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Application Review Date The First Review Date for this job is: May 23, 2019
Departmental Overview Berkeley Law is one of the nation's premier law schools, located at one of the world's great universities, in one of the most vibrant places on the planet. As 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 implementing established components for fundraising and alumni relations programs and activities; or plans, administers, and implements a well-defined or established fundraising program requiring the exercise of limited discretion and judgment.
Monitors and documents program activities and results.
Develops and maintains reports, providing basic analysis of program trends, tracks grant submissions and reporting deadlines, and monitors short and long range results.
Drafts informational and marketing materials for review for assigned programs.
Assists in detailed planning of fund development and annual solicitation programs.
Ensures that predetermined fundraising goals are met.
Assists in developing materials for specific fundraising activities and/or promotional efforts as writing, speaking, telephoning, et cetera, as needed.
Handles special projects/assignments involving direct interaction with alumni volunteers and donors.
Conducts research on alumni, friends, corporations, and foundations to identify prospects.
Schedules and/or coordinates HRC events.
May coordinate work of support staff, including but not limited to student assistants, independent contractors, or professional staff.
May collaborate or coordinate with the Development and Alumni Relations (DAR) team at Berkeley Law.
May assist with other related duties as assigned.
Working knowledge of fundraising, donor relations and public relations concepts, principles, procedures and techniques.
Working knowledge of the campus, its vision, mission, goals, objectives, achievements and infrastructure.
Working knowledge of applicable laws, rules, regulations, policies, et cetera.
Good written and interpersonal communication skills to establish and maintain good working relationships throughout the campus and with external constituencies.
Good organizational, analytical and critical thinking skills.
Skill to maintain confidentiality.
Excellent communication skills.
Prior experience fundraising for non-profit organizations or in higher education.
Salary & Benefits The position is a non-exempt, bi-weekly paid position. Hourly pay is commensurate with experience within the range of $31.00 - $32.45.
For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit:
How to Apply Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.
Conviction History Background This is a designated position requiring fingerprinting and a background check due to the nature of the job responsibilities. Berkeley does hire people with conviction histories and reviews information received in the context of the job responsibilities. The University reserves the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of the background check.
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.