Assistant Dean, Development and Alumni Relations, Haas School of Business (0466U) #22742
Job ID: 22742
Location: Main Campus-Berkeley
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Department: Haas Devt and Alumni Relations
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Background—Haas School of Business
As the second-oldest business school in the United States, the Haas School of Business at the University of California Berkeley is one of the world's leading producers of new ideas and knowledge in all areas of business—which includes the distinction of having two of its faculty members receive the Nobel Prize in Economics. Berkeley-Haas offers outstanding management education to about 2,200 undergraduate and graduate students each year who come from around the world to study in one of its six degree-granting programs. The school boasts nearly 40,000 alumni worldwide.
What makes Berkeley-Haas distinct? It is our People, Place, and Culture. People: The talented faculty and exceptional students who could go anywhere for business school, but choose Berkeley-Haas because it is a fit that lasts a lifetime. Place: Located in the Bay Area, Berkeley-Haas students and alumni are part of the lifecycle of new venture development and new business creation in Silicon Valley. Culture: Our culture is embodied in our four defining principles that codify what has always been here at Berkeley: Question the Status Quo, Confidence Without Attitude, Students Always, and Beyond Yourself.
The Assistant Dean, Development & Alumni Relations will head Berkeley-Haas's development and alumni relations efforts, including primary responsibility for designing and implementing a strategic campaign plan. Reporting to and working closely with the Dean, the Assistant Dean is a member of the senior leadership of the school. He/She works closely with key stakeholders, including alumni, students, faculty, and affiliates, to direct a new comprehensive schoolwide campaign with an expected goal of greater than $300 million. He/She will lead a team of roughly 30 professionals in an integrated alumni and fundraising enterprise. The Assistant Dean will work closely with the advisory board and will personally cultivate, solicit and steward major and principal gift prospects and major foundation support. With nearly 40,000 alumni worldwide, the task of sustaining high-quality ties with, and leveraging meaningful charitable support from, alumni of the school is central to this role. The Assistant Dean sets the tone for goal-setting, programmatic innovation and team performance. Generating a broad base of on-going charitable support and utilizing this foundation to secure major and principal gifts ($5+ million) is essential. The Assistant Dean is responsible for developing comprehensive annual and long-term department plans to achieve and grow fundraising results from the current roughly $30 million annually, including the substantive growth of the Haas Fund to $5 million.
Berkeley-Haas is committed to the strength of its alumni network and furthering engagement at all levels through innovative programming, life-long learning offerings, and volunteer opportunities.
The successful candidate will have demonstrated:
Salary & Benefits
Commensurate with experience
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How to Apply
Please submit the cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.
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