Date Posted: May 29, 2018

Senior Coordinator, Diversity and Talent Management  

The Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE)

JOB DESCRIPTION

Title: Senior Coordinator, Diversity and Talent Management  

Division: Education

Department: Diversity and Talent Management

Reports to: Senior Director, Diversity and Talent Management

Status: Full-time, Exempt

Level: Senior Coordinator/Specialist

Direct Reports: N/A

The Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) is recruiting for a Senior Coordinator, Diversity and Talent Management reporting to the Senior Director, Diversity and Talent Management.

CASE is a global not-for-profit and membership association whose vision is to advance education to transform lives and society.  Its mission is to inspire, challenge and equip communities of professionals to act effectively and with integrity to champion the success of their institutions. Advancing education in over 3,600 member institutions, CASE has 85,000 members in 82 countries.  

Broad and growing communities of professional practice gather under the global CASE umbrella. Currently these include advancement services, alumni relations, communications, fundraising, government relations, institutional leadership and marketing.  Individual members are at all stages of their career and may be working in universities, schools, colleges, cultural organizations or other not-for-profits.  CASE membership also includes many corporate partners. CASE uses the intellectual capital and professional talents of an army of volunteers to advance its work.  

Headquartered in Washington, DC, CASE works across all continents from its regional offices in London, Singapore and Mexico City. CASE works to achieve a seamless experience for all its stakeholders: particularly its members, volunteers and staff. Working together across time zones and borders, CASE staff in all offices seek to make the ambitious OneCASE aspiration a reality.

POSITION PURPOSE

Provides professional and administrative support to CASE’s Diversity and Talent Management programs, with strong emphasis on providing direct support to CASE’s diversity trainings, conferences and special initiatives. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

The core functions of this position include but are not limited to the following:

Program/Project Management

  1. Works directly with the Director of Diversity and Talent Management to create and deliver diversity presentations and trainings as requested by CASE members and CASE staff for internal audiences or educational programs.

  2. Works directly with the Director of Diversity and Talent Management to create and implement CASE affinity groups and educational programs to help institutions connect with their diverse constituencies and create pathways for current and future employees of diverse backgrounds.

  3. Provides administrative and logistic support for conferences and initiatives that further CASE’s diversity efforts, such as the Conference on Diverse Philanthropy and Leadership, Minority Advancement Institute, CASE District O&I representatives and the various CASE district diversity initiatives.

  4. Works directly with the Director, Diversity and Talent Management to track demographic data and member engagement to support CASE’s diversity efforts within the association management system (AMS).

  5. Coordinates department’s social media (MAI, LinkedIn), CASE HBCU Community, MAP, and other marketing, communication and awareness efforts as assigned, including website updates. Develops content for and distributes the diversity e-newsletter.

  6. Monitors and researches issues of concern regarding Diversity and Talent Management.

  7. Coordinates program and event logistics for CASE online webinars and virtual conferences, to include working directly with volunteers in managing speaker training, vendor coordination (CommPartners), presentation of conference materials, conference evaluation, as well as coordination and execution of real-time events.

  8. Supports speaker management function in the AMS, including conference marketing/ promotion administration, program assessment and speaker evaluations/feedback reports.

  9. Supports the process of product set up and maintenance as assigned on an ongoing basis to ensure quality and accuracy of all advancement program products in the AMS. Follows business processes, ensures that products are ready on a timely basis and function correctly.

  10. Travels as required to assist educational program managers and directors with key conferences/ institutes; may include weekend travel. 

Fiscal Management/Budget Responsibility/Judicious Use of Resources

  1. In coordination with the Director, Diversity and Talent Management, consolidates the CASE Diversity Budget.
  2. Exercises fiscal responsibility in the utilization of all CASE resources.

Liaison Responsibilities

  1. Exhibits appropriate leadership toward and works cooperatively and supportively with all volunteer groups for which this position is responsible.

  2. Liaises with CASE colleagues in other parts of the world to ensure the best sharing of ideas, expertise and knowledge.

Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Supervisor.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

Education and Experience Required: Bachelor’s degree; 3-5 years’ relevant work experience in project coordination within a customer-service environment required; student advancement-related experience and event planning experience highly desirable.

Skills and Abilities Required: Must exhibit superior customer service skills and the ability to interact effectively with a variety of constituents, both internal and external. Excellent written and verbal communication, organizational, interpersonal and problem solving skills necessary. High level of proficiency in Microsoft Office suite and database programs required. Personify experience preferred. Ability to work independently and in a team to accomplish goals and meet deadlines.

To Apply

Interested candidates should CLICK HERE to apply. Applications MUST include a résumé and cover letter with salary requirements and/or salary history indicated on the cover letter. Applications without the required skills and experience or salary requirements will not be considered. Preference may be given to applications received by May 31, 2018. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.

Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time. This document represents a description of intended job content, and should not be construed in any way to be a contract of employment.


Date Posted: May 25, 2018

Dean for Institutional Advancement

Riverland Community College

Austin, Minnesota

Dean for Institutional Advancement

APPOINTMENT: Unlimited Full-time (MnSCU Admin - 5)

Salary: $71,592.00 - $114,550.00 Annually

ABOUT RIVERLAND:
Riverland Community College invites qualified candidates to apply for full time leadership positions open due to retirements and promotions. Riverland provides a rewarding career that cultivates student growth through service, innovation and respect. You will thrive in a supportive and innovative culture that values individual and team contributions, open communication and a commitment to employee satisfaction and engagement. All employees are responsible for promoting a culture that supports diversity and inclusion.

Riverland takes pride in offering student-centered education with small class sizes, personal instruction and hands-on learning. Our college serves approximately 9,000 students annually through credit and non-credit courses and leads the state of Minnesota in the total number of Quality MattersTM certified online courses.

With campuses in Albert Lea, Austin and Owatonna, our college offers associate degrees in more than 50 career programs, and liberal arts and sciences. Our southern Minnesota region offers excellent public and parochial education systems, exciting and diverse recreational activities for all seasons and upscale communities to further enhance your qualify of life.

Job Duties
Reporting directly to the college president, the Dean for Institutional Advancement (DIA) is the college's chief institutional advancement officer and a member of the President's Cabinet. The DIA leads college-wide resource development by researching, designing, cultivating, coordinating and executing all resource development programs. The scope of this executive advancement position includes leading college-wide strategic planning, government relations, and connecting the college to the philanthropic community, business partners, grantors, government officials, and higher education agencies. These duties include developing annual gifts, major gifts, corporate/foundation gifts, planned gifts, non-cash donations, federal, state, and private grants, and special events.

The DIA oversees the official business of the foundation, leads and directs the establishment and coordination of all Riverland Community College Foundation activities, including fundraising and government relations, foundation public relations and communications. In addition, the DIA directs the management of the college scholarship program, and serves as the principal liaison between the college and the Riverland Community College Foundation.

The DIA serves on the administrative council, manages asset management, government relations, policy development, strategic planning, foundation board development, financial development, and other initiatives that will increase the fiscal, programmatic, equipment, and facility resources for the college.

The DIA represents the college through membership in professional organizations and through membership in professional and local civic organizations. The DIA will perform other duties as assigned by the college president.

Minimum Qualifications
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree;

  • Problem-solving, time-management, and organizational skills, including the ability to handle several tasks simultaneously.

  • Ability to work with others collaboratively to identify and resolve problems expediently;

  • Ability to interpret and apply foundation, state, and federal policies, regulations, and laws;

Ability to conduct both short and long-range strategic planning, and implement a budget that facilitates these plans.

  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including occasional nights and weekends;

  • Be willing to travel and possess a valid driver's license and reliable transportation.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master's degree in education, resource development, or other pertinent discipline

  • Five or more years of relevant fundraising experience, including alumni affairs, capital campaigns, and major gift solicitation;

  • Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE) certification

  • Experience serving on boards of community or business organizations;

  • Evidence of advocating effectively with legislators for social justice matters on behalf of non-profit organizations.

APPLY TO: Please apply online at: www.riverland.edu/jobs/index.cfm

Online application must include:

  • Application or cover letter addressing requirements of position(s) as described above;

  • Curriculum Vitae;

  • College transcripts (copies are acceptable for initial application screening);

  • Names and contact information for three professional references.

Riverland Community College, a member of the Minnesota State, is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer

Apply Here: http://www.Click2Apply.net/gbtxg9sykfpd58xw


Date Posted: May 24, 2018

LEADERSHIP GIFTS OFFICER

Bentley University

Waltham, MA

https://www.bentley.edu

Now in its 101st year, Bentley University is known as one of the country's leading business schools, combining business studies with liberal arts education. Located on a classic New England campus just nine miles outside Boston, Bentley aims to cultivate a generation of business leaders prepared for rapid change and innovation, globalization, and shifting demographics. More than 4,168 full time and 140 part time undergraduate students and 1,401 graduate and professional students from nearly 100 countries attend the school. Bentley's graduate offerings include MBA, MS, combined MS/MBA, and PhD programs. In 2016, the university launched a campaign that focuses on improving residential, academic and athletic facilities across the campus.

The Leadership Gifts Officer (LGO) will develop and implement strategic plans aimed at maximizing individual gifts for Bentley University's current comprehensive campaign. S/He will identify, cultivate, solicit and steward leadership gift prospects within a targeted region and focus on donors with a capacity to make gifts of at least $50,000 – $1 million+. In addition, the LGO will establish effective relationships with leadership gift prospects and donors and collaborate with all offices within the Division of University Advancement to meet Bentley's fundraising objectives. At least three to seven years of frontline leadership/major gift fundraising experience, preferably in an institution of higher education, is required.

TO APPLY OR NOMINATE QUALIFIED CANDIDATES:

Please contact Wendy Lazar, Senior Consultant, LOIS L. LINDAUER SEARCHES at http://bit.ly/BENTLEYLGO


Date Posted: May 23, 2018

SENIOR DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT/CHIEF DEVELOPMENT OFFICER

NEW YORK CITY BALLET

New York, New York

https://www.nycballet.com

The Aspen Leadership Group is proud to partner with the New York City Ballet in the search for a Senior Director of Development/Chief Development Officer.

The New York City Ballet (NYCB) seeks a highly motivated, experienced, collaborative, and
creative individual with a demonstrated track record to serve as Senior Director of
Development/Chief Development Officer. The Senior Director of Development/Chief
Development Officer will be responsible for providing leadership to and management of the
fundraising department in order to achieve an annual contributed income goal of approximately
$26 million in FY2019, and for developing strategies to increase overall contributed income
significantly in future years, in addition to overseeing the completion of the Company’s $70
million capital campaign currently underway of which $65 million has been raised to date.

The Senior Director of Development/Chief Development Officer will oversee a staff of twenty
who seek contributed annual funds via five major fundraising sectors: foundation and
government support; membership; major gifts; corporate sponsorships and special events
(galas); and two additional staff members who manage the capital campaign. The successful
candidate will work closely with members of the Board of Directors and will be the lead staff
person dedicated to the Board’s Development, Campaign and Nominating Committees and will
serve as an integral member of the Senior Management Team.

New York City Ballet is one of the foremost dance companies in the world, with an unparalleled
repertory of ballets, nearly all created for NYCB, many of which are considered modern
masterpieces. The Company remains dedicated to the vision of its founders in pursuing two
primary objectives: to preserve the ballets, dance aesthetic, and standards of excellence they
established; and to develop new work that draws on the creative talents of contemporary
choreographers and other artists. This mission is accompanied by a commitment to expand the
audience and make ballet accessible to the widest possible public. Initiatives and strategies in
programming, media, promotions, and strategic partnerships over the past several years have
helped raise the organizational profile, enhance the brand, and grow and diversify audiences. A
recently-launched diversity and inclusion initiative has full and enthusiastic support of the board
and staff, and is already beginning to have an impact.

The Company was founded in 1948 by visionary arts patron Lincoln Kirstein and legendary
choreographer George Balanchine, with the goal of producing and performing a new ballet
repertory that would re-imagine the principles of classical dance. Today the Company has 94
dancers, a 62-member orchestra, an affiliated school (the School of American Ballet), and a
laboratory for choreography (the New York Choreographic Institute). The Company performs a
21-week season in New York City each year, in addition to annual seasons at both its summer
home at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center in upstate New York and at the Kennedy Center
for the Performing Arts in Washington, DC.

A bachelor’s degree is required for this position as is at least ten years of progressive fundraising and management experience at a senior level preferably in a cultural institution, with a demonstrated track record of raising significant funds from a variety of sources. All applications must be accompanied by a cover letter and résumé.

