Caltech is a world-renowned science and engineering institute that marshals some of the world's brightest minds and most innovative tools to address fundamental scientific questions. We thrive on finding and cultivating talented people who are passionate about what they do. Join us and be a part of the diverse Caltech community.
The purpose of Advancement and Alumni Relations (AAR) is to foster a thriving and engaged community of support for Caltech. By connecting the people who share and support Caltech’s mission and values, we will ensure the Institute receives the necessary resources to achieve Caltech’s aspirations and sustain its excellence in teaching, research, and scholarship in perpetuity. AAR team members embrace and uphold the values of diversity, integrity, respect, focus, and pride.
Within AAR, the Office of Foundation Relations (OFR) facilitates engagement between private foundations and Caltech, fostering partnerships and securing resources to advance Caltech's research and educational mission.
Reporting to the Senior Director, Foundation Relations, the Associate Director, Foundation Relations will manage a portfolio of foundations focused primarily, but not exclusively, on support of students at Caltech and maintain engagement with these funders through required reporting and annual stewardship. The Associate Director, in coordination with prospect manager colleagues within OFR, will also manage digital and print stewardship for endowed and current-use scholarships, fellowships, and professorships from foundation donors and will track and disseminate on-campus and virtual engagement opportunities to support stewardship and cultivation for the larger foundation relations portfolio.
This position requires a thorough understanding and application of internal Advancement and Alumni Relations (AAR) processes and Institute policies and procedures as well as an ability to multitask in a high-volume, high-speed environment, anticipate needs of both internal and external stakeholders, display initiative and independently manage projects and assignments while also functioning as a team member.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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