Job Posting: Associate Director or Director of Development

The Associate Director / Director of Development plays a critical role in Santa Clara Law’s efforts to secure resources for its strategic funding priorities and deepen its relationships with alumni, legal and professional services firms, corporations, foundations, parents and friends of the university. The Director of Development designs and implements strategies for increased engagement with the Law School’s current and prospective major donors. S/he creates and executes donor cultivation plans to leverage this historic time for Santa Clara Law and achieve the goals of an ambitious university-wide campaign plan.

This position reports to the Senior Director of Development in the Law School. The level of the position will depend on the experience of the individual selected and specific goals will be assigned based on the agreed upon level. S/he will build and manage a portfolio of 150 key donor prospects, including the identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of prospects targeted for gifts ranging from $100,000 to $2,000,000. S/he will collaborate with SCU’s University Relations team, other senior university administrators, and centers of distinction within Santa Clara Law to identify funding opportunities and develop prospect-to-donor strategies.

The Director of Development prospective donor portfolio is expected to be largely based in California, predominantly Silicon Valley and the San Francisco Bay Area. Liaison assignments, fundraising priorities, and geographic focus may change over time.

Education and/or Experience 
Bachelor’s degree required. Graduate or professional degree preferred.Associate Director of Development: 
 Verifiable track record of successfully soliciting and closing gifts from individuals/organizations.Director of Development:
Salary Information 
$3,700 - $5,000 commensurate with experience

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