Consistently ranked among the top academic libraries in the country, the UCLA Library drives the world-class research, groundbreaking discoveries and innovation for which UCLA is renowned. Whether on campus or online, the UCLA Library takes the lead in preserving cultural heritage, making knowledge accessible, and building a library of the future. Encompassing eight libraries as well as the famed UCLA Film & Television Archive, the Library touches every discipline and impacts every student on campus.
Supporting UCLA Library as a vital campus resource requires fundraising. If you are a strategic thinker, innovator and persuasive communicator with a strong commitment to the mission, vision and values of the UCLA Library and the transformative power of philanthropy, we encourage you to consider serving as the Library's Director of Development. Reporting to the Executive Director of Development, you will be responsible for growing and managing a portfolio of major gift donors and prospects as well as assisting in establishing long-range goals and objectives for increasing gifts to the Library. You will work collaboratively with the Executive Director, Library leadership, unit heads, and curators to identify compelling capital, endowment and programmatic funding opportunities, and present these to individuals and organizations via proposals and/or in-person meetings. As Director, you will serve as a resource to Library Development colleagues and other professional development officers campus-wide to enhance the pool of major and planned donor prospects and to enhance the overall visibility and funding priorities of the Library.
As an ideal candidate for this position, you will have at least three to five years of progressive responsibility and experience in development or a related field such as sales, marketing or business development; a strong commitment to the mission, visions and values of the Library; the ability to develop and implement sophisticated strategies for major gift solicitations or solicitations of a similar nature, level and complexity with a strong documented record of successful solicitations. As a strong communicator, you will also have the ability to be persuasive, tenacious and take initiative in meeting and exceeding goals and objectives.
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 - http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct