Director of Development, Financial Aid & Scholarships (Hybrid position)

University of California Los Angeles

Director of Development, Financial Aid & Scholarships (Hybrid position)
University of California Los Angeles

Requisition Number: 40376
Salary: $7,992 – $18,508 Monthly

Position Description:
UCLA is proud to be ranked as the Nation’s No. 1 best value university by Forbes. As the Director of Development, Financial Aid & Scholarships, you will join us in our commitment to making a UCLA education attainable and affordable. Approximately 55% of all UCLA undergraduates receive some form of financial aid, with 45% receiving grants and scholarships to cover tuition and fees. Scholarships and student support initiatives are a key priority for UCLA, as demonstrated by the announcement of the UCLA Affordability Initiative, with a $15 million lead gift from alumnus Peter Merlone. The ability to raise funds and work with donors on opportunities like these are integral to our success. Bring your passion for fundraising, strong abilities to connect with donors and dedication to providing financial aid and scholarships to as many of our students as possible to this remarkable opportunity. You will be a valued member of our team, provided the guidance, inspiration and tools to succeed as part of the many professional growth opportunities we offer staff at UCLA.

Under the direction of the Executive Director of Development for Scholarships and Student Support Initiatives, as the Director of Development, Financial Aid and Scholarships, you will plan and implement a strong, proactive major gift program that reflects the fundraising priorities of the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships. You will be responsible for identifying, qualifying, cultivating, soliciting and stewarding individual major gift prospects. As the Director, you will meet with leadership to gain knowledge of programmatic areas, determine market feasibility for fundraising priorities and provide development advice and counsel, in collaboration with other members of the campus development team. You will use available data to develop constituencies and identify prospects in relations to fundraising priorities; organize and conduct meetings of volunteers and donors designed to identify new prospective donors for private support; and create additional vehicles and methods for identifying new prospects. As the Director, you will establish and maintain cooperative relationships with appropriate individuals and offices throughout External Affairs, within the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships and campus-wide. You will work with the Executive Director to manage and plan programs, periodically reviewing and revising goals and objectives. In addition, you will manage fundraising staff for the areas of Financial Aid & Scholarships and Alumni Scholarships and will be responsible for setting annual fundraising goals and will lead, guide and supervise the team in managing all fundraising initiatives and projects.

**Please note, this is a hybrid position. **

Special Instructions:
The budgeted hiring salary/target range for this position is the posted minimum to $10,833.33 monthly, with salary placement based on skills, knowledge, and experience.

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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,


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