receive priority consideration for this position. If a qualified pool of internal candidates is not identified, qualified external candidates may be considered at the discretion of the hiring department. This is a three- year, renewable contract position which includes the same employee benefits afforded career employees. Campus presence will be required with hybrid accommodations. The budgeted amount for this position is up to $120,000.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. For new University of California employees, the applicable deadline is ten weeks after their first date of employment.

Education Education Requirements Degree Requirement

Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training. Required Advanced degree. Preferred

Licenses License Requirement

Valid Drivers License Required

Experience Experience Requirement

8 - 13 years of related experience. Required Previous supervisory/managerial experience. Preferred

Minimum Requirements

Expert level skills in maintaining confidentiality. Expert knowledge of all aspects of the location, including current issues of concern for both the campus and/or throughout higher education/healthcare, generally. Expert knowledge of the location, including its vision, mission, goals, objectives, achievements and infrastructure. Expert organizational, analytical and critical thinking skills. Expert project/program management skills, including skills in setting and meeting program/project goals and objectives within budget and time constraints. Expert working knowledge of all aspects of fundraising, donor relations, and public relations concepts, principles, procedures, and techniques. Expert written and interpersonal communication skills, including political acumen, to establish and maintain good working relationships throughout the organization and with outside constituencies. Expert skills in making persuasive and compelling presentations of goals and objectives for a location in order to secure gifts. Expert knowledge of applicable laws, rules, regulations, policies, etc. Demonstrated experience in developing and managing budgets built on an institution's strategic mission, as well as programmatic planning. The ability to inspire confidence as well as to motivate others, and the ability to excel in the framework of a highly complex research institution with significant aspirations. Excellent leadership/management skills to select, train, mentor, evaluate and motivate staff.

Preferred Qualifications

Sense of humor and creative spirit a plus.

Additional Information

In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history, and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.

UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud.

  • UC Riverside is proud to be ranked No. 12 among all U.S. universities, according to Money Magazine's 2020 rankings, and among the top 1 percent of universities worldwide, according to the 2019-20 Center for World University rankings.

  • UC Riverside is the top university in the United States for social mobility. - U.S. News 2020

  • UCR is a member of the University Innovation Alliance, the leading national coalition of public research universities committed to improving student success for low-income, first-generation, and students of color.

  • Among top-tier universities, UC Riverside ranks No. 2 in financial aid. - Business Insider 2019

  • Ranked No. 2 in the world for research, UCR's Department of Entomology maintains one of the largest collections of insect specimens the nation. - Center for World University Rankings

  • UCR's distinguished faculty boasts 2 Nobel Laureates, and 13 members of the National Academies of Science and Medicine.

  • The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

    For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview

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