Does working at one of the country's most diverse institutions, located at the epicenter of the original Silicon Valley, sound exciting? If so, this might be the role for you. San Jose State University is recruiting a motivated Director of Development for the College of Engineering. In this role, you will provide strategic direction and vision for key fundraising priorities and work in partnership with central development and the Dean of Engineering and her team! Don't miss out on this excellent opportunity for both personal and professional growth!
Another Source’s client, San Jose State University, Money Magazine's #1 Most Transformative University, is recruiting a motivated Senior Director of Development for the Charles W. Davidson College of Engineering.
Do you thrive in a highly collaborative environment? Are you passionate about Big Ideas and the opportunity to make a significant social impact? Does working at one of the country's most diverse institutions, located at the epi-center of the original Silicon Valley, sound exciting? If so, this might be the role for you.
The Senior Director of Development for the College of Engineering reports to the Executive Director of Development and serves as a liaison between the College of Engineering and Development for University Advancement. The incumbent works closely with the Associate Vice President of Development providing strategic direction and vision for key fundraising priorities related to San José State University’s next comprehensive campaign; works closely with the Vice President for University Advancement on strategies for and contact with high-level donor prospects in the President’s and Vice President’s respective portfolios.
The Senior Director of Development is expected to actively manage a prospect/donor portfolio with annual goals for personal visits and fundraising outcomes based on established metrics; develop and execute sound strategies to identify, cultivate, solicit and steward major gift prospects/donors – initiate contact, develop appropriate timely fashion toward solicitation and closure; work collaboratively with the leadership of colleges, key university donor-centric cultivation and solicitation strategy; work collaboratively with peers in Major Gifts as well as colleagues in Annual Giving, Planned Giving, Alumni Association and Corporate and Foundation Relations.
This position works with volunteer leadership providing them direction and support in maximizing the college’s major gift fundraising potential; focus on securing funding for the designated priorities including academic programs, scholarships, unrestricted support, facility renovations, new facilities and other specified priorities; collaborate with stewardship colleagues with donor stewardship efforts to help promote a culture of gratitude among internal and external constituents.
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What’s in it for you?
Education Benefits: The CSU Employee Fee Waiver Program allows eligible staff or their eligible dependents to attend courses at any CSU for reduced rates at a maximum of two courses or six units per term, whichever is greater.
Balancing Work/Life: One of the big WOW's is that this position accrues 16 hours of vacation per month. That's 5 weeks of vacation per year in addition to the 13 paid holidays and 8 hours accrued per month of sick leave.
PERS Retirement System: https://www.calstate.edu/csu-retirees/retirement-benefits
SJSU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
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