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Director of Development, Neurology/Neurosurgery (HYBRID Multi-hire)
Development - Health Sciences Development
Working Title : Director of Development, Neurology/Neurosurgery (HYBRID Multi-hire)
Department : Development - Health Sciences Development
Reports To : Executive Director of Development, Neurology and Neurosurgery
Supervises :
Salary : $125,000
Payroll Classification: Fundraiser 4
Req Nbr : 1865

Position Summary
When you join UCLA Health, you become part of one of the most comprehensive and advanced health care systems in the world. Together, UCLA Health and the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA strive every day to be a model that redefines the standard of excellence in health care with an integrated mission to provide state-of-the-art patient care, train top medical professionals and support pioneering research and discovery. As Director of Development, Neurology/Neurosurgery within our Health Sciences Development team, you can be part of our commitment to this mission by working with us to raise the funds that keep vital research and initiatives in motion. You will be a valued member of our dynamic collaborative, innovative fundraising team and will receive the guidance, inspiration and resources to excel as part of the many professional growth opportunities we offer at UCLA.

Primary Responsibilities
Under the direction of the Executive Director of Development, Neuroscience/Neurosurgery and as part of a driven team of professionals devoted to raising funds to advance the university’s purpose, as our Director of Development, Neurology/Neurosurgery, you will implement and manage a fundraising program to attract private support for the Department of Neurology and/or Neurosurgery and other priority areas as assigned. In this role, you will personally cultivate, solicit and steward major gift donors, manage a portfolio of major gift prospects, as well as establish goals and objectives for assigned program areas and coordinate strategies for fundraising, stewardship, cultivation, and communications. You will develop annual operating plans and evaluate progress to goals. This role will enable you to bring your strategic thinking, prior experience and passion for the work of UCLA Health to make a significant difference for our patients, our community and your team members. UCLA is dedicated to bringing greater equity to our workplace and offers a very competitive total rewards package.

**This is a multi-hire managing fundraising for the areas of the Department of Neurology or the Department of Neurosurgery.**

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

Qualifications
1. Minimum of three years of fundraising 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. Experience working in a highly matrixed organization, with a successful track record of building a culture of philanthropy and strong partnerships with internal and external stakeholders.

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

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

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

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

7. Excellent oral and written communication skills.

8. Experience participating in strategic planning.

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

10. Some travel and the ability to work evenings and weekends as required.

11. Bachelor’s degree is preferred.

Employment is contingent upon the completion of a satisfactory background check.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

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Position Summary
When you join UCLA Health, you become part of one of the most comprehensive and advanced health care systems in the world. Together, UCLA Health and the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA strive every day to be a model that redefines the standard of excellence in health care with an integrated mission to provide state-of-the-art patient care, train top medical professionals and support pioneering research and discovery. As Director of Development, Neurology/Neurosurgery within our Health Sciences Development team, you can be part of our commitment to this mission by working with us to raise the funds that keep vital research and initiatives in motion. You will be a valued member of our dynamic collaborative, innovative fundraising team and will receive the guidance, inspiration and resources to excel as part of the many professional growth opportunities we offer at UCLA.

Primary Responsibilities
Under the direction of the Executive Director of Development, Neuroscience/Neurosurgery and as part of a driven team of professionals devoted to raising funds to advance the university’s purpose, as our Director of Development, Neurology/Neurosurgery, you will implement and manage a fundraising program to attract private support for the Department of Neurology and/or Neurosurgery and other priority areas as assigned. In this role, you will personally cultivate, solicit and steward major gift donors, manage a portfolio of major gift prospects, as well as establish goals and objectives for assigned program areas and coordinate strategies for fundraising, stewardship, cultivation, and communications. You will develop annual operating plans and evaluate progress to goals. This role will enable you to bring your strategic thinking, prior experience and passion for the work of UCLA Health to make a significant difference for our patients, our community and your team members. UCLA is dedicated to bringing greater equity to our workplace and offers a very competitive total rewards package.

**This is a multi-hire managing fundraising for the areas of the Department of Neurology or the Department of Neurosurgery.**

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

Qualifications
1. Minimum of three years of fundraising 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. Experience working in a highly matrixed organization, with a successful track record of building a culture of philanthropy and strong partnerships with internal and external stakeholders.

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

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

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

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

7. Excellent oral and written communication skills.

8. Experience participating in strategic planning.

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

10. Some travel and the ability to work evenings and weekends as required.

11. Bachelor’s degree is preferred.

Employment is contingent upon the completion of a satisfactory background check.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.