Associate Vice President for Development / Executive Director of the Campaign

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first_imgAdministration : Provide Campus Development Support : Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Management of professional and support staff, includingrecruitment, development, evaluation and retention.Allocation of personnel and financial resources to achieve theunit’s goals.Budget preparation and forecasting.Analysis and interpretation of department performance.Read, review and approve all Memoranda of Understanding forgift agreements with donors. Preferred Qualifications ResumeLetter of InterestOther CompensationClassification: Admin IVHiring Range: Commensurate with experienceSan José State University offers employees a comprehensive benefitspackage typically worth 30-35% of your base salary. For moreinformation on programs available, please see the Employee Benefits Summary .Application ProcedureClick Apply Now to complete the SJSU Online Employment Applicationand attach the following documents: Plan and ensure implementation of all University Developmentprocesses.Supervise creation of written prospect strategies for all majorgift prospects and ensure regular review of process on eachstrategy.In conjunction with university leadership, finalize campaignplan and strategic issues.Ensure compliance with University fundraising policies, goalsand procedures.Oversee the preparation of written proposals, informationalmaterials, gift illustrations and other materials to secure majorgifts.Staff the Tower Foundation campaign committee and providesupport to volunteers, as needed.Provide leadership for the comprehensive campaign bydetermining viable fundraising plans, identifying appropriatedonors, and determining and implementing solicitation strategiesfor each major donor.Oversee the identification and cultivation of major donorprospects.Train volunteers, faculty, and staff in fundraising strategyand policies.Represent San Jose State University locally, regionally andnationally.Collaborate with VP and UA leadership on prospect and donorstrategies and goals. Job SummaryThe Associate Vice President (AVP) for Development and theExecutive Director of the Campaign is a key member of theAdvancement leadership team and an active participant in makingstrategic decisions affecting fundraising. The incumbent ensuresadministrative oversight of the University’s major gifts, plannedgiving, corporate and foundation fundraising, and Annual Giving,including direct supervision of the Executive Director forDevelopment. Working closely in collaboration with and reporting tothe Vice President for University Advancement, the incumbentfosters a collaborative team culture and establishes metrics forsuccess. Leading by example, the AVP/Executive Director willeffectively cultivate and successfully solicit a select portfolioof prospects and donors capable of making significant contributionsto the institution. The AVP/Executive Director, in conjunction withuniversity leadership, will finalize and manage the campaignstrategic plan, develop comprehensive programs and develop campaignstrategies; train volunteers and staff in campaign strategy andpolicies; and, provide supervisory functions for all major giftofficers.This is a position in the CSU – Management Personnel Plan (MPP),and serves at the pleasure of the President. This position willrequire adherence to University compliance training such as:Conflict of Interest and Ethics, AB 1825 Sexual HarassmentPrevention, Information Security, and Injury and Illness PreventionProgram. The person hired for this position may be required tocomplete an outside employment disclosure statement in accordancewith Title V of the California Code of Regulations.Key Responsibilities Knowledge of fundraising programs, including individual, grantdevelopment annual fund programs; and a thorough understanding ofgift management and stewardship.Demonstrated strong public relations and communicationskills.Skill in planning and executing large campaigns.Ability to work with boards comprised of prominent individualsof stature.Ability to manage and motivate staff and volunteers and to workclosely with faculty and senior-level administrators.Demonstrated ability to lead a team with multiple sets ofexpectations.Ability to interpret technical procedures or regulations.Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, anddraw valid conclusions and to interpret an extensive variety oftechnical instructions.Demonstrated organizational skills in budget management, andsupervision of staff and staff development.Strong interpersonal skills.Knowledge of and commitment to the use of informationtechnology to support advancement programs.Strong oral and writing skills, including the ability todetermine relevant information, from compelling cases for support,and digest and synthesize vast quantities of information.Ability to adapt to changing priorities, situations and demandsand integrate change. Responsibility in a comprehensive and sophisticated fundraisingprogram, including supervisory experience in a college oruniversity.Preference for an advanced degree from an accredited four-yearcollege or university.Experience with metrics-driven major-gift fundraising programsand campaigns.Substantial experience