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494772 - Director of Development, College of Communications
Classificaiton: Administrator II-Range
Department: College and Program Development
Sub-Division: University Advancement
Salary Range: Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications
Appointment Type: At Will
Time Base: Full-Time
Work Schedule: 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 Californias 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, CSUF Garden Grove Center, 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:
University Advancement serves Cal State Fullerton by building and strengthening relationships with the communities we serve to encourage advocacy, investment and support of the University, its mission, goals and programs in support of student and alumni success. We are seeking an exceptional individual to join our team as the Director of Development, College of Communications. 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 the College of Communications works under the direction of the Executive Director of Development for College of Communications, College of Education and Student Affairs Division to manage fundraising activities consistent with the priorities of the Vice President for University Advancement, as well as the Dean of the College. This position is responsible for cultivating and securing individual, foundation and corporate philanthropic support of $25,000 or more as well as general fundraising management for Cal State Fullerton's College of Communications. The Director of Development will arrange appropriate opportunities for key research faculty and academic leaders to meet with potential donors, and will work collaboratively with other University Advancement colleagues to achieve fundraising goals. The Director of Development will be instrumental in planning and executing the College of Communications' fundraising strategy as part of Cal State Fullerton's comprehensive campaign, which will run through 2022. Other duties as assigned.
Bachelors degree from an accredited four-year college of university in a related field.
Minimum of three years fundraising experience and securing individual and corporate gifts of $25,000 or more. Ability to work effectively independently and in coordination with the Executive Director and others to research, identify, develop, and execute successful giving of $25,000 and above including proposals and solicitation strategies. Ability to design stewardship strategies for donors. Ability to work with teams of faculty, staff, students and community volunteers. Experience in managing and executing fundraising events. Ability to take initiative and plan, organize, coordinate, and perform work in various situations where numerous and diverse demands are involved. Possession of superior written, project management, and verbal communication skills. Ability to understand the higher education environment. Ability to work collaboratively with internal and external constituencies. Ability to travel as appropriate. Proficiency in the use of general office equipment, and Windows-based personal computers, proficiency in using administrative computing systems, MS office applications and other relevant software applications.
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 in major gift fundraising with individuals, foundations and corporations. Experience with volunteer groups and campaigns.
Special Working Conditions:
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 Universitys 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 requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
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).
Application Deadline: Jul 09, 2020 (9:00 PM)
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