Fresno State campus

Associate Director of Development SAEM

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Work type: Management (MPP)
Location: Fresno
Categories: MPP, At-Will, Fundraising & Alumni Relations, Full Time
Position Description

Associate Director of Development for Student Affairs and Enrollment Management
(Administrator I)

Compensation and Benefits

Salary is competitive and negotiable depending on the strength of qualifications.  The expected starting salary range is $68,000 - $70,000.  This is a CSU Management Personnel Plan (MPP) position.

The CSU system provides a comprehensive benefit package that includes medical, dental and vision plans, membership in the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS), sick and vacation time, and 14 paid holidays a year. Eligible employees are also able to participate in the fee waiver education program. A summary of benefit information can be found here.

 

Job Summary

The Associate Director of Development reports to the Associate Vice President for Development, in close cooperation with the Vice President of the Division of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management, and is a member of the University Advancement team. The incumbent plays a leadership role in managing and facilitating the Division of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management efforts in fundraising. The Associate Director of Development is responsible for identifying, cultivating and soliciting annual and major gifts from individuals, corporations, and foundations. The Associate Director, in partnership with the Director, Associate Vice President and Vice President, will plan and implement development and campaign strategies on behalf of the Division of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management, including providing staff support to one or more volunteer groups.

The Division of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management promotes student success and supports academic goals; facilitates student engagement, learning and leadership; provides quality student-centered services and programs with integrity and professionalism. With a goal to foster student success, they provide exceptional quality programs/services, facilitate student engagement, learning, and leadership, sense of belonging and support academic and career goals.

 

Key Qualifications

  • Knowledge of fundraising best practices, trends, tools and technology.
  • Knowledge of computer office systems and ability to use a broad range of technology, systems, and software packages (Microsoft Office Suite, Google apps, social media).
  • Demonstrated track record in working with individuals and groups, ability to work as a member of a team, recognition of the importance of education to individuals and society as a whole
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Highly motivated and proven self-starter, creative and entrepreneurial characteristics.
  • Ability to work effectively with faculty, staff, alumni and friends of the university from diverse ethnic, cultural and socio-economic backgrounds.
  • Flexibility to travel as needed to develop and maintain relationships.
  • Ability to create, analyze and evaluate program information and provide data for review in developing and implementing strategies to meet program goals.
  • Organizational and time-management skills with the ability to work under pressure and across organizational lines.

 

To view the full list of qualifications and job responsibilities, please click the Position Description button above.

 

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree required from a regionally accredited institution.
  • Minimum of two years of increasingly responsible and successful fundraising experience or professional experience with transferable skills such as sales, marketing, event planning, donor or public relations.
  • Demonstrated track record in working with individuals and groups, ability to work as a member of a team, recognition of the importance of education to individuals and society.
  • Exposure to management, including budgetary responsibilities.
  • Experience with a nonprofit organization.

 

Department Summary

University Advancement’s mission is to inspire and increase philanthropy for the University. The division works with alumni, friends and our community to broaden the resources available to Fresno State, thereby strengthening higher education in the Central Valley and elevating our region.  Providing engagement opportunities is a primary role of the division, which deepens loyalty to Fresno State and its mission.  University Advancement ensures that a strong brand inspires and deepens the University’s bond with the public it serves. As such, it advances communications that uplift the image and reputation of the University and supports the University Strategic Plan.

 

Deadline & Application Instructions

Applications received by January 2, 2022 will be given full consideration by the search committee.

  • Applications received after that date will be forwarded at the request of the Hiring Manager and/or search committee.

Please click “Apply Now” to complete the employment application for California State University, Fresno. Interested applicants must complete the application and attach the following: 1) their most recent resumé/vitae, 2) a cover letter that addresses their specific qualifications and interest, and 3) contact information for three professional references.

 

Fresno State

California State University, Fresno is one of 23 campuses in the California State University System. The University's mission is to boldly educate and empower students for success through our values of Discovery, Diversity and Distinction. The current student population is more than 25,000, including a large percentage of students with diverse and culturally rich backgrounds. The University serves the San Joaquin Valley while maintaining deep involvement with the state, nation, and across the globe.

Metropolitan Fresno, with a multi-ethnic population of over 527,000, is located in the heart of the San Joaquin Valley. The campus is within driving distance of Yosemite, Kings Canyon and Sequoia National Parks, San Francisco, Los Angeles, the Monterey Peninsula, beaches, sailing, lakes, and numerous ski resorts. Fresno boasts one of the most reasonable housing markets in California and offers a wide array of locally grown fruits and produce.

 

Equal Employment Opportunity Information

California State University, Fresno is committed to maintaining and implementing employment policies and procedures in compliance with applicable state and federal equal employment opportunity laws and regulations. Executive Orders 1096 and 1097 prohibit discrimination, harassment, and retaliation on the basis of a protected status: race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex (including gender identity), sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, mental disability, physical disability, medical condition and covered veteran status. Fresno State's commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring, and retention. We are proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.

 

Vaccination Interim Policy

CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so.  Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at https://calstate.policystat.com/policy/9779821/latest/ and questions may be sent to hr@csufresno.edu.

 

Supplemental Information

Following a conditional offer of employment, a background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate may start work with California State University, Fresno. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may result in the withdrawal of the offer of employment. Current employees who are offered positions on campus will be required to undergo a background check for any position where a background check is required by law or that Fresno State has identified as sensitive.

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.

This position may be a "designated position" under the California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. This will require the filing of a Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis and the completion of training within six (6) months of assuming office and every two (2) years thereafter.

Fresno State is a tobacco-free, smoke-free and vapor-free campus.

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