Job Details

California State University, Fullerton
  • Position Number: 2075864
  • Location: Fullerton, CA
  • Position Type: Development and Fund Raising


498266 - Senior Director of Development, College of Humanities and Social Sciences


Classificaiton: Administrator II
Department: College and Program Development
Sub-Division: Development
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

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 Californias 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.


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 the Position:

College and Program Development generates financial support for Cal State Fullerton.
A strong foundation of supporters is essential to enhancing academic innovation, empowering students, transforming campus structures and enriching the community. Through gifts large and small, Cal State Fullerton elevates the potential of our remarkable students. We are seeking an exceptional individual to join our team as the Senior Director of Development, College of Humanities and Social Sciences (Administrator II). 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 Senior Director of Development, College of Humanities and Social Sciences reports to the Associate Vice President, College and Program Development and the Dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences. The Senior Director primarily develops, organizes, leads and implements a comprehensive fundraising program and strategies for the College of Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS). Plays an important front-line fundraising role. As a major gift officer, personally raises major gifts in support of the Dean's fundraising priorities, focusing on donors with a capacity of $25,000 or more. Identifies, cultivates, solicits and stewards a portfolio of approximately 125 major gift donors/prospects ($25,000+ capacity) with added focus on pipeline development to meet increasingly aggressive annual fundraising goals. Prepares and maintains a multi-interval strategic fundraising plan that is consistent with College, University Advancement, and University goals and objectives. Communicates information about planned giving opportunities to select donors and partners with specialists in facilitating planned giving agreements. Partners with the Senior Director of Foundation Relations and the HSS Research Grant Specialist in the identification, cultivation and solicitation of corporate and foundation prospects/donors. Other duties as assigned.


Essential Qualifications:
Bachelors degree from an accredited four-year college or university. Minimum of five years fundraising experience and securing gifts of at least $25,000. Ability to work effectively with other advancement and university staff devising, analyzing, modifying, implementing and evaluating campus programs. Ability to work with a team of faculty, staff, students and volunteers. Ability to coordinate small events for cultivation. Ability to create a strategic approach to development with assessments built in to determine progress and success. Ability to direct the design of strategies for cultivation and solicitation of prospective donors. Ability to understand the higher education environment. Ability to work collaboratively with internal and external constituencies. Ability to travel to off campus locations for events, programs, meetings, university business, and other activities. Proficient in the use of general office equipment and Windows-based personal computers. Proficient in using administrative computing systems, Microsoft Office applications, and other relevant software applications.

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 fundraising officer in higher education. Familiarity with the departments within a Humanities and Social Sciences college.


Special Working Conditions:
Occasional early morning, evening and weekend hours. Must be available to work at the annual commencement ceremonies. Perform duties outdoors in various conditions with or without accommodations.

Notice of Non-Discrimination on the Basis of Gender or Sex and Contact Information for Title IX Coordinator


Additional Information:
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 Universitys strategic diversity goals are strongly encouraged to apply. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.

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.

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.

Multiple positions may be hired from this recruitment based on the strength of the applicant pool.

If you are applying for a staff position, please note that you are not eligible to work concurrently in a staff position and an Academic Student position such as Graduate Assistant, Teaching Associate, Instructional Student Assistant or a Student Assistant position.

Regular attendance is considered an essential job function.

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.

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.

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


Application Deadline: Dec 03, 2020 (9:00 PM)

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