Director of Development University of California, Santa Cruz
JOB #: 1606869
Director of Development, Division of Graduate Studies, University of California, Santa Cruz. Established in 1965 and known as an outstanding public research university, the University of California, Santa Cruz offers rigorous academic programs and cutting-edge research opportunities where world-renowned faculty members work in state-of –the-art research facilities to create an atmosphere of revolutionary discovery while staying true to our commitment to environmental stewardship and community engagement. Situated on 2,000 acres among the redwoods and overlooking the Monterey Bay, the campus serves nearly 18,000 undergraduate and graduate students.
UC Santa Cruz is in the final months of its first comprehensive fundraising campaign, The Campaign for UC Santa Cruz, reaching its goal of$300 million early.
The campus seeks an experienced, highly motivated fundraising professional to serve as Director of Development for Division of Graduate Studies.The Director's major responsibilities will include building a portfolio of prospective donors who give or are capable of giving at the $100,000+level.Working closely with Dean, the Director will prepare a strategic plan to develop and implement all components of a major gifts program with specific emphasis on initiating a plan to identify and qualify new prospects. The University recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the academic mission andis committed to attracting and retaining employees with varying identities and backgrounds.