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Development Officer, Allard School of Law - The University of British Columbia

Vancouver, BC

Job Description

The Peter A. Allard School of Law is recognized as one of the leading law schools in Canada, and has a reputation worldwide for innovative research, inspiring teachers, and outstanding graduates. Its programs combine rigorous professional legal education with an awareness of the role of law in society and a commitment to the rule of law and access to justice. The Peter A. Allard School of Law has a JD student body of approximately 600 students, and approximately 100 students participate in the graduate program each year.  Current fundraising priorities include student financial aid, student experiential learning, and faculty recruitment and retention.

The Development Officer, Allard School of Law is responsible for mid-level and major gift fundraising for priorities identified by the Dean of Law and the Assistant Dean, External Relations, as well as the Development & Alumni Engagement portfolio. Successful fundraising is achieved through prospect identification and research, face to face meetings, strategy development, proposal writing, and stewardship of donors.

Salary Range:
$6,253 - $9,009

Job Requirements


The successful incumbent will have:

  • A demonstrated interest and aptitude for relationship building and fundraising or revenue generation.
  • An undergraduate degree and a minimum of 3 years of related experience, or the equivalent combination of education and experience (e.g. fundraising, business development, sales).
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to communicate appropriately and effectively with others.
  • The ability to work independently while exercising good judgement at all times.
  • The ability to plan and execute a variety of complex tasks, and meet imposed deadlines.
  • Thorough knowledge of the post-secondary environment or administrative institutions is an asset.

How To Apply

For more information and to apply, please visit UBC Staff Careers site.

Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence.  An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged.  We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.