Job no: 499632
Work type: Management (MPP)
Location: San Francisco
Categories: MPP, Administrative, At-Will, Full Time
Senior Director of Development for College of Science and Engineering
This position is an Administrator II in the California State University Management Personnel Plan (MPP), reporting to the Associate Vice President for University Development.
SF State University
San Francisco State is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, color, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, National origin, sex, sexual orientation, covered veteran status, or any other protected status. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose by contacting the Senior Human Resources Manager.
Applicants may visit titleix.sfsu.edu for more information on SF State's policy prohibiting discrimination, and how to file an online report using the procedures under Executive Order 1096 Revised. Inquiries can be directed to the campus Title IX Coordinator and Discrimination, Harassment, and Retaliation Administrator by calling (415) 338-2032 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
San Francisco State is a 100% Smoke/Vapor-Free Campus. Smoking or Vaping of any tobacco/plant-based substance is not permitted on any University properties.
The person holding this position may be 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 as a condition of employment.
This position may be a "designated position" in the California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. The successful candidate accepting this position may be required to file Conflict of Interest forms subject to the regulations of the Fair Political Practices Commission.
The Office of University Development’s primary objective is to foster strong relationships with internal and external partners to secure funding for university identified priorities to advance SF State's academic, research and public service mission. The office is responsible for helping to build a culture of philanthropy and support for SF State among alumni, students, parents, foundations, corporations and friends. University Development sits in the Division of Advancement. University Advancement establishes and implements an overall advancement program, including coordinating fundraising, communications, events, marketing and alumni programs.
University Development currently adheres to a hybrid work schedule with three days in our campus office and two days remote work. This schedule is subject to change.
Anticipated Hiring Range
$10,000 to $10,834 per month ($120,000 to $130,000 annually)
Salary is commensurate with experience.
This position oversees fundraising at one of the premier colleges at the University, the College of Science and Engineering (CoSE). The Senior Director of Development for CoSE plans, organizes, and implements the College’s major and principal gifts fundraising program. The Senior Director works closely with the Excutive Director of College Fundraising, Associate Vice President for development (AVP) and the Dean of the College to increase philanthropic support for key fundraising priorities in both undergraduate and graduate programs and affiliated centers and institutes. S/He builds relationships with prominent alumni and other potential funders to secure gifts of $25,000 - $1M and above. CoSE is entering an exciting phase as it starts construction of a new building and this presents a phenomenal opportunity to partner with the Dean and Faculty to participate in a focused mini capital campaign to raise funds to equip the fully funded building.
The Senior Director of Development is a motivated, self-directed individual who works without close supervision to successfully meet the fundraising goals of the College. S/He will collaborate with stakeholders to develop a three-year strategy to expand the current donor base and increase private support. The Senior Director qualifies and engages individuals as potential major gift donors and moves them through the cultivation cycle. Another major focus of the Senior Director will be to steward the donors and strengthen their relationship to the college and the University.
It is important to stress that fundraising skills or experience in a frontline facing role such as sales or customer service is key and the candidate does not need to have a degree in science or engineering to be the fundraiser for the college.
Other Duties as Assigned
This position requires the successful completion of a background check.
Eligibility to Work
Applicants must be able to provide proof of US Citizenship or authorization to work in the United States, within three business days from their date of hire.
Threaded through our Total Compensation package is a commitment to Bridging Life's Transitions. SF State is committed to providing our employees with a comprehensive program that rewards efforts that are appreciated by your colleagues, students and the customers we serve.
We offer a competitive compensation package that includes Medical, Dental, Vision, Pension, 401k, Healthcare Savings Account, Life Insurance, Disability Insurance, Vacation and Sick Leave as well as State Holidays and a dynamic Fee Waiver program, all geared towards the University's commitment to attract, motivate and retain our employee.
SF STATE IS NOT A SPONSORING AGENCY FOR STAFF OR MANAGEMENT POSITIONS. (i.e. H1-B VISAS).
The Human Resources office is open Mondays through Fridays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and can be reached at (415) 338-1872.
When submitting your application, please be sure to include a cover letter, as well as your resume.
Advertised: May 10, 2022 (9:00 AM) Pacific Daylight Time
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