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Development Officer
Job Category:   Managerial/Professional
Unit:   Development and Alumni Relations
Position Code:   SDAR4596A
Status:   Filled
Closing Date:   06/05/2013
Salary:   $36,600 - $45,500
Location:   Campus Site
Background check:   Background check and fingerprinting may be required

The University of California, Merced is the newest and tenth campus of the University of California system and the first American research university built in the 21st century. With close to 6,200 students, UC Merced has planned for additional student growth until we reach an enrollment of approximately 25,000 students. With undergraduate, graduate, and PhD programs, plans for a future medical school program, partnerships and community involvement, the UC Merced campus is continually evolving, requiring talented, knowledgeable and dynamic educators, researchers, management and staff.

In support of the UC Merced mission and entire unit of Development and Alumni Relations, the Development Officer participates and assists in implementing fundraising strategies, programs and activities. Applies campus policies and procedures and professional practices and principles to resolve routine issues. May maintain reports; provides information regarding program trends and results; conducts basic research and/or analysis on information; and assists in preparing materials.

Qualifications:   • Bachelors degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training.

• Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills to establish and maintain good working relationships throughout the campus and with external constituencies.

• Demonstrated success in building relationships by developing and implementing strategic plans; team player.

• Demonstrated skill in research, analyzing and evaluating information and in preparing concise reports and summaries.

• Excellent organizational, analytical and critical thinking skills.

• Skill to maintain confidentiality.

• Experience using a higher education relational database, preferably Raisers Edge.
To Apply:   Click on the link below to use our new on-line application system.

If you do not have internet access you may mail your application, resume, and cover letter to: University of California, Merced, 5200 North Lake Rd., Merced CA 95343. Please list the job number on the subject line.

NOTICE: This position is not open. We are not accepting applications at this time.

    The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.

For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct.

As of January 1, 2014 the University of California, Merced will be a smoke and tobacco free workplace. Information and the Smoke and Tobacco Free policy is available at

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