Medical and Health Sciences Foundation - Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh - (19004603)
The Medical and Health Sciences Foundation (MHSF) was officially created as the fundraising entity responsible for the joint philanthropic ventures of UPMC and University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences.
The MHSF acts as the central source for patients, alumni, and friends to contribute to any clinical or research endeavor at either or both UPMC and Pitt. The Medical and Health Sciences Foundation seeks a Senior Development Associate for the Schools of the Health Sciences who in direct collaboration with development staff, develops and implements comprehensive fund-raising strategies for direct identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of select individual prospects.
The incumbent will focus on gifts between $1,000-$50,000 across alumni from the health science schools, with a goal of increasing annual giving and moving selected portions of the portfolio into future major gifts.
At least two years of direct fundraising/development experience with successful individual specific track record in one or more of the following competencies: individual gift solicitation/fundraising practices, gift cultivation, and/or volunteer management. Bachelor's degree required, a combination of education and experience may be substituted.
Assignment Category: Fulltime-Regular
Job Classification: Staff.Development.II
Minimum Education Level Required: Baccalaureate
Minimum Experience Level Required: 2-3 years experience
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Hiring Range: $30,732.00 - $49,296.00
Relocation Offered: No
Visa Sponsorship Provided: No
Background Check: For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check
Child Protection Clearances: Not Applicable
Required Documents: Resume, Cover Letter
Internal Number: 19004603
About University of Pittsburgh
Founded in 1787, the same year the U.S. Constitution was signed, the University of Pittsburgh is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in the United States. One of three state-related research universities in Pennsylvania, Pitt is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), which comprises 62 preeminent doctorate-granting research institutions in North America.Pitt faculty members have expanded knowledge in the humanities and sciences, earning such prestigious honors as the National Medal of Science, the MacArthur Foundation’s “genius” grant, the Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award, and election to the National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine. Pitt scientists have defeated polio, unlocked the secrets of DNA, lead the world in organ transplantation, and pioneered TV and heavier-than-air flight, among numerous other accomplishments.Pitt students have earned Rhodes, Goldwater, Marshall, and Truman Scholarships, among other highly competitive national and international scholarships.Alumni have pioneered MRI and TV, won Nobel and Pulitzer Prizes, led corporations and universities, served in government and the military, conquered Hollywood and The New York Times bestsellers list, and won Super Bowls and NBA championships.