Director of Development
Claremont Graduate University - California

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School of Mathematical Sciences and the School of Information
Systems and Technology

Claremont Graduate University is accepting job applications for
the position of Director of Development for the School of
Mathematical Sciences and the School of Information Systems and
Technology. Claremont Graduate University seeks an individual who
will create, manage, and execute a sustainable development program
to fulfill the Schools' and the university's academic mission and

The ideal candidate must be a person of unimpeachable integrity and
have an enthusiasm for working in, and raising resources for, a
graduate research environment. He/she should have demonstrated
experience raising money for mathematics, science, and technology
programs. His /her work must be characterized by prodigious
personal energy and a deep commitment to the ideals of higher
education and the mission of Claremont Graduate University. The
candidate should also have an appreciation for the mission of the
School of Mathematical Sciences and the School of Information
Systems and Technology. He/she will have a passion for engaging
alumni with the life and future of their alma mater.

Reporting to the Senior Director of Development, the Director of
Development will work closely with the Deans of the Schools and the
institution's executive, academic, and volunteer leadership. Key to
this effort will be the ability to effectively interact with the
board of visitors, the deans, faculty, alumni and staff to ensure
an efficient and effective fundraising effort.

Primary Responsibilities Include:
  • Successfully manage a portfolio of major and principal
gift prospects.

  • Personally identify, cultivate, and solicit potential donors at
all levels, including individuals, corporations, and

  • Staff and support the Deans and the Board of Visitors in the
cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of major gift donors
(gifts of $25,000 and more).

  • Manage the schools' Board of Visitors creating opportunities for
involvement in the school by alumni and friends.

  • Involve school faculty in the development program coordinating
their activities and directing their efforts.

  • Prepare philanthropic proposals and reports as necessary.
  • Assist with drafting publicity materials for university

  • Complete periodic progress reports as requested by the Vice
President and the Assistant Vice President.

  • Represent the university with integrity and poise.
Position Requirements:
  • Bachelors Degree required; advanced degree preferred,
with at least one degree in mathematics, computing, or information
systems and technology.

  • 3-5 years experience working in the educational, non-profit or
corporate environment in a fundraising capacity.

  • Proven track record and significant experience in the areas of
advancement and development specifically, and the ability to
cultivate and solicit significant gifts.

  • Strong management, leadership, and analytical skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and relationship building skills.
  • Excellent written/verbal communications skills.
  • Outstanding ability to use data to make and implement strategic

  • Integrity, self-confidence, decisiveness, diplomacy, passion, and
intellectual curiosity.

Please send resume w/cover letter to:

CGU is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on
the basis of race, color, creed, national origin, sex, age, sexual
orientation, or physical disability in its employment practice and
in admission of students to educational programs and activities in
accordance with the requirement of Title IX of the Education
Amendments of 1972 and other applicable laws. CGU is committed to
affirmative action in employment practices regarding ethnic
minorities, the physically challenged, Vietnam-era veterans, and

Claremont Graduate University is the only private extensive
all-graduate university in the nation. The University is part of
the Claremont Colleges, a unique consortium of seven distinguished
academic institutions, including Claremont McKenna College, Harvey
Mudd College, Pomona College, Pitzer College, Scripps College,
Claremont Graduate University, and the Keck Graduate Institute of
Applied Life Sciences. The Claremont Colleges constitute an
academic community of 6,000 students. Each institution is
autonomous, with its own students, faculty, administration,
academic specialties, and educational philosophy. The Colleges have
a common library and share several other major facilities; the
campuses are adjoining. The common resources provide students and
faculty of the small individual institutions with the resources and
advantages of a mid-size university. A comfortable college town of
35,000 residents, Claremont is nestled at the foothills of the San
Gabriel Mountains and 35 miles east of downtown Los Angeles.

Claremont Graduate University is proud to offer a generous benefits
package. Please view our website at

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