To apply for this position, visit:
https://opportunities.aspenleadershipgroup.com/opportunities/373.


Date Posted: May 23, 2018

Senior Director of Development

Michael C. Carlos Museum

Job Description:

Plans, directs and coordinates fund raising activities and provides strategic planning for a major unit/school of the organization. Activities will consist primarily of seeking major gifts from alumni, non-alumni individuals, corporations and foundations in support of students, faculty, programs, and facilities. Oversees the development process including prospect identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship. Builds relationships among prospective donors and volunteers to support programs and priorities; visits donors and prospects asking for contributions. Builds relationships with faculty and leadership to assist in presenting needs to prospective donors. Directs events or receptions to maintain current and cultivate potential donors. Develops short and long-term goals and objectives. Designs specific fundraising campaigns within identified framework. Interprets faculty needs internally and externally to request clearance, determine fundraising plan and increase support. Identifies foundation support and directs grant writing proposals. Aids faculty and staff in preparing proposals. Prepares supportive materials, reports, and plans. Plans and directs communication methodologies and oversees the development of written materials, videotapes, and informational workshops. Reviews and identifies need for brochure updates and changes. Coordinates public relations, the generation of departmental budgets, and publications/proposals. Assists in developing and interpreting priorities of deans and faculty, and represents concerns of staff to appropriate personnel. Supervises clerical and professional staff. Oversees and ensures timely correspondence and maintenance of files in order to keep donors and others informed. Performs related responsibilities as required.

Minimum Qualifications:

A bachelor's degree. Seven years experience in higher education, development, fund raising or equivalent experience in a non-profit institution. Effective written and oral presentation skills.

Additional Job Details:

The Senior Director of Development for the Michael C. Carlos Museum leads the museum's development office and is responsible for the planning, coordination, and implementation of all fund raising, membership, and volunteer activities

The Senior Director of Development reports directly to the Associate Vice President for Development Programs, and will serve as a member of the Director of the Michael C. Carlos Museum’s executive staff.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Assuming a lead role in prospect management, including the identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of corporate, foundation, and individual donors and prospects;

  • Working effectively with the Director and staff of the Carlos Museum, Development and Alumni Relations, and key volunteer leadership to create and implement effective fund raising and membership strategies for the museum;

  • Planning, coordinating, and implementing fund raising activities for endowment, exhibitions, educational programs, acquisitions, and annual operating support;

  • Assisting museum staff in preparation of proposals and other fund raising initiatives;

  • Working with the Carlos Museum's Director to staff and coordinate activities of the museum's Advisory Board and Visiting Board;

  • Directing the activities of the membership office, with attention given to membership as a base for major gift support;

  • Working in concert with the Director of Marketing/Communications to effectively communicate and promote funding needs and priorities for the museum to both internal and external audiences.

Preferred Qualifications:

The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated track record of success in major gift fundraising, proven effectiveness in managing staff, experience recruiting and managing volunteers, and experience working closely with directors and staff. Experience in the arts is a plus. The candidate must also possess outstanding interpersonal and communication skills, a collaborative work style, knowledge of fundraising systems, the ability and willingness to travel, and demonstrated ability to manage budgets. A high energy level and a creative approach to fundraising are essential.

To apply, visit https://sjobs.brassring.com/TGnewUI/Search/Home/Home?partnerid=25066&siteid=5043#keyWordSearch=development&Job%20Category=Development%20and%20Fundraising


Date Posted: May 22, 2018

Associate Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations

The Nature Conservancy

Portland, OR

Are you a professional fundraiser with a talent for aligning donor interests with innovative habitat conservation, such as our Precision Restoration project that produces enhanced seed materials for restoration of Eastern Oregon’s sagebrush steppe? Do you enjoy writing compelling proposals through creative collaborations with both scientists and philanthropists? You could be our next Associate Director of Corporation and Foundation Relations at The Nature Conservancy in Oregon!

You’ll play a pivotal role within a philanthropy team of nine, partnering with conservation leaders in Oregon, nationally and around the world, to steer dollars to high impact conservation projects. You will conceive, design and lead effective multi-year strategies as well as cultivate and solicit foundation, corporate and individual donors. Your success involves maintaining a knowledge of key issues in conservation and the Conservancy’s leading strategies in Oregon, regionally, and globally. You’ll have the opportunity to work closely with the Oregon philanthropy team, intersect with members of the Board of Trustees and engage business leaders to advise conservation initiatives.

In case you’re not familiar with us, The Nature Conservancy is the leading conservation organization working to make a positive impact around the world in more than 72 countries, all 50 United States, and your neighborhood. Founded in 1951, the mission of The Nature Conservancy is to conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends. One of our core values is our commitment to diversity therefore we are committed to a globally diverse and culturally competent workforce. Visit www.nature.org/aboutus to learn more.

As a leader in Oregon’s conservation community, our team of scientists and problem solvers directly protects the iconic landscapes and inspiring locations that define our great state. From working to reduce the severity of fires in our forests, to designing our clean water future, to developing innovative technologies with fisherman and ranchers that sustainably protect both nature and livelihoods, The Nature Conservancy is building a future where people and nature thrive together.

The ideal candidate will have a background and track record that includes:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 5 years related experience or an equivalent combination.
  • Experience building and maintaining long-term relationships with fundraising constituents.
  • Experience in asking for and closing gifts of $25,000 or more.
  • Experience in developing proposals of $25,000 or more.
  • Experience in managing and tracking multiple prospects and donors.
  • Experience working with cross-functional teams and in coordinating projects.
  • Experience, coursework, or other training in fundraising principles and practices.
  • Experience managing multiple tasks with attention to detail.

Preferred knowledge, skills and experience that would be helpful:

  • Multi-lingual skills and multi-cultural or cross-cultural experience.
  • Ability to educate and inform prospective and existing donors about appropriate giving vehicles.
  • Ability to develop customized foundation proposals with program budgets and reporting plans.

The preferred hiring range for this position is $69,000-$74,200.

If you are interested in working to save the planet, want to work in a collaborative environment, and like a great benefits package, review our full position description here or please visit www.nature.org/careers and search for job ID 46528 in the keyword search. Submit your application by 8:59 PM PST on June 13, 2018 to be considered.

The Nature Conservancy is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Our commitment to diversity includes the recognition that our conservation mission is best advanced by the leadership and contributions of diverse people of all genders, backgrounds, beliefs and culture. Recruiting and mentoring staff to create an inclusive organization that reflects our global character is a priority and we encourage applicants from all cultures, races, colors, religions, sexes, national or regional origins, ages, disability status, sexual orientations, gender identities, military or veteran status or other status protected by law.


Date Posted: May 22, 2018

The University of Toledo Foundation

Director of Development for The College of Business and Innovation

Reports to: Associate Vice President of Development

Location: Toledo, Ohio

The Position

The Director of Development (Director) will develop and execute a comprehensive major gift fundraising plan to maximize charitable support for The University of Toledo College of Business and Innovation (COBI). As an integral member of The University of Toledo Foundation Advancement Team, s/he will be responsible for identifying, cultivating, soliciting, closing, and stewarding prospective donors and alumni capable of making six-figure gifts.

Opportunity. It is an exciting opportunity to work side-by-side with the new Dean, faculty, the advancement team, and others to create a new major gifts plan that reflects the new Dean’s vision for the college to inspire and engage many of the 27,883 alumni. With support of a 25-member Advisory Board, you will work to sustain the 703 actively engaged alumni and forge new relationships with alumni, corporations, and business, as you promote philanthropic opportunities of this world-class College of Business and Innovation.

Along with the new Dean, the Director of Development will have an integral role and gain invaluable campaign experience as The University of Toledo prepares for and launches its largest comprehensive campaign ever.

More detailed information about the requirements and the opportunity for this position can be found at: http://bit.ly/UT-COBI

Application Process

Benefactor Group is pleased to be working with The University of Toledo Foundation to identify the Director of Development for the College of Business and Innovation.

To apply, please send cover letter and resume to: HR@benefactorgroup.com

Candidates are urged to visit the websites of the UT Foundation at www.utfoundation.org and the University of Toledo at www.utoledo.edu


Date Posted: May 22, 2018

University of Toledo Foundation

Director of Development for

  • The College of Nursing

  • The College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Reports to: Associate Vice President of Development

Location: Toledo, Ohio

The Position

The Director of Development (Director) is a key member of the University of Toledo Foundation Advancement Team and will be responsible for raising funds and building alumni engagement for the College of Nursing AND the College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. The Director will develop and execute a comprehensive major gift fundraising plan to maximize charitable support for both colleges. S/he will be responsible for identifying, cultivating, soliciting, closing, and stewarding prospective donors and alumni capable of making six-figure gifts.

Opportunity with the College of Nursing. There’s renewed vigor and energy within the College of Nursing led by the new Dean, who joined UT because of the “visionary and action-oriented University President; leading-edge innovation educational facilities; talented and compassionate faculty, staff, and students, and the interprofessional collaborative education programs.” The Dean, states that she is wants to work with someone who is a trailblazer, taking this program to ‘wow’.”

Opportunity with the College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. Tremendous opportunity exists to elevate philanthropic support to the oldest college on campus and to engage with the 5,422 alumni of the college. The college prides itself as a practitioners’ school preparing pharmacists and pharmaceutical scientists to care for patients and meet the demands of the industry. Research that leads to breakthroughs in the treatment of devastating diseases through personalized drug therapies, the development and formulation of cosmetics and personal care products, and scholarships for students who show academic promise are just a few funding opportunities that appeal to alumni, donors, corporations, and others.

With the University anticipating its largest comprehensive capital campaign ever, the Director of Development will have an integral role and gain invaluable campaign experience as s/he shares the story of a University “on the move” and the College of Nursing and the College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences forging new trails in education and research.

More detailed information about the requirements and opportunity for this exciting development position can be found at: http://bit.ly/UTNursingPharmacy

Application Process

Benefactor Group is pleased to be working with The University of Toledo Foundation to identify the Director of Development for the College of Nursing and the College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences.

To apply, please send cover letter and resume to: HR@benefactorgroup.com

Candidates are urged to visit the websites of the UT Foundation at www.utfoundation.org and the University of Toledo at www.utoledo.edu


Date Posted: May 21, 2018

Associate Director of Development,

Stewardship and Annual Giving,

UCLA Library

Consistently ranked among the top academic libraries in the country, the UCLA Library drives the world-class research, groundbreaking discoveries, and innovation for which UCLA is renowned. Whether on campus or online, the UCLA Library takes the lead in preserving cultural heritage, making knowledge accessible, and building a library of the future. Under the direction of Norman and Armena Powell University Librarian Ginny Steel, the UCLA Library system serves students, faculty, and researchers of all disciplines.  

Under the direction of the Executive Director of Development for the UCLA Library, as the Associate Director of Development you will be a key member of the Development team and will play a critical role in managing the Library’s stewardship and annual giving programs for the Centennial Campaign for UCLA and beyond. You will be responsible for planning and managing a comprehensive Library stewardship program that promotes donor’s continued engagement with the Library. In addition, you will work toward enlarging the Library’s support base through creative planning and implementation of the Library Associates’ program and other annual giving efforts, as well as develop strategic approaches to build the donor pipeline and move donors to higher levels of support and engagement. You will manage a portfolio of higher level annual giving donors and will supervise the Development Coordinator in the planning and execution of events and other programmatic activities as appropriate.

As an ideal candidate for this role, you will have three or more years of experience working in a donor relations, stewardship or fundraising environment with an emphasis on annual giving and/or prior experience in a related field such as sales, marketing or business development. You will have knowledge of the principles and practices of development at a major research university or institution of equivalent complexity including the principles of stewardship and annual giving techniques. You will have the ability to manage, evaluate and interpret analytical, statistical and financial information, think strategically and generate creative solutions for stewardship reporting, tracking and overall best practices of the office. You will be able to conceptualize and implement broad-ranging as well as specific identification, cultivation and solicitation strategies for annual gifts and/or transactions of a similar scope and nature. You will have good judgment and discretion. and you will be able to take initiative, work independently and accept responsibility. Excellent written and oral communication skills as well as exceptional interpersonal skills to work collaboratively with a wide variety of internal and external constituents are a must for this position.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy - http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct

For a more detailed description of this position please click here or visit UCLA’s Development Careers website at: http://www.developmentcareers.ucla.edu and click on “Other External Affairs Positions” to view requisition #27851.

