Department:Admin Full-Time Job IRC#22193 Oversee the day-to-day administration of development administration, including accurate gift processing, writing and sending thank you letters, etc. Work cooperatively with all fundraising staff at the university. Develop relationships with colleagues at peer institutions. Attend conferences and professional development seminars to stay current with fundraising policies and procedures. Participate in San Diego community events and activities as needed to represent the Dean and SON.
Qualifications: Qualifications: Minimum and Preferred Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university; master's degree strongly preferred. Minimum of seven years' experience in fundraising, including demonstrable management and administrative skills; experience in higher education preferred. Willingness and ability to travel. Proven ability to collect, analyze and present data. Exceptional written and oral communication skills. An understanding of the full spectrum of development, including gift policies, donor cultivation, solicitation and stewardship, donor recognition, prospect research, high level boards, support groups and administration. Proven record of cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding major gifts. Proven record of knowledge in the full spectrum of philanthropic fund development, including special gifts, major gifts, capital campaigns, annual giving, special events, prospect research, proposal development, and gift planning. Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with faculty, advancement professionals, academic administrators, senior executives, and trustees of the university. Ability to communicate positively and effectively, both in writing and orally, with a divergent audience. Demonstrated ability to inspire confidence, to motivate and to persuade. Ability to recruit, organize, and manage salaried or volunteer personnel, as well as direct any individuals or committees of influence and affluence in fundraising protocol and competencies.
Performance Expectations: Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Strong sense of integrity and ethical conduct. Strong interpersonal and sales/marketing skills. Strong managerial and leadership skills. Ability to assess prospects' readiness and fitness for philanthropy. Ability to establish credibility and rapport with trustees and other key volunteers and prospects. Awareness of trends and issues in higher education, philanthropy, and the Roman Catholic Church. Entrepreneurial, creative, self-starter, and oriented toward action and results. Ability to set and meet goals Ability to organize time effectively, establish priorities, and manage a large number of tasks simultaneously. Ability to anticipate, recognize, and solve problems. Ability to deal with confidential and sensitive information, internally and externally. Knowledge of USD's policies and procedures
Background check: Successful completion of a pre-employment background check.
Degree Verification Requirement: Persons offered employment in this position will be required to provide official education transcripts for degree verification purposes. Serious candidates are encouraged to request official transcripts to help expedite the hiring process.
Salary: Commensurate with Experience; Excellent Benefits.
The University of San Diego offers a very competitive benefits package, to include medical, dental, vision, a 12% retirement contribution given to you by the University (with three year vesting period), and access to on-campus Fitness Centers. Please visit the benefits section of our website to view all of the perks and benefits that USD has to offer. USD: Human Resources: Benefits
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Closing date: Open Until Filled
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