Senior Director of Development, Community Health

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Case Western Reserve University

Date: March 2018
Title: Senior Director of Development, Community Health
Department: Development & Communication
School: Medicine

The Senior Director of Development, Community Health has a primary responsibility to execute strategic initiatives of the comprehensive advancement program for the School of Medicine’s community health programs, including the areas of principal gifts, major gifts, annual giving, foundation relations, corporate relations, alumni relations, special events and communications. The senior director is an active partner in the development of overall fundraising plans for community and citywide health programs in alignment with the overarching strategies of the School of Medicine and the university’s division of University Relations and Development. As an experienced development professional, the senior director is expected to engage in identification and direct face-to-face cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of donors, and collaborate with University Relations and Development in developing strategies for the university’s fundraising, alumni, annual fund and communications programs, and plan and implement community health and citywide initiatives. The senior director will develop and manage a portfolio of 150 prospects and solicit gifts in the $500,000 to $5,000,000 range with an emphasis on Community Health. As part of the university development team, the incumbent is expected to work collegially, and in partnership, with central and school-based colleagues.

Experience: 10 or more years of progressive experience in a related field, preferably with at least 8 years at an academic medical center, hospital or in industry (bio-tech, pharmaceutical, and/or venture funding) and a corresponding track record in closing major gifts and/or large transactions/contracts.

Education/Licensing: Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred.

CWRU offers a flexible benefits package including tuition waiver for employees and dependents; Respond in confidence, including salary history:, human resources job code #6769.

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