Director of Development, College of Business Administration
Cal Poly Pomona
Location: Los Angeles,
Required Education: Bachelor’s
Higher Education Institution
Internal Number: 510362
Drive the Polytechnic Advantage
Cal Poly Pomona (CPP) is conducting a national search for a Director of Development to support our College of Business Administration. This is an extraordinary opportunity for an accomplished development officer to support an experiential, innovative, and global business education that transforms lives, organizations, and societies.
About the Position
The Director of Development will serve as a college-based development officer engaged in donor identification, prospecting, cultivation, solicitation, stewardship, and communication for gifts for the College of Business Administration. As an integral part of the University Advancement program, the DOD will work to foster lasting relationships between the university and its alumni and benefactors, promoting a positive attitude toward private support among current and prospective major and planned gift donors.
About the College of Business Administration
The College of Business Administration is an AASCB-International accredited institution, joining less than 5% of the business programs in the world, and is committed to providing students with the knowledge, skills, and experiences needed to become global leaders. The College is well-ranked and celebrates 6 consecutive years as a Social Mobility Index Leader, is ranked annually in Forbes' Magazine list of America's Best Value Colleges, and has climbed to No. 22 on Money's "Best Colleges for Business Majors."
Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university.
3 years of experience as a development professional or in a related field.
Excellent oral and written communication skills required relating well and communicating effectively with a variety of constituents, including high-profile leaders.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships, on and off-campus, as a liaison/representative of the College, Division, and the University.
Business and professional etiquette in all dealings with constituents and colleagues.
Demonstrated success in donor cultivation and asks, and in preparing and submitting support proposals.
Understanding of gift processing, valuation, and acknowledgment requirements.
Understanding of types of gifts (planned, current, endowment, restricted, estate, etc.)
Understanding of ways to give (cash, gifts-in-kind, grants, awards, instruments, etc.)
Ability to work evenings and weekends for cultivation meetings, events, and activities.
Understands and reflects the highest standards of professional conduct and integrity.
Advanced degree preferred.
Familiarity with contemporary state and national issues and trends related to business.
Experience working in a higher education or non-profit setting preferred.
Demonstrated participation in development/advancement organizations such as CASE, APRA, NSFRE and AFP.
Certified Fund Raising Executive credential
Compensation and Benefits
Compensation will be competitive and commensurate with the selected candidate’s experience and credentials. The salary is augmented by an outstanding benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurances, CalPERS retirement, tuition waiver, 14 paid holidays, and generous paid vacation and sick leave.
Cal Poly Pomona is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. The university subscribes to the pay transparency nondiscrimination provision and all state and federal regulations that prohibit discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity/gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, age, disability, genetic information, medical condition, and covered veteran status. More information is available at: https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/OFCCP/pdf/pay-transp_%20English_formattedESQA508c.pdf and at https://www.cpp.edu/eoda/employee-labor/documents/aa-eeo-doc/policy-statement_2022-aap-for-california-state-polytechnic-university-pomona_confidential_20220127.pdf.
Cal Poly Pomona consistently ranks among the best universities in the country when it comes to quality education, affordability and career prospects for graduates. As an inclusive polytechnic university, we cultivate success through experiential learning, discovery and innovation. U.S News noted Cal Poly Pomona was eighth most diverse among regional universities in the West and tenth most diverse in the nation. Nowhere else can students ride an Arabian horse, practice on a Steinway piano, bring a new product to market, and build a liquid-fueled rocket.