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Employment Type:
Full time
Job Category:
Health Care Provider
Health Care & Medicine
Director of Development
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UCLA Health | Los Angeles, CA
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Job Description

Job Duties
The Jonsson Cancer Center Foundation (JCCF) is the lead fundraising unit for the Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, which encompasses the Cancer Theme of the David Geffen School of Medicine. The Director of Development is independently responsible for key aspects of the JCCF operations, including identification, stewardship and solicitation of predominantly Major Gifts ($25,000) for unrestricted and restricted support. The incumbent also supervises the Senior Manager of Annual and Special Gifts, collaborates with JCCF and UCLA Health Sciences Development staff and independently interacts with other colleagues, donors, attorneys, financial advisors and JCCF Board members.

Job Qualifications
Bachelor's Degree required. 3-5 years experience in professional fund-raising. Strong English language writing skills to produce original fundraising materials, correspondence, reports and other documents using correct grammar, syntax and punctuation. Demonstrated attention to detail and proofreading skills. Demonstrated skill in establishing and maintaining cooperative working relations with intra and extramural offices, volunteer groups, vendors, and other related organizations. Demonstrated analytical skills to effectively assess processes and make recommendations for improvements over time. Understanding of fundraising principles and practices. Self-starter able to take initiative and work independently, but also integrate as an effective member of the fundraising team. Collaborative style and flexibility, ability to adapt to changing priorities, and multi-task to meet deadlines. Demonstrated knowledge of and experience using fundraising and/or CRM databases. Demonstrated knowledge of and experience using Raiser's Edge fundraising software. Flexible and willing to perform other tasks as assigned. Ability to maintain confidentiality in a donor environment. Supervisory experience. Skill in making verbal one-on-one as well as group presentations on fund-raising progress. Demonstrated skill in establishing and maintaining cooperative working relations with intra and extramural offices, colunteer groups, vendors, and other related organizations. Experience working in non-profit organizations. Knowledge of cancer and cancer-related fields.

About UCLA Health

For more than half a century, UCLA Health  has provided the best in healthcare and the latest in medical technology to thepeople of Los Angeles and throughout the world. Today we are one of the most comprehensive and advanced healthcare systems in existence. We are comprised of Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica, Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital at UCLA, Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA, and the UCLA Medical Group, with offices throughout the region.

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center is consistently ranked by U.S.News & World Report as one of the top five hospitals in the nation and the best medical center in the western United States. The doctors, scientists and caregivers of UCLA are leaders in their fields. Every day, they perform pioneering work across an astounding range of disciplines, from organ transplantation and cardiac surgery to neurosurgery and cancer treatment. Year after year, our people have achieved medical breakthroughs and earned the highest industry honors. And we’re just getting started.

The dedicated professionals of UCLA Health are committed to healing humankind, one patient at a time, by improving health, alleviating suffering, and delivering acts of kindness on a daily basis.