Senior Director of Development

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Cal Poly San Luis Obispo
San Luis Obispo, CA
Publicado há 10 dias

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Another Source's client, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo is recruiting a Senior Director of Development in the College of Architecture and Environmental Design (CAED).  


About Cal Poly:  

California Polytechnic State University is a nationally ranked, master’s degree granting, comprehensive public university located in San Luis Obispo, California. The emphasis of the University is a "Learn by Doing" educational experience for its more than 20,000 students. The primarily undergraduate student body is attracted to the University's commitment to small class sizes, hands-on learning, and an emphasis on student success. 


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About CAED:  

The College of Architecture & Environmental Design is an engaged learning community dedicated to the study of the built environment. With approximately 2,000 students and 145 faculty and staff, the CAED offers eight degree programs in five closely related departments: Architectural Engineering, Architecture, City and Regional Planning, Construction Management, and Landscape Architecture. It is among the most selective schools in these fields nationwide. For decades the CAED’s nationally ranked, accredited programs and over 16,000 alumni have been a positive influence on forces that shape the planning, design and construction worlds. The common educational goal shared by all academic programs within the CAED is excellence in preparing tomorrow’s built environment leaders. The CAED’s programs are distinguished by their active incorporation of Learn by Doing and their close instructional relationship to professions and industries, as well as public agencies and community constituents. 


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The Role: 

The California Polytechnic State University (Cal Poly) College of Architecture and Environmental Design (CAED) is seeking a Senior Director of Development who will serve as the lead professional in the college to cultivate and solicit alumni, friends, employers, foundations and corporations for contributions. The Senior Director of Development will coordinate and implement a comprehensive college-based development program by identifying, qualifying, cultivating, and soliciting major gifts; understand and comply with the policies, procedures and best practices established by University Development; foster successful major gift fundraising by preparing the Dean and other academic leaders to participate routinely and effectively in development activities and prospect appointments; and participate in college based programs that identify and encourage relationships with donors, prospects and alumni.  


The Senior Director of Development reports directly to the Dean of the college and will work in collaboration with the University Development and Alumni Engagement (UDAE) team under the joint direction of the Dean and UDAE leadership. This position is responsible for providing extensive strategic planning, articulation and implementation of college-wide development and advancement initiatives that have multiple year objectives, as well as coordinating capital campaigns that enhance and promote major fundraising and public relations efforts consistent with the mission and vision of the college at development events; recruit, train, support and motivate volunteers; provide administrative oversight of all advancement processes; and perform the full range of implementation duties in collaboration with the college’s team of professional staff and academic leaders. 


Required Education, Experience, and Credentials:  

A Bachelor’s Degree and six years of progressively responsible professional experience, including a minimum of four years in development, sales, marketing, public relations or a related field. 


Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: 


  • Demonstrated experience in developing and cultivating contacts within the development community.  
  • Ability to independently manage a large, complex, and successful program with annual and multi-year goals.  
  • Ability to identify, organize and conduct potential major gift donor contacts.  
  • Ability to use the alumni relations database and prospect management systems as organizational tools.  
  • Strong knowledge of prospect management systems, fiscal administration, and volunteer development.  
  • Demonstrated experience and success in major gifts fundraising, marketing, planned giving, or other related professional field, preferably in a university setting. Ability to thrive in an environment of change.  
  • Knowledge of the financial structure of donations, to include cash, gifts-in-kind, stocks, and securities.  
  • Experience in drafting complex proposals to corporations, private foundations, and individuals that include detailed goals, work plans and evaluative mechanisms.  
  • Ability to interpret, communicate, and apply policies and procedures.  
  • Ability to analyze information and data from a variety of sources and present information and recommend solutions.  
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills with the ability to set own priorities to coordinate multiple assignments with fluctuating and time-sensitive deadlines.  
  • Exhibit a high-energy, collaborative, and productive working style.  
  • Ability to function smoothly in social situations and to communicate goals and programs in one-on-one or group settings.  
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain high standards of conduct and confidentiality dealing with various internal and external constituencies.  
  • Demonstrated ability to use sound judgment, discretion, tact, and a willingness to take initiative. Ability to represent Cal Poly and University Development in a positive manner on campus and with external constituencies.  
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively interact with diverse constituencies, both inside and outside the University, including donors, faculty, staff and volunteers to ensure fundraising goals and priorities are met.  
  • Experience in developing relationships with key stakeholders.  
  • Well-developed human and customer service skills necessary to maintain cordial relations with donors, prospects, alumni, faculty, staff, and administration.  
  • Demonstrated customer service experience requiring a very high level of diplomacy and professionalism. 


Preferred Skills and Experience: 


  • Advanced degree in a related field.  
  • Demonstrated skills in an institutional/educational environment, using a customer-oriented and service-centered approach.  
  • Fund-raising experience in a higher education or similar development setting.  
  • Demonstrated interest in subjects related to the planning, design, and construction of the built environment. Familiarity with the cultures of these disciplines. 


Cal Poly is an equal opportunity employer subject to Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 that prohibits discrimination in employment and to Executive Order 11246 that requires federal contractors to take affirmative action as a means of achieving equal employment opportunity. The University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, administrators, and students to mirror the increasing diversity of the State of California. For more information, please visit the Employment Equity website. Additional information on Non-Discrimination/Affirmative Action Programs is available on the CSU Policies website. 


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Resumo dos Detalhes

  • Comprometimento de Tempo
    Carga Horária Integral
  • Tipo de Emprego
    Contrato / CLT
  • Prazo para Inscrições
    15 de dezembro de 2021
  • Educação
    Ensino Superior Requerido
  • Nível profissional


Temporariamente Remoto
O trabalho pode ser executado em ou perto de San Luis Obispo, CA
Local Associado
San Luis Obispo, CA, USA

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