Associate Director of Development, Stewardship and Annual Giving, UCLA Library
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Consistently ranked among the top academic libraries in the country, the UCLA Library drives the world-class research, groundbreaking discoveries, and innovation for which UCLA is renowned. Whether on campus or online, the UCLA Library takes the lead in preserving cultural heritage, making knowledge accessible, and building a library of the future. Under the direction of Norman and Armena Powell University Librarian Ginny Steel, the UCLA Library system serves students, faculty, and researchers of all disciplines.
Under the direction of the Executive Director of Development for the UCLA Library, as the Associate Director of Development you will be a key member of the Development team and will play a critical role in managing the Library’s stewardship and annual giving programs for the Centennial Campaign for UCLA and beyond. You will be responsible for planning and managing a comprehensive Library stewardship program that promotes donor’s continued engagement with the Library. In addition, you will work toward enlarging the Library’s support base through creative planning and implementation of the Library Associates’ program and other annual giving efforts, as well as develop strategic approaches to build the donor pipeline and move donors to higher levels of support and engagement. You will manage a portfolio of higher level annual giving donors and will supervise the Development Coordinator in the planning and execution of events and other programmatic activities as appropriate.
As an ideal candidate for this role, you will have three or more years of experience working in a donor relations, stewardship or fundraising environment with an emphasis on annual giving and/or prior experience in a related field such as sales, marketing or business development. You will have knowledge of the principles and practices of development at a major research university or institution of equivalent complexity including the principles of stewardship and annual giving techniques. You will have the ability to manage, evaluate and interpret analytical, statistical and financial information, think strategically and generate creative solutions for stewardship reporting, tracking and overall best practices of the office. You will be able to conceptualize and implement broad-ranging as well as specific identification, cultivation and solicitation strategies for annual gifts and/or transactions of a similar scope and nature. You will have good judgment and discretion. and you will be able to take initiative, work independently and accept responsibility. Excellent written and oral communication skills as well as exceptional interpersonal skills to work collaboratively with a wide variety of internal and external constituents are a must for this position.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy - http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct
For a more detailed description of this position please click here or visit UCLA’s Development Careers website at: http://www.developmentcareers.ucla.edu and click on “Other External Affairs Positions” to view requisition #27851.