Cal Poly Pomona is among the top public universities in the U.S. and ranked 4th best in the West. As a leading modern polytechnic, located at the epicenter of LA, Orange and Riverside counties, we provide our graduates with an education that makes them ready to succeed from day one.
Faculty in all disciplines put the "learn by doing" ethos into practice, providing students with opportunities to apply their passion through hands-on projects, research collaborations, and valubale partnerships with industry. Our 160,000 alumni represent leaders in the fieds of architecture, engineering, business, agriculture, hospitality, science, and cyber security.
Located on the rolling hills of the former W.K. Kellogg Ranch, our history, geography and impact are unlike any other university in region.
A strong foundation of supporters is essential in building excellence and making a lasting difference. University Development is charged with engaging the southern California community around topics that are meaningful to them and their businesses. We build the relationships necessary to fund the vision of a nationally recognized polytechnic university.
Under the leadership of President Soraya Coley, the development office is increasing its staff to meet the growing needs of a newly adopted strategic plan and a new philanthropic foundation.
The Director of Development is a central advancement professional with a direct report to the Associate Vice President for University Development. This individual will support the dean and department chairs of the College to generate private philanthropic support with a focus on gifts ($25K and greater). He or she will serve as the primary development officer engaged in donor identification, prospecting, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship. As a frontline development officer, he or she will work to foster lasting relationships between the university and its alumni and benefactors and promote a positive attitude toward the role of philanthropy in achieving the university's mission.
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