The University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) - Office of Development is currently recruiting for a Director of Development (Major Gifts) . The Director of Development, Major Gifts participates in the design and management of major gift activities in the Department of Medicine and other grateful patient fundraising in conjunction with the Assistant Dean of Development. This position will assist with the design and management of overall major gift cultivation and solicitation strategy that includes cultivating relationships with donors, alumni, and University friends and grateful patients.
UMB offers a generous benefits package that includes 22 vacation days, 14 floating and holidays, 15 sick days; comprehensive health insurance and retirement options; and tuition remission for employees and their dependents at any of the University System of Maryland schools.
Develops and directs the overall cultivation and solicitation strategies of major gift plans in the Department of Medicine and other grateful patient fundraising. Sets major gift goals to meet the school's philanthropic needs
Directs preparation of proposals for funding opportunities.
Develops relationships with approximately 100 prospective donors and will be expected to identify, qualify, cultivate, solicit and steward these individuals. Directs and manages a portfolio of 100 prospects, in the range of $25,000 to over $1M.
Solicits prospects to meet the School's philanthropic needs. Develops and executes plans for the evaluations, cultivation and solicitation of major gift prospects.
Conducts monthly calls on assigned donors and prospect calls and delivers solicitation proposals. Coordinates 85 monthly face-to-face visits.
Analyzes the effectiveness of programs and recommends improvements or new creative strategies.
Collaborates with faculty, deans, and staff. Directs strategic initiatives and is responsible for short- and long-term strategic goals and direction that have internal and external impact.
Guides, challenges, and motivates grateful patient major gift officers to achieve long- and short-term school or University goals and plans. Works with administrative dean on short- and long-term critical issues, projects, plans, and University strategic goals.
Directs and manages grateful patient development officers and staff and provides development opportunities.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Education: Bachelors in a related field.
Experience: Seven (7) years of development experience with at least four (4) years of major gifts or higher education development experience.
Supervisory: Three (3) years Management/leadership role. Directly responsible for the performance of development officers and staff.
Other: No substitution of experience for minimum education requirement.
Hiring Range: Commensurate with education and experience
If accommodations are needed for a disability, please contact Staffing & Career Services at 410-706-2606, Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 4:30pm EST. Maryland Relay can be accessed by dialing 711 (in-state) or 1-800-735-2258.
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Job: Reg or CII Exempt Staff - E0907J
Employee Class : Exempt Regular
Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time
Shift: Day Job
Financial Disclosure: No
Organization: School of Medicine - Development
Job Posting: Apr 16, 2019
Unposting Date: Apr 24, 2019, 3:59:00 AM
Internal Number: 120561
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