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California Institute of Technology

Pasadena, CA, United States

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Director of Principal Gifts Operations


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Job ID:

2516

Location:

Pasadena, CA, United States 

Non-Profit Cause:

Education Higher
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Job Views:

110

Employment Type:

Full time

Posted:

05.15.2017
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Job Function & Level:

TITLE (JOB LEVEL): Director / VP / Chief Officer
Development / Fundraising: Major Gifts, Allumni Relations

Job Description:

Division/DepartmentDevelopment and Institute Relations
Laboratory 
Work Location (City, State or Country)Pasadena, Ca.
Functional TitleDirector of Principal Gifts Operations
Job CategoryFulltime Regular
If position is parttime, how many hours per week? 
If position is temporary, is it less than 3 months?No
Benefits Eligible?Yes
Relocation Available?Yes
Emergency Reporting Designation?Essential Non-Reporting
Number of Vacancies1
Desired Employment Start Date 
Position End Date (if temporary) 
Anticipated Salary Range 
Job Summary

The purpose of Development and Institute Relations is to foster a thriving and engaged community of support for Caltech. By connecting the people who share and support Caltech’s mission and values, we will ensure the Institute receives the necessary resources to achieve Caltech’s aspirations and sustain its excellence in teaching, research, and scholarship in perpetuity.  DIR team members embrace and uphold the values of diversity, integrity, respect, focus, and pride.

Reporting to the Executive Director of Development for Foundation Relations and Principal Gifts, the Director of Principal Gifts Operations will be instrumental in providing operational support to a complex and Institute-wide Principal Gifts program designed to achieve a $2 Billion comprehensive Campaign. The Director of Principal Gifts Operations is responsible to ensure forward momentum of the Institute’s principal gifts portfolio with a focus on programming that expands and diversifies our base of principal gift prospects. More specific duties and responsibilities include initially setting up and then managing systems to support effective management of the Institute’s top prospects. The Director also provides leadership in the development of a team that will facilitate a coordinated approach to the cultivation and solicitation process for principal gift prospects.

Job Duties

Management and Leadership:
• Responsible for the execution of the Institute’s top prospects and donors, especially in the context of multi-year, multi-faceted approaches to fundraising.
• Directly hire, supervise, and develop staff focused on principal gifts operations which includes two associate directors, and a principal gifts assistant.  
• Provide for and encourage individual professional development, inspire teamwork and serve as a positive presence and advocate for change and business transformation.  
• Develop and manage DIR budget related to principal gifts.
• Perform additional activities related to the Development effort as requested by the Associate Vice President for Development and others.

Program Management:
• Responsible for ensuring coordination of principal gifts work across the Institute.
• Manage execution of all principal gift cultivation, solicitation and stewardship at the $5M+ level, as well as Trustees. Create and manage systems to ensure coordination of all principal gift related activity.
• Responsible for convening and leading internal principal gift strategy sessions and other similar cross-departmental meeting design to create clarity, consensus and alignment among all key stakeholders across DIR around the Institute’s critically important campaign and principal gift agendas.
• Manage and cultivate the principal gifts portfolio with moves management analysis and recording, meeting agendas/minutes, prospect planning files, prospect cultivation plans, proposals, presentations, and materials.
• Prepare concise, well-organized reports, agendas, summaries, briefing materials, assignments/action steps and correspondence.
• Keep senior development team informed of new or potential ideas, donors, and strategies and of significant issues that may inform, alter, or jeopardize the achievement of objectives.
• Disseminate action items and track progress on a regular basis through a deliberate review of the PG team portfolio.
• Support principal gift portfolio work of the VP and Associate VP. Ensure all action items are implemented effectively and with the highest quality.
• Shepard and coordinate follow up on actions items for the VP, President, and Provost
• Interact with internal contacts such as division chairs, directors, faculty, administrators and other development staff to consult on the Institute’s needs, to execute strategies that promote prospect engagement with the Institute and to identify potential top donors not yet aware and/or active with the Institute.

Job Requirements:

Basic Qualifications

• Bachelor’s degree.
• A minimum of seven years of progressively responsible major and principal gift related experience. 
• Demonstrated success persuading and influencing groups and individuals to support the organization’s agenda with respect to colleagues, team members, volunteer leadership and other potential stakeholders. 
• Demonstrated ability to manage and monitor complex projects.
• Excellent written and oral communication skills and a track record of successfully managing current and prospective benefactors at the principal and major gift level along with outstanding social skills, instincts, judgment and integrity are required for success. 
• Ambitious and motivated professional, who values a collaborative working environment and who will be able to establish strong, interpersonal relationships with academic leaders, donors and development office staff. 
• Must be able to demonstrate a highly sophisticated understanding of all aspects of the cultivation and solicitation process, such as staffing senior administrators, leadership boards, or making successful solicitations him/herself. 
• Candidates must be comfortable with a flexible work schedule, including travel and some evening and weekend work.
• Demonstrate the ability to practice and adhere to organizational values.

Preferred Qualifications

• Candidates must have an authentic curiosity about science and technology as well as a strong appreciation for the extraordinary intellectual accomplishments and challenges of Caltech’s faculty and students. 
• A working understanding of a research university environment is helpful along with the grace and enthusiasm necessary to engage high net worth individuals on behalf of Caltech. 
• Familiarity with Excel and Power Point.

