Director, Development, College of the Arts, CSU Long Beach


Director, Development, College of the Arts
Job ID: 1014039

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Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

University Relations and Development

Position Description
The Director of Development, College of the Arts secures philanthropic funds to support specific programs and activities in the College of the Arts. The director of development provides leadership and day to day management of an integrated program of development activities for the College of the Arts, as well as the Carolyn Campagna Kleefeld Contemporary Art Museum and the Carpenter Performing Arts Center. Identifies, cultivates, and solicits philanthropic gifts from individuals, corporations and foundations to support students, faculty, programs, and departments in the College of the Arts. Collaborates with University Relations and Development and the Dean of the College to identify college philanthropic priorities and create successful development strategies for each one. Works with various constituents, businesses, community organizations, and community leaders to develop strategic objectives that will result in philanthropic partnerships benefiting the College of the Arts.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Knowledge of the solicitation process in an educational environment. Proficient in identifying and building a pipeline of future donors. Excellent planning, organizing, and problem solving skills. Strong competency in oral and written communication. Effective supervisor in managing college's development office and development coordinator's workload. Ability to work independently without close supervision. Self-directed in the initiation, coordination, and completion of tasks is essential.

Ability to communicate with an ethnically and culturally diverse campus community. Ability to follow all university policies, procedures, and guidelines including but not limited to safety, civility, information security, and non-discrimination policies and procedures. Ability to contribute to a positive university experience for each and every student, and assist in achieving the university's commitment to a "vision of excellence."

Education and Experience
Bachelor's degree and five years of demonstrated successful major gift fundraising experience including donor identification, cultivation, and solicitation. Experience in higher education preferred.

Licenses / Certificates
CA Driver's License, Class C.

Conflict of Interest
The duties of this position will include participation in decisions that may have a material financial benefit to the incumbent. Therefore, the selected candidate will be required to file Conflict of Interest Form 700: Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis, complete ethics training within 6 months of appointment, and attend this training every other year thereafter.

Equal Employment Opportunity
CSULB is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can learn, live, and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual, without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religious creed, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, medical condition, age, Vietnam era veteran status, or any other veteran's status.   CSULB is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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This is a management level position with an attractive benefits package, which includes a vacation accrual rate of 16 hours per month, and excellent choice of medical, dental, and vision insurance, long term disability coverage, life insurance, educational fee waiver, and retirement benefits.

General Information
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 Revised July 21, 2017 as a condition of employment.

All management and executive employees shall be required to provide a written statement to the appropriate administrator of any and all outside employment. Employees shall also provide a written statement of outside employment if a written request by an administrator is made.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

California State University Long Beach expects respectful, professional behavior from its employees in all situations. Acts of harassment or abusive conduct are prohibited. Demonstrated appropriate professional behavior, treating others with civility and respect, and refusing to tolerate abusive conduct is expected of all employees.

Please read the full job announcement at Refer to Job #1014039. CSULB is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to excellence through diversity, and takes pride in its multicultural environment.

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