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 Job Title   Posting Date   Organization

Director, Development Services

  10/20/2017   Salk Institute for Biological Studies
 Job Description        

The Director, Development Services provides leadership, creative problem solving, and strategy oversight of development services in support of the Institute’s established fund raising initiatives, and enhances development operations to ensure high standards of quality, accuracy, and transparency around donor information, reporting, & procedures. Provides guidance and recommendations to Development Officers in their fundraising strategies & in how to best utilize the database and reporting functions of Salesforce. Establishes and maintains an effective interface between & with IT, Stewardship, Major Gifts, & the rest of the ER team, the Office of the President, & other units as needed. Oversees services including, but not limited to prospect research, prospect management and tracking, fund raising analysis & specialized reporting, gift processing.



Required: • Proven experience in project and program management and managing teams. Proven ability to develop guidelines and metrics to track effectiveness of projects and processes. • Proven experience in problem solving and resolution through group processes, with aptitude for working as part of a team and displaying a sense of ethical conduct • Three years experience with program budget management. • Minimum 5 years experience in advancement services for a non-profit or educational environment or combination of skills, experience and education. Preferred: • Experience working with or knowledge of salesforce platform.


 Additional Information        

Salesforce training & maintenance, database management, establishment of user-friendly report mechanisms, including pipeline development, annual fund, major gifts, & event analysis & reporting. Position will oversee database conversion to the Salesforce platform. Will ensure the maximization of efficiency during & after the completion of the conversion & will capitalize on the full features & benefits of the system for all Ext Relations unit needs. Oversees the establishment & ongoing involvmnt of conversion committees, committees developed as a result of the conversion. Special Requirements: •Must be willing to work in an animal-related research environment. •Must be willing to sign an employee confidentiality agreement •Satisfactory completion of the Institute’s background investigation. •Will require occasional evenings and weekends to assist with events. Physical Requirements: This position requires constant seeing, keying, hearing, reading, reasoning, analyzing & communicating.


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