Senior Executive Director, Foundation Relations & Corporate Giving
Senior Executive Director, Foundation Relations & Corporate Giving
Medical Center Development
Reporting to the Associate Vice President, Duke Health Development andAlumni Affairs, the Sr.ExecutiveDirector of Foundation Relations and Corporate Giving directs DukeHealth's fund raising activitieswith all typesof foundations, including corporate foundations, and also directsactivities related to corporatephilanthropy. TheSr. Executive Director guides Duke Health leadership, faculty, andstaff in initiating, strengthening,and managingstrategic relationships to advance philanthropic support for DukeHealth. The Sr. ExecutiveDirector coordinatesefforts with Duke University's office of Foundation Relations, DukeUniversity Health System'soffice of Licensingand Venture Development, and the university-wide offices of ResearchAdministration, SponsoredPrograms,and Corporate Relations.
Take the lead responsibility for the highest level and most complex institutional philanthropic relationships,managing them through the matrixed environment at Duke Health.Effectively manage, initiate, and maintain the institutional relationship with top Duke Health foundation prospects.Steward Duke Health's relationship with The Duke Endowment, working closely with the Chancellor, the Vice President for Administration of the Health System, and the Vice President for DHDAA. Serve as the foundation relations advisor to colleagues within the DHDAA office,and to the Schools of Nursing and Medicine, and the clinical and basic science departments and divisions. Prioritize according to ability, readiness and inclination.Manage cultivation and solicitation strategies and prepare strategies in moves management format. 45%
Organize, plan, and carry out solicitation activity involving a widerange of participants, includingthe Chancellor,Deans, and other medical center leaders and faculty members. Provideleadership in organizingand planningtrips and accompany administrators and faculty to meetings withfoundation and corporaterepresentatives.Similarly, working with the DHDAA teams, coordinate campus visits byfoundation and corporaterepresentatives.10%
Working with DHDAA teams, prepare briefings for senior administrators and faculty for meetings,travel and campus visits. Advise and coordinate the work of Duke Health gift officers on all foundation and corporate related funding requests. Manage the corporate and foundation acknowledgement process and the stewardship activity as needed with the Director of Special Events and Donor Relations. 10%
Partner with University and Health System programs involved in corporate relations to develop and expand philanthropic opportunities with corporate partners for Duke Health initiatives. In particular, guide the Associate Director for Foundation Relations and Corporate Giving to develop community corporate partnerships in fund raising support of the Duke Health priorities that have an impact on the citizens of our region. 7%
Recommend policies and procedural guidelines for foundation relationsand corporate giving thatare aligned with the needs and priorities of the DHDAA office and theDuke Healthadministration. 6%
Analyze and recommend methods to match current interests of foundations and corporate philanthropy with Duke Health priorities and faculty initiatives;insure that current and up-to-date information on foundation opportunities is maintained and appropriately disseminated;coordinate with the Offices of Research Administration and Research Support to alert faculty to competitive awards and to manage internal competitions. 7%
Direct planning, train and mentor, oversee activities, and evaluate performance of positions reporting to the Sr. Executive Director, including an Associate Director for Foundation Relations, an Associate Director for Foundation Relations and Corporate Giving, and an administrative support position. Manage staff operations to define and meet ambitious goals of the unit and the DHDAA office. Determine fiscal and personnel requirements of the office and prepare budgetary recommendations as appropriate. 15%
Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.
Leadership experience preferred.Comfortable working in a team-oriented environment.Campaign experience preferred.Experience working in a centralized/decentralized development organization.Organization, interpersonal and communications skills.Excellent writing skills.Keen interest in science and technology preferred. Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office software, email software,the internet, and wirelessequipment such as a smart phone and laptop computer.Ability and desire to travel.
Bachelor's degree required, Master's or advanced degree preferred.
Ten years progressive experience in foundation relations/fundraising/non-profit or related field.Knowledge of foundations and/or experience in the non-profit field isrequired, as is experience atthe intersection of university and corporate partnerships.OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
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Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employercommitted to providing employment opportunity without regard to anindividual's age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender expression, gender identity, national origin, race, religion,sexual orientation, or veteran status.Essential Physical Job Functions:Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System mayinclude essential job functions that require specific physical and/ormental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests forreasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.
Work requires communication, analytical and organizational skillsgenerally acquired through completion of a bachelor's degree program.Advanced degree preferred.
Minimum of ten years of progressive experience in managing developmentprograms and staff.OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
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Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender expression, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.
Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.