Executive Director of Development and Alumni Relations, UCLA School of Dentistry

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UCLA is energized in our work toward creating a better world. Since its inception, the UCLA School of Dentistry has been dedicated to excellent dental education, cutting-edge research, quality patient care and a commitment to public service. The School is at the forefront of discovery for a new era of dentistry and health; raising funds will unlock future accomplishments and opportunities. The UCLA School of Dentistry is currently seeking a dynamic candidate for the position of Executive Director of Development and Alumni Relations.

The Executive Director will design and implement a comprehensive and integrated development program, establishing long-range goals that reflect the School’s needs and academic priorities. This position will report jointly to the Dean of the School of Dentistry and the Senior Executive Director, Health Sciences Development, and will drive change by securing major gifts in support of the School's mission and strategic plan.

In conjunction with the Dean and Senior Executive Director, the Executive Director will direct efforts to attract private support from individuals, corporations, foundations, and other organizations, meeting Centennial Campaign and overall fundraising goals. The Executive Director will lead special events as well as alumni relations, volunteer and board management programs and will represent the Dean, the School, and UCLA to donors and the community across a range of public settings.

The ideal candidate will have experience as a professional development officer, with a working knowledge of fundraising in a university setting, sophisticated strategies in major gift or similar solicitations, and a strong record of gifts solicited and closed. The Executive Director will establish and maintain harmonious working relationships with a wide variety of internal and external constituents, including alumni, volunteers, academic leaders, faculty, and others toward the accomplishment of fundraising goals.

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 - http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct

For a more detailed description of this position please visit UCLA’s Development Careers website at http://www.developmentcareers.ucla.edu, click on “Open Positions,” scroll down to requisition #30245, and click the job title to view.