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Associate Director of Development - College of Science and Mathematics

Company: California Polytechnic State University
Location: San Luis Obispo
Posted on: May 24, 2023

Job Description:

  • Telecommute eligible (work onsite as scheduled and/or as requested and telecommute as scheduled) 1 Associate Director of Development - College of Science and Mathematics Apply now Job no: 524610
    Work type: Management (MPP)
    Location: San Luis Obispo
    Categories: MPP, At-Will, Fundraising & Alumni Relations, Full Time, Telecommute eligible (work onsite as scheduled and/or as requested and telecommute as scheduled)
    Job Summary Under the direction of the Senior Director of Development, the Associate Director of Development is an entry level fundraising position responsible for prospect identification, qualification, solicitation, stewardship, and coordination of internal support activities. This position represents the University by conducting outreach to alumni, friends, parents, key volunteers, and industry partners. The Associate Director of Development will be responsible for communicating effectively and collaborating with on-campus personnel including those in UDAE to achieve exceptional outcomes for the College of Science and Mathematics. The role will require on-the-job training and mentorship. Incumbents will employ training and will be expected to learn how to move donors through the donor engagement process, conduct 180 significant or substantive donor meetings, and submit 20 major gift proposals annually. These metrics will be reviewed annually with the central UDAE team and the targets may be adjusted based on business needs. Department Summary The College of Science and Mathematics (CSM) is an engaged learning community that is central to educating all Cal Poly students as its curricula form the foundation of the polytechnic curriculum. The college comprises seven departments - Biological Sciences, Chemistry and Biochemistry, Kinesiology and Public Health, Liberal Studies, Mathematics, Physics, Statistics, and a School of Education. The college offers 12 undergraduate degrees, six graduate degrees, and post-graduate teaching credentials. The college has approximately 225 full-time faculty members, 59 staff members, 2,800 undergraduates and 320 graduate students. The College of Science and Mathematics Advancement Office is responsible for all aspects of external relations for the college including strategic planning for and implementation of fundraising programs designed to secure growing levels of private funding in support of the mission and vision of the CSM. The College of Science and Mathematics Advancement team serves and partners with the College's leadership, faculty, and staff, and works closely with University Development and Alumni Engagement (UDAE) to achieve the strategies and goals for the College and the University. The role of UDAE is to foster strong relationships with internal and external partners to enhance support for Cal Poly. UDAE establishes and implements an overall advancement program, including coordinating fundraising, donor relations, gift processing, trust and endowment management, training and systems support for the donor database, and Cal Poly Foundation support and administration. Key Qualifications
    • Ability to initiate, establish, and foster communication and teamwork by maintaining a positive, cooperative, productive work atmosphere in and outside the University with the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships within a diverse population and with those from various cultural backgrounds.
    • Excellent organizational and time management skills with the ability to set own priorities to coordinate multiple assignments with fluctuating and time-sensitive deadlines.
    • Ability to serve as a strategic partner to build, grow, and maintain profitable and long-lasting relationships with key accounts.
    • Exceptional ability to identify development and engagement opportunities and initiate action.
    • Understanding of the principles and concepts of philanthropy. Education and Experience
      • Bachelor's Degree and a minimum of two years of administrative or operational experience and one year of direct fundraising experience. Experience in administrative or operational roles may be substituted for education on a year for year basis. Salary and Benefits The anticipated hiring range for this role is $70,000 to $90,000 annually. Note that the offer is calculated based on the background and relevant years of experience of the individual selected. Cal Poly offers a best-in-class benefits program, including health, dental and vision insurance, retirement participation in the Public Employees' Retirement System, and educational benefits for eligible employees. See our benefits website for additional information. - Cal Poly Cal Poly is a nationally-ranked public university located in San Luis Obispo, California, and known for its Learn by Doing philosophy. Each year more than 20,000 top-tier students come to San Luis Obispo to put knowledge into action, taking their learning outside the classroom as they prepare for careers in engineering, agriculture, science, business, humanities and the built environment. Cal Poly's hands-on philosophy, small class sizes and close student-faculty mentorships result in graduates ready from day one to impact their communities, California and the world. For more information, visit . Diversity Statement At Cal Poly, we believe that cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity is fundamental to the success of our students, our employees and our community. Bringing people together from different backgrounds, experiences and value systems fosters the innovative and creative thinking that exemplifies Cal Poly's values of free inquiry, cultural and intellectual diversity, mutual respect, civic engagement, and social and environmental responsibility.

        Cal Poly's commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring and retention. Cal Poly is an equal opportunity employer. - Supplemental Information Following a conditional offer of employment, a background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate may start work with Cal Poly. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may result in the withdrawal of the offer of employment. Current employees who are offered positions on campus will be required to undergo a background check for any position where a background check is required by law or that Cal Poly has designated as sensitive. The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment. This position may be "Designated" under California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. This would require the filing of a Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis and the completion of training within 6 months of assuming office and every 2 years thereafter. Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo is not a sponsoring agency for staff positions (i.e. H-1B visas). Advertised: February 27, 2023 (9:00 AM) Pacific Standard Time
        Applications close: Open Until Filled

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