Application link:
http://www.developmentcareers.ucla.edu/posting.aspx?Type=dev&ID=1685

Salary:
$63,600  - $70,000 annually + benefits


Date Posted: May 20, 2018

Director of Development,

Medical Education and Scholarship PrograMS,

UCLA Health Sciences Development

UCLA, home to leading medical facilities and world-renowned physicians, is one of the premier providers of outstanding healthcare in the Los Angeles area and the nation. More than 200 of UCLA’s physicians are listed among the “Best Doctors in America,” while the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center is consistently ranked among the top ten hospitals in the nation and the “Best in the West” every year since 1990. The Medical Education and Scholarship Programs help UCLA recruit some of the nation’s best medical and graduate students, lifting the burden of debt and facilitating pursuit of career paths aligned with their passions, including dual-degree programs and scholarly research, and support associated initiatives identified as priorities by the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA’s Vice Dean for Education.

As the Director of Development for Medical Education and Scholarship Programs, you will design and lead a comprehensive development program to address specific needs and priorities for medical education and scholarship programs and initiatives. You will establish goals and objectives as well as manage strategy for fundraising, stewardship, cultivation and communications. As Director, you will be responsible for developing annual operating plans and evaluating progress to goals. In addition, you will personally cultivate, solicit and steward major gift donors in the five- and six+- figure gift levels and manage a portfolio of active major gift prospects.

Your prior professional experience will include three to five years of development experience with an emphasis on grateful patient and major gift fundraising or prior experience in a related field such as sales, marketing or business development working with solicitations of a similar scope, nature and complexity. You will have a proven track record in strategic planning, development or comparable program planning as well as skill in developing and implementing successful strategies for identification, cultivation and solicitation of individuals, corporations, and foundations. You will have outstanding organizational, interpersonal, oral and written communication skills. The ability to navigate and be effective within a complex organization is a must for this position as is the ability to work equally well independently and collaboratively as a team.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy - http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct

For a more detailed description of this position please click here or visit UCLA’s Development Careers website at: http://www.developmentcareers.ucla.edu and click on “Other External Affairs Positions” to view requisition #27762.

Application link:
http://www.developmentcareers.ucla.edu/posting.aspx?Type=dev&ID=1681

Salary:  
$100,000 - $120,000 per year


Date Posted: May 16, 2018

Assistant Dean for Advancement, Whitman School of Management

SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY

Syracuse, NY

Job Title: Assistant Dean for Advancement, Whitman School of Management

Job Description:
The Assistant Dean for Advancement holds executive responsibility for envisioning, planning, implementing and managing all components of the school's development programs. The Assistant Dean (AD) is the senior executive liaison to the faculty and staff in the area of fundraising. The AD serves on the senior management team of the Dean, and will oversee a staff of 4 that includes principle, major, and leadership gift officers.

Qualifications & Responsibilities

  • Bachelor's degree is required, master's degree preferred

  • Minimum of 7-10 years of significant achievement in a broad-based development role in a complex matrix organization, ideally with experience in higher education

  • Record of significant achievement in major and principal gift fundraising; Proven success in building productive, long-term relationships with senior university leaders, faculty, staff, advisory boards, volunteers, and donors

  • Proven success in working closely with senior leaders and providing the support necessary to ensure their success in development activities .Campaign planning and execution experience • Supervisory experience and proven record of accomplishment in managing a high performing team

  • Strong organizational and managerial leadership skills. Highly developed writing and public speaking ability

  • Ability to balance the needs of WSOM and those of the University

  • Collaborative, team-oriented style allied with the ability to be strong & decisive

  • Demonstrated ability to recruit, organize, direct, and motivate staff

  • A high level of initiative, energy, and creativity, sound judgment, a passion for higher education, results-orientation

  • Ability to work effectively in a large, complex, and dynamic organization

  • Maintains familiarity with philanthropic issues related to business school education and research

Working collaboratively with the Dean and VP Development, develops and implements a comprehensive development program for the Whitman School of Management (WSOM). Focuses development programs and activities on securing leadership, major, and principal gifts from individuals, corporations, and foundations:

In partnership with WSOM leadership and University leadership, plans and implements WSOM's portion of the next comprehensive University campaign. Collaborates with central leadership to develop a campaign prospectus, mapping goals of the school-level strategic plan and WSOM-related aspects of the University's Academic Strategic Plan into a set of campaign goals and strategies.

Provides professional fundraising guidance to the Dean and other academic and administrative leaders in defining fundraising priorities. Establishes an accountability system with clearly defined fundraising goals, objectives, and measures for WSOM development officers and staff. Regularly evaluates programs and assesses progress towards goals. Ensures that all development professionals comply with University policies and standards governing development.

Recruits, selects, and evaluates experienced and competent professional and support staff in collaboration with the appropriate University administrators. Manages the development staff, including making all key personnel and job assignment decisions. Monitors and evaluates the performance of development staff. Establishes appropriate mechanisms for the reporting of all WSOM fundraising results, including all cash receipts, life income gifts, bequests and other expectancies, pledges, gifts-in-kind, and all other fundraising progress. Develops and administers the department's operating budget.

Works collaboratively with other WSOM staff units to support achieving WSOM's objectives with regards to student full-time and internship placement, professional development, curriculum design and delivery, mentoring opportunities, experiential learning opportunities, and other key goals of WSOM's strategic plan.

About Applying
About Whitman School of Management

The Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University educates students to become successful entrepreneurial leaders in a rapidly changing global economy. The Whitman School offers B.S., MBA, M.S. and Ph.D. programs, all accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). The school's faculty includes internationally known scholars and researchers, as well as successful entrepreneurs and business leaders. Whitman continues to be ranked among the nation's top business schools by U.S. News & World Report, Bloomberg Businessweek and the Financial Times.

About Syracuse University
Syracuse University is a private research university, with over 14,000 full-time undergraduate and over 4,000 fulltime graduate students representing the 50 states and 124 foreign countries. Founded in 1870, it is home to 11 schools and colleges offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees in Architecture, Arts and Sciences, Education, Engineering and Computer Science, Human Services and Health Professions, Information Studies, Law, Management, Citizenship and Public Affairs, Public Communications, and Visual and Performing Arts. Syracuse is a medium-sized city situated in the geographic center of New York State approximately 250 miles northwest of New York City. The metro-area population totals approximately 500,000 and offers many social, cultural, and recreational options, including parks, museums, festivals, a symphony orchestra, professional regional theater, and numerous malls and movie theaters. Syracuse and Central New York present a wide range of seasonal recreation and attractions ranging from water skiing and snow skiing, hiking in the Adirondacks, touring the historic sites and wineries along the Finger Lakes to biking trails along the Erie Canal. According to the latest edition of the Places Rated Almanac, Syracuse ranks in the top 10% of Best Places to Live.

EEOC
Syracuse University is an equal-opportunity, affirmative-action institution. The University prohibits discrimination and harassment based on race, color, creed, religion, sex, gender, national origin, citizenship, ethnicity, marital status, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law to the extent prohibited by law. This nondiscrimination policy covers admissions, employment, and access to and treatment in University programs, services, and activities.

Commitment to Supporting and Hiring Veterans
Syracuse University has a long history of veteran support through education, transition, and hiring. Syracuse University was ranked #1 in New York State and 17th in the nation at the end of 1947 in veteran enrollment as a result of participating in the Serviceman's Readjustment Act of 1944 – the original GI Bill. Today, SU is strongly committed to the Yellow Ribbon Program which is a provision of the Post 9/11 GI Bill to assist in tuition educational benefits and other support. In addition, SU provides a career path for veterans to become Syracuse University employees.

For a detailed position description and online application instructions, please go to http://www.sujobopps.com (Job Number 034373) and attach: (1) resume/CV; (2) cover letter.


Date Posted: May 16, 2018

Assistant Dean for Advancement, Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs

SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY

Syracuse, NY

Job Title: Assistant Dean for Advancement, Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs

Job Description:
The Assistant Dean for Advancement & External Affairs (AEA) for the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs reports to both the Associate Dean for External Affairs of the School and to the University Vice President for Advancement for Schools, Colleges and Units.
The Assistant Dean is responsible for the development and execution of the School's fundraising strategic plan, and directs and coordinates the School's fundraising with its engagement efforts.

The position directly leads and manages the School's development staff, and has direct, front-line responsibility for solicitation and stewardship of a portfolio of major donors and prospective donors.

The Assistant Dean works closely with the Dean and the School's advisory board, and serves as a liaison between the School and the University Division of Advancement and External Affairs with regard to fundraising priorities and coordination of Advancement initiatives.

At the University level, the Assistant Dean partners with Alumni Engagement, Annual Giving, Corporate and Foundation Relations, Planned Giving, Major and Principal Gifts. At the School level, the Assistant Dean partners with staff and faculty colleagues within the School and is a lead participant in the Maxwell external affairs team.

Qualifications & Responsibilities

  • Bachelor's degree required; Master's degree preferred

  • Considerable experience in fund-raising work in higher education is required

  • Strong experience in major gift fundraising with a demonstrated record of successfully soliciting six and seven figure gifts

  • Ability to lead and manage a comprehensive advancement operation, including the effective leadership and direction of an experienced, professional staff

  • Possess outstanding communication skills, both written and oral, and the ability to build collaborative relationships

  • Demonstrate an in-depth understanding of academic alumni engagement and development activities

  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with partners and colleagues across a complex institutional framework

  • Strong team player with excellent interpersonal skills

  • Willingness and availability to travel domestically and internationally


Serve as the School's lead Advancement Officer creating strategy for the School and the AEA Team that includes alumni, friends, foundations and corporations. Lead and participate in campaign planning, implementation and achievement of stated goals. Direct the School in planning, organizing, and managing all aspects of operational functions including direct supervision and oversight of professional and support staff of the School AEA team.

Cultivate relationships between donors and the School, including an active and philanthropic advisory board. Travel nationally to cultivate, solicit and steward donors and prospective donors. Direct the School efforts in planning, executing and marketing School events and special initiatives aimed at cultivating donors, engaging alumni, and enhancing the visibility and reputation of the school. Coordinate with the Associate Dean for External Affairs for Maxwell, the Senior VP for Advancement, and the Vice President for Schools, Colleges and Units regarding strategy and alignment with central Advancement's objectives. Includes collaboration with the VP of Principal Gifts for identified & prospective donors at the highest level as well as the Associate VP for International Advancement for all international activity.

Work with faculty in the School to involve them with fund development and alumni engagement where appropriate. Work with the School's Budget Office to align gift accounts and operational budget. Perform other duties as assigned.

About Applying
About the Maxwell School

The Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs is Syracuse University's home for innovative, interdisciplinary teaching and research in the social sciences, public policy, public administration, and international relations. It is internationally known and top-ranked for graduate education in public affairs as well as for international/global policy (U.S. News). Maxwell is home to all undergraduate social science majors as well as nine interdisciplinary research centers focused on topical areas within public affairs. The School engages more than 30,000 alumni in more than 140 countries around the world.

About Syracuse University
Syracuse University is a private research university, with over 14,000 full-time undergraduate and over 4,000 fulltime graduate students representing the 50 states and 124 foreign countries. Founded in 1870, it is home to 11 schools and colleges offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees in Architecture, Arts and Sciences, Education, Engineering and Computer Science, Human Services and Health Professions, Information Studies, Law, Management, Citizenship and Public Affairs, Public Communications, and Visual and Performing Arts. Syracuse is a medium-sized city situated in the geographic center of New York State approximately 250 miles northwest of New York City. The metro-area population totals approximately 500,000 and offers many social, cultural, and recreational options, including parks, museums, festivals, a symphony orchestra, professional regional theater, and numerous malls and movie theaters. Syracuse and Central New York present a wide range of seasonal recreation and attractions ranging from water skiing and snow skiing, hiking in the Adirondacks, touring the historic sites and wineries along the Finger Lakes to biking trails along the Erie Canal. According to the latest edition of the Places Rated Almanac, Syracuse ranks in the top 10% of Best Places to Live.

EEOC
Syracuse University is an equal-opportunity, affirmative-action institution. The University prohibits discrimination and harassment based on race, color, creed, religion, sex, gender, national origin, citizenship, ethnicity, marital status, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law to the extent prohibited by law. This nondiscrimination policy covers admissions, employment, and access to and treatment in University programs, services, and activities.

