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Associate Dean for Development

University of the Pacific, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry , San Fransisco, California

The University of the Pacific, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry is a nationally recognized institution committed to delivering top-tier dental education and comprehensive, affordable patient care. Established in San Francisco in 1896, the Dugoni School of Dentistry is known for its humanistic values that prioritize the dignity of all individuals.

With a focus on clinical excellence, quality patient care, and community outreach, the Dugoni School operates clinics at its San Francisco campus and serves diverse populations throughout northern California. The faculty members are leaders in education and conduct research in various areas, keeping the School on the cutting edge of dental care.

The school is dedicated to building a lasting legacy, as evidenced by its recent successful completion of the largest campaign ever for a dental school, securing nearly $70 million in philanthropic support and doubling the size of the endowment.

The Opportunity

The Associate Dean for Development will build on recent philanthropic momentum, playing a crucial role in developing and implementing annual fundraising and engagement plans. Collaborating closely with the school’s executive leadership team, the Associate Dean will lead the planning and execution of the next historic campaign for the Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry.

This is a critical leadership role responsible for overseeing fundraising initiatives and engaging with various stakeholders, including alumni, students, faculty, institutional partners, foundations, patients, and supporters. It requires a values-driven leader with an innovative mindset, strategic thinking, and exceptional communication skills. The ideal candidate will have a commitment to social justice and community impact, along with proven expertise in leading professional school advancement programs.

The Associate Dean will manage a team of eight advancement professionals, providing leadership, mentorship, and direction while ensuring the accuracy and integrity of the development process. The position involves working collaboratively with volunteer leaders, alumni, and the Dugoni School Foundation Board to cultivate major gifts, manage operational budgets, and advance the school’s institutional goals. The successful candidate will work towards sustaining growth and lasting impact for the Dugoni School of Dentistry in alignment with the institution’s ambitious vision and goals.

 

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