Human Resources

Director of Philanthropy

Applications are available in the Human Resources Office or available online.

  • Applications from current employees are welcome.
  • Applicants must be members of the Seventh-day Adventist Church.
  • Email (, fax (707-965-6400), or mail (Human Resources Office, One Angwin Avenue, Angwin, CA 94508), your signed application to Human Resources
  • Please contact Human Resources regarding questions about this position.
  • Applications from qualified applicants are forwarded to the employing department by Human Resources
  • Applicants selected for interviews will be contacted by Human Resources or the employing department

Job Type

Staff Job Opening


Alumni & Advancement

Position Type

Full Time

Tenure Track


Hiring Date

Upon receipt of qualified candidate

Wage Rate

Salary; Commensurate upon degree and experience (plus denominational benefits depending upon qualifications and experience)


Responsible for providing oversight and direction to all the programs and activities related to philanthropy. Preparing PUC for institutional readiness to be successful in all realms of fundraising. This translates to planning, implementation, execution and evaluation of fund generating activities like major gifts, planned giving, grant management, revenue generating event management, annual fund, donor database, budgeting, and other duties assigned.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Major Gift Program Management: Develop strategy and budget to identify best practices for prospecting, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship. Working with a portfolio of 350 high capacity prospects in collaboration

Grant Management: Identify and contact public and private foundations who might fund a strategic initiative or academic program. Developing a calendar of activities to ensure deadlines are met. Developing the proposal in collaboration with responsible department/project manager.

Event Management: Plan and execute revenue generating events. Develop strategic partnerships with corporate sponsors. Manage all marketing and promotion in collaboration with sponsors, donors, and volunteers.

Annual Fund Oversight: Set goals and milestones for the annual fund in coordination with VP and director of annual giving.

Fundraising Campaigns: Collaborate with directors and academic department chairs, on campus who have a special project they need to fund to ensure they follow good fundraising practices.

Capital Campaign Development: Develop and implement strategy for fundraising within a capital campaign. Develop the bases for a case statement in collaboration with appropriate departments at PUC.


  • Visionary, strategic planner and project manager
  • Developing data driven, all-inclusive fundraising plans (national and international) to reach minority donor pools as well as high capacity individuals, government and corporate investors.
  • Public speaking, media outreach and presentations
  • Creative, innovative, self-motivated and solution driven 
  • Building strategic partnerships in the corporate and government sectors

Desirable Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Master’s degree preferred
  • 3-5 years of experience preferred
  • Experience in donor portfolio management preferred
  • Demonstrates confidentiality and integrity
  • Able to meet and communicate with the public well
  • Ability to follow up with donors
  • Ability to be well organized

Application Deadline

Upon receipt of qualified candidate

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