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Assistant Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations

Company: University of the Pacific
Location: Stockton
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Job Description:

Assistant Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations Job Title Assistant Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations Department Foundation / Corporate Campus Stockton Posting Number 201302738P Full or Part Time Full Time Number of Months 12 Work Schedule Work performed during standard business hours. Must also be prepared to work non-business hours and weekends. Position End Date Open Date 03/04/2022 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants For first consideration, please apply on or before March 18, 2022 Position Summary Information Primary Purpose Under limited direction, the position is responsible for administering, cultivating, stewarding and soliciting corporate and foundations in alignment with the University's mission and strategic plan. This position exercises autonomy in proposing collaboration with University Development colleagues as well as non-Development faculty and staff for cross-disciplinary fundraising strategies. Essential Functions

  • Determines and actively promotes and evaluates corporate and foundation funding opportunities that align with University priorities and initiatives in order to ensure submission of strong applications for funding.
  • Drafts grant proposals, prepares stewardship reports and letters, and assists with developing agendas and site visits; researches new prospects; prepares briefings and background materials.
  • Visits and develops relationships with foundation and corporate directors and personnel on behalf of the University at their location as well as hosts campus visits to build and enhance relationships with potential outside funding partners.
  • Identifies creative and strategic ways for stewarding donors and cultivating the donor to align with future funding or giving opportunities.
  • Provides training and guidance to empower colleagues with the ability to successfully utilize effective grant writing techniques.
  • Ensures compliance with proposal submission requirements and deadlines, including drafting, editing, and compiling supporting documentation.
  • Helps identify potential foundation and corporate funding prospects.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or requested. Minimum Qualifications
    • Bachelor's Degree.
    • Three (3) years of successful work experience in a higher education development role or sales/solicitation experience in another industry. Preferred Qualifications Skills/Knowledge and Expertise:
      • Excellent persuasive writing and research capabilities.
      • Demonstrated effectiveness in corporate and/or foundation prospect identification, relationship building, and solicitation.
      • Superior written and oral communication skills, with exceptional attention to detail and the ability to articulate a compelling case for philanthropic support programs.
      • Expertise in use of English grammar, punctuation, and syntax.
      • Knowledge of best practices in proposal development.
      • Ability to work independently with limited supervision.
      • Self-motivation and discipline to regularly set and achieve goals.
      • Excellent organizational, interpersonal and networking skills in large groups as well as with individuals.
      • Demonstrated ability to work on multiple projects and complete them in a timely manner.
      • Demonstrated ability to maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.
      • Positive attitude, proven ability to work successfully with diverse populations and demonstrated commitment to promote and enhance diversity and inclusion. 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:
        Work performed during standard business hours. Must also be prepared to work non-business hours and weekends. Occasional travel both local and overnight. Use of laptops and cellular devices required while on University business. 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 or higher degree?
          • Yes
          • No
          • * Do you have at least three (3) years of successful work experience in a higher education development role or sales/solicitation experience in another industry?
            • Yes
            • No
            • * Do you have at least three (3) to five (5) years of experience in developing proposals for foundation and/or corporate fundraising?
              • Yes
              • No
              • * Are you available to work non-business hours and weekends?
                • 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: 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?
                      • University of the Pacific Website
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                      • SimplyHired.com
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                      • Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U)
                      • Chronicle of HIgher Education
                      • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
                      • EDUCAUSE
                      • Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC)
                      • Higher Education Recruitment Consortium - Northern California (NorCal HERC)
                      • Modesto Bee
                      • Pacific Employee
                      • Personal Referral
                      • Professional or Association Listserv
                      • Publication or website from a professional organization
                      • Sacramento Bee
                      • San Francisco Chronicle
                      • Stockton Record
                      • Agency Referral
                      • Other Online Job Board

Keywords: University of the Pacific, Stockton , Assistant Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations, Executive , Stockton, California

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