Commitment to Supporting and Hiring Veterans
Syracuse University has a long history of veteran support through education, transition, and hiring. Syracuse University was ranked #1 in New York State and 17th in the nation at the end of 1947 in veteran enrollment as a result of participating in the Serviceman's Readjustment Act of 1944 – the original GI Bill. Today, SU is strongly committed to the Yellow Ribbon Program which is a provision of the Post 9/11 GI Bill to assist in tuition educational benefits and other support. In addition, SU provides a career path for veterans to become Syracuse University employees.

For a detailed position description and online application instructions, please go to http://www.sujobopps.com (Job Number 034565) and attach: (1) resume/CV; (2) cover letter.


Date Posted: May 16, 2018

Vice President for Advancement

University of Redlands

ANNOUNCEMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE POSITION OPENING

FULL POSITION PROFILE: https://summitsearchsolutions.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/Advancement-Vice-President-profile.pdf

DESCRIPTION:

The Vice President for Advancement reports to and advises the President of the University, serves on the President's Cabinet, and supervises the departments of Development, Alumni Relations, Advancement Services, and University Archives.

This highly collaborative position as “Chief Aspiration Officer” requires exceptional communication skills, demonstrated fundraising expertise, and the ability to develop and nurture excellent working relationships with University constituencies, including trustees, alumni, faculty, staff, students, parents, funders, and corporate, foundation, community, and civic leaders.

The University of Redlands Board of Trustees approved a new comprehensive campaign totaling $200 million, which was initiated in 2013. As of this writing, Forever Yours: The Campaign for University of Redlands has reached $140 million and is well on its way to meeting or exceeding the target by completion in 2020-21. The campaign will develop resources for faculty and students and will support growth of the endowment, scholarships, named professorships, and programmatic support throughout the University.

Advancement, Leadership, and Planning:

  • Serves on the President's Cabinet and oversees all fundraising and advancement programs. Generates creative approaches to initiate and guide the development of appropriate fundraising and advancement policies and practices in support of the University's fundraising priorities to achieve institutional goals.

  • Works closely with and supports the President, trustees, and members of the President’s Cabinet in their advancement activities.

  • Manages engagement of prospects for major University priorities, providing research, and conferring on strategies.

  • Acts on the President's behalf in all matters pertaining to fundraising and advancement efforts.

  • Participates in institution-wide strategic planning; identifies and assesses fundraising priorities; and effectively executes relevant programs, projects, and initiatives. Collaborates with associate and assistant vice presidents and directors to establish division and unit-level objectives and work plans.

  • Inspires, leads, and develops a highly effective team of people to make successful and lasting contributions to the University's mission and strategic plan.

  • Directs the drafting and management of the division's annual budget.

Development:

  • In partnership with the President, organizes, inspires, and leads a team through the successful completion of the current $200M comprehensive campaign; leads the overall fundraising strategy, including annual fundraising and planned giving activities as set forth by the strategic plan; and coordinates efforts with the campaign strategy advisors.

  • Works collaboratively with the President, the President’s Cabinet, trustees, deans, department heads, and internal advisory committees to plan and implement fundraising programs, initiatives, and strategies.

  • Actively engages with and manages a portfolio of prospects, including personal cultivation, solicitation, closing gifts, and on-going stewardship.

  • Represents the University in external affairs and events involving corporate and foundation representatives, trustees, alumni, and friends of the University.

  • Oversees and participates in the development of proposals and applications for funding from corporations, foundations, and individuals and provides appropriate stewardship and follow up, including the timely preparation and submission of reports.

  • Performs other duties and special projects as assigned or directed by the President.

Alumni and Community Relations:

  • Works with the Alumni & Community Relations director and team to devise and execute strategic plans for increasing engagement and giving and supporting the University’s consistent, positive presence and profile in the local community.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree required plus a minimum of 10 years of development experience with substantial knowledge of higher education. Master’s degree preferred.

  • Demonstrated experience and success in alumni, development and fund-raising activities.

  • Demonstrated history of leading, organizing and motivating an advancement team.

  • Exceptional written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills.

  • Knowledge of fundraising technology and commitment to prospect management.  

  • Demonstrated integrity, good strategic judgment, self-motivation, goal orientation, and a high degree of initiative and creativity.  

  • Ability to travel as needed.

  • Ability to work well under pressure.

  • Ability to motivate an administrative team to produce expected outcomes.

  • Understanding of, and commitment to, the values of independent higher education.  

  • Ability to interact positively with a culturally diverse population of students, faculty, staff, alumni, and potential donors.

THE UNIVERSITY:

The University of Redlands is a liberal arts master’s university of approximately 5,000 students in southern California. Located in the inland area adjacent to Los Angeles, the beautiful Redlands campus is within easy distance of snow skiing, hiking and climbing to the north, some of the world’s best beaches to the south and west, Palm Springs and Joshua Tree to the east, and the urban culture of Los Angeles to the west. Its Schools of Business, Education, and Continuing Studies also offer programs in six regional southern California campuses.

Undergraduates may choose from more than 40 academic majors. They also may create their own self-directed majors in the Johnston Center for Integrative Studies—where studies are multidisciplinary; curriculum and majors are by contract; and evaluations are by narrative. Students enjoy small class sizes and an undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1. At the heart of the Redlands experience is the belief that education should be highly personalized, relevant, and interdisciplinary.

The graduate and professional programs at the University serve about thesame number of students as the College, and offer a broad scope of study for undergraduates, graduates, and working professionals. The School of Education is one of the few professional programs in the nation to offer a Doctorate in Leadership for Educational Justice, and it also offers the innovative Spatial Literacy Program for educators and recently added a Special Education Credential program. The School of Business offers master’s degrees in business administration, management, and information technology. Students have an opportunity to participate in international study abroad programs. The School of Continuing Studies programs support lifelong learning and offer busy professionals an opportunity to further their education through workshops, certificate programs, and customized training.

Accolades include:

  • Princeton Review – One of the Best Western Colleges (2018)

  • Forbes – One of America’s Top Colleges (2017)

  • The Economist – Top 7% alumni earnings over expectations

  • 12 Fulbright Scholars over the past nine years

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

The University of Redlands, in consultation with Summit Search Solutions, will review application materials as they are received. While applications and nominations will be accepted until the position is filled, interested parties are encouraged to apply by June 17, 2018.  To apply online, go to https://theapplicantmanager.com/jobs?pos=su110.  Please submit your resume/CV and a letter of interest. All applications and nominations will be held in confidence.

For further information or to make nominations:

Stephanie Fowler

Senior Consultant

Summit Search Solutions, Inc.

Direct: 530-677-9945

sfowler@summitsearchsolutions.com  

Submission of a resume and application indicates agreement that the university may verify all information contained therein.  The University of Redlands is an equal opportunity employer. Members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

In compliance with the Americans with Disability Act, if selected for the interview process and accommodations are needed, please call (909)748-8040.


Date Posted: May 11, 2018

Director, Regional Engagement

University Advancement

University of Oregon

This position could be based in Eugene or Los Angeles, CA  

University Advancement is responsible for strategically positioning the UO with its various constituents and securing resources to further its aims. The division consists of approximately 200 employees primarily working out of Eugene, with offices in Portland and Bend. Departments within University Advancement include: Advancement/UO Alumni Association; Development; Stewardship and Public Events; Advancement Operations; Federal Affairs; and State and Community Affairs.

Development is a comprehensive fund raising department with an overall mission to sustain and enhance excellence at the University of Oregon by securing and stewarding philanthropic gifts and raising funds from private sources to fund priorities outlined by the University’s faculty and administrative leadership. The department has employees working out of the central office (Ford Alumni Center), Portland White Stag building, and offices within the schools and colleges.

The University of Oregon Alumni Association (UOAA) makes the UO stronger by fostering lifelong relationships, helping Ducks become champions and cheerleaders, ambassadors and advocates, for the university. Launched in 1879 with five alumni, the UOAA is proud of its long history of keeping alumni connected to the University and offering a wide array of opportunities for service. With a membership of more than 27,000, the alumni association serves as an important connection to the university for the more than 220,000 alumni around the world. Our vision is to be among the very best alumni relations programs in the country, enriching the lives of Ducks and the UO.

The Director of Regional Engagement (DRE) serves as a frontline constituent engagement strategist in certain key regions around the United States. The DRE will manage top relationships in the region on behalf of the university and lead broad-based new outreach to UO alumni, parents and friends of the university. They will build new networks of volunteers and supporters who are interested in supporting one or more of the university’s many areas of work. They will coordinate closely with staff from various parts of University Advancement, the Office of Enrollment Management and others university units to connect these supporters and advocates to university volunteer opportunities and other ways to engage in the life of the university and our programs and to discover and hand off new fundraising prospects to development staff as appropriate. The position could be based in Eugene or the specific region assigned. This position will be responsible for leading UO constituent engagement in southern California – specifically the Los Angeles metropolitan area.

Salary is commensurate with experience and the salary range starts at $75,000. The university offers an excellent package of employee benefits. For further information please see the full position announcement, including minimum and required qualifications, education requirements, and application procedure on the UO website at http://careers.uoregon.edu/cw/en-us/job/522171/director-regional-engagement , # 522171.

Search will remain open until filled. To ensure consideration, please submit application materials by June 5, 2018. This position is subject to the completion of a criminal background check. We are committed to creating a more inclusive and diverse institution and invite applications from qualified candidates who share our commitment to diversity.

EO/AA/Veterans/Disability institution committed to cultural diversity.


Date Posted: May 10, 2018

Senior Associate Director

Princeton University

Princeton, NJ

Requisition # 2018-8734
Department Adv-Leadership Gifts
Category Alumni Relations and Development
Full-Time / Part-Time Full-Time
Application Deadline

Overview
As a member of the Capital Giving staff, the Senior Associate Director, Leadership Gifts (Senior Associate Director) is a frontline major gift officer responsible for successfully managing a portfolio of qualified potential donors within an assigned region who are capable of making gifts to Princeton of at least $500,000 or more.

The Princeton University Office of Development secures philanthropic support for the University's highest priorities by engaging and stewarding Princeton's alumni, parents, and friends. We rely on strong partnerships with our volunteers and campus partners. Our strategy emphasizes the long view, honoring the relationships nurtured by those who came before us and empowering those who come after us to successfully build on our efforts.

Two positions available.

Responsibilities

  • Manage a portfolio of between 125-150 qualified potential donors with the capability of making gifts of at least $500,000 or more. Includes developing long-term fundraising strategies for each assigned donor or identified in the course of his/her work and in accordance with University priorities as defined by Princeton's leadership

  • Complete a minimum of 120-160 face-to-face visits annually with qualified potential donors to engage, cultivate and solicit gifts in support of Princeton.

  • Open a minimum of 20-40 proposals annually for gifts of $500,000 or more.

  • Secure a minimum of $3M in new commitments annually in a combination of capital and annual gifts.

  • Effectively represent Princeton's mission and fundraising priorities to a variety of constituencies and stakeholders.

  • As appropriate, engage senior administrators, faculty, trustees, and volunteers in the process of cultivating and soliciting potential donors to Princeton.

  • Write timely contact reports for prospect database following each face-to-face visit with a donor or potential donor.

  • As appropriate, prepare well-written visit briefings, strategy documents, solicitation proposals, and stewardship reports, working both independently and with colleagues in Strategic Donor Engagement.

  • Maintain a comprehensive working knowledge of the University and the fundraising priorities across the institution, as well as Development Office goals and objectives.

  • May include supervising one or more members of the Leadership Gifts staff.

  • May include responsibility for managing select volunteers or volunteer initiatives, including ensuring that they are properly staffed, deployed, and satisfied with the level of support from Princeton.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree and at least ten years of professional higher education development-related experience or related work experience.

  • A proven track record of successful major gift fundraising, especially at the $1 million and above level.

  • Strong familiarity with Princeton University and its mission.

  • Exceptional written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills.

  • Proven ability to develop and foster relationships with people at all levels of an organization, and to collaborate and influence at a high level.

  • Evidence of self-motivation and the ability to work both independently and in teams, with high personal standards representative of Princeton's commitment to excellence.

  • Strong strategic planning and project management skills necessary to set and monitor progress against goals, to develop plans and timelines, and to measure success toward goals.

  • Discretion, good judgment, and commitment to keep confidential all data related to Princeton and its alumni and donors.

  • Ability to respond quickly to changing business needs and priorities. Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and to produce high-quality and compelling work product under tight deadlines. Ability to work with a high degree of flexibility in a highly-collaborative, fast-paced, goal-oriented environment.

  • Commitment to the Office of Development's mission of maximizing philanthropic support for Princeton University and to adhering to its guiding principles of High Performance, Innovation, Civility, and Collaboration.

