University of Rochester - Dir of Advancement, URMC, Clin, Rsrch, Hospital Prog Email

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Name of Organization:
University of Rochester

Title of Position:
Dir of Advancement, URMC, Clin, Rsrch, Hospital Prog

Starting Date:

Salary Range:
$85,000 - $125,000

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Description of Responsibilities:
Position Summary:

  • The Director of Advancement will identify, cultivate, solicit, and steward major gifts in support of the mission of the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC). The Director will report to the Executive Director of Advancement, URMC Clinical & Research and Hospital Programs, and will build a robust major gift program for key clinical programs including, but not limited to the Department of Medicine. Specifically, the Director will serve as the primary Advancement liaison for the following Divisions within the Department of Medicine: Cardiology, Geriatric Service Division/the Aging Institute, General Medicine/Internal Medicine, and Allergy, Immunology and Rheumatology and Palliative Care. The Director will also provide fundraising assistance to the remaining Divisions within the Department of Medicine, as required. The Director will assist with the fundraising for capital and special projects associated with the Department of Medicine, including but not limited to the Strong Expansion Project. The primary prospect pool for this position will consist of patients and families who have received care at URMC, community members, key volunteers, Resident and Fellow alumni, faculty and staff. The Director will work both independently and in concert with University of Rochester Advancement colleagues, Medical Center leadership, faculty, and staff, and URMC volunteers to support the key philanthropic priorities for the University of Rochester Medical Center. The incumbent will have an opportunity to build their portfolio to an ideal size of 100 major gift prospects. Progress toward specific activity goals, including visits and gift solicitations, will be evaluated in an on-going manner.
  • Implement prospect identification & qualification strategies. Develop and execute individualized cultivation plans, this will also include local travel and travel outside of the Rochester region to engage grateful patients, volunteers and alumni.
  • Solicit potential benefactors for major gifts ($100,00 or more) & leadership annual gifts ($10,000 or more).
  • Generate and deliver customized stewardship plans and impact reports for URMC donors.
  • Serve as the Advancement liaison working with various/Chiefs/Directors in the Department of Medicine in consultation with the Executive Director. This would include monthly meetings with these faculty/staff leaders along with engagement concerning donor activities.
  • Work with past and present Philanthropy Champions who represent The Department of Medicine. This includes meeting with the philanthropy champions to build an on-going relationship with the URMC Advancement team and discussing patient referrals/outreach for future engagement, cultivation and solicitation opportunities.
  • Actively collaborate with the University of Rochester and URMC advancement colleagues, URMC faculty, and staff leaders to identify engagement opportunities and appropriate philanthropic strategies for potential donors
  • Other duties as assigned by the Executive Director
Organization's Financial Sources:
  • Contributions
  • Foundation and Corporate Grants
  • Special Events
  • Government Grants
  • Interest Income
  • Earned Income (dues, tuition, etc.)
  • Professional membership dues in AFP paid by organization
  • Performance Review Policy
  • Vacation and Holiday Policy
  • Medical, Dental, Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Retirement Plan
  • Bachelor's Degree
Experience/Personal Qualifications:
  • 7-10 years fundraising experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Specific Requirements of Position:
  • Major Gift Solicitation
  • Planned Gifts
  • Capital Campaigns
Special Requirements of Position:
  • Travel
Position Reports to:
Koehnlein, Jennifer
Exec Director of Major Gifts, URMC Advancement
Send Correspondence to:
Jordan Smith
Talent Acquisition Specialist
University of Rochester
300 E River Rd
Rochester, New York 14627
[email protected]
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