Website California State University San Marcos
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Work type: Management (MPP)
Location: San Marcos
Categories: MPP, At-Will, Fundraising & Alumni Relations, Full Time, Telecommute
eligible (work onsite as scheduled and/or as requested and telecommute as scheduled)
The Director of Development is responsible for developing comprehensive strategic
fundraising efforts to meet short- and long-term goals that help secure philanthropic
support primarily from individual donors, and also foundations, and corporations. This
position is a part of a centralized fundraising team and will serve as the development
liaison to the College of Humanities, Arts, Behavioral and Social Sciences (CHABSS)
and Extended Learning (EL) with fundraising efforts to support students and faculty,
community engagement activity, capital projects and provide support for advancementwide
new or returning scholarship donors. In these liaison roles, this position will
support the leadership and faculty in all aspects of major gift level private fundraising.
Candidate must demonstrate the skills necessary to solicit and close gifts at the
$25,000 level and above, as well as a commitment to building long term relationships
with a diverse population of donors and donor prospects. Candidate will be responsible
for growing their portfolio through identification, qualification, cultivation and stewardship
In addition to building relationships with on campus and off campus constituent groups,
and achieving fundraising success, other priorities of this role include working as a
strategic partner to the two liaison areas in building, establishing and sustaining Dean’s
Advisory Councils for CHABSS and EL, made up of philanthropists, alumni and industry
leaders. Expectations of this role also include working closely with leadership in setting
campaign priorities and helping the university plan and execute CSUSM’s next
comprehensive fundraising campaign.
We are looking for equity-minded applicants who represent the full diversity of California
and who demonstrate a sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic,
socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic
backgrounds present in our community.
We will consider applications from professionals who demonstrate the following
transferable skills from a non-fundraising background: sales/contract
negotiation/customer service, critical thinking skills, experience building relationships,
excellent communication skills, proficient in writing, a team player, strong work plan
development and a growth mindset.
Director of Development (Administrator II)
This is a full time, exempt position in the Management Personnel Plan (MPP). MPP
positions serve at the pleasure of the President.
The University supports the use of telecommuting work options, including hybrid work
arrangements, based on employee performance and operational needs.
This position is eligible for a broad range of benefits, including medical, dental, vision,
life and disability insurances, retirement (CalPERS), tuition waiver, vacation and sick
leave. In addition, 14 paid holidays are offered each year; 13 scheduled on specific
days and a Personal Holiday that may be taken any time during the year.
A comprehensive benefits summary for this position is available online by visiting
our Benefits Portal.
To view the full job description and position requirements, please click on the
following link: Director of Development
Anticipated Hiring Salary Range: $7,917 – $9,167 per month
MPP Classification Salary Range: $4,583 – $14,713 per month
Salary is commensurate with the background and experience of the individual selected.
California State University San Marcos
A mid-size university located in San Diego’s vibrant North County, we are dedicated to
service, innovation, leadership and diversity. We have an attentive faculty and state-ofthe-
art facilities which offer our students hundreds of opportunities to learn, lead, play
California State University San Marcos is a new kind of university, pushing the
boundaries of innovation to prepare tomorrow’s leaders, build stronger communities and
solve pressing issues.
Cutting-edge research meets hands-on application at our campus and in the real world.
This position is open until filled. For assurance of full consideration, please submit
application, cover letter and resume by 11:59pm on February 28, 2023.
Applicants who require an accommodation during the application or testing process due
to a disability recognized under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)/CA Fair
Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) should notify the Office of Human Resources at
(760) 750-4418 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Hearing & speech impaired call our TDD at
CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be
immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing
so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to
comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found
at https://calstate.policystat.com/policy/9779821/latest/. Questions should be sent to the
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Following a conditional offer of employment, satisfactory completion of a background
check (including criminal records check) is required prior to beginning employment. Any
offer of employment rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying
information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified
information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the
continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the
The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the
California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the
requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 Revised July 21, 2017 as a
condition of employment.
This position is a “designated position” in the California State University’s Conflict of
Interest Code. The incumbent in this position is required to file Conflict of Interest forms
subject to the regulations of the Fair Political Practices Commission.
California State University San Marcos is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity
Employer that is strongly committed to promoting diversity in all areas of the campus
community. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to age,
physical or mental disability, gender or sex, genetic information, gender identity, gender
expression, marital status, medical condition, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion or
religious creed, sexual orientation, and veteran or military status.
The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics
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California State University San Marcos is not a sponsoring agent for staff or
management positions (i.e. H1-B visas).
Positions are posted for a minimum of 14 days.
Advertised: February 14, 2023 (9:00 AM) Pacific Standard Time
Applications close: Open Until Filled
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