Leadership Gifts Program Coordinator (7546U), Berkeley Law - #25716

University Of California Berkeley , CA 94705

Posted 6 days ago

The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's most iconic teaching and research institutions. Since 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generating unparalleled intellectual, economic and social value in California, the United States and the world. Berkeley's culture of openness, freedom and acceptanceacademic and artistic, political and culturalmake it a very special place for students, faculty and staff.

Berkeley is committed to hiring and developing staff who want to work in a high performing culture that supports the outstanding work of our faculty and students. In deciding whether to apply for a staff position at Berkeley, candidates are strongly encouraged to consider the alignment of the Berkeley Workplace Culture with their potential for success at http://jobs.berkeley.edu/why-berkeley.html.

Application Review Date

The First Review Date for this job is: October 5, 2018

Departmental Overview

Berkeley Law is one of 14 schools and colleges at the University of California, Berkeley. It is consistently ranked as one of the top law schools in the nation.

The law school has produced leaders in law, government, and society, including Chief Justice of the United States Earl Warren, Secretary of State of the United States Dean Rusk, American civil rights activist Pauli Murray, California Supreme Court Justice Cruz Reynoso, president and founder of the Equal Justice Society Eva Paterson, United States Northern District of California Judge Thelton Henderson, and Attorney General of the United States Edwin Meese.

Responsibilities

Under general supervision, exercises limited discretion and professional judgment in managing the Dean's fundraising portfolio, ensuring that the time the Dean allocates to leadership fundraising efforts produces significant revenue for the school.

  • In conjunction with the Senior Assistant Dean of Development and Alumni Relations at Law, designs and implements an annual work plan for the Dean's fundraising effort.

  • Works closely with the University Development and Alumni Relations (UDAR) Prospect Development team and other UDAR staff, the Senior Assistant Dean of Development and Alumni Relations at Law, fellow DAR Field Officers at Law, and fundraising volunteers to identify new leadership level prospects and to develop appropriate engagement/solicitation strategies for the Dean's prospects.

  • Coordinates and maintains the Dean's DAR travel calendar in conjunction with Dean's Office staff.

  • Secures visits for the Dean with prospects in the Dean's portfolio.

  • Prepares all prospect visits materials to ensure that the Dean is fully prepared for meetings with prospects.

  • Records all of the Dean's interactions with prospects and donors in UDAR's CADS database.

  • Delivers timely and up-to-date progress reports on Dean's solicitation efforts.

  • Acts as central point of contact for questions and requests from staff regarding the Dean's availability for visits or events with alumni and prospects not currently in the Dean's portfolio. Ensures requests are resolved quickly and appropriately.

  • Works closely with the Donor Relations team to ensure that top prospects and donors receive quality stewardship.

  • Other related duties as assigned.

Schedules and/or coordinates cultivation events designed to educate alumni and unaffiliated prospects about the strength of the Law School's educational program and faculty, and the impact of its scholarship, thought centers and clinics to encourage leadership-level philanthropic support.

Required Qualifications

  • Experience working in fundraising or client-development environment

  • Working knowledge of fundraising, client/donor relations and public relations concepts, principles, procedures and techniques.

  • Working knowledge of the campus, its vision, mission, goals, objectives, achievements and infrastructure and/or the ability to quickly develop an understanding.

  • Working knowledge of applicable laws, rules, regulations, policies, et cetera and/or the ability to quickly develop an understanding.

  • Experience managing, supporting and reporting on complex projects that involve multiple stake holders, often senior level executives.

  • Good written and interpersonal communication skills to establish and maintain good working relationships throughout campus and with external constituents. Excellent verbal and written skills preferred.

  • Strong organizational, analytical and critical thinking skills. Ability to multi-task and prioritize, with close attention to detail.

  • Expert use of Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, and business related systems; good web-based research skills

  • Experience/comfort working with constituent groups such as alumni, donors, volunteers.

  • Ability to deal with sensitive information and maintain confidentiality.

Education/Training:

  • Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training.

Preferred Qualifications

Software:

  • UDAR data systems

Education/Training:

  • Law degree

Salary & Benefits

This is a non-exempt, hourly paid position. Hour pay with be commensurate with experience within the range of $31.13/hour - $32.08 per hour.

For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit:

http://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/compensation-and-benefits/index.html

How to Apply

Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.

Conviction History Background

This is a designated position requiring fingerprinting and a background check due to the nature of the job responsibilities. Berkeley does hire people with conviction histories and reviews information received in the context of the job responsibilities. The University reserves the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of the background check.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. For more information about your rights as an applicant see: http://www.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf

For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:

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


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Leadership Gifts Program Coordinator (7546U), Berkeley Law - #25716

University Of California