Supervisory position?No

Posting Detail Information

 

Posting Open Date 
Posting Close Date 
Open Until FilledNo
EEO Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Caltech is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor. For more information about “EEO is the Law” click here: EEO is the Law


JOB LINK: https://jobs.caltech.edu/postings/6178


Company Info


California Institute of Technology
Pasadena, CA, United States
Phone:
Web Site: http://www.caltech.edu/

Director of Principal Gifts Operations

col-narrow-left   

Job ID:

2516

Location:

Pasadena, CA, United States 

Non-Profit Cause:

Education Higher
col-narrow-right   

Job Views:

110

Employment Type:

Full time

Posted:

05.15.2017
col-wide   

Job Function & Level:

TITLE (JOB LEVEL): Director / VP / Chief Officer
Development / Fundraising: Major Gifts, Allumni Relations

Job Description:

Division/DepartmentDevelopment and Institute Relations
Laboratory 
Work Location (City, State or Country)Pasadena, Ca.
Functional TitleDirector of Principal Gifts Operations
Job CategoryFulltime Regular
If position is parttime, how many hours per week? 
If position is temporary, is it less than 3 months?No
Benefits Eligible?Yes
Relocation Available?Yes
Emergency Reporting Designation?Essential Non-Reporting
Number of Vacancies1
Desired Employment Start Date 
Position End Date (if temporary) 
Anticipated Salary Range 
Job Summary

The purpose of Development and Institute Relations is to foster a thriving and engaged community of support for Caltech. By connecting the people who share and support Caltech’s mission and values, we will ensure the Institute receives the necessary resources to achieve Caltech’s aspirations and sustain its excellence in teaching, research, and scholarship in perpetuity.  DIR team members embrace and uphold the values of diversity, integrity, respect, focus, and pride.

Reporting to the Executive Director of Development for Foundation Relations and Principal Gifts, the Director of Principal Gifts Operations will be instrumental in providing operational support to a complex and Institute-wide Principal Gifts program designed to achieve a $2 Billion comprehensive Campaign. The Director of Principal Gifts Operations is responsible to ensure forward momentum of the Institute’s principal gifts portfolio with a focus on programming that expands and diversifies our base of principal gift prospects. More specific duties and responsibilities include initially setting up and then managing systems to support effective management of the Institute’s top prospects. The Director also provides leadership in the development of a team that will facilitate a coordinated approach to the cultivation and solicitation process for principal gift prospects.

Job Duties

Management and Leadership:
• Responsible for the execution of the Institute’s top prospects and donors, especially in the context of multi-year, multi-faceted approaches to fundraising.
• Directly hire, supervise, and develop staff focused on principal gifts operations which includes two associate directors, and a principal gifts assistant.  
• Provide for and encourage individual professional development, inspire teamwork and serve as a positive presence and advocate for change and business transformation.  
• Develop and manage DIR budget related to principal gifts.
• Perform additional activities related to the Development effort as requested by the Associate Vice President for Development and others.

Program Management:
• Responsible for ensuring coordination of principal gifts work across the Institute.
• Manage execution of all principal gift cultivation, solicitation and stewardship at the $5M+ level, as well as Trustees. Create and manage systems to ensure coordination of all principal gift related activity.
• Responsible for convening and leading internal principal gift strategy sessions and other similar cross-departmental meeting design to create clarity, consensus and alignment among all key stakeholders across DIR around the Institute’s critically important campaign and principal gift agendas.
• Manage and cultivate the principal gifts portfolio with moves management analysis and recording, meeting agendas/minutes, prospect planning files, prospect cultivation plans, proposals, presentations, and materials.
• Prepare concise, well-organized reports, agendas, summaries, briefing materials, assignments/action steps and correspondence.
• Keep senior development team informed of new or potential ideas, donors, and strategies and of significant issues that may inform, alter, or jeopardize the achievement of objectives.
• Disseminate action items and track progress on a regular basis through a deliberate review of the PG team portfolio.
• Support principal gift portfolio work of the VP and Associate VP. Ensure all action items are implemented effectively and with the highest quality.
• Shepard and coordinate follow up on actions items for the VP, President, and Provost
• Interact with internal contacts such as division chairs, directors, faculty, administrators and other development staff to consult on the Institute’s needs, to execute strategies that promote prospect engagement with the Institute and to identify potential top donors not yet aware and/or active with the Institute.

Job Requirements:

Basic Qualifications

• Bachelor’s degree.
• A minimum of seven years of progressively responsible major and principal gift related experience. 
• Demonstrated success persuading and influencing groups and individuals to support the organization’s agenda with respect to colleagues, team members, volunteer leadership and other potential stakeholders. 
• Demonstrated ability to manage and monitor complex projects.
• Excellent written and oral communication skills and a track record of successfully managing current and prospective benefactors at the principal and major gift level along with outstanding social skills, instincts, judgment and integrity are required for success. 
• Ambitious and motivated professional, who values a collaborative working environment and who will be able to establish strong, interpersonal relationships with academic leaders, donors and development office staff. 
• Must be able to demonstrate a highly sophisticated understanding of all aspects of the cultivation and solicitation process, such as staffing senior administrators, leadership boards, or making successful solicitations him/herself. 
• Candidates must be comfortable with a flexible work schedule, including travel and some evening and weekend work.
• Demonstrate the ability to practice and adhere to organizational values.

Preferred Qualifications

• Candidates must have an authentic curiosity about science and technology as well as a strong appreciation for the extraordinary intellectual accomplishments and challenges of Caltech’s faculty and students. 
• A working understanding of a research university environment is helpful along with the grace and enthusiasm necessary to engage high net worth individuals on behalf of Caltech. 
• Familiarity with Excel and Power Point.

Supervisory position?No

Posting Detail Information

 

Posting Open Date 
Posting Close Date 
Open Until FilledNo
EEO Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Caltech is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor. For more information about “EEO is the Law” click here: EEO is the Law


JOB LINK: https://jobs.caltech.edu/postings/6178