Job Requisition Number: 25716. Berkeley Law is one of 14 schools and colleges at the University of California, Berkeley. It is consistently ranked as one of the top law schools in the nation.
The law school has produced leaders in law, government, and society, including Chief Justice of the United States Earl Warren, Secretary of State of the United States Dean Rusk, American civil rights activist Pauli Murray, California Supreme Court Justice Cruz Reynoso, president and founder of the Equal Justice Society Eva Paterson, United States Northern District of California Judge Thelton Henderson, and Attorney General of the United States Edwin Meese.
Under general supervision, exercises limited discretion and professional judgment in managing the Dean’s fundraising portfolio, ensuring that the time the Dean allocates to leadership fundraising efforts produces significant revenue for the school. •In conjunction with the Senior Assistant Dean of Development and Alumni Relations at Law, designs and implements an annual work plan for the Dean’s fundraising effort. •Works closely with the University Development and Alumni Relations (UDAR) Prospect Development team and other UDAR staff, the Senior Assistant Dean of Development and Alumni Relations at Law, fellow DAR Field Officers at Law, and fundraising volunteers to identify new leadership level prospects and to develop appropriate engagement/solicitation strategies for the Dean’s prospects. •Coordinates and maintains the Dean’s DAR travel calendar in conjunction with Dean’s Office staff. •Secures visits for the Dean with prospects in the Dean’s portfolio. •Prepares all prospect visits materials to ensure that the Dean is fully prepared for meetings with prospects. •Records all of the Dean’s interactions with prospects and donors in UDAR’s CADS database. •Delivers timely and up-to-date progress reports on Dean’s solicitation efforts. •Acts as central point of contact for questions and requests from staff regarding the Dean’s availability for visits or events with alumni and prospects not currently in the Dean’s portfolio. Ensures requests are resolved quickly and appropriately. •Works closely with the Donor Relations team to ensure that top prospects and donors receive quality stewardship. •Other related duties as assigned.
Schedules and/or coordinates cultivation events designed to educate alumni and unaffiliated prospects about the strength of the Law School’s educational program and faculty, and the impact of its scholarship, thought centers and clinics to encourage leadership-level philanthropic support.•Experience working in fundraising or client-development environment •Working knowledge of fundraising, client/donor relations and public relations concepts, principles, procedures and techniques. •Working knowledge of the campus, its vision, mission, goals, objectives, achievements and infrastructure and/or the ability to quickly develop an understanding. •Working knowledge of applicable laws, rules, regulations, policies, et cetera and/or the ability to quickly develop an understanding. •Experience managing, supporting and reporting on complex projects that involve multiple stake holders, often senior level executives. •Good written and interpersonal communication skills to establish and maintain good working relationships throughout campus and with external constituents. Excellent verbal and written skills preferred. •Strong organizational, analytical and critical thinking skills. Ability to multi-task and prioritize, with close attention to detail. •Expert use of Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, and business related systems; good web-based research skills •Experience/comfort working with constituent groups such as alumni, donors, volunteers. •Ability to deal with sensitive information and maintain confidentiality. Education/Training: •Bachelor’s degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training.
The University of California was chartered in 1868 and its flagship campus - envisioned as a "City of Learning" - was established at Berkeley, on San Francisco Bay. Today the world's premier public university and a wellspring of innovation, UC Berkeley occupies a 1,232 acre campus with a sylvan 178-acre central core. From this home its academic community makes key contributions to the economic and social well-being of the Bay Area, California, and the nation.