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Assistant Vice Chancellor, Health Sciences Development
Development - Health Sciences Development
Working Title : Assistant Vice Chancellor, Health Sciences Development
Department : Development - Health Sciences Development
Reports To : Associate Vice Chancellor, Development
Supervises : Professional & Support Staff
Salary : Commensurate with experience
Payroll Classification: DIRECTOR (FUNCTIONAL AREA)
Req Nbr : 25866

Position Summary
Philanthropy drives UCLA's ability to produce great doctors, develop new and effective treatments, serve the community, and deliver the very best in patient-centered, integrated care. UCLA is currently recruiting for an ambitious and experienced Assistant Vice Chancellor (AVC) for Health Sciences Development (HSD) to lead a stellar team of 75 fundraising professionals. HSD is an integrated team that secures support for UCLA Health, consisting of the David Geffen School of Medicine (DGSOM) and UCLA hospitals and clinics. As a member of the Associate Vice Chancellor's executive team and a senior development officer, the AVC, HSD, will lead the planning and implementation of all health science development efforts and orchestrate the role of HSD in UCLA's Centennial Campaign as well as all future fundraising endeavors. An experienced, driven and dedicated leader will thrive in this sophisticated, fast-paced and collaborative environment.

Primary Responsibilities
The AVC will lead the planning and implementation of all health science development efforts, including creating annual operating plans and monitoring achievement of goals. This individual will identify opportunities to increase philanthropy, create themes for major gift proposals, and manage a select portfolio of principal and major donors. The AVC will serve as senior officer in developing the mission, goals, and objectives for HSD in consultation with development and UCLA Health leadership. This individual will provide oversight, leadership and motivation to the Health Sciences development professionals and support team members. The AVC will consult with UCLA Health senior leadership on philanthropic, contractual, and intellectual property components with industry to further the programmatic and research goals of UCLA. The AVC will work closely with leadership in UCLA Development and UCLA Health to design development strategies to engage key stakeholders.

Qualifications
1. At least ten years of progressively responsible fundraising and managerial experience in advancement in academic medicine, as well as experience in successfully planning and launching of all or part of a significant campaign. Experience working within a supporting foundation is desirable.

2. A demonstrated ability for and experience in building on an existing development program, with a focus on institutional priorities as identified by the vice chancellor for health sciences, the dean of the David Geffen School of Medicine and the president, UCLA Health.

3. Success in increasing the effectiveness of a development program and staff through established objectives and performance standards.

4. Personal success in cultivating, soliciting and stewarding major individual and institutional donors at major and principal gift levels. The ability to inspire high-net-worth individuals and major foundations to financial leadership.

5. Superior strategic skills and a holistic understanding of all aspects of fundraising, donor relations, stewardship, volunteer leadership, and alumni relations.

6. The intellectual depth, maturity, stamina and confidence required to effectively engage and garner the trust of medical enterprise leadership, chairs, faculty and senior staff, and key volunteers in the cultivation and solicitation of key prospects.

7. A track record of success leading a large development operation; an approach to management that brings out the best in staff and yields pride, ownership, and a sense of team effort; a keen eye for operational efficiency and optimal use of resources; the ability to plan, monitor, and tightly manage a budget.

8. A passion for medicine, science, and education, with excellent communication skills, both written and oral, and an appreciation for, and ability to, effectively articulate the academic and civic missions of UCLA, the David Geffen School of Medicine, and the UCLA Health System, including its history and importance in the academic and state landscape.

9. The intellectual depth necessary to understand and translate academic, medical/technical, and other information to a variety of audiences crisply and concisely with a strong understanding of contractual relationships between universities and industry and familiarity with rapidly evolving issues relating to intellectual property.

10. Commitment to work nights, weekends and holidays as needed.

11. Bachelor's degree; advanced degree or study preferred.

Continued employment contingent upon completion of satisfactory background investigation.

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Position Summary
Philanthropy drives UCLA's ability to produce great doctors, develop new and effective treatments, serve the community, and deliver the very best in patient-centered, integrated care. UCLA is currently recruiting for an ambitious and experienced Assistant Vice Chancellor (AVC) for Health Sciences Development (HSD) to lead a stellar team of 75 fundraising professionals. HSD is an integrated team that secures support for UCLA Health, consisting of the David Geffen School of Medicine (DGSOM) and UCLA hospitals and clinics. As a member of the Associate Vice Chancellor's executive team and a senior development officer, the AVC, HSD, will lead the planning and implementation of all health science development efforts and orchestrate the role of HSD in UCLA's Centennial Campaign as well as all future fundraising endeavors. An experienced, driven and dedicated leader will thrive in this sophisticated, fast-paced and collaborative environment.

Primary Responsibilities
The AVC will lead the planning and implementation of all health science development efforts, including creating annual operating plans and monitoring achievement of goals. This individual will identify opportunities to increase philanthropy, create themes for major gift proposals, and manage a select portfolio of principal and major donors. The AVC will serve as senior officer in developing the mission, goals, and objectives for HSD in consultation with development and UCLA Health leadership. This individual will provide oversight, leadership and motivation to the Health Sciences development professionals and support team members. The AVC will consult with UCLA Health senior leadership on philanthropic, contractual, and intellectual property components with industry to further the programmatic and research goals of UCLA. The AVC will work closely with leadership in UCLA Development and UCLA Health to design development strategies to engage key stakeholders.

Qualifications
1. At least ten years of progressively responsible fundraising and managerial experience in advancement in academic medicine, as well as experience in successfully planning and launching of all or part of a significant campaign. Experience working within a supporting foundation is desirable.

2. A demonstrated ability for and experience in building on an existing development program, with a focus on institutional priorities as identified by the vice chancellor for health sciences, the dean of the David Geffen School of Medicine and the president, UCLA Health.

3. Success in increasing the effectiveness of a development program and staff through established objectives and performance standards.

4. Personal success in cultivating, soliciting and stewarding major individual and institutional donors at major and principal gift levels. The ability to inspire high-net-worth individuals and major foundations to financial leadership.

5. Superior strategic skills and a holistic understanding of all aspects of fundraising, donor relations, stewardship, volunteer leadership, and alumni relations.

6. The intellectual depth, maturity, stamina and confidence required to effectively engage and garner the trust of medical enterprise leadership, chairs, faculty and senior staff, and key volunteers in the cultivation and solicitation of key prospects.

7. A track record of success leading a large development operation; an approach to management that brings out the best in staff and yields pride, ownership, and a sense of team effort; a keen eye for operational efficiency and optimal use of resources; the ability to plan, monitor, and tightly manage a budget.

8. A passion for medicine, science, and education, with excellent communication skills, both written and oral, and an appreciation for, and ability to, effectively articulate the academic and civic missions of UCLA, the David Geffen School of Medicine, and the UCLA Health System, including its history and importance in the academic and state landscape.

9. The intellectual depth necessary to understand and translate academic, medical/technical, and other information to a variety of audiences crisply and concisely with a strong understanding of contractual relationships between universities and industry and familiarity with rapidly evolving issues relating to intellectual property.

10. Commitment to work nights, weekends and holidays as needed.

11. Bachelor's degree; advanced degree or study preferred.

Continued employment contingent upon completion of satisfactory background investigation.