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Fundraiser and Grant Writer (7398U), PA Hearst Museum of Anthropology - 50477

University of California Berkeley
Berkeley, California
Closing date
Mar 27, 2023

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Writer / Journalist
Full Time
Museum Studies
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Fundraiser and Grant Writer (7398U), PA Hearst Museum of Anthropology - 50477 About Berkeley

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Departmental Overview

Founded in 1901, the Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology is dedicated to the study of cultures from yesterday and today, both near and far. Today, the Museum contains an estimated 3.8 million objects from California and around the world, as well as extensive documents, photographs and film recordings. The museum continues a legacy of enrichment and education, functioning as a research unit for the University of California, Berkeley by supporting scholarly discovery and community-based research.

Application Review Date

The First Review Date for this job is: March 24, 2023

Collaborates and consults with Museum leadership, relevant colleagues/stakeholders, advisory councils, and campus offices in identifying programs and projects and potential funding streams to support these activities. Produces proposals and reports as needed. Designs, organizes, and implements special events and has direct interaction with Museum constituents (internal and external). Assists in detailed planning of programs and determines funding needs. Communicates strategies to Museum Stakeholders. Maintains and expands the Museum's outreach activities. Oversees and creates a variety of communications to promote the Museum's research and programmatic activities. In collaboration with the Executive Director and relevant campus offices, oversees the grant/proposal application process. Produces proposal content and reports as required by funding agencies. Ensures that program and funding goals are met. Develops and maintains program and funding timelines to ensure project goals are met. Provides analysis and information of complex results and activities, and makes recommendations to Museum leadership for program changes or development of new programs. Develops strategies within existing policy guidelines. Participates in short and long-range planning. Keeps current with fundraising and grant techniques through professional development. Coordinates and oversees the work of support staff, students, and volunteers. Attends and participates in staff, advisory council, and donor meetings as well as Museum events as assigned. Other duties as assigned.
Required Qualifications
Knowledge of common organization- or research-specific and other computer application programs. Strong communication and interpersonal skills to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing within the campus community and with outside constituents. Ability to use discretion and maintain all confidentiality. Analytical / problem-solving skills. Strong skills in analyzing, researching, and synthesizing large amounts of data for preparing sound and relevant proposals/analyses. Ability to multi-task with demanding timeframes. Strong policy analysis techniques. Knowledge and experience raising funds through foundation support and grants. Knowledge of fundraising, donor relations, and public relations concepts, principles, procedures, and techniques.

Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training.
Preferred Qualifications

Master's and/or equivalent experience/training/certification in a related area.
Salary & Benefits

For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University, please visit the University of California's Compensation & Benefits website.

Under California law, the University of California, Berkeley is required to provide a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role and should not offer a salary outside of the range posted in this job announcement. This range takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including but not limited to experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, analysis of internal equity, and other business and organizational needs. It is not typical for an individual to be offered a salary at or near the top of the range for a position. Salary offers are determined based on final candidate qualifications and experience.

The budgeted salary or hourly range that the University reasonably expects to pay for this position is $85,000.00 - $100,000.00.
This is a 100% full-time (40 hours per week), career position that is eligible for full UC benefits. This position is exempt and paid monthly. This is a hybrid position, eligible for 40% remote capability.

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