  • Ability to travel and flexibility to work nights and weekends as needed.

  • Sense of humor is a plus.

Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EEO IS THE LAW

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Date Posted: May 9, 2018

Senior Director of Development

Lesley University

About Lesley University:

Located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Lesley University is highly regarded for its graduate and undergraduate programs in education, the arts, and applied social sciences. Lesley fosters a highly creative environment in which innovative ideas thrive, theory is integrated with practice and its 7,000 students and 87,000 alumni are empowered to improve and enrich communities.

We offer a competitive benefits package that includes health, dental, life, and long-term-disability insurance. In addition, we offer generous amounts of vacation and holiday time, as well as a tuition remission policy that enables employees to expand their knowledge and skills.

Information on the Department

The Office of Institutional Advancement is dedicated to securing the resources necessary for the support and continuing growth of Lesley University. The Office is responsible for University-wide fundraising and alumni relations programming and for building and sustaining long-term, mutually beneficial relationships with Lesley's many constituencies, including alumni, donors, parents, and friends of the University.

Job Description:

  • Provide leadership for frontline fundraising programs and initiatives; shape and execute fundraising plans to support Lesley priorities.

  • Design, implement, and manage a system of gift officer metrics based on industry best practice that motivates performance and ensures accountability.

  • Develop individual and team fundraising goals and monitor progress and performance.

  • Supervise, manage, coach, mentor, and develop team of gift officers.

  • Develop cultivation and solicitation strategies for prospects; work effectively and comfortably with high net-worth individuals and organizational leaders.

  • Work closely with Executive Director of Advancement Operations on process, data, and systems issues to ensure data accuracy and integrity, timely and helpful reporting, and expansion of the Lesley donor and prospect pools.Computer literacy with MS Office suite or equivalent; familiarity with fundraising systems, preferably Raiser's Edge is essential.

  • Maintain individual portfolio of prospects and donors; participate actively in all stages of the gift cycle, from discovery and qualification to solicitation and stewardship.

  • Contribute to and support the conceptualization and execution of local and regional events for alumni, donors, and prospects; engage in timely stewardship activities.

  • Collaborate within Advancement and across the University to develop and articulate Lesley fundraising priorities.

  • Significant travel required.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree.

  • 7+ years of progressively responsible experience in advancement/fundraising, at least 5 years of which is in the higher education environment.

  • Demonstrated ability to manage a team of effective fundraising professionals, with a strong commitment to team building and professional development and the credibility and maturity to function effectively in this role.

  • Ability to absorb, embrace, and articulate both the mission of Lesley University and a sense of urgency regarding the pursuit of the Advancement agenda and goals.

  • Familiarity with best business practices in higher education advancement and a demonstrated competence in designing, planning, managing, and executing Advancement policies and plans.

  • Ability to think creatively, conceptually, strategically, analytically, and independently, and to manage multiple projects simultaneously.

  • Desire, ambition, and energy to work in an organization that is evolving at an accelerated pace.

  • A high level of motivation, initiative, flexibility, creativity, and diplomacy with ability to focus and set clear priorities.

  • Superior written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills, attention to detail, and a well-honed sense of humor.

  • Must be authorized to work in the United States; if you hold a visa, your visa status must allow you to work at Lesley University.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree

Additional Information:

Salary Grade 31.

Background checks are required for all positions.

Lesley University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to increasing the diversity of the university community and the curriculum. Candidates who believe they can contribute to this goal are encouraged to apply.

Application Instructions:

For consideration please use the link provided to apply online via our website.

https://lesley.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=96601&CNTRNO=14&TSTMP=1525900465927

A cover letter, CV/resume, and contact information for three references must be included for full consideration.

Applications will be reviewed upon the establishment of an appropriate pool of candidates.


Date Posted: May 9, 2018

Director of Campus Development

Pennsylvania State University

Penn State and its Office of University Development are seeking a director of campus development for the Penn State Beaver campus. This position reports directly to the executive director of development at Penn State University Park and has a close working relationship with the chancellor of Penn State Beaver.

As a member of Penn State's Office of University Development, you can play an integral role in one of the most respected and successful fundraising operations in the country and contribute to the land-grant mission and future of Penn State. A frontline fundraiser is needed to engage alumni and friends in supporting Penn State Beaver, one of Penn State's Commonwealth campuses. Penn State Beaver offers seven baccalaureate degrees as well as several minors.

The individual in this post will be responsible for providing leadership and direction to all aspects of the advancement and development programs for the Beaver campus. The director is responsible for developing goal-setting plans for annual fundraising, as well as campaign plans, and directing related activities in support of these goals and objectives.

The director shall work collaboratively with leadership of the Beaver campus, as well as campaign and development committee volunteers, the campus advisory board and central University Development staff to ensure fundraising success.

The director is expected to engage donors and cultivate and solicit both major and significant gifts of $100,000+ from alumni, corporations, foundations and friends of the campus as well as smaller (Annual Leadership Gifts) to grow the campus' donor base. The director will focus their work on securing funds for the fundraising priorities of the Beaver Campus and the University. This individual will also work to engage department heads and faculty, and cultivate loyalty to the University and the campus. It is expected that the director will complete a total of twelve (12) monthly visits (minimum) each month with prospects and donors. The director will also manage the development budget for Penn State Beaver and will be in charge of preparing, reviewing, editing and presenting formal development proposals. The director shall also analyze and interpret available research data pertinent to the development of relationships with potential donors. This role requires a capacity to think and act strategically concerning the process of identification, cultivation and solicitation of annual leadership donors and major gift prospects. Those who are well organized and self-directed are encouraged to apply.

Apply online at http://apptrkr.com/1219273

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Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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Date Posted: May 9, 2018

Major Gifts Officer 4 (Director of Major Gifts)

Pennsylvania State University

As Penn State begins a new strategic fundraising campaign, A Greater Penn State for 21st Century Excellence, a top frontline fundraiser is needed in the role of Director of Major Gifts to engage alumni and friends as partners in supporting the Smeal College of Business, ranked among the top 20 business schools in the country and among the top 100 in the world. Reporting directly to the Smeal Senior Director of Development and working closely with the college's dean and academic leadership, as well as other partners and central development offices, this major gifts officer will:

  • Identify and cultivate a prospect pool of graduates and other key constituencies
  • Plan and execute solicitation strategies leading to major gifts
  • Travel extensively throughout the country to pursue these strategies and build enduring relationships, completing fifteen visits per month
  • Supervise, train, and/or mentor other fundraisers and support staff, as assigned
  • Articulate Penn State's needs, values, and ambitions through excellent informal and formal communications, including written proposals

This position requires a bachelor's degree or higher plus five years of work-related experience. The successful candidate will also have:

  • A track record of success in securing major gifts and meeting fundraising goals
  • Exemplary interpersonal and communication skills
  • Proven ability to self-motivate and work both independently and as part of a team
  • Passion for higher education and an understanding of complex institutions
  • Appreciation and understanding of diverse audiences and communities

Operation of a motor vehicle as part of the position's duties and a valid driver's license are required. Successful completion of a motor vehicle records check, in addition to standard background checks, is also required. This is a fixed-term appointment funded for one year from date of hire with excellent possibility of refunding.

The Smeal College of Business

http://smeal.psu.edu

Philanthropy will have a special impact in the Smeal College of Business, whose extraordinary success has been built upon support from alumni, friends, and corporate partners. Through a naming gift from Frank P. and Mary Jean Smeal, and through endowments for students, faculty, and programs from other business leaders who credit their success to Penn State, the Smeal College of Business has become a destination for top educators and researchers, M.B.A. and Ph.D. candidates, and undergraduates in fields ranging from finance to supply chain management. The Smeal community's commitment to ethics, integrity, and sustainability has also made it a leader in higher education, and our programs have been recognized by Wall Street Journal, Forbes, and Bloomberg Businessweek, among others, for their excellence and value. A full list of our current rankings and recent achievements is available at http://smeal.psu.edu/about-smeal/rankings.

To support this success, more than $93 million was raised by the Smeal team in the University-wide fundraising effort For the Future: The Campaign for Penn State Students. In Penn State's current campaign, the Smeal College of Business will secure support for an even more ambitious vision for itself and its students: becoming one of the nation's top five public business schools.

A Greater Penn State for 21st Century Excellence

No institution offers a more powerful example of private support furthering the public good than Penn State, and the University is beginning a new effort that will allow us to fulfill our land-grant mission for a new era: A Greater Penn State for 21st Century Excellence. This strategic, five-year fundraising initiative reflects our commitment to the three core imperatives of a truly great public university: 

  • Open Doors: Private support can not only bring talented students from every background to Penn State - it can help them to graduate on time and on track to successful careers and lives.
  • Create Transformative Experiences: Philanthropy will provide the opportunities - in our classrooms, on our campuses, and in the larger world - that let students and faculty discover their full potential and make a difference.
  • Impact the World: With the visionary gifts of alumni and friends, we can tackle the world's most pressing problems - and solve them.

The ambition of the campaign is great, but no greater than the spirit and generosity of our supporters. A Greater Penn State for 21st Century Excellence is an opportunity for our alumni and friends to contribute to the University's future and to the future we all share.

Building a Career and a Life at Penn State (http://psu.edu)

With one of the most respected development and alumni relations operations in the country, Penn State is one of only a dozen public institutions nationwide to complete a $2 billion fundraising campaign, and our alumni association is the largest dues-paying organization of its kind in the world. Learn more at http://giveto.psu.edu.

Penn State is ranked among the top 100 universities in the world by the Time Higher Education University Rankings, the Center for World University Rankings, and the Academic Ranking of World Universities. Read about Penn State's success at http://psu.edu/this-is-penn-state.

This position is based at the University Park campus, located in State College, Pennsylvania. State College is ranked among the lowest-stress and safest small cities in the country, with excellent public schools, beautiful parks and other natural assets, and a broad range of cultural and athletic events and venues. To discover why residents love our region, visit http://statecollegepa.us and http://statecollege.com.

As Penn State employees, development professionals receive excellent medical, dental, and vision coverage; retirement contributions and plans; substantial tuition discounts for themselves, their spouses and domestic partners, and their unmarried children; and access to life and long-term care insurance. More information about working at Penn State can be found at http://psu.jobs.

If you have questions about your future with Penn State's Office of University Development, please contact Drew Kovacs, associate director of talent acquisition, atmailto:drewkovacs@psu.edu.

Apply online at http://apptrkr.com/1219226

CAMPUS SECURITY CRIME STATISTICS: For more about safety at Penn State, and to review the Annual Security Report which contains information about crime statistics and other safety and security matters, please go to http://www.police.psu.edu/clery/, which will also provide you with detail on how to request a hard copy of the Annual Security Report.

Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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Date Posted: May 9, 2018

Assistant/Associate Director of Development

Pennsylvania State University

As Penn State begins a new strategic fundraising campaign, A Greater Penn State for 21st Century Excellence, a top frontline fundraiser is needed in the role of assistant or associate director of development to engage alumni and friends as partners in supporting Penn State Intercollegiate Athletics, a member of the Big Ten Conference and one of the most comprehensive and successful athletic programs in the country. Reporting directly to the Assistant Athletic Director of Major Gifts and working closely with the program's leadership as well as other partners and central development offices, this major gifts officer will:

  • Identify and cultivate a prospect pool of fans, former student-athletes, and other key constituencies
  • Plan and execute solicitation strategies leading to major gifts
  • Travel extensively throughout the region and across the country to pursue these strategies and build enduring relationships, completing fifteen to eighteen visits per month
  • Articulate Penn State's needs, values, and ambitions through excellent informal and formal communications, including written proposals

This job will be filled as a level 2 or level 3, depending upon the successful candidate's competencies, education, and experience. It typically requires a bachelor's degree or higher plus one to three years of related experience for a level 2. Additional experience and/or education and competencies are required for higher level jobs. The successful candidate will also have:

  • A track record of success in securing major gifts and meeting fundraising goals
  • Exemplary interpersonal and communication skills
  • A proven ability to self-motivate and work both independently and as part of a team
  • A passion for higher education and an understanding of complex institutions
  • An appreciation for and understanding of diverse audiences and communities

Operation of a motor vehicle as part of the position's duties and a valid driver's license are required. Successful completion of a motor vehicle records check, in addition to standard background checks, is also required. This is a fixed-term appointment funded for one year from date of hire with excellent possibility of re-funding.

