Position Description: The UCLA Institute for Precision Health (IPH) leverages the power of big data to study genes, the environment, and lifestyle in an effort to deliver personalized and precise treatments to patients. Bringing together faculty with expertise across medicine, information and computer science, engineering, human genetics, genomics, public health and the social sciences, the IPH is creating new opportunities for innovative discovery, and is solidifying UCLA's international leadership in education, information technology, and clinical care. Closely linked to the IPH, the UCLA Department of Human Genetics (department) interprets data and leverages genomic technology to improve patient care and solve medical problems.
In collaboration with the Executive Director of Development, Health Sciences and academic leadership in the IPH/department, the inaugural Director of Development will establish long-range fundraising goals and strategies to attract private support for the IPH and Department. The Director will personally cultivate, solicit and stewards major gift donors and will manage a portfolio of major gift prospects. The incumbent will be responsible for developing annual operating plans and evaluating progress in achieving goals. The Director will meet with faculty and gain a working knowledge of their research interests and expertise, will serve as a resource to leadership and represent the IPH/Department to the broader community.
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, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy, https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction
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UCLA is known worldwide for the breadth and quality of its academic, research, health care, cultural, continuing education and athletic programs. UCLA offers undergraduate degrees in more than 127 majors and graduate degrees in 198 program areas. UCLA has 11 highly regarded professional schools. Eight are ranked among the nation's top 15 in their field by U.S. News & World Report. UCLA is consistently among the most popular campus in the nation for undergraduate applicants. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Benefits:UCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an average of three weeks' vacation per year; an average of 12 days per year sick leave; 13 paid holidays per year; health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan with 5 year vesting and various voluntary UC Savings Plans. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, and the University Credit Union.