ASSISTANT DEVELOPMENT OFFICER, UPHS
Duties: Penn Medicine is one of the world's leading academic medical centers, dedicated to the related missions of medical education, biomedical research, and excellence in patient care. Penn Medicine consists of the Raymond and Ruth Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania (founded in 1765 as the nation's first medical school) and the University of Pennsylvania Health System, which together form a 6.7 billion enterprise.
The Perelman School of Medicine has been ranked among the top five medical schools in the United States for the past 20 years, according to U.S. News and World Report's survey of research-oriented medical schools. The School is consistently among the nation's top recipients of funding from the National Institutes of Health, with 392 million awarded in the 2016 fiscal year.
The University of Pennsylvania Health System's patient care facilities include: The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center which are recognized as one of the nation's top Honor Roll hospitals by U.S. News and World Report Chester County Hospital; Lancaster General Health; Penn Wissahickon Hospice; and Pennsylvania Hospital the nation's first hospital, founded in 1751. Additional affiliated inpatient care facilities and services throughout the Philadelphia region include Good Shepherd Penn Partners, a partnership between Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network and Penn Medicine.
Penn Medicine is committed to improving lives and health through a variety of community-based programs and activities. In fiscal year 2016, Penn Medicine provided 393 million to benefit our community.
The Assistant Development Officer (ADO) works with major gift officers to identify, cultivate, solicit, and steward individual and
institutional prospects for select clinical departments, divisions, and programs within PENN Medicine. The ADO plans,
coordinates, and implements development efforts for these defined areas and works closely with department, division, and program
Directors (almost exclusively PENN Medicine faculty/physicians), senior level administrators, and volunteers to meet funding goals.
Qualifications: 1. Bachelor's degree required.
2. One to three years relevant experience in fast-paced office environment, preferably in institutional development, with exposure to prospect management, annual giving, major gifts, volunteer management, and stewardship. Exposure to medical fundraising highly desired.
3. Strong administrative experience and the ability to establish objectives and organize a successful approach to achieving fund-raising goals.
4. Ability to work independently, but collaboratively as part of a goal-oriented team.
5. Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills.
6. Superior attention to detail in an environment where accuracy and timely completion of tasks is critical to maintaining faculty and donor satisfaction.
7. Solid computer skills required: familiarity with prospect management databases, report writing aptitude, web sites, internet, word processing, etc. Proficiency in preparation of numeric- and text-laden spreadsheets, Power Point, Excel, etc.
8. Capability to handle complex and highly confidential information.
9. Ability to travel both locally and nationally, must be willing to work occasional evenings and weekends.
10. Valid driver's license required.
Reference Number: 90-27680
Salary Grade: 026
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