Associate Vice President of Development - Administrator III

CSU East Bay in California

Date Posted May 13, 2014
Type Executive
Salary Not specified
Employment Type Full-time

Associate Vice President of Development - Administrator III
CSU East Bay

Job ID: 4156
Location: Cal State East Bay
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

About CSU East Bay
California State University East Bay's beautiful main campus is located in the Hayward hills with panoramic views of the San Francisco Bay shoreline. Situated above the city of Hayward, the campus offers an ideal setting for teaching and learning and yet easy access to the many cities along the bay. The University has a satellite campus in Concord, a professional development center in Oakland and a significant presence online. Founded in 1957, California State University, East Bay is one of 23 universities of the California State University system (CSU). The University is undergoing an exciting transformation and with an enrollment over 13,800 students, California State University East Bay is recognized as a regionally engaged and globally oriented university with a strong commitment to academic innovation, student success, engaged and service learning, diversity, and sustainability.

About the Position


Reporting to the Vice President for University Advancement, the Associate Vice President (AVP) will design and lead the University Development function including Major Gifts, Planned Gifts, Corporation and Foundation Relations and Donor Relations.

The AVP will collaborate with the Vice President on the vision, direction, strategy and implementation of all fundraising activities and the achievement of major fundraising campaign goals. The AVP will ensure that development functions are operating optimally; in this capacity, the AVP will recruit, manage and mentor the team of fundraisers to identify, cultivate and solicit individual major gift donors and corporate and foundation donors for campaign gifts in support of university priorities. Through collaboration with other Advancement personnel, the AVP will produce high quality campaign communication and marketing strategies and materials as well as ensure that the Development function is complying with all University, state and federal rules, regulations and laws specifically pertaining to accurate recording, timely reporting and stewardship of gifts.

The successful candidate should have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution, master’s degree preferred; a minimum of ten years progressive experience in fundraising. Supervision or management experience is preferred. The candidate should have knowledge and experience in major campaign and individual gift solicitation including managing a fundraising staff and volunteers within the context of a capital campaign of $50 million or greater, CFRE accreditation is desirable, a proven track record in raising and managing major gifts; corporate and foundation gifts, planned and deferred gifts. The candidate must demonstrate successful experience working with boards and foundations comprising prominent individuals and the ability to work closely with faculty and senior level administrators in the achievement of University fundraising goals. Superior written and verbal communication skills are crucial including ability in public speaking and presentations to large and small groups. Demonstrated organizational skills, strong analytical and reporting skills with a personal ethic of accountability and ability to communicate effectively with a diverse student, staff, faculty and campus community is imperative; ability to persuade and motivate others, enlist respect and attention of the University leadership and influence volunteers and the ability to provide strong, innovative leadership in developing and implementing programs is essential. Detailed information and how to apply is available at

Review of applications will begin on July 1, 2014. This is a position in the California State University Management Personnel Plan (MPP). Appointments to MPP are at-will and serve at the pleasure of the President. Salary within the MPP is commensurate with experience; however, the anticipated hiring salary range for this position is $125,000.00 - $140,000.00.

How To Apply
In addition to the standard CSUEB application, please submit a letter of application, resume, and a list of references that have been in a position to evaluate your professional work. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application.

Conditions of Employment
This is a designated and sensitive position, subject to the University fingerprinting process, University Conflict of Interest process and the University on-line Sexual Harassment training as conditions of employment.

EEO Statement
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, CSUEB does not discriminate on the basis of any protected categories: age, ancestry, citizenship, color, disability, gender, immigration status, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran's status. The University is committed to the principles of diversity in employment and to creating a stimulating learning environment for its diverse student body.

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