Penn State Intercollegiate Athletics (http://gopsusports.com)

Philanthropy will have a special impact for Intercollegiate Athletics, which receives no funding from the University budget and must cover the entire cost of fielding thirty-one varsity sports teams through revenue and philanthropy. More than 23,000 supporters each year join the Nittany Lion Club, one of the largest organizations of its kind in the country, through their annual gifts, and hundreds of donors have created endowments for scholarships, coaching positions, and program support. The generosity of fans has also built and enhanced some of the finest collegiate sports facilities in the nation, including the University's famed Beaver Stadium and the state-of-the-art Pegula Ice Arena. This support has helped more than 800 student-athletes each year to succeed on and off the field. In 2016, Penn State finished in the top ten of the Learfield Directors' Cup standings for the ninth year in row, becoming one of only two institutions nationwide to achieve such consistent and long-term strength across its athletics programs.

To support this success, more than $355 million was raised by Intercollegiate Athletics in the University's previous major fundraising effort, For the Future: The Campaign for Penn State Students. In Penn State's current campaign, Athletics will secure support for an even more ambitious vision, outlined in its strategic and facility master plans, to provide Penn State students and fans with the very best experience in intercollegiate sports.

A Greater Penn State for 21st Century Excellence

No institution offers a more powerful example of private support furthering the public good than Penn State, and the University is beginning a new effort that will allow us to fulfill our land-grant mission for a new era: A Greater Penn State for 21st Century Excellence. This strategic, five-year fundraising initiative reflects our commitment to the three core imperatives of a truly great public university:

  • Open Doors: Private support can not only bring talented students from every background to Penn State - it can help them to graduate on time and on track to successful careers and lives.
  • Create Transformative Experiences: Philanthropy will provide the opportunities - in our classrooms, on our campuses, and in the larger world - that let students and faculty discover their full potential and make a difference.
  • Impact the World: With the visionary gifts of alumni and friends, we can tackle the world's most pressing problems - and solve them.

The ambition of the campaign is great, but no greater than the spirit and generosity of our supporters. A Greater Penn State for 21st Century Excellence is an opportunity for our alumni and friends to contribute to the University's future and to the future we all share.

Building a Career and a Life at Penn State

http://psu.edu

Since it was established in 1855 on land donated by a central Pennsylvania business leader, the institution now known as Penn State has been a pioneer in higher education, and philanthropy has been both its inspiration and its strength. Today, Penn State is ranked among the top 100 universities in the world by the Time Higher Education University Rankings, the Center for World University Rankings, and the Academic Ranking of World Universities. You can learn more about Penn State's success at: http://psu.edu/this-is-penn-state

This position is based at the University Park campus, located in State College, Pennsylvania. State College is ranked among the lowest-stress and safest small cities in the country, and along with the surrounding communities of Centre County, it offers excellent public schools, beautiful parks and other natural assets, and a broad range of cultural and athletic events and venues, including the Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts and a minor league baseball stadium shared with the University. To discover why residents love our region, please visit:

http://statecollegepa.us

http://statecollege.com

As Penn State employees, development professionals receive excellent medical, dental, and vision coverage; retirement contributions and plans; substantial tuition discounts for themselves, their spouses and domestic partners, and their unmarried children; and access to life and long-term care insurance. Above all, Penn State provides a supportive and inclusive environment in which every employee is encouraged to fulfill his or her potential for achievement. To find details about working at Penn State, please visit:

http://psu.jobs

If you have questions about your future with Penn State's Office of University Development, please contact Drew Kovacs, associate director of talent acquisition, at mailto:drewkovacs@psu.edu.

Apply online at http://apptrkr.com/1219207

CAMPUS SECURITY CRIME STATISTICS: For more about safety at Penn State, and to review the Annual Security Report which contains information about crime statistics and other safety and security matters, please go to http://www.police.psu.edu/clery/, which will also provide you with detail on how to request a hard copy of the Annual Security Report.

Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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Date Posted: May 9, 2018

Gift Planning Specialist 4 (Gift Planning Officer)

Pennsylvania State University

Penn State's Office of Gift Planning helps the University's supporters to achieve their philanthropic and financial goals and secures $90 to $100 million each year in planned gifts for the University. As Penn State begins a new strategic fundraising campaign, A Greater Penn State for 21st Century Excellence, a highly experienced and motivated gift planning specialist is needed to work in close collaboration with both gift planning and fundraising colleagues to:

  • Creating, guiding, and implementing gift planning strategies for individual prospects and assigned units across the University.
  • Managing a personal portfolio of prospects not to exceed 75 relationships and soliciting planned gifts in collaboration with other University staff.
  • Establish and implement the strategic direction of gift planning programs with assigned liaison units and with individual prospects.
  • Manage the identification, qualification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of gift planning prospects while ensuring the application of appropriate policies and best practices.
  • Personally maintain a portfolio of prospects and complete, in person and in partnership with development colleagues, a minimum of nine gift planning solicitations at the $100,000 level and higher.
  • Maintain and enhance stewardship for all gift planning donors and promote the Atherton Society and its events as recognition for these donors.
  • Inform all of these activities with a comprehensive, up-to-date understanding of complex outright gifts, life-income and estate gifts, family wealth planning, and multigenerational strategies to secure transformational gifts.
  • Leading educational seminars for fundraisers and collaborating in the creation of marketing materials for donors that highlight gift planning opportunities.
  • Promoting and enhancing stewardship of all Penn State gift planning donors.
  • This position typically requires a bachelor's degree or higher plus five years of related experience. The position demands:
  • Experience in designing and administering a collaborative, donor-centered gift planning program for an educational institution or other not-for-profit sectors
  • The ability to understand and communicate about complex gift planning issues, including estate and wealth management ant tax regulations
  • A proven ability to self-motivate and work both independently and as part of a team
  • A passion for higher education and an understanding of complex institutions
  • An appreciation and understanding of diverse audiences and communities.

The Office of Gift Planning (http://giftplanning.psu.edu)

Penn State's Office of Gift Planning draws upon a broad range of expertise to fulfill donors' philanthropic wishes in coordination with their overall financial and estate planning and to create innovative new vehicles and strategies for maximizing the value and impact of planned gifts. Our team helps donors with everything from simple bequests to gifts of retirement-plan assets, real estate, and appreciated securities, as well as life-income vehicles, crafting meaningful gifts to the University that can also benefit donors and their families. Penn State's Gift Planning professionals also work closely with development staff in colleges and at campuses across the University, integrating gift planning into the solicitation process and providing training, advice, and support. Guided by principles of collaboration and service, the Office of Gift Planning enables donors to earn income, pay fewer taxes, secure their retirement, and create a personal legacy while helping to ensure that Penn State remains a global leader in higher education for generations to come.

Michael J. Degenhart leads the Office of Gift Planning and oversees the development and implementation of planned giving efforts across the University's twenty-four campuses. Widely considered a leader in his field, he has been quoted in and authored articles for such publications as Bloomberg Wealth Manager and The Chronicle of Philanthropy.

A Greater Penn State for 21st Century Excellence

No institution offers a more powerful example of private support furthering the public good than Penn State, and the University is beginning a new effort that will allow us to fulfill our land-grant mission for a new era: A Greater Penn State for 21st Century Excellence. This strategic, five-year fundraising initiative reflects our commitment to the three core imperatives of a truly great public university:

  • Open Doors: Private support can not only bring talented students from every background to Penn State - it can help them to graduate on time and on track to successful careers and lives.
  • Create Transformative Experiences: Philanthropy will provide the opportunities - in our classrooms, on our campuses, and in the larger world - that let students and faculty discover their full potential and make a difference.
  • Impact the World: With the visionary gifts of alumni and friends, we can tackle the world's most pressing problems - and solve them.

The ambition of the campaign is great, but no greater than the spirit and generosity of our supporters. A Greater Penn State for 21st Century Excellence is an opportunity for our alumni and friends to contribute to the University's future and to the future we all share.

Building a Career and a Life at Penn State (http://psu.edu)

With one of the most respected development and alumni relations operations in the country, Penn State is one of only a dozen public institutions nationwide to complete a $2 billion fundraising campaign, and our alumni association is the largest dues-paying organization of its kind in the world. Learn more at http://giveto.psu.edu.

Penn State is ranked among the top 100 universities in the world by the Time Higher Education University Rankings, the Center for World University Rankings, and the Academic Ranking of World Universities. Read about Penn State's success at http://psu.edu/this-is-penn-state.

This position is based at the University Park campus, located in State College, Pennsylvania. State College is ranked among the lowest-stress and safest small cities in the country, with excellent public schools, beautiful parks and other natural assets, and a broad range of cultural and athletic events and venues. To discover why residents love our region, visit http://statecollegepa.us and http://statecollege.com.

As Penn State employees, development professionals receive excellent medical, dental, and vision coverage; retirement contributions and plans; substantial tuition discounts for themselves, their spouses and domestic partners, and their unmarried children; and access to life and long-term care insurance. More information about working at Penn State can be found athttp://psu.jobs.

Apply online at http://apptrkr.com/1219189

CAMPUS SECURITY CRIME STATISTICS: For more about safety at Penn State, and to review the Annual Security Report which contains information about crime statistics and other safety and security matters, please go to http://www.police.psu.edu/clery/, which will also provide you with detail on how to request a hard copy of the Annual Security Report.

Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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Date Posted: May 8, 2018

Director of Advancement: Southern Louisiana

IDEA Public Schools

Location: Southern Louisiana

Role Mission: IDEA Public Schools is working to transform the lives of children and families in southern Louisiana by launching and operating high-quality charter schools with the mission of sending every student to and through college. The Director of Advancement – Southern Louisiana will sit on IDEA’s advancement team and is responsible for working closely with the Executive Director to meet ambitious fundraising targets that will fuel growth. These goals are met through: a) major gift solicitation of foundations, individuals and corporations in the Southern Louisiana region, including grant writing and reporting, b) targeted donor acquisition and stewardship through a diverse portfolio of campaigns, events, meetings, and school tours; c) strengthening the impact and size of the local boards of directors; d) community engagement efforts including cultivation of local, state, and federal elected officials 

Accountabilities:

1. Raise $3MM* to support Southern Louisiana region by June 30, 2019

* Develop and execute yearly cultivation/stewardship goals and plans for prospects and donors in districts where IDEA schools are operating or planned

* Draft compelling grant applications, reports and other collateral

*Plan and host a variety fundraising events and activities

* Hold personalized stewardship meetings with all donors who have given to IDEA in Southern Louisiana

* Create opportunities for Southern Louisiana Executive Director to achieve future fundraising outcomes through engagement with local philanthropic community

* Leverage local influencers for connections to prospective national and state donors

2. IDEA Southern Louisiana meets its growth plan by launching 8 new charter school campuses between 2019 and 2024

* Assist Executive Director in identifying and prioritizing new charter opportunities, with an initial focus on Jefferson and Lafayette Parishes

* Identify individuals to serve on local boards of directors

* Prepare winning charter applications

* Coordinate and build relationships with local district education leaders and staff members responsible for coordinating charter activities

* Position IDEA for long-term success in the region by building and maintaining relationships with key education reform allies

3. Ensure a 100% of board members give financially; and 100% of board members experience at least one programmatic touchpoint in each parish wherein IDEA – Southern Louisiana operates

* Work with Executive Director to plan agendas and prepare board materials

* Work with board and IDEA attorneys on legal matters as required

* Create individualized annual plans for each board member that defines the goals for each in the following areas:

  • Engage – the number of touchpoints that the board member has had with the IDEA program (e.g. school visits, hosting a student at work) 
  • Inspire – the number of meetings with external stakeholders the board member has facilitated o Invest – the dollar amount the board member has invested in IDEA – Southern Louisiana 
  • Advise – a goal that will be pre-determined based on the unique backgrounds of each member

4. Ensure best-in-class development infrastructure in Southern Louisiana in place

* Ensure all pledges and gifts entered into Little Green Light within 24-hours of commitment

* Send acknowledgment letters within 48-hours of donation receipt.

* Ensure all contacts and contact reports entered into Little Green Light (constituent relationship management software) at a minimum of a weekly basis

5. Host a visit with 80% of the state legislators who represent the region with support of advancement advocacy team

* Meet state representatives and senators in their offices in Southern Louisiana

* Tour state representatives and senators at IDEA schools

* Introduce state representatives and senators to IDEA leadership and alumni

* Assist in building enthusiasm and support for IDEA schools among key civic, political, and community leaders in communities where IDEA operates or plans to operate schools

6. Live values of IDEA

* Believes and is committed to our mission: that all students are capable of getting to and through college

* Is driven by meaningful outcomes and results, and wants to be held accountable for them

* Prioritizes quality learning for both students and adults

* Has a propensity for action, willing to make mistakes by doing in order to learn and improve quickly

* Thrives in an entrepreneurial, high-growth environment; is comfortable with ambiguity and change

* Seeks and responds well to upward and downward feedback, which is shared often and freely across all levels of the organization, and actively self-reflects on gaps

* Works through silos and forges strong cross-departmental relationships in order to achieve outcomes

*This number is a realistic placeholder amount; final goal-setting will be complete by the end of June 2018.

