Monday, August 19, 2013

ADVANCEMENT OFFICER II – UCLA – Los Angeles, CA

Under the direction of the Executive Director of Development and Alumni Relations (E.D.) in the School of Nursing, establish long-range goals for development programs and activities that reflect the academic priorities of the School of Nursing. Engage high-level volunteers, including members of the Corporate Advisory Board, Alumni Board, event host committees and other school supporters to provide community linkage to development programs and to assist with specific solicitations and other programmatic elements as assigned by the E.D. Serve as a staff resource to the Dean and represent the School and its departments to the broader community. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with appropriate individuals and offices in the School of Nursing, External Affairs, other UCLA schools, and in local, national and international communities. Use available data to develop constituencies and identify prospects. Organize meetings of volunteers and donors. Identify a core group of prospective donors (including individuals, corporations and foundations) for major gifts and maintain active awareness of prospective donors in the prospect pool at various stages of identification, cultivation and solicitation. Strategically plan, prepare for major gift solicitations with the E.D.

Percentage of Time:

100


Shift Start:

8:00 am


Shift End:

6:00 pm


Qualifications for Position


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Qualifications


Required/Preferred


Progressive responsibility and experience as a professional development officer.


Required


Strong working knowledge of principles and practices of major gift fund raising in a major research university.


Required


Demonstrated supervisory skills to provide direction, guidance and training to support staff.


Required


Demonstrated ability to organize, direct, motivate and evaluate the efforts of volunteers.


Required


Strong communication skills to express, both orally and in writing, the mission of the University and the fund raising goals of the campus, especially as they relate to the School of Nursing.


Required


Excellent interpersonal skills to maintain effective working relationships with other staff, academic leaders, faculty, community leaders, donors and volunteers.


Required


Excellent ability to take initiative and work independently.


Required


Familiarity with word-processing, database, spreadsheet, scheduling and email applications. Willingness to learn new programs and applications.


Required


Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Access.


Preferred


Strong ability to run, analyze and summarize computer-generated reports from University databases and other sources as needed.


Required


Knowledge of Advance, Island, and Consolidated Gift Fund Reports.


Preferred


Demonstrated ability to conceptualize and implement individual, corporate and foundation identification, cultivation and solicitation strategies.


Required


Strong ability to set priorities and manage work flow to fulfill objectives and meet goals according to deadlines in a high-paced work environment.


Required


Excellent written and communication skills, with the ability to produce business correspondence, solicitation materials, appropriate letters of acknowledgment, letters of introduction, proposals to individuals, corporations and foundations, reports and other materials as needed.


Required


Demonstrated skill in analyzing information to define problems and objectives.


Required


Demonstrated ability to recruit, orient, train, organize, motivate and evaluate staff and volunteers who support development goals and programs.


Required


Strong working experience conceptualizing, planning and implementing a wide variety of special events, including but not limited to fundraisers, lectures, award ceremonies, conferences, colloquiums, seminars, salons, receptions, and speaking engagements.


Required


Ability to work some weekends and evenings as needed.


Required


Additional Posting Information


Bargaining Unit:

99-Policy Covered


Application Deadline:

08-30-2013


External Posting Date:





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