The School of Medicine and Health Sciences at the George Washington University is currently seeking a Director of Development for the Department of Development and Alumni Relations. The Director of Development is responsible for overseeing development activities for the Department of Surgery and at least one other clinical service. Responsibilities Include:
Identifies departmental priorities, builds a written case for support and development plans, motivates faculty to participate actively, and meets with funder prospects in order to achieve fundraising goals
Develops effective relationships with medical faculty and department chairs in order to advance the mission of the department, Medical Center, and University
Manages relationships in a portfolio of at least 72-125 major gifts prospects rated for gifts of $50,000 or more while working within the University research and prospect management system.
Achieves goals for visits, solicitations, and dollars raised as approved by Executive Director, of Development and Alumni Relations, in collaboration with Associate Vice President, Development & Alumni Relations
Collaborates with colleagues across the Medical Center and University to achieve closure of comprehensive gift strategies
Performs other work related duties as assigned. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.
Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization plus 6 years of relevant professional experience. Degree requirements may be substituted with an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
-Master’s degree preferred -Major gifts experience -Ability to travel locally and non-local -Experience in a medical or healthcare setting preferred -Strong communication skills to include verbal and written abilities -Ability to handle multiple demands -Flexible regarding work schedule
Founded in 1821, GW is the largest institution of higher education in the District of Columbia. It includes ten academic units, with a full-time equivalent enrollment of a little over 20,000 students and approximately 11,000 full-time and part-time employees (faculty and staff). The George Washington University is a community dedicated to learning, communication, respect, service and teamwork. As ...one of the largest private employers in the District of Columbia, the university seeks employees who support the teaching, research, and public service mission of the university.