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Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations

Company: University of the Pacific
Location: Stockton
Posted on: November 12, 2021

Job Description:

Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations Job Title Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations Department Foundation / Corporate Campus Stockton Posting Number 201302436P Full or Part Time Full Time Number of Months 12 Work Schedule Must be prepared to work non-business hours and weekends. Position End Date Open Date 08/02/2021 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants For first consideration please apply on or before August 6, 2021. Primary Purpose University of the Pacific seeks a driven, strategic and entrepreneurial Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations with the knowledge and skills to secure six and seven-figure gifts from foundations, corporations and other private grant-making organizations locally, regionally and beyond. Reporting to the Associate Vice President for Development, the Director will work with senior university leadership, faculty and staff to help guide and pursue funding opportunities that align with mission-driven priorities. Essential Functions

  • Responsible for identifying, qualifying, cultivating, soliciting and stewarding a portfolio of approximately 75 diverse CFR donors and prospects to promote long-term relationships with the university.
  • Implements and manages a comprehensive development plan focused on expanding and enhancing foundation and corporate relationships; directs and coordinates activities related to obtaining foundation and corporate support at the major giving level.
  • Works closely with university administrators, faculty, and other development personnel to build awareness and expand positive fund-raising relationships with foundation and corporate constituencies.--
  • Identifies key alumni within foundations/corporations and reviews corporate profiles that suggest potential relationships because of common interests.--
  • Takes an active role in researching potential funding prospects and manages assigned foundation and corporate prospects across the University's three campuses.--
  • Advises other university personnel on foundation and corporate areas of interest, in the cultivation of foundations and corporations, and in the development and presentation of proposals.--
  • Visits and develops relationships with foundation and corporate directors, presidents, and trustees on behalf of the University and arranges for foundation and corporate administrators to visit the campus.--
  • Assists senior administration and faculty in the preparation of proposals and other communication support, and at times assuming the full responsibility for proposal development from start to finish.
  • Maintain strategic oversight of and responsibility for all program elements, including budgeting and supervising the Assistant Director of of Corporate and Foundation Relations.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or requested. Minimum Qualifications Education/Experience/Certifications:--
    • Five (5) years of progressively responsible and successful work experience with foundation and/or corporate fundraising.-- Preferred Qualifications
      • Experience in higher education environment.--
      • Demonstrated track record in successfully soliciting and stewarding 5 and 6-figure foundation and corporate grants.--
      • Demonstrated ability in grant and proposal writing at appropriate levels for varied proposal development.
      • Excellent communication skills - both written and oral.
      • Self-motivation and discipline to regularly set and achieve work goals.
      • Excellent management, organizational, interpersonal and networking skills with large groups as well as with individuals are essential.
      • Demonstrated responsibility for managing a diverse number of projects and to complete them in a timely manner with limited supervision. Physical Requirements The physical demands described here are representative but not definitive of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

        Work is primarily performed in a standard office environment with use of computer and phone. Requires extended periods of sitting and repetitive hand/wrist motion while using computer keyboard and phone. Occasional standing, walking, climbing stairs, bending, stooping and reaching. Occasional lifting up to 25 pounds.--

        Work Environment/Work Week/Travel:
        Must be prepared to work non-business hours and weekends. Occasional travel both local and overnight.

        Valid driver's license required. Incumbent must also be able to meet the University's fleet rules and be eligible to drive for University business. The University and its insurance carrier reserves the right to exclude applicants based on their driving record. Hiring Range Commensurate with experience, exempt All applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment are required to execute a release and authorization for a background screening. AA/EEO Policy Statement University of the Pacific is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer dedicated to workforce diversity. In compliance with applicable law and its own policy, Pacific is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and staff and does not discriminate in its hiring of faculty and staff, or in the provision of its employment benefits to its faculty and staff on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, sex/gender, marital status, military and veteran status, sexual orientation, medical condition, pregnancy, gender identity, gender expression, or mental or physical disability. Posting Specific Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
        • * Do you have a Bachelor's degree?
          • Yes
          • No
          • * Do you have at least five (5) years of progressively responsible and successful work experience with foundation and/or corporate fundraising?
            • Yes
            • No
            • * Do you have at least five (5) years of fundraising experience in higher education?--
              • Yes
              • No
              • * What is the largest gift you have closed and describe the gift strategy/process behind it? (Open Ended Question)
                • * What are your personal attributes that qualify you for this position and why?-- (Open Ended Question)
                  • * Describe your experience partnering with multiple departments within your organization on collaborative fundraising projects? (Open Ended Question)
                    • * Pacific participates in federal healthcare programs. As such, a required part of the hiring process is to verify that potential employees have not been excluded from participating in federal programs for mandatory exclusions (including for fraud, controlled substances crimes, patient abuse or neglect, or other program-related crimes) or for other permissive exclusions by the Office of Inspector General. A "Yes" response would be considered disqualifying. Please answer the following question accordingly: Are you currently excluded from participation in federal programs (including Medicare, Medicaid, or any other federal healthcare program)?
                      • Yes
                      • No
                      • * Pacific participates in federal healthcare programs. As such, a required part of the hiring process is to verify that potential employees have not been excluded from participating in federal programs for mandatory exclusions (including for fraud, controlled substances crimes, patient abuse or neglect, or other program-related crimes) or for other permissive exclusions by the Office of Inspector General. A "Yes" response would be considered disqualifying. Please answer the following question accordingly: Have you received notice that you are under review for possible exclusion from any federal programs (including Medicare, Medicaid, or any other federal healthcare program)?
                        • Yes
                        • No
                        • * How did you first learn about this employment opportunity?
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