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Director of Development (7547U), School of Public Health - 45215
University of California, Berkeley
Director of Development (7547U), School of Public Health - 45215
At the University of California, Berkeley, we are committed to creating a community that fosters equity of experience and opportunity, and ensures that students, faculty, and staff of all backgrounds feel safe, welcome and included. Our culture of openness, freedom and belonging make it a special place for students, faculty and staff.
The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's leading institutions of higher education, distinguished by its combination of internationally recognized academic and research excellence; the transformative opportunity it provides to a large and diverse student body; its public mission and commitment to equity and social justice; and its roots in the California experience, animated by such values as innovation, questioning the status quo, and respect for the environment and nature. Since its founding in 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generating unparalleled intellectual, economic and social value in California, the United States and the world.
We are looking for equity-minded applicants who represent the full diversity of California and who demonstrate a sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds present in our community. When you join the team at Berkeley, you can expect to be part of an inclusive, innovative and equity-focused community that approaches higher education as a matter of social justice that requires broad collaboration among faculty, staff, students and community partners. In deciding whether to apply for a position at Berkeley, you are strongly encouraged to consider whether your values align with our Guiding Values and Principles, our Principles of Community, and our Strategic Plan.
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Berkeley Public Health (BPH) aims to improve population health, especially for the most vulnerable, through interdisciplinary collaborations, preeminent education, and transformational research. Established in 1943, BPH is a professional school on the UC Berkeley campus that comprises six academic divisions and nearly 30 research centers and programs. Our department's values include social justice, health as a right, challenging conventional thought, embracing diversity, and creating meaningful impact. We honor our principles of community by centering and valuing everyone in our community; prioritizing prevention while remaining grounded in social justice; promoting safety and respect; practicing self-care and kindness; and remaining optimistic, hopeful, and committed to change. Learn more at: publichealth.berkeley.edu.
Uses skills as a seasoned, experienced, fundraising professional. Plans, schedules, and implements moderate-sized, comprehensive fundraising and alumni relations projects and programs. May coordinate and oversee the work of support staff and / or other professionals. Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions. Position is expected to raise gift dollar amounts as established at each fundraiser specialization.
Application Review Date
The First Review Date for this job is: November 18, 2022
- Conducts visits (in-person, online, or via phone) to solicit annual gifts, cultivate and solicit major gifts and planned gifts, and/or steward current donors, with a special focus on qualifying new major donor prospects.
- Plans, schedules, and implements fundraising and alumni relations projects and programs, including the annual fund, alumni relations outreach and engagement, the Big Give Campaign, etc.
- Collaborates and partners with a variety of colleagues across Berkeley Public Health and the greater campus as necessary to ensure all tracked prospects are adequately engaged, solicited, and stewarded.
- Provides analysis and information of complex results or activities, and makes recommendations to upper management for program changes or development of new programs as required.
- Participates in short- and long-range strategic planning and assists in detailed planning of fund development and annual solicitation programs.
- Leads and/or participates in activities that help promote a culture of philanthropy within Berkeley Public Health
- Participates in workshops, training, and other professional development opportunities
- Other duties, as assigned
- Thorough working knowledge of fundraising, donor relations, and public relations concepts, principles, procedures, and techniques.
- Thorough working knowledge of or ability to learn the campus, its vision, mission, goals, objectives, achievements and infrastructure.
- Strong knowledge of applicable laws, rules, regulations, policies, etc.
- Strong written and interpersonal communication skills to establish and maintain good working relationships throughout the organization and with outside constituencies.
- Strong organizational, analytical and critical thinking skills, including skills in creative and effective decision-making and problem identification / avoidance / resolution, and project management skills.
- Strong skills in maintaining confidentiality.
- Bachelor's degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training.
Salary & Benefits
- This is a full-time (40 hours/week), career position and eligible for full UC benefits.
- This is an exempt, monthly paid position. The annual salary is commensurate with experience within the range of $95,000.00 - $110,000.00.
- This is a remote-friendly position, eligible for 50% remote capability.
For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit:
How to Apply
Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment in the Resume section of your application.
Equal Employment Opportunity
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. For more information about your rights as an applicant see:
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