1. Working closely with the Associate Vice President for Development and Alumni Affairs for the Yale School of Medicine, and as a member of the senior leadership team, the Director will develop a comprehensive fundraising strategy with short-term and long-term goals to support the strategic priorities. 2. The Director will design, develop, and implement strategic fundraising plans to meet such fundraising goals. 3. Develop broad engagement opportunities for the Dean and faculty leaders engaged in leading the strategic initiatives and create innovative strategies to build and foster relationships with clinical faculty 4. Build and maintain a significant portfolio of high net-worth and ultra-high net-worth prospects and donors. 5. Work regularly and cooperatively with colleagues from the Yale School of Medicine Development Office as well as the overall Development operation to implement the fundraising strategies and to ensure overall development priorities, plans, and initiatives are coordinated. 6. May perform other duties as necessary.
Preferred Education: Successful track record of experience in major gift fundraising, preferably in the healthcare environment. Experience working in college/university/academic medical center setting.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Successful track record of experience in major gift fundraising, preferably in the healthcare environment. Experience working in college/university/academic medical center setting.
Required Skill/ability 5: Proven ability to innovate and bring a level of creativity to work.
Posting Position Title: Development Director, Strategic Initiatives YSM
Required Skill/ability 3: Ability to make informed decisions, together with strong analytic and strategic planning skills. Ability to work well independently as well as demonstrated evidence as a team player.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: Development Director-Strategic Initiatives
Required Skill/ability 1: Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of college/university/academic medical fundraising practices. Ability to establish broad coalitions and working relationships with a diverse faculty, staff and donor population.
Required Skill/ability 4: Proven ability to problem solve, be detail oriented and well-organized.
Required Skill/ability 2: Proven leadership skills, including strong inter personal and managerial skills, oral and written communication skills. Ability to understand and synthesize diverse research and outreach initiatives into a cogent whole.
Bachelor's degree and a minimum of 8 years' experience in development and/or alumni relations.
Internal Number: 64712BR
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Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university located in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701 in the Colony of Connecticut, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States.