Position Description: Founded in 1949, the UCLA School of Law has garnered a reputation for artful teaching, influential scholarship and enduring innovation. As the first public law school in Southern California and the youngest top-ranked law school in the United States, UCLA Law has consistently pushed new boundaries in the study and practice of law. As a force for change and transformation, the ability for the School of Law to raise funds plays a vital role in keeping this momentum going and ensuring that all generations benefit from the legacy that is uniquely and distinctly UCLA Law.
Under the direction of the Director of Development, the Associate Director, Reunion Giving, will direct reunion gift campaigns for UCLA Law's almost 18,000 alumni, and the annual class giving campaign for the current year's graduating class, with the primary objectives of raising funds in support of UCLA Law and growing the engagement of UCLA Law alumni. This individual will develop fundraising strategies to realize set fundraiser goals around visits, solicitations, qualifications, and dollars for annual fund and leadership level gifts ($5,000 - $100,000).The Associate Director will also foster and maintain extensive class participation across degree programs; recruit, train and manage reunion and graduating class gift volunteers; and develop strong, collegial and effective working relationships with the associate deans, development and alumni relations team members, faculty and key UCLA Law staff to coordinate solicitation and recruitment strategies for donor prospects. The Associate Director will coordinate reunion solicitation mailings and fundraising marketing materials as well as produce regular reports on the status of reunion and graduating class giving campaigns. This individual will serve as an important intermediary between the alumni relations and development staffs as needed to ensure that reunion giving and associated alumni-focused development programs are conducted and coordinated in a high-quality, highly personalized manner. The Associate Director will travel as required to meet with donor prospects and volunteers for fundraising visits, committee meetings, and other face to face interactions with that are vital to achieving the primary goals and objectives of reunion and graduating class giving. In addition, the Associate Director will contribute to the broader mission and external activities of the External Affairs Office.
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, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy, https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction
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UCLA is known worldwide for the breadth and quality of its academic, research, health care, cultural, continuing education and athletic programs. UCLA offers undergraduate degrees in more than 127 majors and graduate degrees in 198 program areas. UCLA has 11 highly regarded professional schools. Eight are ranked among the nation's top 15 in their field by U.S. News & World Report. UCLA is consistently among the most popular campus in the nation for undergraduate applicants. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Benefits:UCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an average of three weeks' vacation per year; an average of 12 days per year sick leave; 13 paid holidays per year; health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan with 5 year vesting and various voluntary UC Savings Plans. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, and the University Credit Union.