Director of Development for Parent, Young Alumni & Student Giving, UCLA Development

With a century of achievements and a commitment to serving the greater good, UCLA is dedicated to creating change to make a better world. At UCLA, families, students and recent graduates are vital partners in this endeavor, becoming lifelong partners in UCLA's future. The Director of Parent, Young Alumni & Student Giving will have a major impact on creating and growing these vital connections.

As part of a dynamic team of professionals devoted to raising funds to promote the University's purpose, the Director will develop a strategic plan to forge relationships with parents, young alumni, and students and engage them in volunteerism, advocacy, and increased support for UCLA. This position, under the direction of the Senior Executive Director, Individual Giving, will collaborate with UCLA development colleagues, including Alumni Affairs Parent and Family Programs, Regional Giving and the Chancellor's Society.

The Director will design and implement a comprehensive solicitation blueprint that involves parents throughout their four-year tenure in resources, programs, and volunteer opportunities; develops philanthropic leadership in students and young alumni; and motivates parent, young alumni, and student giving teams. This individual will also utilize interpersonal and team-building skills to lead prospect solicitation and develop donor relations and stewardship plans.  In addition, the Director will manage, motivate and monitor the parent, young alumni and student giving teams. 

The Director will deepen connection to philanthropy through communication strategies, including social media. With a minimum of three to five years progressively responsible development experience, the ideal candidate will have developed sophisticated plans for implementing complex major gift solicitations, and have a strong ability to recruit, train and motivate staff and volunteers.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy -

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