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Director of Development, Immunology
Development - Health Sciences Development
Working Title : Director of Development, Immunology
Department : Development - Health Sciences Development
Reports To : Senior Executive Director of Development, Immunology
Supervises : N/A
Salary : Up to $100,000
Payroll Classification: ADVANCEMENT OFFICER III
Req Nbr : 26424

Position Summary
UCLA is home to leading medical facilities, world-renowned physicians and is one of the premier providers of outstanding healthcare to the Los Angeles area and the nation. More than 200 of UCLA's physicians are listed among the "Best Doctors in America," while the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center is consistently ranked among the top five hospitals in the nation and the "Best in the West" every year since 1990. As one of six major research themes within UCLA Health Sciences, Immunology is an area where revolutionary research is being conducted and new strategies developed to better understand the power of the immune system to treat diseases and transform health. Driving these efforts within UCLA Health System's enterprise is the ability to raise funds and keep vital research and initiatives in motion.

Primary Responsibilities
The Director of Development, Immunology, will design, implement and manage a robust major gifts program to attract private support for areas under the Immunology theme. He/She will be responsible for developing annual operating plans and evaluating progress to goals. In addition, the Director will personally cultivate, solicit and steward major gift donors and manage a portfolio of major gift prospects.

Qualifications
1. Minimum of three years of progressively responsible development experience with a strong working knowledge of the principles and practices of grateful patient and major giving fundraising, preferably in higher education, or equivalent experience in marketing, sales or related field.

2. Proven track record in development program planning and management with a strong understanding of major gift fundraising, preferably in an academic medical school setting.

3. Skill in developing and implementing successful strategies for identification, cultivation and solicitation of individuals, corporations and foundations.

4. Outstanding organizational skills and proficiency in prioritizing assignments to complete work in a timely manner and on deadline.

5. Exceptional interpersonal skills to interact effectively with donors, volunteers, academic leaders, faculty, staff.

6. Excellent oral and written communication skills.

7. Experience participating in strategic planning.

8. The ability to navigate and be effective within a complex organization.

9. Self-starter who works independently while, at the same time, works well collectively and collaboratively with colleagues to achieve common goals.

10. Some travel required.

11. Ability to work evenings and weekends as required.

12. Masters Degree is preferred.

Continued employment contingent upon completion of satisfactory background investigation.

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Position Summary
UCLA is home to leading medical facilities, world-renowned physicians and is one of the premier providers of outstanding healthcare to the Los Angeles area and the nation. More than 200 of UCLA's physicians are listed among the "Best Doctors in America," while the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center is consistently ranked among the top five hospitals in the nation and the "Best in the West" every year since 1990. As one of six major research themes within UCLA Health Sciences, Immunology is an area where revolutionary research is being conducted and new strategies developed to better understand the power of the immune system to treat diseases and transform health. Driving these efforts within UCLA Health System's enterprise is the ability to raise funds and keep vital research and initiatives in motion.

Primary Responsibilities
The Director of Development, Immunology, will design, implement and manage a robust major gifts program to attract private support for areas under the Immunology theme. He/She will be responsible for developing annual operating plans and evaluating progress to goals. In addition, the Director will personally cultivate, solicit and steward major gift donors and manage a portfolio of major gift prospects.

Qualifications
1. Minimum of three years of progressively responsible development experience with a strong working knowledge of the principles and practices of grateful patient and major giving fundraising, preferably in higher education, or equivalent experience in marketing, sales or related field.

2. Proven track record in development program planning and management with a strong understanding of major gift fundraising, preferably in an academic medical school setting.

3. Skill in developing and implementing successful strategies for identification, cultivation and solicitation of individuals, corporations and foundations.

4. Outstanding organizational skills and proficiency in prioritizing assignments to complete work in a timely manner and on deadline.

5. Exceptional interpersonal skills to interact effectively with donors, volunteers, academic leaders, faculty, staff.

6. Excellent oral and written communication skills.

7. Experience participating in strategic planning.

8. The ability to navigate and be effective within a complex organization.

9. Self-starter who works independently while, at the same time, works well collectively and collaboratively with colleagues to achieve common goals.

10. Some travel required.

11. Ability to work evenings and weekends as required.

12. Masters Degree is preferred.

Continued employment contingent upon completion of satisfactory background investigation.