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Associate Director of Development, Healthcare Philanthropy

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Working Title: Associate Director of Development, Healthcare Philanthropy

Position Type: University Managerial and Professional Staff

Department: Office of Health System Development

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 08-16-2018

Posting Summary:
This is an unprecedented moment to become part of the UVA Health System team. As the University's largest fundraising unit, the UVA Health Foundation will play a leading role in the upcoming campaign. We are strategically growing our team and setting ambitious goals, while strengthening our internal resources and staffing up to support these new endeavors.

We are organized into teams of front-line fundraisers and staff who focus on medical alumni, nursing alumni, Cancer Programs, UVA Children's Hospital, and Healthcare Philanthropy (grateful patient giving). We also have dedicated Communications and Advancement Services teams to help support our fundraising efforts. In addition, we partner closely with the Office of University Advancement, which provides significant central services for the broader University development community.

The Associate Director of Development is a critical role in Health System Development. This individual is responsible for developing and executing a campaign plan for the grateful patient program in the Heart and Vascular Center, a fast-growing area of philanthropy. While this individual's main responsibility is as a major gifts officer; he or she is also responsible for establishing additional physician partnerships and managing the advisory board of volunteers to advance the mission of Heart and Vascular programs.

In addition, this individual serves as the lead fundraiser for surgical specialties at the UVA Health System.

The ideal candidate will have the ability to identify, cultivate, solicit and steward major gift prospects and donors. In addition, the preferred candidate will have the ability to accomplish stated objectives, to create and implement a strategic plan for seeking and closing current, endowment, and future support gifts from alumni, grateful patients, and friends of the UVA Health System. The ideal candidate will possess exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to develop relationships of trust and respect with faculty, volunteers and donors. The ability to travel is required, as well as occasional evening and weekend work.

For a full position description, visit https://career.virginia.edu/about/uva-career-center-jobs.

To apply, visit http://jobs.virginia.edu and search on Posting Number 0623871.

This is a restricted position and subsequent to performance and continuation of funds.

For questions about the position or application process please contact Chris Cunningham at [email protected]

The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to develop relationships of trust and respect with donors and prospects, healthcare providers, administrators, and development colleagues

Empathy and ability to relate to individuals whose lives have been impacted by health experiences

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

High level of initiative and self-direction

Strong orientation to teamwork

Ability to lead project teams

Ability to translate scientific concepts for the layperson

Ability to work effectively in a complex environment

Attention to detail

Ability to travel is required, as well as occasional evening and weekend work

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