Qualifications:

* Education: Bachelor’s Degree required

* Experience: two to three years of fundraising or related experience

* Experience: four to five years of professional working experience

* Experience in education (preferred)

Knowledge and Skills:

* Ability to synthesize multiple facts, data points, and stories into compelling narrative explaining IDEA’s educational vision for the region to others.

* Superior writing ability and attention to detail.

* Comfort and confidence engaging with individuals from all backgrounds within the Southern Louisiana community in order to explain the IDEA story and vision.

Selection Process: After submitting your online application, IDEA will review your materials. Candidates with a track record of success who pass the initial application screening will be invited to a phone or video interview. Candidates who are successful with this second interview will move into final consideration by the hiring manager.

Application Instructions: Please select "Apply Now" in the upper-left hand corner of this page. You will then be taking to the application portal entrance. After you create a new profile, you will be able to apply directly for this role. If you have already created a profile, you may simply login to begin your application.

IDEA Public Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex or disability, in admission or access to, or treatment of employment in its programs and activities. Any person having inquiries concerning the organization's compliance with the regulations implementing Title VI of Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VI), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Section 504), or Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), may contact IDEA Human Resources at (956) 377-8000.


Date Posted: May 5, 2018

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR FOR ADVANCEMENT (MAJOR GIFTS OFFICER)

UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON

UNIVERSITY ADVANCEMENT

Our UW Regional Advancement team has an outstanding opportunity for an Associate Director for Advancement (Major Gift Officer).

The Associate Director for Advancement will have assigned responsibility for oversight and coordination of fundraising in the Northern California    region. This position requires travel to the Northern California region at least once per month, for 3-4 days at a time, or as needed.

University Advancement creates engagement opportunities that foster pride, advocacy and private support for the University of Washington. As a part of the Regional Advancement team, the Associate Director of Advancement will manage a portfolio of major gift donors. This includes coordination of events and donor visits to the campus, management of outreach budgets and significant travel to donor locations in Northern California. This role collaborates closely with academic leaders (including deans), Advancement staff with other foci (planned giving, annual giving, corporate and foundation relations and directors of Advancement in specific units), and volunteers in all efforts to identify, cultivate, and build productive, individualized relationships with major gift prospects.

To learn more about this position and to apply, submit a profile on our employment website at:

www.washington.edu/jobs and view the position under Req # 155700

This position will close on 5/28/18.

Feel free to share this opportunity with your colleagues, friends, and/or networks.


Date Posted: May 4, 2018

Senior Director of Donor Relations, Volunteer Engagement and Stewardship

University of Oregon

University Advancement

University Advancement is responsible for strategically positioning the UO with its various constituents and securing resources to further its aims. The division consists of approximately 200 employees primarily working out of Eugene, with offices in Portland and Bend. Departments within University Advancement include: Advancement/UO Alumni Association; Development; Stewardship and Public Events; Advancement Operations; Federal Affairs; and State and Community Affairs.

The Office of Stewardship and Public Events manages the ongoing stewardship of university donors, partners, and volunteers. Under the direction of the Assistant Vice President of Stewardship and Public Events, the Senior Director of Donor Relations, Volunteer Engagement and Stewardship will oversee the development, implementation, and management of volunteer stewardship programs designed to foster and nurture long-term, meaningful relationships between the university and its donors. The senior director will also oversee the management of a program of recognition and stewardship for university donors which includes the university’s donor recognition program for high-end annual donors (President’s Society), planned giving donors (Arnold Bennett Hall Legacy Society), cumulative giving (Founder’s Society), scholarship donors, and donors to named faculty.

Reporting to the Assistant Vice President, the senior director has regular contact with directors of development, the UO Foundation, university leadership including deans, vice presidents and the president as well as donors and volunteers. The senior director has decision making and budget authority over the volunteer coordination program and the donor recognition programs as well as the Office of Stewardship in the AVP’s absence. The senior director supervises the Director of Donor Relations and the Associate Director, Volunteer Stewardship.

Salary is commensurate with experience and will range from $82,000 – $90,000. The university offers an excellent package of employee benefits. For further information please see the full position announcement, including minimum and required qualifications, education requirements, and application procedure on the UO website at http://careers.uoregon.edu/cw/en-us/job/522159/senior-director-of-donor-relations-volunteer-engagement-and-stewardship, # 522159.

Search will remain open until filled. To ensure consideration, please submit application materials by May 31, 2018. This position is subject to the completion of a criminal background check. We are committed to creating a more inclusive and diverse institution and invite applications from qualified candidates who share our commitment to diversity.

EO/AA/Veterans/Disability institution committed to cultural diversity.


Date Posted: May 2, 2018

Assistant Director of Development

Emory University School of Law

Description

JOB DESCRIPTION: Assists in the development of fund raising strategies for new and existing programs. Researches prospective benefactors. Drafts fund-raising proposals, reports, grants and correspondence. Organizes conferences, colloquia, dinners, courses/lectures, speakers and other events. Participates in fund-raising efforts. Coordinates the preparation and production of newsletters and journals. Maintains information on selected donors and prospects. Maintains mailing lists and supervises mailings. Performs related responsibilities as required. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A bachelor's degree and two years of experience in a related field, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

Additonal Details

The Assistant Director of Development, reporting to the Director of Development in the Development and Alumni Relations team at Emory University School of Law, is responsible for overseeing critical aspects of annual giving for the law school.

This position is responsible for managing opportunities for alumni and friends of Emory Law to participate in the development and continued expansion of the School’s programs specifically related annual and leadership giving, project and program related appeals and face-to-face solicitations.

An ideal individual will be a self-starter who can work independently with minimal supervision and is comfortable with technology in a fast-paced work environment where the candidate will need to demonstrate flexibility and dexterity at handling multiple projects.

Specific duties include:

  • Serves as annual fund manager and liaison to central services mailings, and ensures attention to annual fund goal for the law school. Staff member will have appropriate support to help run reports and organize lists.
  • Oversees and manages the Emory@Work program, which involves recruiting and managing volunteers, managing individual and firm donor information, and overseeing kick-off and stewardship event.
  • Responsible for student centric mailings like EPIC, BLSA and Bankruptcy Journal with preference in securing lead annual gifts (up to $25,000) from face to face solicitations as well as working with central services and the Director Development and Associate Dean on a faculty/staff campaign.
  • Participates in high-end annual fund strategy that includes face-to-face solicitations with travel and visit goals as well as qualifying information on selected donors and prospects.
  • Responsible for uncovering major gift prospects and coordinating with Director of Development and Associate Dean of Development in prospect strategy meetings.
  • Assists in the development of fund raising strategies for new and existing programs in conjunction with Director of Development and Associate Dean that includes such as limited to Reunion, All in Day, and mailings on behalf of student groups.
  • On case specific basis, researches prospective benefactors, and helps to organizes conferences, colloquia, dinners, courses/lectures, speakers and other events aimed at cultivating these potential donors.
  • Maintains accurate alumni information and records interactions using the alumni and prospect management database (AWA).

Preferred Qualifications:

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Experience in fundraising within higher education, not for profits and for profit community-oriented entities
  • Experience managing fundraising and/or sales projects, preferably with some sort of fundraising and/or sales goal for face to face solicitations
  • Strong interpersonal and written communication skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office and experience with constituent databases, such as Raiser’s Edge, Advance or AWA
  • Experience working in multicultural environments
  • A willingness to travel and work a flexible schedule to cover evening and weekend commitments

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Date Posted: May 2, 2018

Chief of Staff

Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia Foundation

Philadelphia, PA

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) was founded in 1855 as the nation's first pediatric hospital. Through its long-standing commitment to providing exceptional patient care, training new generations of pediatric healthcare professionals, and pioneering major research initiatives, Children's Hospital has fostered many discoveries that have benefited children worldwide. Its pediatric research program is among the largest in the country. In addition, its unique family-centered care and public service programs have brought the 546-bed hospital recognition as a leading advocate for children and adolescents. As a charitable, tax-exempt organization, Children's Hospital relies on donations to advance its mission—making a difference in the lives of children.

CHOP physicians are internationally-recognized experts in every pediatric specialty, including but not limited to cancer, cardiac care, fetal medicine, orthopaedics, neonatology, gastroenterology, and urology. Children's Hospital is also consistently recognized as a national leader in the advancement of healthcare for children.

U.S. News & World Report named CHOP No. 2 on its 2017-18 Honor Roll of Best Children's Hospitals in the nation.

The CHOP Foundation raises funds to support the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia enterprise and the revenue it generates accounts for a significant part of the Hospital's net revenue (in addition to clinical revenue and investment gains). Philanthropic support for CHOP has increased substantially in recent years, fueled by transformational executive leadership, a talented and dedicated development team, highly engaged and influential volunteer leaders, and compelling stories of medical discoveries and innovations that have improved pediatric healthcare and saved countless children's lives. The CHOP Foundation is in the midst of a 10-year, $1 billion comprehensive fundraising campaign. For Tomorrow's Breakthroughs: The Campaign for Children's Hospital of Philadelphia was launched publicly in October 2017 and is supporting breakthroughs in research and discovery, the patient-family experience, training and education, advocacy, and outreach.

The CHOP Foundation seeks candidates for the newly created role of Chief of Staff (COS). The COS is a senior advisor to the Chief Development Officer (CDO) and manages a wide variety of administrative and executive responsibilities working with both internal and external stakeholders, including Hospital leadership, board members, other external constituents, and Hospital friends. The COS reports to the CDO, enabling the CDO to focus on growing the Foundation's philanthropic revenue, to serve as the external face and voice of philanthropy for the Foundation to the community, and to engage and build relationships with and support from the CHOP Board of Trustees and the CHOP Foundation Board of Overseers. The COS is responsible for the following: strategically coordinating the Hospital President and CEO and the CDO's development-related activities and communications, including participation in events; coordinating and monitoring long-term organizational strategy, annual operating plans for all Foundation programs, and integration with the Hospital's priorities and strategic plan; serving as the senior operating officer for CHOP's comprehensive fundraising campaign, overseeing the planning, integration, and execution of all major components thereof; and overseeing high-level Foundation interaction and support with the Foundation Board of Overseers and related committees, and the Hospital's Board of Trustees. The COS manages and leads internal Foundation meetings/functions and planning, and handles questions, issues, and requests on the CDO's behalf with support from the Executive Assistant to the CDO. The COS helps to ensure that the executive management of the Foundation operates effectively and efficiently. S/he oversees the offices of Campaign Operations and Board Relations, respectively, with direct reports including the Executive Director of Campaign Operations and the Executive Director of Board Relations. The COS will also collaborate on a regular basis with the Associate Vice President for Individual Giving and the Assistant Vice President for Institutional and Events Fundraising, who provide strategic oversight and direction to the fundraising programs for the Foundation, as well as with the Associate Vice President for Operations.

The Chief of Staff is the key figure in facilitating a seamless partnership between the CHOP Foundation and senior internal and external stakeholders, notably CHOP's Executive Office (C-suite leaders), board leadership, and key clinical and research leaders. S/he will identify and leverage opportunities to collaboratively engage and guide these partners in advancing the work of the CHOP Foundation and in promoting an institution-wide culture of philanthropy, appropriately coordinating with and complementing the work of the CDO and other Foundation colleagues. Given the varied demands on the CDO, the COS will at times serve as proxy for the CDO vis-à-vis said partners, thereby demonstrating commensurate leadership stature and strategic decision-making ability. The COS ensures that the CHOP campaign is employing best practices, and that the Foundation's internal communications and the Hospital President and CEO and the CDO's Foundation/development-related correspondence consistently reflect the requisite professionalism and excellence. The COS serves as one the Foundation's principal thought leaders, with a focus on enhancing internal processes and high-level messaging in ways that support the continued evolution of CHOP's charitable brand.

