There are so many opportunities to grow and innovate within the collaborative culture of UC Santa Barbara. The Office of Development serves every scholar on our beautiful seaside campus. We hope you will consider joining us to help fulfill UC Santa Barbara’s mission of research, teaching and public service.
UC Santa Barbara is widely recognized as a premier research university, and people are our greatest strength. We embrace the value and richness of a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace. We actively seek a diverse applicant pool and encourage candidates of all backgrounds to apply. From our hiring process to the university programs we support, we are committed to these principles. We invite you to consider advancing your career in our Office of Development.
Review our open positions to find jobs of all levels that match your passions and skills. We look forward to welcoming new colleagues to our dynamic Office of Development.
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- Director of Development, College of Engineering
Reports to the assistant dean of development for the College of Engineering ("COE"). Works to optimize philanthropic support for COE and other inter-campus/collaborative fundraising initiatives in response to academic priorities established by the dean of COE and select affiliated program directors.
- Associate Director of Development, Parent & Family Giving
This University Development Officer serves as Associate Director of Development , Parent & Family Giving within the Regional Giving program and central development office and UC Santa Barbara. They will work with donor prospects to optimize philanthropy to benefit UC Santa Barbara supporting all campus divisions, programs, interdisciplinary initiatives, and fundraising goals as outlined by the University.
- Development Coordinator, Foundation Relations
The Development Coordinator, Foundation Relations is responsible for meeting complex foundation proposal and budget deadlines; drafting letters and proposals; running and distributing regular reports and analytics regarding program progress; designing and implementing communications plan and procedures for foundation donors and prospects. The Development Coordinator is a critical member of the Foundation Relations team managing prospecting projects and the stewardship of foundation donors.
- Prospect Management & Donor Research Specialist, Engineering & the Sciences
The Prospect Management and Donor Research Specialist ("Specialist") serves as a key analyst for the Engineering and Sciences Development Office supporting a complex and multifaceted fundraising program covering all departments, institutes, and centers within the College of Engineering and the Division of Math, Life and Physical Sciences. The Specialist will work very closely with the Asst. Dean, as well as Development Directors ("Directors"), to track donor "moves" management, research individual and corporate prospects, make portfolio recommendations, and analyze stewardship moves and opportunities. Responsible for a high level of prospect and gift analysis, providing analytical reporting to the Asst. Dean and Directors.
- Development Assistant, Associate Vice Chancellor's Office
The Development Assistant serves as the primary initial contact for the Senior Managers of Development in the Office of the Associate Vice Chancellor, Central and Executive Development, and provides essential administrative and financial support that is critical to the successful operation of a complex fundraising program.
- Development Assistant, Engineering & the Sciences
Serves as the primary initial contact for six Directors of Development in the Engineering and the Sciences Development Office and provides essential administrative and financial support that is critical to the successful operation of a complex fundraising program. Assists the Directors with all aspects of analysis, planning and implementation strategies for the College of Engineering and the Division of Science, to support the research mission by securing support from private donors.
- Development Assistants, Regional Giving*
The Development Assistant serves as the primary initial contact for two or more Directors of Development (“the Directors”) and works as part of a team of administrative staff to provide essential administrative and financial support that is critical to the successful operation of a complex fundraising program. Assists the Directors with all aspects of analysis, planning and implementation strategies for the Regional Team, to support the University’s overall mission by securing support from private donors (individuals, foundations and corporations).
* Two positions are available
- Associate Director, Alumni Affairs
The Associate Director of Alumni has overall responsibility for a multi-pronged engagement strategy for UCSB alumni that includes numerous campus-based and regional events, a set of "Professional Development" initiatives for alumni, student activities and major events including the All-Gaucho Reunion, Alumni Awards Dinner and Day of Service. This includes oversight, management and supervision of at least two full time employees and approximately 2 student or limited employees.
- Programs Coordinator, Alumni Affairs
The Programs Coordinator is responsible for the implementation of Alumni Association programs, numerous regional events, and the All-Gaucho Reunion. The Programs Coordinator must work collaboratively across multiple departments and divisions including the central development office as well as with the various schools and units with the intention of building program partners intended to foster philanthropy and engagement.
UC Santa Barbara does not discriminate on the basis of disability, age, gender identity and expression, national origin, race and ethnicity, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, or criminal record. UC Santa Barbara is an equal opportunity employer.