Job Details

California State University, Fullerton
  • Position Number: 1574226
  • Location: Fullerton, CA
  • Position Type: Development and Fund Raising

Job Title: Director of Development, Mihaylo College of Business and Economics
Classification: Administrator II-Range A
AutoReqId: 11387BR
Department: VP University Advancement Office
Sub-Division: VP University Advancement
Salary Range: Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications
Appointment Type: At Will
Time Base: Full-Time
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM; occasional early morning, evening and weekend hours

Job Summary
It is an exciting time to join Cal State Fullerton as we are an in demand comprehensive University that is driven to shape the future of education and foster a vibrant community of diverse students, faculty, staff and administrators who uphold values of inclusive excellence, free speech, and an environment free from discrimination. We are continuously seeking individuals from a variety of career disciplines that share in the University's mission and core values. We warmly welcome you to consider joining the Titan Community where minds expand and opportunities flourish.

About CSUF:
Standing on 241 acres at the heart of Southern California, the university was founded in 1957 and has grown into a population of over 39,000 students. As Titans, we believe that diverse perspectives deepen our understanding. We are committed to giving students the support they need to graduate, while responding to California's revolving work force needs. At California State University, Fullerton we strive for continual improvement of students, staff, faculty and administrators through orientations, training programs and professional development opportunities. As part of the Titan Community, you have access to many campus facilities and services including but not limited to the Grand Central Art Center in Santa Ana, CSUF Garden Grove Center, Fullerton Arboretum, cultural events and performances in the Clayes Performing Arts Center, Cal State Fullerton Athletics sports events, Titan Recreation Center, and the Employee Wellness Program.

About the Position:
University Advancement serves Cal State Fullerton by building and strengthening relationships with the communities we serve to encourage advocacy, investment and support of the University, its mission, goals and programs in support of student and alumni success. The Alumni Engagement department strives to foster a lifelong community of alumni connected to each other and to the institution with the goal of generating private financial support and engagement with the University. We are seeking an exceptional individual to join our team as the Director of Development, Mihaylo College of Business and Economics (MCBE). The ideal candidate in this role should have a positive attitude, an active, energetic mind, and a leadership style that is characterized by highly ethical practices and a commitment to diversity, openness, flexibility, integrity, and kindness.

The Director of Development for MCBE works under the direction of the Senior Director of Development for MCBE to ensure that fundraising activities are consistent with the priorities of the Vice President for University Advancement, as well as the Dean of the College. Identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of major gift prospects and donors including corporate and foundation leaders, supporters, alumni, parents, faculty, and emeritus.The Director of Development will focuson key components of individual and corporate giving,including membership development, strategic fundraising plans, and prospect management responsibilities. Assists the Senior Director with fundraising, cultivation, and stewardship events while also providing counsel and expertise to boardmembers and event committees. Plays a critical role in supporting the fundraising goals and strategies for the centers of excellence.Partners with corporate and foundation relations specialists to complete corporate, foundation, and government grant proposals. Performs gift processing procedures through the Cal State Fullerton Philanthropic Foundation. Other duties as assigned.

Essential Qualifications
Bachelor's degree required from an accredited four-year college or university in a related field. A minimum of 3-5 years of demonstrated successful direct major gift fundraising experience. Ability to solicit and secure gifts of a minimum of $25,000. Ability to understand the culture of a university. Ability to work with teams of faculty, staff, students and volunteers. Ability to coordinate small events for cultivation. Ability to create a strategic approach to development with assessment built in to determine progress and success. Ability to travel frequently, holding both on and off site conversations and presentations to individuals and corporate leaders for cultivation and solicitation purposes. Proficiency in the use of general office equipment and windows based software as well as experience with donor databases.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily and is required for employment. CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.

Preferred Qualifications
Experience working as a fundraising officer in higher education

Familiarity with the departments within a College of Business

License/ Certification
Valid California Driver's License

Special Working Conditions
The position will remain open until filled, but only applicants received by August 8, 2019, can be assured full consideration.

The scope of responsibilities for this position includes the making or participating in the making of decisions that may have a material financial benefit on the incumbent. Therefore, you will be required to file an initial Conflict of Interest Form 700: Statement of Economic Interests within thirty (30) days from date of hire and on an annual basis; and complete the CSU sponsored ethics on-line training within thirty (30) days of appointment, and at least once during each consecutive period of two calendar years following the appointment.

California State University, Fullerton celebrates all forms of diversity and is deeply committed to fostering an inclusive environment within which students, staff, administrators and faculty thrive. Individuals interested in advancing the University's strategic diversity goals are strongly encouraged to apply. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.

Employee/applicant who submits an application for a position may be required to successfully complete job related performance test(s) as part of the selection process.

Regular attendance is considered an essential job function; the inability to meet attendance requirements may preclude the employee from retaining employment.

Online application/resume must be received by electronic submission on the final filing date by 9:00 PM (Pacific Standard Time)/midnight (Eastern Standard Time). Applicants who fail to complete all sections of the online application form will be disqualified from consideration.

The person holding this position is 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.

California State University, Fullerton is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (i.e. H1-B Visas).

California State University, Fullerton is a comprehensive, regional university serving a diverse student population of over 39,000, including international students representing 79 nations. Located on a 241-acre campus in Orange County, it is a technologically robust and culturally vibrant area. Many of our employees enjoy the close proximity to the beaches and mountains for surfing, hiking and mountain biking. The University offers 56 undergraduate and 54 graduate degree programs, including a doctorate in education and a doctorate in nursing practice, in a rich diverse environment. Diverse Issues in Higher Education (August 2018) ranks the campus as 4th in the nation in terms of bachelor's degrees awarded to underrepresented students based on data from the U.S. Department of Education. Forbes (April 2018) ranks CSUF among top U.S. institutions for "Best Value" and Money Magazine (August 2018) ranks the campus in the top twelve percent of "Best Colleges For Your Money". Washington Monthly (August 2018) ranks the campus in the top 3rd of national universities and number six for lowest net price. The University is proud to be designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution.

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