UCSF Foundation and the Office of University Development and Alumni Relations
The UCSF Foundation and the Office of University Development and Alumni Relations (UDAR) are responsible for fostering and strengthening the campus outreach efforts to UCSF constituents and for garnering private support for the campus. In raising private support, UDAR identifies, qualifies, solicits and stewards donors for the schools, medical centers, departments and programs on campus; for formal acceptance and administration of all private gifts to the university through The Regents or the UCSF Foundation; and for managing all alumni relations activities, campus support group activities and campus events. The UDAR office staffs the UCSF Foundation. The office is also responsible for the design and implementation of fundraising campaigns for UCSF.
The Director of Development for Neurosciences occupies a key position in UCSF’s development and alumni relations program and in the School of Medicine. The Director is responsible for managing a comprehensive development program to garner private gifts from key constituents that address the funding priorities and objectives determined in conjunction with key faculty and leadership. The position will also perform other related duties.
The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and excellence in patient care. It is the only campus in the 10-campus UC system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences.
• College Degree
• Seven to ten years of experience in development, and a minimum of five years of fundraising experience in academic medicine/higher education
• Extensive knowledge of the fundraising process and professional code of conduct; full understanding of the methods of giving
• Understanding of the University’s procedures, rules and policies on soliciting and accepting gifts; these include but are not limited to a formal clearance process before soliciting major prospects; policies on endowment funding; and rules regarding naming space in recognition of private gifts
• Expertise and credibility to serve as a senior advisor to the Deans, program leadership, and seasoned development officers
• A superior track record of working with principal level donors and scientific leaders
• Exceptionally organized and have excellent oral and written communication skills
• Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues in the Development Office and across campus and to interact at the highest level with donors, volunteers and faculty leaders
• Strategic vision and experience successfully soliciting gifts greater than $1 million
• Ability to absorb a wide range of medical, clinical and academic research issues for the programs involved, and be able to translate those issues into language and concepts that can inspire and motivate lay constituencies.
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University of California San Francisco - 10 months ago