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Prospect Development Associate, Humanities, Arts, Social Sciences, Education and Policy, Extension and Athletics

Job Number Full/Part Time Schedule Salary
30329349 Full Time 8AM - 5PM $73,600 - $103,400

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As a member of the Prospect Development team, the Prospect Development Consultant serves as a strategic partner to assigned constituency programs and academic units with regard to prospect management, research, and analysis. Using an account management model, the consultant serves as a partner to ensure excellence in service to fundraisers in pipeline and portfolio development. The position will serve as a subject matter expert for assigned units and university priorities, regularly consulting with program or unit lead development officers to ensure gift officer portfolios comply with University Advancement guidelines on composition and stage migration.

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*Campus presence required with hybrid accommodations. *

The full salary range for the Prospect Development Associate, Humanities, Arts, Social Sciences, Education and Policy, Extension and Athletics is $68,500 - $123,900 annually. The expected pay scale for this position is up to $75,000 annually. We base salary offers on a variety of considerations, such as education, licensure and certifications, experience, and other business and organizational needs.

Applicants must have current work authorization when accepting a UCR staff position. Currently, we are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment Visa for staff.

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.


Education Requirements

Degree Requirement
Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training. Required


Experience Requirement
Minimum 3 - 5 years in fundraising, prospect research, prospect management, development, library research, or relate field in higher education environment. Preferred
4 - 7 years of related experience. Required

Minimum Requirements

Interpersonal skills to maintain professional relationships with peers, team members and management.
Strong skills to evaluate issues and identify solutions within defined procedures and policies. Proven ability to address problems and suggest solutions through critical thinking processes.
Thorough knowledge of prospect research techniques, tools and data analysis.
Strong technical skills to utilize and manipulate database, biographical, financial and other research systems and tools. Ability to extract information and generate reports from complex databases. Familiarity with research data interpretation such as SEC, Real Estate and Compensation documentation.
Proven ability to manage a project through to completion while performing a wide variety of tasks, adapting to changing priorities, deadlines and directions.
Strong verbal and written communication skills to explain technical concepts and articulate reasoning behind analyses and recommendations. Active listening skills to understand varying opinions and receive feedback.
Strong research, editing and proofreading skills and familiarity with PD resources, in order to evaluate research and edit deliverables.

Preferred Qualifications

Thorough knowledge of confidentiality, regulatory and university policies governing research activities.

Possess an understanding of wealth indicators, donor motivations for giving, knowledge of ethics statements by the Association of Professional Researchers for Advancement (APRA), Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE), the Association of Fundraising Professional (AFP) and related organizations.

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In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The 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.

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.

  • UC Riverside is proud to be ranked No. 12 among all U.S. universities, according to Money Magazine's 2020 rankings, and among the top 1 percent of universities worldwide, according to the 2019-20 Center for World University rankings.

  • UC Riverside is the top university in the United States for social mobility. - U.S. News 2020

  • UCR is a member of the University Innovation Alliance, the leading national coalition of public research universities committed to improving student success for low-income, first-generation, and students of color.

  • Among top-tier universities, UC Riverside ranks No. 2 in financial aid. - Business Insider 2019

  • Ranked No. 2 in the world for research, UCR's Department of Entomology maintains one of the largest collections of insect specimens the nation. - Center for World University Rankings

  • UCR's distinguished faculty boasts 2 Nobel Laureates, and 13 members of the National Academies of Science and Medicine.

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.

For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview

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