Another Source’s client, University of the Pacific, is recruiting a Director of Annual Giving to join their development team in Stockton, CA. This is your chance to join a mission-driven organization focused on creating the next generation of leaders. No matter the job, every employee at Pacific is part of contributing to the mission of California’s first university, which ranks in the Top 20 in the West and Top 100 in the U.S.


Pacific has three unique campuses across northern California. The largest campus is found in Stockton in the heart of the Central Valley. The 175-acre campus is regularly ranked as one of the most beautiful college campuses in America. As the only college on the West Coast that uses collegiate gothic architecture, the Pacific campus conjures up images of the brick-and-ivy campuses seen at traditional East Coast colleges, and the soothing tones of the carillon bells help create a truly special work environment. The campus also is home to the Faye Spanos Concert Hall, where employees can enjoy the work of students from the Conservatory of Music and guest artists. Employees also can enjoy watching Division I athletic competitions. Pacific is a member of the West Coast Conference and has 17 D-I sports.


The university also has campuses in Sacramento and San Francisco. The Sacramento campus is in the Oak Park neighborhood, just a few blocks from new stores, restaurants, cafes and apartments created by former Mayor Kevin Johnson. In San Francisco, Pacific is housed in a state-of-the-art building in the heart of downtown on Fifth Street, walking distance from world-class shopping, dining and cultural venues.



Pacific by the Numbers:

University of the Pacific, California’s first university, has many key rankings of which we are extremely proud of including:

#1 – Career earnings, among U.S. colleges and universities that have the highest percentage of Pell Grant recipients (Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce)
#7 – Ethnic Diversity in California (tied with UC Berkeley and University of Southern California) (U.S. News & World Report, 2023)
#11 – Best Private University in the West (Wall Street Journal/College Pulse, 2024)
#56 – Best Value (U.S. News & World Report, 2023)
#82 – Social Mobility (U.S. News & World Report, 2023)
Top 100 – Student Experience (Wall Street Journal/College Pulse, 2024)
Top 10 – Sustainable food and dining practices (Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2022)
4.5 our of 5 stars – Best Colleges in America (Money Magazine 2023)
And more! See all the fun facts and rankings here: https://www.pacific.edu/about-pacific/fast-facts


Pacific offers a unique and powerful set of benefits for its employees with your individual needs in mind. We know that employees come with differing needs that can change and grow just as you and your family’s needs may change over time. A few of our benefits we like to highlight are:

Pacific contributes 10% toward employee retirement each paycheck
Pacific offers up to 90% tuition remission and exchange for employees and their dependents
Pacific offers 14 paid holidays and seasonal days each year in addition to regular vacation days.
Pacific also provides affordable and high-quality comprehensive benefits to support employees’ varied needs. We invite you to explore our Health Benefits, Income Protection plans, Financial Planning benefits and Work-Life Balance programs. Learn more using this link: https://www.pacific.edu/sites/default/files/2024-01/2024%20UOP%20Benefit%20Guide.pdf


University of the Pacific Office of Development:

The Division of Development and Alumni Relations connects the passions of Pacific alumni, supporters and friends with the aspirations of our students and faculty to ensure the university continues to make a meaningful difference in our communities and our world. Donors play an integral role in Pacific’s mission by supporting bright students, talented faculty, transformative learning experiences and ground-breaking research that benefits society and improves lives. Contributions of any kind make a meaningful difference for our students.


Development at Pacific: https://www.pacific.edu/about-pacific/administrative-offices/university-development-alumni-relations

Meet the Development Team: https://www.pacific.edu/about-pacific/administrative-offices/university-development-alumni-relations/contact


About the Role:

The Director of Annual Giving is responsible for planning, organizing, implementing and evaluating a strategic annual giving program that enhances the overall culture of philanthropy at University of the Pacific. The Director oversees a comprehensive program that serves as the foundation of future fundraising success by developing and growing philanthropic connections with alumni, parents, employees, students, and friends. The Director will lead and manage a multi-channel, data-driven approach that includes mail, email, phone, text, Day of Giving, crowdfunding, student campaigns, and college and alumni specific giving projects.


The salary range for this role is $100K – $110K, depending on experience.


Plans, directs, and oversees all aspects of the university’s centralized Annual Giving program focused on achieving annual fundraising and KPIs goals, pipeline development and implementing industry best practices with special emphasis on the university’s annual fund.
Develops a comprehensive annual giving fundraising plan to acquire, re-activate, retain, and upgrade annual donors with a focus on expanding the university’s base of support and growing retention rates, including strategies to incorporate employee, parent, and student giving.
Oversees all multi-channel solicitations, donor engagement activities, and targeted campaigns, including email, email, phone, text, crowdfunding, in-person activities and special projects.
Supervises Assistant Directors of Annual Giving (3 FTE), to grow revenue and donor counts.
In collaboration with Advancement Services, designs, and maintains annual giving reporting to analyze trends and drive strategic planning of fundraising efforts.
Develops strong collaborations across schools, units, and programs to streamline activities, grow annual support, and engage more constituents.
Establishes key partnerships with units throughout the division, including advancement services, alumni relations, and donor communications to reach annual giving goals.
Plays a key role in executing the university’s annual day of giving, Pacific Gives.
Supervises the relationship between the University and outside vendors to ensure quality control and effectiveness of mail/phone/text solicitation programs.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Required Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree.
Three (3) years of fundraising experience.

University of the Pacific is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer dedicated to workforce diversity. In compliance with applicable law and its own policy, Pacific is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and staff and does not discriminate in its hiring of faculty and staff, or in the provision of its employment benefits to its faculty and staff on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, sex/gender, marital status, military and veteran status, sexual orientation, medical condition, pregnancy, gender identity, gender expression, or mental or physical disability.


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