as a front-line fundraiser includingpersonal success in closing six and seven-figure gifts.Experience with capital campaign design, implementation,reporting cycles, communications and completion, with preferencefor multiyear comprehensive campaign experience in a college oruniversity.Experience in recruiting, training, leading, and evaluatingstaff engaged in major-gift fundraising.Experience with all elements required for fundraising programsuccess, including goal setting, target donor development, prospectcultivation, donor research, gift solicitation, acknowledgement,and stewardship.Experience working with foundation management, reportingrequirements, and governing board processes and supportrequirements. Oversee University Fundraising and comprehensive capital campaigns: Required Qualifications Review for approval or modification the fundraising plans ofany campus component.Meet with college deans and other faculty to ensure appropriatelevels of fundraising support are in place.Represent the Vice President for University.Represent the Vice President for University Advancement and/orthe division by participating on Campus Committee CampusDevelopment Support. Coordinate communications (recognition, stewardship,information) of fundraising programs via various media, such ascampus publications and electronic media working closely withUniversity Advancement Marketing and Communications team.Spearhead the use of advanced marketing and outreach methods inthe areas of mobile giving and social media. Equal Employment StatementSan José State University (SJSU) is an EqualOpportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed tonondiscrimination on the basis of age, ancestry, citizenshipstatus, color, creed, disability, ethnicity, gender, geneticinformation, marital status, medical condition, national origin,race, religion or lack thereof, sex, sexual orientation,transgender, or protected veteran status consistent with applicablefederal and state laws. This policy applies to all SJSU students,faculty and staff programs and activities. Title IX of theEducation Amendments of 1972, and certain other federal and statelaws, prohibit discrimination on the basis of sex in all educationprograms and activities operated by the university (both on and offcampus). Manages Vision and Purpose: Oversight for universityfundraising and comprehensive capital campaigns. Thoroughunderstanding of gift management and stewardship.Builds Effective Teams: Thought leader who will move andinspire people with innovative ideas through direct supervision ofa 22FTE team.Drive for Results: Focus on developing and managingmetrics-driven major-gift fundraising programs and campaigns.Success in closing six and seven-figure gifts.Understands the Business: Expertise with goal setting, targetdonor development, prospect cultivation, donor research, giftsolicitation, and acknowledgement. Development Communications : Minimum of ten years of experience with at least seven to tenyears serving at the director level or above in a comprehensive andsophisticated fundraising program; a background of progressivelyincreased responsibility in a comprehensive and sophisticatedfundraising program, including supervisory experience.Baccalaureate degree from an accredited four-year college oruniversity. This position is open until filled.Work ScheduleSelected candidates will be placed in one of the following shiftsbased on operational needs.Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.Contact InformationRefer all inquiries to: Mary Lou Youngblood Pronouns she/her/hers Senior Executive Recruiter, Talent Acquisition Human Resources Cal Poly, San LuisObispo, California Cell 805-459-4278 [email protected] Royal Executive Recruiter TalentAcquisition Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo Cell 805-459-4104 [email protected] InformationSatisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminalrecords check) is required for employment. SJSU will issue acontingent offer of employment to the selected candidate, which maybe rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifyinginformation, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowinglywithheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorilycomplete the background check may affect the continued employmentof a current CSU employee who was offered the position on acontingent basis.The standard background check includes: criminal check, employmentand education verification. Depending on the position, a motorvehicle and/or credit check may be required. All background checksare conducted through the university’s third party vendor, AccurateBackground. Some positions may also require fingerprinting. SJSUwill pay all costs associated with this procedure. Evidence ofrequired degree(s) or certification(s) will be required at time ofhire.SJSU IS NOT A SPONSORING AGENCY FOR STAFF OR MANAGEMENT POSITIONS.(e.g. H1-B VISAS)All San José State University employees are considered mandatedreporters under the California Child Abuse and Neglect ReportingAct and are required to comply with the requirements set forth inCSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment. Advertised: January 15, 2021 (9:00 AM) Pacific StandardTimeApplications close:last_img

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