Director of Development

Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Jan 24, 2017
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


I. JOB OVERVIEW

Job Description Summary:

The Director of Development for Development and Alumni Relations at The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) is responsible for overseeing activities for the Heart and Vascular Institute and at least one other clinical service. These development activities include: the identification of departmental priorities, building a written case for support and development, motivation of faculty, and meeting with prospects to achieve fundraising goals.

Responsibilities include:
• Develops effective relationships with medical faculty and department chairs to advance the mission of the department, medical center, and university;
• Identifies, cultivates and solicits prospects of the Medical Center for major gifts of $ 50,000 and above;
• Manages relationships in a portfolio of at least 100 major gifts prospects rated for gifts of $ 50,000 or more;
• Works within the GWU research and prospect management system;
• Achieves goals for visits, solicitations, and dollars raised as approved by the Executive Director and Clinical Care and Research in collaboration with the Associate Vice President, Medical Center Development and Alumni Relations;
• Coordinates visits with academic medical leadership, physicians, and appropriate staff;
• Collaborates with colleagues across the Medical Center and GWU to achieve closure of comprehensive gift strategies;
• Develops relationships with department chairs, medical faculty, nurses, and related healthcare providers in assigned medical areas, in collaboration with academic leadership to define and advance departmental priorities;
• Coordinate with Medical Center and GWU development services, such as prospect research, stewardship, gift processing, special events, and creative services in order to provide the highest level of service to prospects and donors;
• Performs other work related duties as assigned. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in an appropriate area of specialization plus 7 years of relevant professional experience. Degree requirements may be substituted with an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Required Licenses/Certifications/Posting Specific Minimum Qualifications: Preferred Qualifications:

Master's degree preferred with along with five years of development experience, including major gifts experience.

• Experience in a medical or healthcare setting preferred
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Ability handle multiple duties
• Flexible working schedule, ability to travel


II. JOB DETAILS

Campus Location: Foggy Bottom College/School/Department: School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) Family Dev & Alumni Relations Sub-Family Major Gifts Stream Individual Contributor Level Level 4 Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Hours Per Week: 40 Work Schedule: Monday through Friday 8:30 to 5:00 Position Designation: Essential: Employees who perform functions that have been deemed essential to maintaining business or academic operations. Employees are generally expected to work from home during an event and may be asked to physically report to work. Telework: No Required Background Check: Criminal History Screening, Education/Degree/Certifications Verification, Social Security Number Trace, and Sex Offender Registry Search, Credit, Criminal History Screening, Education/Degree/Certifications Verification, Social Security Number Trace, and Sex Offender Registry Search, Credit Special Instructions to Applicants: Internal Applicants Only? No Posting Number: S005631 Job Open Date: Job Close Date: If temporary, grant funded or limited term appointment, position funded until: Background Screening Successful Completion of a Background Screening will be required as a condition of hire. EEO Statement:

The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.


Posting Specific Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
  1. * Do you have a Bachelor's Degree?
    • Yes
    • No



Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation 1
  2. Letter of Recommendation 2
  3. Letter of Recommendation 3




Documents needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation 1
  2. Letter of Recommendation 2
  3. Letter of Recommendation 3

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