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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 seasoned, highly professional leader for a senior fundraising position as Director of Gift Planning. Reporting to the Vice President, this position is responsible for the engagement, cultivation and solicitation of planned gifts. This position manages Dominican University's overall gift planning program.  Additionally, the successful individual will be required to have substantial knowledge of charitable gift planning vehicles, a proven track record of gift solicitation experience and success, and the ability to strategically engage donors to incorporate Dominican University in their financial and estate plans.  


Dominican University of California is seeking a dynamic individual for an Undergraduate Admissions Counselor or Assistant Director of Undergraduate Admissions position. As part of an established and successful undergraduate recruitment team, this position will promote the value of a Dominican education and work to recruit, evaluate, and admit freshman and transfer students to the University to help meet recruitment goals. There are two positions available.


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)

      "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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