Development Officer, Faculty of Applied Science

Organization NameJob CategoriesPosition TypeRegion and Location(s)Career LevelSalaryAd Online SinceApplication Deadline
The University of British Columbia
  • Education: Administration
  • Fundraising / Giving
  • Marketing / Communications / PR
  • Program / Project Evaluation & Development
Full Time
  • British Columbia - Vancouver & Lower Mainland - Vancouver
Experienced (Non-manager)$65,634 - 94,5502019-01-102019-01-23
JOB ID 32393 DO FoAS

The University of British Columbia

Development Officer, Faculty of Applied Science

For over 100 years, the Faculty of Applied Science has served a core purpose to create and apply knowledge and to educate globally responsible professionals empowered to effect enduring, positive change for the society. The Faculty of Applied Science is involved with a number of projects and planning activities intended to expand and improve the learning, research and professional practice of the Faculty. These activities are complementary to UBC's new strategic plan, Shaping UBC’s Next Century. 

The Development Officer, Faculty of Applied Science is responsible for administering fundraising programs, including research, developing strategy, preparing proposals, stewardship and moving fundraising accounts through the donor cycle and raising an average minimum of $.75-1.5M annually; or responsible for supporting development related activities of senior university administration by managing complex relationship with multi-unit stakeholders. Participates in comprehensive plans for identifying, cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding major gift prospects and donors.  Assists in developing strategies for closing gifts.

The successful incumbent will have a minimum of 3 years of fundraising experience and thorough knowledge of the university environment and academic structure.  Ability to work independently while exercising good judgement at all times. Ability to plan, co-ordinate and supervise the work of others, execute a variety of complex projects, and meet imposed deadlines. Strong verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to communicate appropriately and effectively with donors, co-workers and other campus departments.

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