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Senior Director of Development at UC Riverside

  • Full Time
  • Riverside, CA
  • 125 to 145000 USD / Year
  • Salary: 125 to 145000

UC Riverside

Another Source’s client, UC Riverside, is recruiting a Senior Director of Development for UCR’s School of Business in Riverside, CA. This is your chance to join the newest member of the Association of American Universities, which is comprised of the country’s leading research universities! The Assistant Dean of Development position is a hybrid role with the opportunity to work remotely 2 days per week, with the expectation to travel locally and statewide, as needed.


In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside’s campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities’ air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history, and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.


About the Role:

The Sr. Director of Development is the Chief Advancement Officer for the UC Riverside School of Business. The Sr. DOD  will develop and execute long- and short-term strategies to grow the School of Businesses philanthropic pipeline and secure annual and major gifts that will benefit endowments, research programs, and student success. The Sr. DOD will identify and manage approximately 150 individual donors and will travel locally and statewide frequently for qualification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship purposes. The Sr. DOD will arrange appropriate opportunities for key faculty and academic leadership to meet with prospective donors and will work collaboratively with other University Advancement colleagues to achieve fundraising goals.


The anticipated salary for this role is $125,000 – $145,000 depending on experience.


UCR Office of Development and the School of Business:

The UCR Office of Development is a proud partner with the thousands of alumni, parents and friends who have chosen to take a key role in shaping the face and future of this rapidly growing campus. The generosity of our donors not only enhances the quality of the UCR educational experience, and it helps countless young people attain the skills and knowledge they need to succeed and lead in the 21st century.


One of only three University of California business schools to offer both undergraduate and graduate programs, UCR School of Business is a professional school that educates and develops leaders who are as diverse as the challenges they face, the workforces they lead, and the enterprises they grow. With nearly 20,000 alumni around the world and over 70% of its alumni staying in Southern California upon graduation, the School of Business is developing the human capital that drives the region’s economic growth and vitality.


UC Riverside by the Numbers:

UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud including:

Ranked 1st for social mobility four years in a row by the US News & World Report
Ranked in the top 15 for best public universities in the nation
No. 1 for Hispanic enrollment among selective universities by the Urban Institute
No. 2 in the country for financial aid by Business Insider
No. 3 in Hispanic STEM graduates in the nation by the National Science Foundation
No. 4 for Pell Grant student performance by Washington Monthly
No. 9 among public universities for sustainability by Princeton Review
And more! See all UCR’s Rankings here:
UCR’s SOB Fast Facts:

Top 100 MBA Program (No. 89), U.S. News & World Report, 2023
Top 100 Undergraduate Business Programs (No. 70), U.S. News & World Report, 2023-2024
No. 16 UT Dallas, Per Capita Research Ranking, Operations & Supply Chain, 2015-2018
No. 27, Top Marketing Colleges, University HQ, 2023
No. 67 Best Part-time MBA, University HQ, 2021
No. 77 UT Dallas, North America Research Ranking, 2020
Best Master’s of Finance Programs 2022 – TFE Times
Largest Undergraduate Program in the UC System
Nearly 20,000 Alumni Around the World
Required Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training.

8 – 13 years of related experience



UCR offers a competitive benefits package. To learn more, use the following link:


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As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. For new University of California employees, the applicable deadline is ten weeks after their first date of employment.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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