Director, Development SMHS

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Job Description Summary:

The School of Medicine and Health Sciences at the George Washington University is currently seeking a Director of Development for the Department of Development and Alumni Relations. The Director of Development is responsible for overseeing development activities for the Department of Surgery and at least one other clinical service.
Responsibilities Include:

Identifies departmental priorities, builds a written case for support and development plans, motivates faculty to participate actively, and meets with funder prospects in order to achieve fundraising goals

Develops effective relationships with medical faculty and department chairs in order to advance the mission of the department, Medical Center, and University

Manages relationships in a portfolio of at least 72-125 major gifts prospects rated for gifts of $50,000 or more while working within the University research and prospect management system.

Achieves goals for visits, solicitations, and dollars raised as approved by Executive Director, of Development and Alumni Relations, in collaboration with Associate Vice President, Development & Alumni Relations

Collaborates with colleagues across the Medical Center and University to achieve closure of comprehensive gift strategies

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 6 years of relevant professional experience. Degree requirements may be substituted with an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

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

-Master's degree preferred
-Major gifts experience
-Ability to travel locally and non-local
-Experience in a medical or healthcare setting preferred
-Strong communication skills to include verbal and written abilities
-Ability to handle multiple demands
-Flexible regarding work schedule


Campus Location: Foggy Bottom, Washington, D.C. 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 Special Instructions to Applicants: Internal Applicants Only? No Posting Number: S006244 Job Open Date: 04/03/2017 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.

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    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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    Job No:
    Posted: 11/23/2018
    Application Due: 1/8/2019
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