Director of Development, Medical Education & Scholarship Programs, UCLA Health Sciences Development

Los Angeles, California
Up to $120,000 annually + benefits
Jul 03, 2018
Aug 02, 2018
Focus Areas
Education, Healthcare
Position Type
Full Time
Degree Level
Experience Level

UCLA, home to leading medical facilities and world-renowned physicians, is one of the premier providers of outstanding healthcare in the Los Angeles area and the nation. More than 200 of UCLA’s physicians are listed among the “Best Doctors in America,” while the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center is consistently ranked among the top ten hospitals in the nation and the “Best in the West” every year since 1990. The Medical Education and Scholarship Programs help UCLA recruit some of the nation’s best medical and graduate students, lifting the burden of debt and facilitating pursuit of career paths aligned with their passions, including dual-degree programs and scholarly research, and support associated initiatives identified as priorities by the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA’s Vice Dean for Education.

As the Director of Development for Medical Education and Scholarship Programs, you will design and lead a comprehensive development program to address specific needs and priorities for medical education and scholarship programs and initiatives. You will establish goals and objectives as well as manage strategy for fundraising, stewardship, cultivation and communications. As Director, you will be responsible for developing annual operating plans and evaluating progress to goals. In addition, you will personally cultivate, solicit and steward major gift donors in the five- and six+- figure gift levels and manage a portfolio of active major gift prospects.

Your prior professional experience will include three to five years of development experience with an emphasis on grateful patient and major gift fundraising or prior experience in a related field such as sales, marketing or business development working with solicitations of a similar scope, nature and complexity. You will have a proven track record in strategic planning, development or comparable program planning as well as skill in developing and implementing successful strategies for identification, cultivation and solicitation of individuals, corporations, and foundations. You will have outstanding organizational, interpersonal, oral and written communication skills. The ability to navigate and be effective within a complex organization is a must for this position as is the ability to work equally well independently and collaboratively as a team.

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 “Other External Affairs Positions” to view requisition #27762.

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