Required qualifications and experience: dedication to the mission and goals of CHOP; bachelor's degree required, advanced degree preferred; minimum of 10 years of experience as a senior leader in a healthcare, academic, or nonprofit environment of similar complexity, preferably serving in a chief of staff, administrative leadership, or development leadership capacity and inclusive of a leadership role in a major fundraising campaign (planning, implementation, management, and successful conclusion); demonstrated ability to provide management oversight, leadership, and direction to a team in a complex healthcare, nonprofit, or development office, with at least five years of significant supervisory experience, including creating and managing a budget; working knowledge of and preferably direct experience with the nature and dimensions of philanthropy, including in the field of healthcare (motivations for giving and volunteering, development research and cultivation practices, standard fundraising techniques, and development office functions); skilled at goal setting and measuring success, and agility in addressing alternate program directions to meet goals when necessary; experience in developing, implementing, and monitoring strategic plans to address current and future needs; demonstrated ability in planning and executing integrated, strategic communications in support of achieving fundraising and/or other organizational goals; experience in identifying, nurturing, and motivating volunteers, particularly board members; ability to extract and analyze data to make effective, efficient, and independent decisions about strategy and process; working knowledge of modern data management practices and techniques, including database information systems, data modeling, and analysis is a plus.

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is committed to equal employment opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment and need special assistance or an accommodation, please contact the Talent Acquisition Department or call 866.820.9288.

The Hospital is committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, disability, victim of domestic or sexual violence status, covered veteran status, or other protected classifications to the extent required by applicable laws. The Hospital will comply with federal, state, and local laws and regulations governing employment practices.

CHOP has retained Diversified Search to assist in this confidential search processes. Inquiries, nominations, and applications (current resumes and cover letters) should be directed electronically to:

Gerard F. Cattie, Jr.

Managing Director

Practice Leader – Development and Philanthropy

Diversified Search

The Chrysler Building, 405 Lexington Avenue, 49th Floor, New York, NY 10174

gerard.cattie@divsearch.com | 212.542.2587


Date Posted: May 1, 2018

Northwestern University

Director of Development, Bienen School of Music

Evanston, IL

Alumni Relations and Development at Northwestern University is dedicated to advancing the mission of Northwestern University as a premier research and teaching institution. Guided by the University's strategic priorities, we nurture lifelong, mutually beneficial relationships with alumni, parents, friends, and organizations that result in volunteer engagement and philanthropic support. We seek to employ a diverse range of people who understand the importance of our mission and vision. When you consider a career at Northwestern University, you know that you are joining an institution with a deep history of academic, professional and personal excellence.

Job Summary

Senior fundraising position with management responsibilities. Designs and implements innovative programs to identify prospective major &/or principal gift donors. Devises and executes plans for a specific region to qualify, cultivate, steward and solicit donors. Oversees the tracking & management of staff to ensure an emerging prospect pool. Builds and adapts programs to a point of sustainability. Collaborates with various teams (e.g. NULC, Reunions, Schools/Units) as well as deans and/or faculty and interfaces with campus leadership to develop philanthropic and fundraising strategies and prepares for prospect meetings and solicitations.
The Director of Development (DoD) will manage the overall fundraising efforts for the highly-regarded Bienen School of Music. Of critical importance, the DoD will need to partner with the dean to develop philanthropic and fundraising strategies and prepare them for prospect meetings and solicitation.

Please note: Frequent travel is required. Normal Office Conditions, Occasional travel., Overtime, evening, holidays, and weekend hours may be required.

Specific Responsibilities

Strategic Planning

  • Creates & leads a coordinated program of fundraising activities designed to increase the number and level of major &/or principal gifts donors.

  • Develops & executes strategies to involve campus leaders, alumni, friends, & volunteers to identify and cultivate new individual, corporate, institutional &/or foundation prospects.

Prospects & Gifts

  • Manages staff, provides leadership, determines & evaluates individual goals, develops & implements training & mentoring, & assigns & monitors coverage of primary areas of focus ensuring that goals & objectives are attained.

  • Identifies and personally solicits high-profile, &/or extremely complex major gifts of $100,000+ prospects annually.

  • Oversees continuous research, development & up-to-date knowledge on prospects & works with other areas to coordinate contacts.

  • Requires travel throughout the region or country.

Administration

  • Oversees administration of school development operations.

  • Ensures compliance with prospect management guidelines for tracking & maintenance of contact & progress reporting.

  • Coordinates appointments and prepares materials used by senior management, Board & volunteers for meetings, visits, events or phone calls made to high-profile prospects.

  • Oversees administrative support management to ensure effective team success and daily operations.

Programs/Events

  • Oversees development and management of events and programs designed to expand constituent and participation.

  • Reviews and approves event plans and summaries ensuring that overall goals and objectives are attained.

  • Works directly with high-level volunteers and donors to ensure that event objectives are met.

Administration

  • Oversees administration of school development operations.

  • Ensures compliance with prospect management guidelines for tracking & maintenance of contact & progress reporting.

  • Coordinates appointments and prepares materials used by senior management, Board & volunteers for meetings, visits, events or phone calls made to high-profile prospects.

  • Oversees administrative support management to ensure effective team success and daily operations.

Budget & Financial/Accounting

  • Strategically manages a department budget ensuring to minimize expenses while maximizing return.

Human Resources /Supervision

  • Supervises 1 or more staff.

  • Provides training to staff within or outside of immediate dept or division in regard to function.

  • Leads, coaches and evaluates performance of direct reports.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree or appropriate combination of education and experience.

  • 8 or more years of relevant experience.

Minimum Competencies

  • Collaboration - Facilitates open and effective communication, cooperation and teamwork within and outside of one's own team., Communication - Communicates strategically to achieve specific objectives using varied vehicles and opportunities., Conceptual ability - Deals effectively, not just with concrete tangible issues, but also with abstract conceptual matters., Critical and analytical thinking - Uses logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems., Flexibility - Adapts quickly/effortlessly to changing environments., Initiative - Exhibits energy and desire to achieve; sets ambitious goals and acts decisively; takes action that no one has requested to improve or enhance job results and avoid problems., Innovation - Explores alternatives to existing products and services; identifies opportunities to improve procedures and practices; shows imagination., Leadership - Inspires people to follow the lead, obtains input from others, facilitates change, inspires confidence and optimism through a clear vision and by personal example., Organization - Plans, organizes and schedules in an efficient, productive manner; anticipates contingencies and pays attention to detail., Organizational effectiveness - Manages resources (people, funding, material, support) effectively and efficiently to get things done. , Strategic thinking - Works on initiatives that have the greatest strategic impact for the organization; anticipates changes that may impact department or school.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's Degree or appropriate combination of education and experience.

  • Demonstrated knowledge, work experience, and genuine appreciation for music/music performance.

  • Experience in positions of increasing responsibility in academic fundraising at a college or university with a comprehensive development program; comprehensive campaign experience at a multi-faceted institution is a plus.

  • Proven success in gift closure at the six and seven-figure level.

  • Strong financial literacy.

  • Discretion and ability to interact with high-level donors.

To apply, please visit https://careers.northwestern.edu/psp/hr92prod_er/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_APP_SCHJOB.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST&Action=U&SiteId=1&FOCUS=Employee&JobOpeningId=32629&PostingSeq=1

As per Northwestern University policy, this position requires a criminal background check. Successful applicants will need to submit to a criminal background check prior to employment.

Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.


Date Posted: May 1, 2018

Associate Vice President for Operations

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Foundation

Philadelphia, PA

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) was founded in 1855 as the nation's first pediatric hospital. Through its long-standing commitment to providing exceptional patient care, training new generations of pediatric healthcare professionals, and pioneering major research initiatives, Children's Hospital has fostered many discoveries that have benefited children worldwide. Its pediatric research program is among the largest in the country. In addition, its unique family-centered care and public service programs have brought the 546-bed hospital recognition as a leading advocate for children and adolescents. As a charitable, tax-exempt organization, Children's Hospital relies on donations to advance its mission—making a difference in the lives of children.

CHOP physicians are internationally-recognized experts in every pediatric specialty, including but not limited to cancer, cardiac care, fetal medicine, orthopaedics, neonatology, gastroenterology, and urology. Children's Hospital is also consistently recognized as a national leader in the advancement of healthcare for children.

U.S. News & World Report named CHOP No. 2 on its 2017-18 Honor Roll of Best Children's Hospitals in the nation.

The CHOP Foundation raises funds to support the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia enterprise and the revenue it generates accounts for a significant part of the Hospital's net revenue (in addition to clinical revenue and investment gains). Philanthropic support for CHOP has increased substantially in recent years, fueled by transformational executive leadership, a talented and dedicated development team, highly engaged and influential volunteer leaders, and compelling stories of medical discoveries and innovations that have improved pediatric healthcare and saved countless children's lives. The CHOP Foundation is in the midst of a 10-year, $1 billion comprehensive fundraising campaign. For Tomorrow's Breakthroughs: The Campaign for Children's Hospital of Philadelphia was launched publicly in October 2017 and is supporting breakthroughs in research and discovery, the patient-family experience, training and education, advocacy, and outreach.

The CHOP Foundation seeks candidates for the newly created role of Associate Vice President for Operations (AVP). The AVP is responsible for managing the Foundation's operational infrastructure, ensuring that the Foundation operates effectively, efficiently, and smoothly, and provides a supportive environment for fundraising and administration. The AVP reports to and is a senior advisor to the Chief Development Officer (CDO) and manages a wide variety of administrative and executive responsibilities, working with both internal and external stakeholders, including Hospital leadership, board members, and other external constituents such as vendors, contractors, and Hospital friends. S/he manages the following direct reports: the Assistant Vice President for Development Services, the Executive Director of Donor Relations and Stewardship, the Director of Prospect Development, the Director of Executive Events and Special Programs, and the Director of Concierge Services. The AVP also collaborates on a regular basis with the Associate Vice President for Individual Giving and the Assistant Vice President for Institutional and Events Fundraising, who provide strategic oversight and direction to the fundraising programs for the Foundation, as well as with the Chief of Staff. The AVP serves as an integral member of the Foundation's senior leadership team with the CDO and fellow associate and assistant vice presidents, contributing to Foundation-wide strategy.

The AVP serves as one the Foundation's principal thought leaders, with a focus on enhancing internal systems and processes in ways that support an institution-wide culture of philanthropy and continued evolution of CHOP's charitable brand. S/he drives the overall maturation and increasing sophistication of the Foundation's operational infrastructure, including but not limited to establishing a comprehensive set of internal policies, procedures, and protocols; promoting greater collaboration between the Operations and Individual Giving teams regarding salon and other events for high-level donor cultivation; expanding Concierge Services from solely supporting CHOP's main campus to providing support to CHOP sites on a regional scale; and supporting strategies to successfully close the comprehensive campaign and to foster the ongoing, sustainable expansion and impact of CHOP's fundraising efforts.

Required qualifications and experience: dedication to the mission and goals of CHOP; bachelor's degree required, advanced degree preferred; minimum of 10 years of experience as a senior leader in a healthcare, academic, or nonprofit environment of similar complexity, serving in an administrative or development leadership capacity and inclusive of a leadership role in a major fundraising campaign (planning, implementation, management, and successful conclusion); demonstrated ability to provide management oversight, leadership, and direction to a large team in a complex healthcare, nonprofit, or development office, with at least five years of significant supervisory experience, including creating and managing a budget; working knowledge of and preferably direct experience with the nature and dimensions of philanthropy (motivations for giving and volunteering, development research and cultivation practices, standard fundraising techniques, and development office functions); skilled at goal setting and measuring success, and agility in addressing alternate program directions to meet goals when necessary; experience in developing, implementing, and monitoring strategic plans to address current and future needs; experience in identifying, nurturing, and motivating volunteers, particularly board members; ability to extract and analyze data to make effective, efficient, and independent decisions about strategy and process; knowledge of modern data management practices and techniques, including database information systems, data modeling, and analysis.

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is committed to equal employment opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment and need special assistance or an accommodation, please contact the Talent Acquisition Department or call 866.820.9288.

The Hospital is committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, disability, victim of domestic or sexual violence status, covered veteran status, or other protected classifications to the extent required by applicable laws. The Hospital will comply with federal, state, and local laws and regulations governing employment practices.

CHOP has retained Diversified Search to assist in this confidential search processes. Inquiries, nominations, and applications (current resumes and cover letters) should be directed electronically to:

Gerard F. Cattie, Jr.

Managing Director

Practice Leader – Development and Philanthropy

Diversified Search

The Chrysler Building, 405 Lexington Avenue, 49th Floor, New York, NY 10174

gerard.cattie@divsearch.com | 212.542.2587