MAJOR GIFTS OFFICER, UPHS
Duties: Reporting to the Senior Director of Development for UPHS, develop an understanding of the educational, research, clinical and financial needs and goals of the University of Pennsylvania, Penn Medicine, and clinical areas of responsibility within the University of Pennsylvania Health System (UPHS). Perform needs analysis for assigned physicians and/or Department Chair(s) on an on-going basis to establish development objectives. Work as a member of the UPHS Development team and share supervisory responsibilities of an Administrative Assistant. Formulate and recommend major prospect strategies and timelines based on needs and goals of these faculty members. Coordinate the participation of faculty, administration, trustees/volunteers, and other members of the development staff in achieving campaign goals. Identify, cultivate, and solicit individual major gift prospects in consultation with faculty and development staff. Direct and prepare major prospect proposals and cultivation and solicitation informational materials. Plan, coordinate, and direct visits and special events. Oversee stewardship activities with assigned prospects. Report regularly to the Senior Director of Development for UPHS Clinical Programs as well as other development colleagues on all fundraising activity through active implementation of the major gifts tracking/reporting/moves management system. Collaborate with University of Pennsylvania and Penn Medicine leadership and development colleagues on all matters regarding assigned prospects.
Qualifications: Bachelor's degree required, advanced degree highly desirable. 3-5 years of progressively responsible experience in institutional development (or related field) with experience in cultivating major gifts from individuals and organizations. Knowledge or experience in planned giving is desired. Ability to function independently, yet work in a centralized development structure.
Excellent computer and writing/communication skills essential. Strong administrative experience and ability to establish objectives, set performance standards, and organize a successful approach to achieving fund-raising goals.
Ability to lift up to 25 pounds. Ability to travel, both locally and nationally, work occasional evenings and weekends, and valid driver's license required.
Reference Number: 90-23223
Salary Grade: 027
Employment Type: Exempt
Org: Penn Medicine Development
Special Requirements: Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.
Job Family: F-Development/Fundraising/Marketing