Associate Director of Development, UCLA Broad Stem Cell Research Center

Los Angeles, California
Up to $75,000 annually
May 22, 2018
Jun 21, 2018
Position Type
Full Time
Experience Level

The UCLA Broad Stem Cell Research Center (BSCRC) is a multi-disciplinary campus-wide research organization on campus that includes a membership of ~250 faculty representing more than 10 academic disciplines from the David Geffen School of Medicine; The College of Letters and Science; and the Schools of Dentistry, Public Health, Law, and Engineering.  The Center supports innovation, excellence, and the highest ethical standards focused on taking groundbreaking stem cell research discoveries from the laboratory to the patient for the purpose of revolutionizing the treatment of disease through personalized cellular therapies and regenerative medicine.  Philanthropy paves the way for research, treatment and unlocking the possibilities of what can be accomplished next.

Under the direction of the Senior Director of Development for the Broad Stem Cell Research Center (BSCRC), as the Associate Director of Development, you will serve as a member of the BSCRC's frontline fundraising team and will identify, cultivate and solicit annual and major gift prospects. You will specifically focus on identifying, cultivating and soliciting new prospects as well as strategically prioritizing donors ready to transition to higher categories of giving. With the supervision of the Senior Director, you will build your own portfolio of prospects and donors through a variety of outreach strategies including phone calls and donor visits.

As an ideal candidate for this role, you will have at least three years of progressively responsible development experience and/or prior experience in a related field such as sales, marketing and business development.  You will have the ability to conceptualize and implement individual, corporate and foundation identification, cultivation and solicitation strategies as well as knowledge of prospect research techniques to identify potential major donors. You will have excellent written and oral communication skills as well as strong interpersonal skills to develop and maintain collaborative working relationships with a wide variety of internal and external constituents. In addition, you will have a passion for the scientific and an ability to learn and transmit information, concepts and theories about the BSCRC via clear, concise and accurate language that can be understood by multiple audiences.

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 -

For a more detailed description of this position please click here or visit UCLA’s Development Careers website at: and click on “Open Development Positions” to view requisition #27654.

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