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Staff Positions

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Please be aware that committee review and consideration of applications may take place over the course of several weeks after an application deadline. All applicants will receive final notification regarding their application once final committee decisions are made.

Staff Positions

Dominican University of California is seeking a dynamic individual for an ILS Events and Conferences Director position. Supervised by the Executive Director of Dominican’s Institute for Leadership Studies, the ILS Events and Conferences Director will plan and manage all of production details of ILS lecture events and conferences, including event planning components of the executive education training workshops. Special events will include, but not be limited to, lectures, workshops, receptions, dinners, and special entertainment programs, executive education event set-up.  The position requires working various evenings, weekends and some early mornings.  
The Institute for Leadership Studies is a leadership development center that incubates leadership learning ideas and actions. Its mission is to help people become better leaders by advancing the study, teaching and practice of effective, ethical leadership in our world.  Through research and planning services, education and training, leadership practice and community programming and projects, the Institute seeks to facilitating positive organizational and societal change, engaged citizenship and socially responsible leadership.  


Dominican University of California is seeking a dynamic individual for an Administrative Coordinator, Faculty Development position. The Coordinator organizes programs and events to support excellence in teaching and the meaningful integration of high-impact practices with technology-mediated instruction. With guidance from the Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs, and in collaboration with the academic units, the Coordinator conducts research on specialists in technology-mediated instruction and organizes faculty development sessions for members of the Dominican faculty and the faculties of Dominican’s consortial partners. Faculty development sessions may involve guest speakers from outside the community, faculty/staff/student panels, seminars, webinars, workshops, or trainings that incorporate new technology and/or discuss best practices for technology-mediated instruction. The Coordinator cultivates advisory relationships with subject-matter experts who provide input or deliver training and professional development activities. (Part-time, 1-year limited contract with possibility for extension)


Dominican University of California is seeking a dynamic individual for a Director of Annual Giving position. The Director of Annual Giving (DAG) will be responsible for producing all direct mail, email, tele-marketing, social media and online giving programs working in partnership with the Assistant Vice President of Advancement with the goals of: (1) Raising annual operating support for the University; and (2) Increasing alumni participation rates.The DAG is responsible for the organization, initiation, implementation, and supervision of a comprehensive annual giving program focused on shaping a sustainable tradition of annual support for the University. S/he will maximize operating support from alumni, parents, and friends; provide for the consistent long-term growth of such support; and utilize techniques of direct mail, email, phone campaign, and social media. The Director ensures that the University’s annual giving program is a leader among its peers by staying abreast of institutional annual giving trends.  Additionally, the Director is responsible for maintaining statistics such as total revenue, percentage of participation, consistency of giving, average gift size, etc.  The Director will continuously review and assess all aspects of the annual giving program and present recommendations on strategy, goals, and budgets as well as plans for proposed improvements. This position will also work in partnership with the Assistant Vice President for Advancement to recruit and steward members of the annual fund giving societies.

      "At Dominican, I enjoy most the physical environment—the green spaces where students gather to study and play, walking from one historical building to the next to meet with colleagues, seeing deer snacking their way from Conlan to Heritage House, and the sense of peace, calm and warmth that is pervasive throughout the campus."

      —Sue Stavn, Assistant Dean, Barowsky School of Business

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