The Lawrence Hall of Science
The public science center of the University of California, Berkeley.
Open Wednesday - Sunday
10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
On a visit to The Lawrence, students collaborate to investigate new ideas as they become scientists and engineers for a day.
We partner with school districts to support science learning. We offer district-wide elementary, middle, and high school programs, either virtually or in-person.
We collaborate with a range of partners to innovate in science education. Together, we go further.
We are looking for an experienced professional who can lead our development efforts. Are you a persuasive fundraiser and creative problem solver? We have exciting initiatives underway that need your expertise to turn our goals into successful campaigns! Help us achieve our mission by applying your expertise to broadening our prospect pool, cultivating new donors, and securing major gifts.
The Lawrence Hall of Science’s Director of Development oversees and runs a multi-faceted fundraising program; identifies, cultivates, solicits, and stewards a portfolio of major donors; and serves as a key liaison to the Advisory Council. The Director of Development will work collaboratively to develop and expand The Lawrence’s prospect pool, identifying and cultivating new donors, and engaging prospects towards higher giving levels. They will make personal visits to prospects, donors and influencers both independently and with The Lawrence’s Director and leadership team members.
The Lawrence Hall of Science embraces flexible working arrangements for its employees. Exact arrangements are determined in partnership with the supervisor to meet role responsibilities and department needs, and are subject to change. This role is eligible for a hybrid work plan, which will include some on site work and may include some evenings and weekends.
This is a one-year, full-time, renewable contract position.
Fundraising Strategy & Communications
Major Gifts Fundraising and Stewardship
Representing The Lawrence
To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter.